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Garlic and Onion Powder - Modern Hippie Housewife. Making your own onion and garlic powder is so much easier than you may think and the results are incredible.

Garlic and Onion Powder - Modern Hippie Housewife

What I love about being able to make my own seasonings is that you can hand select your ingredients and know exactly what’s in them (and what’s not). There are no hidden additives, preservatives or MSG; only fresh, organic ingredients which really make a huge difference in the flavour department. I made a mixed garlic and onion powder because I’m always using them together anyways. You’ll need a dehydrator to make this, or an oven set to its lowest setting (less than 170 degrees.) To make garlic and/or onion powder, the first step is to gather some garlic and onions. Related Rosemary and Cheese Sourdough Crackers Even before I made sourdough bread, I made rosemary and cheese sourdough crackers. 29 January, 2015 In "Fermented Recipes" Sweet n' Spicy Chipotle and Kid-Friendly "Cheesy" Popcorn While some people have a sweet tooth, I, have a salt tooth. 25 January, 2015.

Making Garlic Powder. One of the most important herbs a person can use is garlic.

Making Garlic Powder

Aside from giving our dishes a fantastic flavor, it has many health benefits as well. Garlic contains a compound called Allicin. According to one scientific review, Garlic’s main mechanism involves a molecule called alliin. When garlic is physically disturbed through chewing, slicing, or crushing, it releases an alliin metabolite: allicin. Allicin turns into a variety of fat and water soluble sulfur-containing compounds. Raw or aged garlic reliably reduces total cholesterol and Low-density Lipoprotein (LDL-C), while increasing High-density Lipoprotein (HDL-C). Some other benefits Include: Combats sickness, even the common coldLowers Blood PressureImproves Cholesterol LevelsContains Antioxidants that may help reduce the risk of Alzheimer and dementiaMay help you live longer and improve your athletic performanceDetoxify s heavy metals in your bodyImproves bone Health Allow to dehydrate for several hours checking periodically.

P.S. Magic Mushroom Powder: DIY Holiday Gift. DIYers: I bet you glanced at my latest Holiday Gift Guide and shook your heads.

Magic Mushroom Powder: DIY Holiday Gift

Sure, there were lots of sleek gadgets and baubles available for purchase, but you want people to feel your love for them in the form of a homemade edible present. A gift you buy at the store just ain’t the same, right? Well, guess what? I’ve got a quick and fun project that’ll appeal even to folks who are allergic to crafting: adorably labelled jars of my world-famous Magic Mushroom Powder—published here on my site for the very first time! Every crazy-busy caveperson can channel his or her inner Paleo Martha Stewart with this spiced salt blend. In other words, you have no excuse not to make this gift. For the past few years, Magic Mushroom Powder has been one of the most popular recipes in our soon-to-be-updated JUST UPDATED! As The Oregonian wrote: We’re always learning new things when we try out recipes in the Foodday Test Kitchen. Freeze Fresh Herbs in Olive OilThis brilliant i... - Inspiring picture on Joyzz.com.

<A HREF=" Widgets</A> <A HREF=" Widgets</A> Freeze Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil This brilliant idea not only makes it easy to prepare dishes, but it insures that you always have fresh herbs, whether they are in season or not.

Freeze Fresh Herbs in Olive OilThis brilliant i... - Inspiring picture on Joyzz.com

Freezing the herbs in oil also prevents them from turning brown or getting that dreaded freezer burn. Throw them in pasta or potato dishes, stews, roasts, or use them for grilling onions, garlic, and other vegetables. Homemade Taco Seasoning. This homemade taco seasoning is a healthy alternative to the store bought version.

Homemade Taco Seasoning

You can pronounce all the ingredients and know exactly what you are eating. So if you are wanting to get more healthy in the new year give this yummy seasoning a try! For a few more meal ideas with a mexican flare try my Mexican Skillet Rice or Southwestern Salad! 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder. Food52. Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.

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Today: See those piles of herbs overflowing at the market? Take them home, and dry them in anticipation of darker days. There's lots of talk, in the summer, about preserving the season's bounty. Make your stone fruit into jams, your cucumbers into pickles. Don't throw away those watermelon rinds! But your herbs deserve preservation, too. More: Another good use for your herbs? The easiest way to dry your herbs is by hanging them in a warm, dry place. First things first: Make sure your herbs are clean (read: dirt- and bug-free). Find a warm, dry spot where you can hang your herbs to dry. Making sure not to crowd them (you want maximum exposure to air for each leaf), tie your herbs securely with twine or string and hang from a rafter, a cabinet pull, a clothes hanger, or a larger, thicker piece of twine. Other Options.

9 Easy DIY Spice Blends That Can Help You Lose Weight. Shutterstock Spices are one of the healthiest ingredients you can add to your food: They lend an intense punch of flavor to any recipe, and quality spice blends can make otherwise bland meat and vegetables exciting.

9 Easy DIY Spice Blends That Can Help You Lose Weight

What's more, research shows that people think low-calorie food tastes better when it's prepared with spices and herbs (the same goes for low-fat dishes). Herbes de Provence Recipe.