5 simple ways to reduce sugar in your diet

January 9, 2016

 

our advice to you: get creative! combine different ingredients to add a unique flavor every time. 

your  taste buds will never be  bored with these 5 ways of adding flavor to your dishes WITHOUT sugar.

 

1. Make your own salad dressing. 

This is a game-changer.

Blend  1/3 cup apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon cold pressed extra virgin olive oil and the juice of one lemon.   It’s delicious with any blend of greens!

Be sure to keep balsamic and apple cider vinegar on hand along with a quality cold pressed extra virgin olive oil or cold pressed flaxseed oil to mix up new combinations.

2. Experiment with herbs and spices. 

Stock your spice rack to add flavor to dishes.

Keep fresh basil, coriander (cilantro), sage and mint in the fridge and stock cinnamon, cumin and turmeric in the pantry. 

3. Go global. 

Use tamarai sauce and miso paste to give dishes an Asian flair. Kimchi is another favorite to create some heat. 

4. Create homemade pesto. 

So much better than anything you’ll find in a jar! Try it with heart-healthy walnuts, it’s a simple way to dress up any chicken, fish or pasta dish. 

5. Whip up guacamole. 

It’s an unbelievably easy way to add healthy fat to veggies or salad, and you can really get creative with it. Try adding  a variety of extras to a simple mix of mashed avocado, chopped red onion and cilantro.

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