I absolutely LOVED dipping my food in sauces-and when I started my weight loss regimen and was writing my food down, I realized just how much sauce I used, like barbecue, ranch dressing, sweet and sour sauce, and how it took very little of it before the calories would add up. To give my food the flavor I was looking for, I started experimenting with seasonings, and that has kept me from using dips with my food.
If you are watching your sodium, this tip may not work for you, unless you can find sodium free ones like Mrs. Dash.
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Instead of buying Italian Seasoning, taco seasoning, pumpkin pie spice, make your own - you'll save money and usually a lot of sodium! SP Recipes has recipes for Italian seasoning and taco seasoning and you can also just look at what's in it and chances are you already have the spices necessary.
The seasoning sprinkles from Land O Lakes are excellent on veggies! These give all the taste of additional sauces wtih 0 calories and 0 fat.
I love anything that adds more flavor with 0 cals/fat
They come in various flavors. My fav is the cheddar!
Flavors: LAND O LAKES™ Butter Seasoning LAND O LAKES™ Parmesan and Herb Seasoning LAND O LAKES™ Ranch Seasoning LAND O LAKES™ Sharp Cheddar Seasoning LAND O LAKES™ Sour Cream and Onion Seasoning
I really like the flavor of this tea -- it's good hot or cold, and is a great way for me to get some extra glasses of water in. It has a nice, strong, flavor -- a little bit tart, a little bit naturally sweet.
Sometimes I just put a bag in my bottle of cold water -- that's enough to flavor the water enough to help me drink it!
Other Celestial Seasonings flavors are great, too!
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