Reasons You Should Be Using Himalayan Pink Salt

You're missing out if you haven't been cooking with Himalayan pink salt. Whether you sprinkle it into your favorite dishes or serve appetizers atop a large block, remember this -- once you go pink, you'll never re-think!

It's Good for You

Have you heard the hype about Himalayan pink salt? Here's the scoop. Himalayan salt is an unrefined, unprocessed raw mineral hand-mined from caves that formed 250 million years ago. The gorgeous pink salt boasts many health properties, including regulating water content throughout your body, promoting healthy pH balance in your cells, promoting blood sugar health, regulating your sleep, and helping to reduce the signs of aging.

Crystal or Block?

Cook with the crystals, or invest in a whole block. A large pink sea salt block will last you dozens and dozens of uses.

Steaks with Roasted Garlic

Talk about effortless flavor! It's a beautiful thing to cook a steak with a salt block. Roasted garlic adds a little extra depth to the dish.

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Lemony Lentil Soup with Greens

To get in the habit of using Himalayan salt, we've been swapping it in for regular sea salt. And guess what? It tastes the same, if not better -- plus we're still reaping all the benefits.

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Savory Herb Salt Rub

Instead of preparing your favorite homemade rubs with traditional coarse sea salt flakes, swap in Himalayan pink salt. Give these adorable jars as a tasty party favor or holiday gift.

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Pan-Seared Scallops

Heat the salt block in the skillet first, then set it on a trivet tableside and let the scallops sear on top.

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Cheese Tray

Mix it up next time you're hosting guests and assemble a trendier cheese tray right on top of your salt block.

Watch how to assemble the perfect cheese tray here. 

Fun Apple Topper Ideas (Try Serving Them on a Himalayan Salt Block)

The right topping can makes apple slices explode with flavor. Let us get you started with our 5 favorite sweet and savory apple toppers. Bonus: they are extremely easy to make use ingredients likely in your pantry.

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