Spice Blends for Home Cooked Happiness

Spoonful of Cajun Seasonings

Spice blends are a great way to punch up the flavor in home cooking without need for a whole lot of culinary knowledge.  There are many to choose from, but there are certain culinary traditions that offer some complex and mightily tasty combinations to choose from.  Some of them have heat, some are earthy, and some are herby, but tasting one's way around the world is part of the adventure.  Brave these blends and find something healthier and tastier to be in love with in the kitchen.

Cajun spice blends are an easily accessible spice blend that has become popular outside the bayou over the last few decades.  Cajun spice blends can be used like seasoned salt, on meats and vegetables of all types.  They tend to add heat and flavor.  Mixing one's own Cajun spice blends can help to reduce the amount of salt, sugar, MSG, and heat that comes along with the Cajun spice territory, otherwise it is wise to carefully read the ingredients.

Berebere or Berbere is an African regional spice blend, common to the cuisines of several different nationalities, including Ethiopia and Somalia.  It adds a punch of concentrated flavor and  heat to grilled meats, soups, stews, vegetables, and other dishes.  Its combination of spicy, bitter, and sweet easily becomes an addictive addition to the spice cabinet.  It is a combination of chili pepper and black pepper, coriander, fenugreek, allspice, cardamon, clove, paprika, salt, nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon, among other things.  This amps up grilling in a way that is unexpected and exotic.

Trying out some Cajun spice or berbere can add heat and interest to an otherwise boring regime.  For an even more satisfying flavor journey, get a good recipe for the blend and toast and grind it at home.  It is easy to do, and there is nothing like freshly ground spices to make the ordinary extraordinary.


I'm Ready to Lose Weight!Schedule My Free Consultation
Loading Form..
A coach will contact you shortly to schedule your free consultation.

One of the best programs available. The diet itself is more like training yourself to eat well to be healthy. It offers great variety of good nutritious foods in appropriate quantities to lose weight steadily. The supplements improve metabolism and curb cravings. But the real powerhouse of this program are the ladies offering their support and encouragement. Simply the best.


★ ★ ★ ★ ★
5 / 5 stars

Have a question? We can help! Leave us a message and we'll get back to you shortly. Leave your telephone number to have a weight loss consultant return your call. Thank you!

Loading Form..