A New Year’s Present to You…179 All Natural Seasoning Mix Recipes

This is really cool! Check out the link below and make your own spice/ seasoning mixes inexpensively. Big bonus, you know they’re not full of weird stuff and you can make them organic if you want to!

Herbs and spices are a great, healthy addition to our cooking. Tumeric has really come on lately as the darling spice after many studies are suggesting that it may help with inflammation, arthritis, some forms of cancer, alzheimers, and is a powerful anti-oxidant, etc…..

It’s a member of the ginger family and is used in Indian, Southeast Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine.

I copied some curry spice mixes below so you could get an idea of what a great site this is! (Sorry, I couldn’t help myself with the Yucatan Chili Spice Mix that had chocolate in it and also with the natural Vanilla Extract…. YUM!) 

Spicy Carribean Seasoning 
2 Tbs. turmeric
1 Tbs. coriander
1 1/2 tsp. cumin
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. cloves
Combine all ingredients and seal in ziploc or vacuum seal bag (or jar).
South African Curry Powder Mix
1 tsp. cayenne pepper
2 tsp .ground coriander
1/2 tsp. cumin powder
1/8 tsp. fennel
1/2 tsp. ground fenugreek
1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp. turmeric
Combine all ingredients and seal in ziploc or vacuum seal bag (or jar).
Curry Blend Seasoning Mix
2 tablespoons ground cumin
4 teaspoons ground coriander
4 teaspoons powdered mustard
2 tablespoons ground turmeric
1 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
Combine all ingredients and seal in ziploc or vacuum seal bag (or jar) or spice jar.
Vanilla Extract
1/2 cup brandy
1/4 cup water
3 or 4 vanilla beans, chopped into small pieces
Combine all in jar, cover and let set in dark place for at least 2 weeks.
Yucatan Chili Spice Mix
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 square bitter chocolate
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
Makes enough for a single pot of chili using 1 lb ground beef
Here’s the link!
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3 Responses to A New Year’s Present to You…179 All Natural Seasoning Mix Recipes

  1. nthommenn says:

    Thought you might go for #26 the Beau Monde Mix.

  2. haha…. how’d you ever pull that one out of your memory banks??

  3. Niki says:

    One of my favorite Sue stories! It is the short term stuff that is at issue.

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