This flowering plant (native to the Mediterranean) is not only used to season food but it is also used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure, inflammatory diseases, and allergies. The taste of parsley is usually described as a bit peppery and definitely clean – and it is used as both a seasoning as well as a garnish. Chopped parsley can basically go on anything, from pasta dishes to an infusion in soups or on roasted chicken. It’s an all-around must have in the kitchen, whether you are new to cooking or experienced. In addition, with its endless health benefits, you are bound to love it one way or another!