It’s easier than you think to cook up delicious meals that are healthy for you. A great place to start is by adding herbs and spices to wholesome foods like vegetables, whole grains and lean protein. Herbs and spices will not only make healthy foods enjoyable, but they also help cut back on added salt, fat and sugar.
Here are some quick and easy ways to incorporate basic herbs and spices into your family’s favorite foods:
Add zing to fruit
Spices are the perfect complement to many fruits. For starters, try these ideas:
Flavorful calcium-rich treats
Spices and herbs give a tasty dimension to low-fat dairy products – without adding extra sugar.
Search your cookbook or the Internet for recipes using your favorite herbs and spices. Then get creative and experiment at home.