Tag: herbs

How to Flavor with More Herbs and Spices, and Less Salt

Welcome to 2017. Yes, the new year is here, and everyone is trying to stick to their lists of physical improvement. This year, on top of committing to that gym membership, let’s also consider what we are putting into our bodies. It does not have to be a bland torture. Here are different cuisines and their common herbs and spices to add plenty of flavor to food with just a pinch of salt.

Pairing Wines with Holiday Flavors

The holidays will be upon us in no time at all! Check out these tips to pairing traditional spices and flavors with wines from France’s Languedoc region.

Grilled Watermelon and Herb Salad

This savory Grilled Watermelon Salad is packed with feta cheese, mint, basil, and onion. It’s zingy/creamy, sweet/savory, and is bound to be the summer salad of your dreams/life.

Great Ways to Use an Abundance of Fresh Herbs

Fragrant fresh herbs are a fabulous way to liven up your favorite summer sips and servings. From parsley to oregano to cilantro, we can’t get enough. Add some extra green to your diet with these summery herb recipes that are a great way to use up whatever is growing like crazy in your garden.

Homemade Tzatziki

Tzatziki is one of the easiest condiments. All you need is Greek yogurt, cucumber, herbs of your choice, and garlic. Ta-dah, the delicious dip is ready.

Roasted Carrots with Chimichurri

Roasted Carrots with Chimichurri

The tanginess of chimichurri is great for cutting through fatty meats but in this vegetarian dish the Argentinean sauce adds spice to sweet roasted carrots.

Herbed Rice and Sprouts

Aromatic, light, and healthy, to say the least. A perfect combination of nourishing rice, crunchy garbanzo sprouts, and fresh herbs.

Foraging for Food

Curiosity and knowledge is vital when you are foraging for food, around the city, in the mountains or deep in the forest you can come across edible flora.