Trying to cut down on salt in your diet?

Season veggies with fresh or dried herbs to boost flavor without sodium. Some palate-pleasing pairings:

Vegetable

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Broccoli

Caraway seed, oregano, tarragon

Brussels sprouts

Caraway seed, celery seed, thyme

Carrots

Allspice, dill, ginger, nutmeg, oregano, parsley, thyme

Cauliflower

Caraway seed, parsley, tarragon

Potatoes

Caraway seed, dill, fennel, parsley, tarragon, thyme

Spinach

Basil, nutmeg, oregano, rosemary, tarragon

Sweet potatoes

Cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg

—Elisa Bosley

Source: Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter.