We’ve been researching some interesting ways to cut back on salt. Foods are loaded with crazy amounts of salt to make us crave it, but it’s hurting our health. Consumer Reports says a great red pasta sauce substitute is grated lemon zest, basil and chives instead of sodium-blasted store-bought stuff. Put fennel seeds and sage on pork. Make a dry spice rub for steaks. More lemon zest and lemon thyme on fish. Use delicious herbs and spices instead of salt.