Happy February! Today not only kicks off Heart Health Month, BUT it’s Wear Red Day. So, I hope everyone is rocking their red today! One of the biggest heart health recommendations is to cut back on sodium, which is an element found in salt. Sources of high sodium foods include pre-processed foods, dining out, and foods naturally high in sodium. Table salt as an ingredient is often targeted to swap or replace to help lower sodium content. But, salt is one of our most popular cooking ingredients. And just a little bit of salt can make a difference in the kitchen. Check out these creative cooking uses for salt, plus learn about a salt alternative that tastes like salt but contains significantly less sodium than traditional table salt. Continue reading “Over 25 Creative Cooking Uses for Salt”
When it comes to comparing different types of salt available in the stores, it can feel overwhelming. Which salt should you be using for cooking? Do colors or size of granules make a difference? Should you be using salt at all? And is Pink Himalayan Salt really all social media cracks it up to be? This post will set the record straight by comparing different types of salt available for your cooking needs.
Here at Nutrition Nuptials, I’m all about heart health. After all, you need a healthy heart to keep that love going with your significant other. At some point in your life, either yourself, your significant other, or a family member were probably told they need to start following a low sodium diet. And if you’re the person primarily responsible for the grocery shopping and food prep, it’s highly likely the first response was to go home and throw everything away in your pantry that contained sodium according to the food label. And then you learned EVERYTHING in your pantry contains some source of sodium and you wondered what in the heck you should do. The good news is that there are more options than ever these days for people following low sodium diets – one that doesn’t lead to a lifetime supply of Mrs. Dash. Meet GoodSalt®, the newest addition to your kitchen and salt shaker.