Low Sodium

Trying to reduce your sodium intake? Many processed foods and restaurant dishes are high in sodium, and often we still feel the need to shake a little salt over our plates before we eat. Learn more about:

Low Sodium Tips

If you’re looking to cut back on sodium, look for low sodium on food labels. The FDA defines a low sodium food as one that provides less than 5% of the daily value of sodium per serving.

There are many ways to build flavor in food without reaching for the salt shaker. Here are some tips:

Marinate:

Mix spices and herbs with fresh citrus juice, vinegar or wine. Coat food thoroughly and refrigerate for an hour before cooking.

Engage the Senses with Herbs and Spices:

Garlic adds rich, savory flavor.
Aromatic herbs help build your flavor foundation.
Chiles and chili powder stimulate the palate.

Add More Savory Flavors With:

Low sodium stocks and broths.
Wines.
Ginger and onions.

Balance it all With Brightness:

Instead of adding salt to elevate flavors, finish with a splash of vinegar, a squeeze of citrus juice or a handful of chopped herbs.

Low Sodium Recipes

Look below to find ideas for delicious low-sodium dishes and find even more low sodium recipes in our recipe library:

Beet Hummus
Recipe Rating: 3.11087
Simple Black Bean Soup
Recipe Rating: 3.14771