6 Summer Spices and Herbs

Just as fruits and vegetables have seasons, spices and herbs do, too! These summer spices have major health benefits.

6 Summer Spices and Herbs

Just as fruits and vegetables have seasons, spices and herbs do, too! While adding extra flavor to your favorite summer food, many of these spices also jumpstart your metabolism or fight inflammation. Try these zesty summer combos that have tons of health benefits.

Mint

Mint is one of the ultimate summer herbs because of the cooling and cleansing feeling it gives. But, mint has also been found to relieve tons of common health problems, such as IBS, hiccups and cramps.

This versatile herb is easy to add into any summer meal, such as drinks, meats, veggies, jellies and desserts.

Try these minty recipes: Fruit Salad with Honey Mint Dressing, Frozen Grape-Aid, Wild Blueberry Avocado Smoothie, Cucumber-Mint Granita

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