Cutting down on salt
doesn't mean you have
to cut out flavour.

The best way to cut down on your salt intake is to cook fresh! You’ll find below some easy recipes that are full of flavour and low in salt. They are also recipes that will store well and can be easily prepared at the beginning of the week, so you don’t have to reach for processed foods during the busy working week. Most of them are super simple so get the kids involved and cook up a storm!

Green goddess sauce

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  • 1 cup reduced fat Greek yoghurt
  • 1 avocado
  • ½ cup parsley
  • ½ cup basil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


Recipe from © National Heart Foundation of Australia 2018, reproduced with permission.


  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth.
  2. Refrigerate in an airtight container until ready to use.


Tip: Serve as a salad dressing or as a sauce for meat.


Serves: 400mL