Tag: herbs

Herb of the Month: Cilantro

by in In Season, June 1, 2011
Chicken Fajitas
Chicken Fajitas

Cilantro is fresh, flavorful and super-easy to grow.  Most folks either love it or hate it, but we fall in the former category here at Healthy Eats! Find out what’s to love about this polarizing herb.

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Basil 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, June 24, 2010
Parmesan Basil Frico
Giada's Parmesan-Basil Wafers

The basil plants in my garden are getting ready to explode –- in a few short weeks I’ll have bunches and bunches on my hands. Here are 5 different ways to use this fresh and flavorful herb.

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Grow Your Own: Herbs

by in In Season, June 2, 2010

basil

They’re just tiny sprouts right now, but in a few weeks the herbs in my garden will be flourishing. Growing your own herbs is easy, and you don’ t need loads of space to do it.  Start them now and enjoy them all summer long!  Here are some tips to get you started.

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Don't Count Out Cilantro

by in Healthy Tips, May 5, 2009


Some of you balked when we didn’t include cilantro in our Top 5 Herbs for Healthy Cooking list. That doesn’t mean it gets no love. We heart this fresh, leafy herb and use it in lots of dishes. And while today may be Cinco de Mayo, this baby isn’t just for Mexican cuisine.

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Grow Your Own Veggies at Home, Easily

by in Healthy Tips, April 16, 2009

garden vegetables
My husband and I have a good arrangement. He’s got the green thumb and grows our fruits and veggies. I cook them. We have limited space but still manage to create a pretty impressive garden. If you’re thinking of creating your own, get started with these hints.

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Top 5 Herbs for Healthy Cooking

by in Healthy Tips, April 6, 2009


We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again — herbs are an easy way to give low-cal flavor to many dishes. Better still, you add extra nutrients such as vitamins A and C, fiber and phytochemicals. Looking to explore? Here are our five favorites and ways to use them.

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Why We Love Herbal Tea

by in Healthy Tips, January 16, 2009

Last week we talked about why we love regular tea; this week we’re on to herbal teas. These teas have many health benefits. Here are five of the most popular varieties and how they can help you.

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