Food·Posted on Aug 25, 201612 Simple Low-Sodium Recipes For When You Want To Ditch The SaltDitching the salt doesn't mean ditching the flavor.by Spoon UniversityBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Cauliflower Fried Rice Laura Bailey / Via spoonuniversity.com This creative cauliflower fried rice is a great lighter alternative to sodium-packed Chinese fried rice takeout. Recipe here. 2. Black Bean and Butternut Squash Tacos Katherine Baker / Via spoonuniversity.com Packed with protein and fiber — just make sure to use low-sodium (or no-sodium) black beans. Make them like this. 3. Lemon Quinoa and Peas Kelda Baljon / Via spoonuniversity.com Five-ingredient meals FTW. Recipe here. 4. Veggie Pasta Primavera Lily Allen / Via spoonuniversity.com You can make a healthy and filling meal with this veggie primavera recipe in just 20 minutes — just remember to go easy on salting the pasta water beforehand. Recipe here. 5. Spaghetti Squash Paige Marie Rodgers / Via spoonuniversity.com Usually spaghetti squash takes 40 minutes to cook in the oven, but this microwave version cuts that time in half. Make it here. 6. Fruit Salsa Santina Renzi / Via spoonuniversity.com Instead of the normal jarred salsas that are full of added salt, try making this fruit salsa with cinnamon chips as a snack. Recipe here. 7. Chickpea, Sweet Potato, and Apple Farro Salad Katherine Baker / Via spoonuniversity.com This skips the pre-made dressings — which can sometimes be salt-laden — and instead just uses a drizzle of olive oil. Recipe here. 8. Melon Basil Summer Rolls Anya Kassoff / Via spoonuniversity.com These melon basil rolls make for the perfect summer meal. They’re crunchy, colorful, delicious, and — unlike their fried counterparts — lower in salt. Recipe here. 9. Homemade Granola Sydney Segal / Via spoonuniversity.com Swap the bacon and eggs for homemade granola. It's the perfect low-sodium way to start the day, and you can also sliced banana for an extra boost of potassium. Make it like this. 10. Veggie Egg White Bites Molly Krohe / Via spoonuniversity.com Perfect for a snack or a grab-and-go breakfast. This version ditches bacon and ham for tomatoes, spinach, and mushrooms — but feel free to use any veggies you have on hand. Recipe here. 11. Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Linguine Maddie Cole / Via spoonuniversity.com Three cheers for 20-minute meals. Make it like this. 12. Chicken Burrito Wrap Bari Blanga / Via spoonuniversity.com Keeping it simple with brown rice, chicken breasts, and leafy greens. Recipe here. Original article by Cara Hutto for Spoon University.