Want to cut down on your salt intake?
Use more rosemary in your cooking.
Throughout the ages, rosemary’s aromatic addition to food has improved the flavor of all kinds of dishes, including The Star’s Rosemary Grilled Shrimp and Vegetables with Brown Rice Pilaf .
Rosemary contains compounds that stimulate digestion, protect the immune system and improve circulation. It is a good source of iron and calcium as well as fiber.
Storage tip: Before storing woody herbs like rosemary in a plastic bag in the refrigerator, wrap stems in a damp paper towel.
Cooking tip: When cutting rosemary, make sure your knife is sharp. A dull knife bruises the leaves and makes them taste bitter instead of helping to release potent oils.
Fun fact: Rosemary may be brain food: In ancient Greece, students placed sprigs in their hair while they were studying for exams.