Salt and fat are both important elements in a healthy diet when consuming quality moderate amounts. However, there are times in life when a low sodium diet may be right for you. One way to limit the amount of salt, sugar and fat in your food is to increase up the use of other spices. Not only do herbs and spices add amazing flavour, but many have health benefits. Below are my top 5 spices that are always stocked in jars in my kitchen and a very simple hearty plant-based recipe using my top 5 spices!