Seasoning Blends

Everyone seems to lead such busy lives nowadays. We make a concerted effort to balance work, family time, gym schedules, classes, friends, kids…ah, just thinking about it exhausts me. When it all gets to be too much, we often take shortcuts with our meals. We whip out those take out menus in a flash, dine out, or may not even eat all together. No matter how busy you are, there are always some shortcuts that you can take in the kitchen to ensure that you are eating well and that your meals are full of flavour. Seasoning blends offer a great shortcut to flavouring your meals in a flash and can be made with herbs and spices that you likely have in your kitchen already. No matter how crazy life gets- never let your meal be compromised.

Servings: ~1/2 cup of spice blend

Difficulty: Easy

Prep Time:  5 minutes   |   Cook Time: 0 minutes   |   Total Time: 5 minutes


Poultry Seasoningimg_2924

  • 2 tablespoons dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons dried sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper



Chili & Taco Seasoningimg_2921

  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon salt



Italian Seasoningimg_2920

  • 3 tablespoons dried basil
  • 3 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon dried chili flakes




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  • 4 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground anise




For each seasoning blend, combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Use to season dishes accordingly. Store in air tight containers for up to six months.