We strive to provide the healthiest food for ourselves and our families, but sometimes we fall a bit short of our expectations. Almost every dish we put on the table can get a boost in nutritional value—and taste—by adding one or two ingredients from our pantry shelves.
Once you make them a part of your pantry, you just need to know how to use them. Many of the ingredients below are herbs and spices, which are typically irradiated and sterilized with hazardous chemicals. Therefore, it’s important to choose organic herbs and spices to avoid exposure to these potentially unhealthy substances.