|by Carolyn Burris
Cooking with Herbs
Are you tired of the same flavors used in your every day cooking? Do you want to add spice to your life but aren’t sure how? Adding fresh herbs while cooking not only turns an ordinary meal into extraordinary but also has added health benefits. Herbs come from a plant so just like fruits and vegetables, they contain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. These nutrients are best absorbed from foods not supplements therefore getting a varied diet is important to health. Herbs used in cooking can add health benefits such as:
There are many more disease fighting herbs. Rack up the health benefits by adding them to each meal and don’t be afraid to try new spices.
Baked Chicken alla Milanese
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Carolyn Burris, an east Tennessee native, earned her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Community and Public Health Nutrition at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her passion for helping those with nutritional needs brought her to Forum Health Knoxville. Carolyn particularly loves encouraging those struggling with food intolerance, obesity, fibromyalgia, and fatigue.