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    Some Great Salt Substitutes
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    Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP posted:
    Everyone's telling us to reduce salt intake. How can you do this and still have the opportunity to season food and keep it tasty? Try these herbal options you can use for meats, poultry, fish, veggies, soups and salads:

    Spicy Blend
    2 tablespoons dried savory, crumbled
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
    1 tablespoon dry mustard
    1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    2 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/4 teaspoon curry powder
    Saltless Surprise
    2 teaspoons garlic powder
    1 teaspoon basil
    1 teaspoon oregano
    1 teaspoon powdered lemon rind or dehydrated lemon juice
    Herb Seasoning
    2 tablespoons dried dill weed or basil leaves, crumbled
    1 teaspoon celery seed
    2 tablespoons onion powder
    1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crumbled
    A pinch of freshly ground pepper
    Spicy Seasoning
    1 teaspoon cloves
    1 teaspoon pepper
    2 teaspoons paprika
    1 teaspoon coriander seed (crushed)
    1 tablespoon rosemary
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