this seasoning is bright, herbaceous and overall, just delightful. bring the taste of the mediterranean sea to your kitchen and explore all the culinary possibilities using this versatile blend.
how to use this mediterranean seasoning:
- to make an easy, flavourful homemade tzatiki
- in this delicious plant based Mediterranean hummus pasta
- sprinkle onto potatoes for roasting
- flavour chicken or lamb kebabs
- use in pasta sauce
- make your own greek salad
ingredients & the health benefits:
garlic: used throughout ancient history for its healing and medicinal purposes, garlic may help to boost immunity and is a source of antioxidants. contains small amounts of manganese and vitamin B6.
sumac: this tart and fruity berry yields an abundance of antioxidants including tannins, anthocyanins, and flavonoids that may help with overall cellular health.
nutritional yeast: rich in a variety of B vitamins which are necessary for cellular functions in the body like transporting nutrients throughout the body and breaking down carbohydrates. they are also important vitamins for neurological functioning
sea salt from the Himalayas: extracted by hand in Pakistan, this sea salt is pink in colour from the trace minerals that are present. trace minerals may help to support balance electrolytes (necessary to regulate and control the amount of fluids in the body).
black pepper: black pepper is rich in a plant compound called piperine which is an antioxidant and may be effective to suppress inflammation.
summer savoury: this aromatic herb may have the ability to relieve digestive issues such as bloating and flatulence.
dill: dill may be helpful in preventing heart disease, promoting lactation in breastfeeding women, and lowering LDL cholesterol levels and aiding in detoxification. It is a source of iron which is required to make hemoglobin and myoglobin.
basil: very high in vitamin K, a nutrient necessary for blood clotting and bone health, dried basil may be good for the respiratory system and digestion.
parsley: a natural and gentle diuretic, parsley may also help reduce bloating. Parsley is a source of vitamin K and C, and may have anti-inflammatory properties thanks to the abundance of flavonoids and carotenoids.
bay leaves: containing the phytonutrient parthenolide, bay leaves may help to reduce inflammation of joints. bay leaves have a compound called linalool (also present in thyme and basil) that may help lower stress hormones, and are a source of vitamin C and B6, as well as calcium, iron and magnesium.
peppermint: mint is very helpful to reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome such bloating and upset stomachs. mint is also a source of vitamin A, folate, iron and manganese
marjoram: containing several anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties, marjoram may aid digestion as well as relieve pain caused by menstruation.
gratitude: having a good "dose" of gratitude each day goes a long way. a practice of gratitude improves relationships with yourself and others, boosts optimism and self-esteem, enhances empathy, improves sleep quality and so much more. each Heirloom seasoning delivers an abundance of gratitude from our kitchen to yours.
disclaimer: the information on this website is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the CFIA or FDA, and is not intended to treat, cure, diagnose or prevent any disease. Please contact your trusted health care practitioner if you are on any pharmaceutical medication to prevent any possible drug-herb interactions, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.