We all know that seasoning mixes can bring lots of flavor to our recipes. Unfortunately, many store-bought seasoning mixes are loaded with sodium, MSG, and other questionable ingredients. If you want to bring delicious flavors to your meals, while keeping your recipes healthy, try one of the homemade seasoning mixes.
Homemade Seasoning Mixes
Who doesn’t love Mexican food? If your family loves have Taco Tuesday, you may have used that little packet of seasoning more times than you want to admit. Instead of reaching for that packet, why not make your own? This homemade taco seasoning is made with delicious spices and zero questionable ingredients. Make a large batch and store in an airtight container so that you always have some on hand.
Onion soup mix adds great flavor to so many dishes. It’s wonderful for making a delicious dip using Greek yogurt. However, the stuff in the box has added ingredients you don’t need. This homemade onion soup mix is quick and easy to make and can be stored in an airtight container for later use.
Ranch dressing mix is good in everything from mashed potatoes to popcorn. Not only does the store-bought mix contain unhealthy ingredients, but it’s also expensive. Say no to MSG and yes to this cost-effective, all-natural recipe that will store in your cabinet for up to three months.
Want to add delicious flavor to grilled vegetables? This homemade fajita seasoning mix will do the trick. It’s also great for marinades – just mix with olive oil and toss with vegetables or tofu. There are so many great uses for this seasoning mix. Best of all, it’s so affordable to make.
Are you guilty of reaching for a packet of seasoning to make your delicious vegetarian chili? Why not make things a bit healthier with this homemade chili seasoning mix? There’s none of those questionable preservatives or MSG to worry about. You can even use this seasoning mix to make some killer bean burgers.
Homemade seasoning mixes are not only healthier, but more affordable. The initial investment in the spices and herbs can be pricey, but when you consider how much seasoning you can make, it’s easy to see that you’re getting a much better bang for your buck.
What’s your favorite homemade seasoning mix?