The Best Summer Spices & Herbs to Flavor Your Food

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 help jumpstart your metabolism or fight inflammation. These are the best herbs and spices to use fresh in the summer to flavor everything from you meats to your fruits, veggies, drinks and desserts.


Mint is one of the ultimate summer herbs because of its cooling and cleansing flavor. But mint has also been found to help ease tons of common health problems, such as IBS, hiccups and cramps.

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

We all love a good cup of coffee to wake us up in the morning. But that routine drink may be doing good things for your health. Turns out, drinking coffee could help you do three big things: burn fat, lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, and boost your mood. Watch the video below to see how, plus three ways to spice up your coffee with adding calories!