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Salt Substitute Recipe


You may help cut down on your salt (sodium) intake by using a salt-free herb and spice mix to flavour your food instead of using salt.

  • Mix the following dried herbs and spices together, and put them in a shaker.
    • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) dried minced onion
    • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) garlic powder
    • 1 tablespoon paprika (15 mL)
    • 1½ teaspoon (7.5 mL) dried thyme
    • ¼ teaspoon (1.25 mL) black pepper


Current as of: March 1, 2023

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Rhonda O'Brien MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator