Most of us turn to salt whenever to boost the flavor of our dishes. If you're treading the path to a healthier you, salt usage is something you might want to cut off your diet. And don't fret about that because your meals can still be tasty even though they're sodium-less. How? Turn to herbs and spices for added flavor!
Herbs add to the overall flavor of any dish while enhancing the flavors of the various ingredients in them. Herb-flavored choices can usually be found at restaurants. Take the time to have a meal in healthy restos and look for herb ideas which you can incorporate herbs into your meals at home.
Here's a short list of the herbs which have replaced salt in most dining tables quite successfully.
Basil – This herb is known to promote classic Italian flavor. You can use basil to have tastier salads, sandwiches, pasta and pizzas.
Thyme – Thyme is a good addition to dishes like roasted vegetables and is often found at restaurants in chicken dishes.
Dill – This herb is best to pair with ingredients like juicy salmon, sweet roasted carrots or creamy new potatoes to add flavor with less salt.
Chives – Leek’s cousin, chive, often flavors foods such as potatoes, soups and meats as a fresh garnish.
Rosemary – Planning some Mediterranean cooking? Use rosemary for your bread and pork dishes.
If you want some herb recipes, you can go this page: http://www.yummly.com/recipes/rosemary-basil-and-thyme
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