Sunday, September 29, 2013

Make Your OWN Mixes


We all sometimes want to use mixes to save time, but have you looked at the amount of Salt and artificial Ingredients in them? Yeah Me TOO, and so I have researched how to make my own MIXES.
Not only are they better for you but they save money too, so Mix up some ahead of time to save you a whole lotta Love.
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•One envelope of dry onion soup mix
Ingredients:
Serves: 4
Yield:
  19 19.019Serving
3/4 cup instant minced onion
1/3 cup beef bouillon powder
4 teaspoons onion powder
1/4 teaspoon crushed celery seed
1/4 teaspoon sugar
Directions:
1Combine all ingredients and store in an airtight container.
2About 5 tablespoons of mix are equal to 1 1¼-ounce package.
3To make onion dip: Mix 5 tablespoons with one pint of sour cream.



•One envelope of dry Italian dressing mix
Ingredients:
Serves: 24
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 tablespoon onion powder
2 tablespoons oregano, ground or 2 tablespoons oregano leaves
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
2 tablespoons salt or 2 tablespoons salt substitute
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon ground basil or 1 teaspoon basil leaves
1/4 teaspoon ground thyme or 1/4 teaspoon thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried celery leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried celery flakes
Directions:
1Mix all ingredients together and store in air-tight container.
2ITALIAN SALAD DRESSING: Mix 2 tbs of this mix with 1/4 cup vinegar, 2 tbs water, and 1/2 to 2/3 cup olive oil or canola oil.
3Shake before using.

 •One envelope of dry brown gravy mix
1 2/3 cups cornstarch
6 tablespoons low-sodium beef bouillon cubes
4 teaspoons instant coffee crystals
2 teaspoons onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
Directions:
1Combine all ingredients and store in an airtight container.
2To make gravy, measure 3 tablespoons mix into a saucepan. Add 1 1/2 cups water. Bring to a boil and simmer 1 minute.



Taco Seasoning:

1/2 cup chili powder
1/4 cup onion powder
1/8 cup ground cumin
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon sea salt
Put ingredients into a jar and shake.

Dry Onion Soup Mix:
2/3 cup dried, minced onion
3 teaspoons parsley flakes
2 teaspoons onion powder
2 teaspoons turmeric
1 teaspoon celery salt
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
Mix all ingredients in a jar, then give the jar a good shake. I’d recommend shaking the jar to mix the ingredients well before each use.
Use 4 tablespoons in a recipe in place of 1 packet of onion soup mix. Store this in a dry, cool place.

Ranch:
5 tablespoons dried minced onions
7 teaspoons parsley flakes
2-4 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Mix together and store in an air tight container.
For dressing: Mix 2 tablespoons dry mix with 1 cup mayonnaise and 1 cup buttermilk or sour cream.
For dip: Mix 2 tablespoons dry mix with 2 cups sour cream.
Mix up a few hours before serving, so the flavors all blend.

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