DIY Mixes - spices, sauces, gravy, breads, etc.
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17 Recipes Created by PROVERBS31JULIA

Make our own mixes for spice blends, sauce packets, gravy packets, salad dressing mixes, all-in-one flour mixes for cakes, cookies, breads, pancakes, etc. We can control for ingredients we don't need - sodium, artificial colors/flavors etc. Gluten-Free folks, make other changes as needed.

Recipes in this Collection

Brown Gravy Mix
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Brown Gravy Mix

Cookbook creator says: DIY spice mixes, gravy mixes, self-rising bread mixes that can be used for pancakes, cakes, muffins etc. If we can make the mixes ourselves, we can control the ingredients, especially sodium or artificial color/flavor etc.Submitted by NATNMARGIE

Carbs: 8.1g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 33.7
Spicy Chili-Garlic Paste
Very Good 4.1/5
(37 ratings)
Spicy Chili-Garlic Paste

Try this spicy Asian paste in your slow-cooker stews, broth based soups, or combined with yogurt as a zippy sandwich spread. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.5g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 5.9
Italian Herb Seasoning
Very Good 4.4/5
(70 ratings)
Italian Herb Seasoning

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
Brown Gravy Mix (low sodium)
Very Good 4.3/5
(3 ratings)
Brown Gravy Mix (low sodium)

Submitted by THE_NEW_ME_1

Carbs: 4.4g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 18.8
Taco Seasoning
Very Good 4.2/5
(229 ratings)
Taco Seasoning

Ditch those packets from the supermarket, and whip up a batch of this simple, tasty taco seasoning!
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 38.1
No-Salt Fajita Rub
Very Good 4.3/5
(50 ratings)
No-Salt Fajita Rub

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
Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix
Very Good 4.5/5
(67 ratings)
Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

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
Tangy Honey Mustard Dressing &/or Dip
Very Good 4.3/5
(3 ratings)
Tangy Honey Mustard Dressing &/or Dip

Delicious and simple to prepare. A little acidic although with salad, veggies, or use it to bake chicken it blends nicely.Submitted by 4MYPTS

Carbs: 9.5g | Fat: 6.8g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 95.3
Homemade Marinara Sauce for Canning
Very Good 4.6/5
(8 ratings)
Homemade Marinara Sauce for Canning

This is a great sauce for serving over your favorite pasta, on pizzas, eggplant parm, chicken parm, lasagna, baked ziti or manicotti.

You may simmer this for 24 hours.
This is to reduce the water for a smooth non-runny sauce.
Submitted by GILGEORGE

Carbs: 15.5g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 5.1g | Calories: 90.5
diy protein powder
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diy protein powder

Cookbook creator says: oooh? wow. so would like the pea poweders - would we just grind the split peas as is, without cooking? or do they need to be soaked and then dried? It never occurred to me to make my own protein powder.Submitted by JENNA1101

Carbs: 8.7g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 5.1g | Calories: 95.3
DIY Super Protein Powder: Chocolate Version
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DIY Super Protein Powder: Chocolate Version

Make your own super awesome protein powder, at home!Submitted by VIOLETZEPHYR

Carbs: 14.7g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 11.7g | Protein: 12.2g | Calories: 124.5
Taco Seasoning (Low Sodium Substitute)
Very Good 4.7/5
(136 ratings)
Taco Seasoning (Low Sodium Substitute)

If you are cooking for someone on a low sodium diet, use this recipe instead of taco seasoning. This recipe is the equivelant to one package of taco seasoning (or 3 tablespoons.) Adjust the strength of any ingredient to your taste.Submitted by APRILDAWN678

Carbs: 2.1g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 11
Garlic Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
Very Good 4.4/5
(52 ratings)
Garlic Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

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
Homemade Hoisin Sauce
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Homemade Hoisin Sauce

based on Food.com #312992Submitted by MOJOLO

Carbs: 4.2g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2.2g | Calories: 66.4
Chia Seed Egg White Substitute
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Chia Seed Egg White Substitute

Can use Chia seed and water to make a replacement for one egg white, which can be used in baking or cooking, or in smoothies. There are many websites online discussing this process and I've summaries the various articles to post this recipe. Can make Submitted by PROVERBS31JULIA

Carbs: 4.5g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 46
Herb Roasted Garlic
Very Good 4.6/5
(41 ratings)
Herb Roasted Garlic

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
Lebanese 7 Spice
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Lebanese 7 Spice

Usually bought. Some online recipes use extra spices like ginger, fenugreek, or paprika, reflecting other area of the Middle East, but this is more like my friend used to use. Can use less or more of a spice depending on your (or family preference), like I prefer more cardamom than some.Submitted by PROVERBS31JULIA

Carbs: 0.8g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 4.3
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