Herbs add flavor to your end-of-summer garden vegetables

Add thyme, rosemary and savory for flavor and good health

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Zucchini sauté combines fresh, colorful garden zucchini with flavorful herbs.

If you’re looking to put a new spin on a favorite recipe, herbs are an easy and healthy way to do it. Three herbs — thyme, rosemary and savory — pair well with lean meats such as chicken or fish, vegetables, soups, stews or casseroles. Use them to make marinades, dry rubs, flavored vinegars and salad dressings.

Thyme, savory and rosemary are part of the mint family. They can be used separately or added all together to a recipe to create a unique blend that’s also healthy. Herbs in the mint family are known for phytochemicals that protect against cancer and provide antioxidant protection. Each of these herbs provides a variety of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, calcium and potassium. Continue reading