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Seasonings and Spices

(10 Recipes) Created by ELFSTER

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
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
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
Tangy, Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette
Good 3.7/5
(35 ratings)

This is my go-to dressing. I use it on everything from steamed veggies to salads and sandwiches.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 4.2g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 55.5
No Salt Fajita Rub
Very Good 4.5/5
(22 ratings)

If you love fajitas, but are watching your sodium intake, try this salt-free rub! It lends a complex flavor to meat without the high sodium counts traditionally found in Mexican dishes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.1g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 19.8
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
Orange Iced Tea
Good 3.4/5
(8 ratings)

This tea is ready in no time, and it turns any afternoon into a special occasion.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.7g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 2.4
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
Homemade Multi-Purpose Baking Mix
Good 3.6/5
(9 ratings)

This homemade baking mix incorporates whole-wheat flour and costs about the same per serving as the national brand.

Submitted by BRYNWRITES4FOOD

Carbs: 23.5g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 140
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