- June 10, 2018
June 10th is National Herbs and Spices Day! Add some flavor to your summer by trying out some new herbs and spices. Herbs and spices are a great way to add flavor without adding any extra salt, fat or sugar. They can add a variety of different colors to meals, often making the food look brighter and more appealing.
Adding new herbs and spices into your meals can be intimidating because there are just so many options. But many are very versatile and can be added easily into any meal. Only have dry herbs or spices? That is okay! You can use either fresh or dry to add flavor and enhance the aroma.
Watching your sodium intake?
Here are a couple tips to help you this summer:
Herbs can be found fresh or dry in the grocery store. You can even grow your own. The flavor and uses of each herb differ slightly, but are all great choices:
Spices come in many different colors and can easily be blended together. In fact, many of your favorite spices may already be blends! Such as Italian seasoning, curry powder or chili powder.
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