Many seasoning mixes can easily be bought in the nearest grocery stores but they can just as easily be made at home if you ever want to try something you.

This isn’t in any way to discourage you from buying them from the stores too but here’s a thought: Seasoning mixes that you are store-bought are mostly containing additives or MSG, which isn’t really all that good for you or your family’s health. Making them in your home, assures you of everything that you put in it. Plus you can customize them to your own tastes.

You may think handling herbs and mixing them together is a complicated task but it actually is very easy. With less than 30 types of herbs you can come up with more than 10 seasoning mixes. Just in the midst of your own kitchen, you will be able to experience cuisines of different countries made of homemade but quality mixes with rich flavours.

If you have never tried this before, it is high time that you do.  Here are 10 seasoning mixes that you can try making in the comforts of your own home to get you started.

  • Taco Seasoning Mix (Gluten Free)
    Many taco seasoning mixes use wheat flour as its main ingredient. If you want a gluten-free mix, then you have here just the right recipe for the perfect mix to flavor your tacos during family taco night. homemade taco seasoning


  • Curry Powder Mix
    Had a recent visit to an Indian restaurant and felt like that experienced is something you could try at home? Well, you are in luck as this blog has a curry blend that could “blow you away!” Hopefully, blowing you isn’t to literal. And if you don’t like it spicy, you can always tone it down.
  • Italian Seasoning Mix
    If you use those store-bought Italian seasoning packets all the time, you’re going to want to ditch them for good. This recipe is not only better tasting but also better for you. To personally experience what it is, try out this amazing recipe on Italian seasoning mix.
  • Rajin’ Cajun Seasoning Mix
    How about an all-natural Cajun mix for your favorite dishes like cajun chicken pasta? With a mix that is not lacking in flavor, I’m sure everybody is going to leave the table with a full belly and a satisfied heart.
  • Ranch Dressing Mix
    Ranch dressing is really easy to make with only a few spices, some mayo and buttermilk. I like to use the leftover buttermilk for fresh biscuits — and one day soon I will make our own mayo to make this extra delicious. Trying to live healthy but can’t give up your ranch dressing and buttermilk altogether? Try this low-fat buttermilk version of a ranch dressing so you can continue devouring on your salad, french fries or tacos!


  •  Lemon Pepper Seasoning Mix
    This lemon pepper seasoning is a seasoning that could go well with not only fish but also chicken. I also like to put it in my scrambled eggs. It’s simple and really easy to make with anything artificial.
  • Fajita Seasoning Mix
    When we moved to Germany, I never considered the fact that it would be difficult to get fajita seasoning — but it really was. Fortunately, it’s super easy to make — and you probably have all 4 ingredients in your kitchen right now. We use it all the time not only for fajitas, but also chicken quesadillas.
  • French Onion Soup Mix
    Replace your usual packets of commercially made French Onion Soup Mix with one that is natural and homemade for a healthier meal at home. This blog by Julie features a substitute recipe that could easily be your favorite just like her.
  • Chili Seasoning Mix
    Now who could forget the chili seasoning mix? Enriched with flavor that is perfect for your beef, pork, poultry or even seafood. Who’s excited to know how it’s done? I sure am!
  • Caribbean Jerk Seasoning and Rub Mix
    If you are looking for just the right seasoning mix to marinade your chops, tenderloin or roast with, you will come across one that’s going to bring the islands to your grill.

 What are you favorite seasonings to make at home?


Featured Posts from Last Week’s Natural Life Linky

Itching to get started in your garden? Check out this post at The Redeemed Garden about garden tasks to do right now!

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