Healthy Action Step of the Day: Learn to Use Spices When You Cook

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Learn to use spices when cooking Many people are afraid to cook for themselves or their family simply because they don’t know how to add different flavors to food. If this is the case for you, this lack of knowledge could be severely limiting your family’s healthy meal choices and costing you extra money.  Eating out and buying prepared foods in the grocery store that are already seasoned use up valuable dollars that I’m sure you could be using elsewhere.

When it comes to adding flavor to your food, herbs and spices are your best friend. An added bonus is that many of them come with tremendous health benefits so they not only boost the taste and flavor of your food, but they make you healthier as well. Bottom line: Learning how to use spices is one of the simplest steps you can take to boost both your health and your budget.

Here are some great resources to get you started:

And here’s just an interesting article on the history of spices:

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