Tag Archives: spices

Spice Up Your Life

Just a half teaspoon of dried oregano is said to have the antioxidant benefits of a spinach salad. Oregano also has the ability to act as an expectorant, clearing congestion, and can improve digestion. Black pepper, cayenne and ginger: That … Continue reading

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A Quick Guide to Herbs & Spices

Here’s a quick reference guide to some of the most commonly used herbs and spices.

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The Gold Medalist of Spices?

Cinnamon has been dubbed the gold medalist of the spice rack, with one of the highest antioxidant levels of all herbs and spices. Cinnamon seems to have an insulin-like effect that helps enhance the satiety center in your brain, and … Continue reading

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Turmeric Tea

Turmeric (or Curcuma longa) comes from the ginger family and is native to tropical South Asia. Turmeric is a culinary spice used in Indian, Thai, Persian, and Malay dishes, and is used as a tea in Okinawa, Japan. It’s been … Continue reading

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