Whether you’re a professional foodie, or just at home cooking for yourself, herbs can be tossed into any meal. Not only will they add some zest, sweetness, or a tangy aroma, but they are the best way to sneakily provide yourself with necessary nutrients.
From the garden straight to your table, here are the top 5 herbs that you should be cooking with.
Basil is uniquely made up of active constituents called flavonoids which is what gives it its protective powers against bacteria, and cell structures. Basil also has the ability of being an anti-inflammatory food.
The herb is made up of eugenol, which is a compound that halts the activity of an enzyme, similar to the benefits of aspirin.