How to Make Your Own Onion Soup Mix

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Whether you want to save money, control your ingredients, or have bulk onion soup mix always at your fingertips, this is your go-to recipe. This is part of a series of making your own mixes! You can find links to my homemade ranch seasoning mix, my chili powder, and my taco seasoning at the bottom…

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DIY Taco Seasoning Recipe

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Taco seasoning is something I use a lot here. It’s not just for tacos and burritos. This is a generally good spice mix that I also put in chili and the occasional casserole or dip. But those seasoning packets in the store are expensive! This taco seasoning recipe is one I’ve adjusted over time and…

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How to Make Your Own Chili Powder

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I don’t know about you, but I use a lot of chili powder in my cooking. When I moved several years ago, the brand I loved wasn’t available to me and all the ones I could find were too spicy for my family. I tinkered with several recipes until I came up with my own…

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Sweet Mustard Chicken – An Easy Freezer Meal

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This freezer recipe has all the flavor and so little effort. I usually bake the chicken but it also does well in the crockpot. It’s one of many chicken freezer meals I make at the beginning of busy seasons, like the holidays. Chicken Freezer Meals are a Go-To Staple in My House During Busy Times…

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Sausage, Pesto, White Bean Crockpot Soup

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It’s Crocktober! I love #Crocktober! It means soups and warm meals and fall! Fall is my favorite. This crockpot soup is one of those effortless pots of flavor that is hearty and everything you want in a bowl. And if you want to make a few batches for the freezer, you can just dump and…

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How to Make One of Those Beautiful Fall Salad Bowls

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Have you ever wondered how people make those beautiful fall salad bowls you see all over Pinterest? Well search no more! I’m sharing my not-so-secret formula for how I make my own fall salad bowls that are pretty enough to motivate me to eat salad every day. And the best part, they actually don’t take…

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Yellow Wax Beans Roasted With Pancetta

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Yellow wax beans roasted with pancetta is one of those super easy side dishes, full of flavor, using one pan, and healthy too! Whether you have a plethora of these in the garden to use up (as I do) or you buy them from your local store or farmer’s market, these make a great addition…

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Tequila Lime Fish Tacos

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Ready is less than 15 minutes and, believe it or not, alcohol free! These tequila lime fish tacos will easily become a new favorite! Gluten free too! These are so simple because they use a pre-blended seasoning. I recently fell in love with Feast Mode Flavors. Have you ever heard of them? I was watching…

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Creamy Cucumber Dill Dressing

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Use your garden produce or farmer’s market finds to make this refreshing and easy cucumber dill dressing for salad, dip, or even as a sauce on fish. What is more refreshing in summer than the bright flavor of cucumbers, full of water content and brimming with so many possibilities? Not much. Cucumbers in water have…

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