Tag: herbs

8 Tricks for Using Kitchen Scraps

by in Uncategorized, October 11, 2013

It isn’t rare to hear comments about the costs associated with eating healthy. But utilizing food scraps (like stale bread and carrot stems), which are inevitable in most kitchens, is one easy way to save money. Here are eight tips.

10 Great Ways to Use Up Fresh Basil

by in Healthy Recipes, In Season, July 13, 2013

Pick up a bunch (or two!) of this fragrant herb while it’s in season. The toughest part is deciding how you’ll want to use it—there are just so many good ways.

How To Grow Herbs: Indoors and Outdoors

by in Uncategorized, May 27, 2012

The right herb can really make a recipe. Whether it brings brightness to a beverage or spice to a saute, herbs are invaluable, flavorful, add-ins when it comes to healthy cooking. With the warm months upon us, growing your own herbs is a great idea. Not only is it a low-cost hobby (which can saveRead more

Herb of the Month: Tarragon

by in Healthy Recipes, In Season, September 7, 2011

Tarragon made our list of Top Herbs for Healthy Cooking because it’s easy to grow and its feathery leaves are just as tasty frozen or dried as they are fresh.

Supplement Savvy: Herbal Supplements

by in Healthy Tips, Nutrients to Know, August 2, 2011

It’s a common (and dangerous) misconception that herbal supplements can be taken without worry. We’re giving you the facts on 5 of the most popular herbs. Dangers Just like vitamins and minerals, herbal supplements are subject to loose regulation and labeling standards. In fact, the purity of these supplements is questionable and many are associatedRead more