15 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Cut Back on Salt

Reader’s Digest

Sodium is an important element that helps regulate fluid levels in the body. And while it is possible to not get enough salt in your diet, the vast majority of people actually consume way more than they need.

15 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Cut Back on Salt

Reader’s Digest posted an article on the affects that salt has on your body and health. With reducing your salt intake, there is so many positive outcomes. For instance, by lowering you salt intake, you can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, it may lower your blood pressure, less water retention, and weight loss, just to name a few.

Click here to learn more about what happens to your body when you cut back on salt.

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Dill-icious Cream Cheese Dip

Entertaining this weekend? Try making a dill cream cheese dip using our Dill-icious Dip Mix.

This recipe is such an easy one to make and the list of ingredients are simple to find. You can even tweak it with other ingredients you may love. For example, shredded spinach to make a yummy dill spinach dip!

Simply soften 1 block of cream cheese. Add 1/2 cup of mayonnaise and 1/2 cup of plain greek yogurt or sour cream works too, and blend until smooth.
Hand stir in 1/4 cup of crumbled feta. Add a dash salt and pepper to taste.
Finally, flavour with our Dill-icious Dip Mix!

Serve with crackers, veggies or even pita chips! Such a fresh taste and who can’t resist a cream cheese dip….Everyone will enjoy it!

Ingredients:

  • 1 block of cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 1/4 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
  • Dash of Salt – optional
  • Dash of Pepper – optional
  • 1 package of Splendor Garden Dill-icious Dip Mix

Instructions:

Soften and mash of cream cheese until all of the clumps are gone. Mix in your mayonnaise and greek yogurt so it’s evenly blended and smooth. Stir in the feta cheese. Add a little salt and pepper for flavour. Pour the entire package of the Dill-icious Dip Mix in to the cream cheese mixture and stir until evenly blended. For best results, store in the fridge for 2 to 4 hours before serving. Serve with veggies, crackers, pita chips or even pretzels.

Enjoy!

Garlic Pepper Corn on the Cob

Take your traditional corn on the cob and spice it up a little! Why not sprinkle your cobs with a little garlic pepper, paprika and parsley for supper tonight. It’s such an easy way to change things up.

Click here to check out Taste of Home’s recipe for Garlic Pepper Corn on the Cob.

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https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/garlic-pepper-corn/

Garam Masala – Recipe Recommendation

Usually when you have a recipe that calls for Garam Masala, it’s used as a rub, stirred into soups and sauces, and in a marinade.  It pairs well with chicken, beef, pork, and veggies.

For something on the sweeter side, why not try this recipe for Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with Garam Masala

Ingredients:

Directions:

Heat oven to 350ºF. Combine oats, oat flour, garam masala, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.

Beat butter and sugars in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until thoroughly mixed and creamy.

Add eggs, one at a time, and beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla. Stir in oat flour mixture until just combined. Stir in raisins.

Using a tablespoon measuring spoon, scoop rounded balls of dough onto greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly. Bake until golden, 12 to 14 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

Product of the Week – Organic Garam Masala “Salt Free”

Garam Masala is a blend of ground spices common in North Indian and South Asian cuisines. It is used alone or with other seasonings. The word garam refers to the intensity of the spices. You can add this to mayo for your devilled eggs or sandwiches, sprinkle it in your coffee to spice it up, or maybe a bit on your popcorn with butter. It is great in traditional chili, stuffed potatoes, vegetables, or even in your baking.

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