Another easy herb to plant in your garden or in pots on a windowsill, Thyme has tiny leaves and myriad of uses. Just plant, water, give it some sun and watch it grow. Pro tip: when it’s grown a little bigger, run your hands through its tiny leaves and breathe in the scent. It’s known for promoting calm and serenity, which is why we included it in our Mindful Thoughts edition.
How to use it
Dried or fresh, thyme is a great friend to a passionate cook. Whether you’re a fan of Thai, Mediterranean or Italian dishes, you’ll be able to find a use for this little herb. Think of thyme when you make lasagne, roast vegetables, cook a chicken or make any kind of potato dish. Leaves and flowers can be used in soups, stews, and sauces.
The best thing about thyme: it goes well with almost everything!