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Must Have Low Carb Spice List

Are you stocking your low carb kitchen? Be sure to keep these herbs and spices in the fridge - you'll be using them quite a bit!

Note that herbs and spices have an effective life of Six Months but are only harvested yearly. So keep them in the door of your fridge and date them, but don't bother buying them until a year later even though they'll be past their prime by then. Chances are that the stuff you see in the supermarket is from the same year as yours is!

Basil
Known to the Greeks, Basil came to Europe by way of India. It has a rich aroma and is used in vegetable, fish, and salad dishes.
American Chop Suey Recipe

Dill
Dill is an ancient herb used in preserving many types of foods. It's perfect for fish, egg, and cheese dishes.
Basic Tunafish Recipe
Tuna Cheese Melt Casserole

Garlic Powder
Garlic is INCREDIBLY healthy for you and is used in just about every cuisine on the planet. Some people would say that you can use garlic in just about ANY dish you make :)
Green Bean and Garlic Recipe
Marinated Mushrooms Recipe
Grilled Asparagus Recipe

Ginger
Ginger has been used in the far east for thousands of years. It has been proven to help with upset stomachs. It goes wonderfully with vegetable and meat dishes.
Japanese Cucumber Salad

Oregano
The classic Italian herb adds an aromatic flavor to any dish. Great with veggies, cheese and salads.
Eggplant Pizza Recipe

Go light on the salt and pepper - and invest in a pepper mill that grinds the peppercorns up when you need them. Fill it with one of those four-color or five-color peppercorn blends, and see just how much more flavor is added to your recipes!

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