5 FLAVOUR BOOSTERS FOR YOUR PANTRY
Flavour doesn’t have to come from fat, sugar or salt — there are plenty of healthier ways to excite taste buds!
Flavour doesn't have to come from fat, sugar or salt — there are plenty of healthy ways to excite your taste buds
It has been acclaimed for having antioxidant properties and the ability to prevent nausea, but nutrition aside — ginger is plain delicious! add this bold flavour to a stir-fry, or pair it with chicken or fish, and you’ll have happy tummies all around the table.
Brimming over with vitamin C to promote immunity, citrus adds a nutritious and delicious twist to any meal. divide an orange into segments and toss it through a fresh salad, bake fish in a bag with lemon slices, or squeeze lime on your stir-fry for burst of flavour.
This pungent Middle Eastern blend of herbs, spices and sesame seeds can really help transform a savoury dish. as a bonus, the herbs in za’atar add a dose of immunity-boosting antioxidants to your meal.
This traditional Egyptian mix is made from nuts, seeds and various spices, so it’s packed with heart-healthy fats. use dukkah as a crunchy coating for chicken or fish, or sprinkle it over your poached eggs for breakfast.
A drizzle of balsamic vinegar has less than 50kJ (12cal), and some studies show it can help manage blood sugar levels. toss it through root vegetables before roasting, or pair it with extra-virgin olive oil as a diy substitute for store-bought salad dressing.