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Himalayan Pink Salt
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- Certified Organic
- Certified Kosher
- Ethically Sourced
- Sustainably farmed
- Cholesterol Free
- Dairy Free
- Dye and Color Additive Free
- Low Fat
- Low Sodium
- No Added Sugar or Sweeteners
- No Artificial Ingredients
- No Trans Fats
- Preservative Free
- Salt Free
- Soy Free
- Sugar Free
Why You’ll Love Himalayan Pink Salt Grinder
As one of the world’s most vital and treasured commodities, salt has remained a kitchen staple throughout history and comes in many interesting forms and colors—from Crystalline Sea Salt to Kosher Salt to Fleur De Sel to Red Hawaiian Sea Salt to our favorite, Himalayan Pink Sea Salt. Thrive Market is proud to introduce our own version to our product line. These little rosey-hued rocks come in a ready-to-use grinder for your convenience, which can easily be refilled when you’re out.
Our salt is ethically sourced, non-GMO, kosher, and contains 84 trace elements and minerals. Mined by hand from ancient deposits in the Himalayas, pink salt has none of the additives that you can often find in regular table salt.
As with other Thrive Market products, our spices and seasonings are high-quality and carefully sourced. Even better, our unique, minimal packaging means we can give an incredibly affordable price tag on thyme, oregano, curry powder, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, ground cumin, basil, turmeric powder, and many more.
A brief history of salt
In ancient times, salt was exclusively mined from caves or gathered by communities who lived near the sea, and quickly became the world’s first major commodity. This tiny, savory little rock is one of the most valuable products known to man and has played major roles throughout many different civilizations in history:
- Ancient Greeks exchanged slaves for salt
- Romans used salt as partial pay for soldiers
- Ancient Ethiopians used disks of salt as currency
- Chinese writing dating back to 2700 B.C. referenced 40 different types of salt
- One of the taxes that sparked the French Revolution was for salt
- The Erie Canal was built mainly for the transportation of salt
More about Himalayan Pink Salt
Himalayan Pink Salt is an unrefined, unprocessed raw mineral mined by hand from caves that formed 250 million years ago. It’s sourced from the foothills of the Salt Range, just a few miles from the tallest mountains on the planet. Since it's harvested in solid crystals, it's thought to be more potent than colloidal sea salt, which is produced from evaporated water. Today, it’s often considered to be one of the purest forms of salt on the entire planet.
An obviously unique aspect of Himalayan Pink Salt is its color. The pink hue is entirely natural, and comes from the inherent impurities within nature that minerals have—and is entirely safe to eat.
Thrive Market Himalayan Pink Sea Salt versus the rest
Standard table salt is 97.5 percent sodium chloride, and 2.5 percent “other” ingredients, which can include anti-caking chemicals. The process used to create refined table salt alters the natural chemical structure of salt during the heating process, which can unfortunately destroy many of the desirable minerals.
In contrast, Himalayan Pink Salt is approximately 85 percent sodium chloride and has no additives, with the remaining 15 percent containing 84 trace elements and minerals such as iron, phosphorous, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and chloride. This salt is also unrefined, which means it may be more easily absorbed by the body than a highly processed salt.
Salt is often used to enhance the flavors in our food, but it has a much more important role than that—it helps the functions of the human body. In fact, a lack of sodium may cause some health related issues such as electrolyte imbalance and dehydration.
Cooking with Thrive Market Himalayan Pink Salt
Thrive Market Himalayan Pink Sea Salt can be used in any recipe that calls for salt, from savory dishes to desserts. Here are some of our favorite ways to use it:
Swap out regular salt in this banana bread with Thrive Market Himalayan Pink Salt to bring out the flavors of vanilla, cinnamon, almond, and sugar.
Adding salt to dessert—such as this one—can sometimes enhance the flavors and provide a sweet and savory mix that your tastebuds will love.
Turn the taste up on this veggie-loaded breakfast pizza with a sprinkling of these little pink rocks. You can also add it in the crust with a touch of garlic before baking for more potent flavor.
Use Himalayan Pink Sea Salt on these Brussels sprout chips for some extra oomph. You can also sprinkle some on your favorite kale chip recipe for the same effect.
Rosemary and Himalayan Pink Salt make a dynamic duo in these golden-brown, Paleo-friendly biscuits. Serve them with a bowl of hot soup for a comforting homemade meal.
More about Thrive Market products
At Thrive Market, our mission is to bring you the highest quality organic goods at truly affordable prices. That's why we've gone directly to the source to develop our own line of premium products made from the very best all-natural ingredients at a fraction of the usual price.
Finally, you don't need to choose between cost and quality, taste and health, value and your values. If it has the Thrive Market seal, you can trust that you're getting the highest quality product possible at the best price possible. Shop our premium, organic, and fair-trade certified virgin coconut oil, spices, nuts and dried fruit, tomato sauces, ghee, and sprouted grains today!
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