10 Spices, Spreads and Oils for Your Healthy Kitchen

You'll be prepared to cook healthy, flavorful meals if you stock your kitchen with these must-have spices, spreads and oil. See more spice pictures.
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Sometimes, healthy food gets a bad rap. In today's world of ready-made microwave meals and supposedly natural foods that are loaded with chemical preservatives and trans fats, it's hard to present your family with healthy options that everyone will want to eat. It can be extremely difficult to find ingredients that add flavor to your meals without negating their nutritional value.

Luckily, you don't have to stock your pantry exclusively with tofu and flaxseed to have a healthy kitchen. In this article, we'll introduce you to 10 spices, spreads and oils that you can use to add a healthy kick to just about any meal. You'll learn what kind of cheese provides guilt-free dining and which spices you can rely on to get rid of embarrassing gas.

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