BALANCE WITH BRIGHTNESS
Instead of adding salt, finish with:
Mix spices and herbs with fresh citrus juice, vinegar or wine. Coat food thoroughly and refrigerate for an hour before cooking.
Get your pan sizzling hot before adding chopped onions and other vegetables. When they begin to stick, stir in a splash of water or reduced-sodium broth.
If you consider yourself a healthy eater, you’ve probably come to rely on a few nutritious standbys, like lean protein, steamed veggies and whole grains. But how many times a week can you have grilled chicken, steamed broccoli and brown rice for dinner before you’re banging your head against the wall? You might think the answer lies in high-calorie marinades or fatty cream sauces to make dishes fun and exciting again. The good news: There are plenty of ways to please your taste buds without adding a calorie bomb to your dish