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Healthy Make It Yourself Condiments

Healthy Make It Yourself Condiments

(23 Recipes) Created by EVWINGS

Recipes in this Collection

Vanilla Flavoring
Very Good 4.7/5
(71 ratings)

"Vanilla extract" usually isn't made with real vanilla. The good news is that it's really easy--and affordable--to make your own.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 10.7
Coach Nicole's Yummy Hummus
Very Good 4.3/5
(369 ratings)

Use as a dip for veggies or a spread on pita and sandwiches.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 21.2g | Fat: 12.8g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 5.8g | Calories: 215.9
Easy Ginger-Garlic Sauce
Very Good 4.3/5
(79 ratings)

I love this recipe! It can be used as a sauce for grilled meats, a dressing for salads or steamed vegetables, or as a marinade for tofu or other lean proteins. You will always find it in my refrigerator.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 54.9
Pumpkin Dip
Good 3.9/5
(80 ratings)

Try this dip on a toasted whole-wheat bagel at breakfast or with apple slices or whole-grain crackers for a snack. It's even good with carrots.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.6g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 30.7
Chili Spices
Very Good 4.6/5
(5 ratings)

Want to know the secret to great chili? Start with great spices--and skip the packets at the supermarket, which are full of sugar and salt. Make your own to save money and skip the salt.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.3g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 0.3g | Calories: 7.2
Italian Herb Seasoning
Very Good 4.4/5
(50 ratings)

Forget buying packets of seasonings. They're expensive and often full of salt. Save sodium and money by making this easy herb blend. Use it in sauces, soups, stews, on meats... anywhere you want to add Italian flavor without fat or sodium!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.7g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 3.9
Homemade Vegetable Stock (Salt-Free)
Very Good 4.4/5
(35 ratings)

Making homemade stock is so easy! It's a third the price of buying it in stores.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 17.8
Herb Roasted Garlic
Very Good 4.5/5
(37 ratings)

Garlic is good for more than keeping away vampires. It's also quite good for you and full of flavor. Roasting garlic mellows its flavor and gives it a creamy texture.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.8g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 26.1
Garlic Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
Very Good 4.3/5
(23 ratings)

Vinaigrettes are perfect as salad dressing, a dipping sauce for steamed vegetables, and a marinade for lean cuts of meats.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.3g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 47.2
Very Good 4.8/5
(4 ratings)

Makes 4+ servings

Submitted by KERIG1973

Carbs: 18g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 79.1
Tahini-Lemon Dressing
Very Good 4.2/5
(19 ratings)

Use this on falafel or a salad. Add fresh or dried herbs and it becomes goddess dressing. The toasted sesame oil imparts a stronger sesame flavor to the dressing.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 3.6g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 74.6
Very Good 4.7/5
(7 ratings)

A healthy alternative to Maple Syrup on pancakes and waffles and a great way to add fruit into your kids' diets.

Submitted by LILYBYTHEWATERS

Carbs: 16.4g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 66.8
Very Good 4.0/5
(3 ratings)

Makes about 1/2 C dressing.

Submitted by TDUFOUR

Carbs: 8.4g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 77.9
Oven-Roasted Tomatoes
Very Good 4.6/5
(68 ratings)

Load up on Roma tomatoes when they're in season, then dry them in the oven to intensify their flavor and savor them all year round.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 28.9
Homemade Ricotta Cheese
Very Good 4.6/5
(13 ratings)

Chef Meg's homemade and natural ricotta cheese is easy to make and a fun project for someone who likes to cook.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.5g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 39.1
Slow Cooker Strawberry-Rhubarb Conserve
Very Good 4.0/5
(24 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: If you don't likie rhubarb, skip it!!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13.9g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 52.8
No Added Sugar Pumpkin-Apple Butter
Very Good 4.4/5
(29 ratings)

Try this over whole wheat toast with nut butter or to thicken fall soups. You won't believe we didn't add any sugar!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 20.6
Homemade Peanut Butter
Very Good 4.3/5
(123 ratings)

Making homemade peanut butter is easy, as long as you have a good blender or food processor.

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 19.9g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 229
Tangy Garlic-Citrus Parsley Sauce
Good 3.9/5
(19 ratings)

This sauce is great on grilled meats, and it makes enough for two meals. Try it on cooked pasta or roasted vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.3g | Fat: 6.9g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 68.1
Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix
Very Good 4.4/5
(55 ratings)

There's no need to buy pumpkin pie spice. You can easily make your own at home. And it makes a great hostess gift for any fall event! Feel free to double or triple this recipe!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.1g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 8.9
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