Za’atar is an aromatic herb blend that combines a variety of healthy herbs and spices to create an exotic mix of flavors with countless uses. Za’atar is an Arabic word for “Thyme” widely used in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cooking.
Although you can find Za’atar in many grocery stores, you will not find the fresh, dramatic flavor that burst from a freshly made
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One of my favorite uses for
Besides incredible flavor, each ingredient in this
- Hemp protein: Includes essential amino acids, great fatty acid profile making them good for cardiovascular health.
- Sumac: Vitamin C and powerful antioxidants.
- Chia Seeds: Omega-3 and 6 fatty acid, protein, calcium, boron and soluble fiber beneficial for your digestive tract, which has
been foundto be very helpful for people who have trouble controlling their sugar levels like diabetics as a resultof the carbohydrates being slowly released.
Sativa: Called the miracle herb is usedin Middle Eastern cuisine. It tastes like black pepper, onion, and oregano. The seeds are also knownas black-cumin and black caraway. They have been recommendedas part of your regular diet as they are consideredone of the greatest forms of healing medicine and long been usedin Ayurveda a traditional system of medicine. Nigella sativacontains a bioactive component of the seed oil called thymoquinonethat has uses an antihypertensive, liver tonic, diuretic, appetite stimulant, analgesics, anti-bacterial and in skin disorders. Some researchers have explored pharmacological actions that may include antidiabetic, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, renal protective, gastroprotective, antioxidant properties, etc.
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