Cooking without salt is great, and herbs is the way to go. Salt can be added by the user later if they so choose, as my DW does.
Beans - I usually buy them dry. You have to soak them overnight but it's the best way to get the beans without the added sodium that canned beans provide. We can get canned tomato products with limited salt, and have lower sodium bouillon cubes. I make big batches of low sodium soups and casseroles to make for easy lunches throughout the week.
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Hi my name is Ellen and I live in UK! I have not added salt to my vegetables for years now, but add low salt stock cubes to my casseroles and gravy sometimes. I use a lot of herbs, but would love to find new ways to lower my salt intake. I eat low salt or salt free beans wherever possible. My daughter says I am wrong not to cook with salt in vegetables, but my DH and I like the flavour of veggies without. We are both diabetic and he has high blood pressure, so I think low salt is important! Its very hard not to add it as its even in pure water! Look forward to learning more with this team!
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