A study in the Journal of Nutrition found that when people ate a rich three-course meal prepared with about 2 tablespoons of spices, their triglyceride levels were 30% lower than when they noshed the same meal without spices.
As the mercury continues to drop everywhere except Miami, what better way to add warmth than by spicing up your favorite cold-weather foods. Apple pie wouldn't be the same without cinnamon; spicy ginger punches up soups; zippy black pepper jazzes up roasts; and aromatic vanilla adds extra oomph to baked goods. Spices do more than just add flavor, they also serve up unique health benefits!
Fresh is always best and you can find a spice market in every major city. Don't know what to do once you get inside? Here are 2 of my favorite books that can help.
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