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The seasoning isle in the grocery store is one of my favorite isles to shop in. I have a weakness for spices, sauces, and rubs to help spice up my meals and bring a little excitement to our food. You can totally change a meal just by switching the types of seasoning you use! One thing you have to be careful of when buying sauces and premade flavor packages is the addition of 'extra' ingredients you may not really want to be eating. MSG, anti caking agents, artificial flavors and colors, etc. I was thrilled to received a copy of The DIY Pantry: 30 Minutes to Healthy, Homemade Food to review and was really impressed with the recipe selection. (check out my review for more info!) This recipe for homemade taco seasoning was absolutely amazing! It tastes exactly like taco seasoning you buy in the envelopes at the grocery store. And I know EXACTLY what is in there! Here is the homemade taco seasoning recipe from the cookbook and below the recipe you will find directions on how to make a paleo diet approved taco wrap. (I would start with 2 tsp of seasoning for a pound of ground beef and adjust to taste as needed!)
Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe
(Reprinted with permission)
- ⅓ cup chili powder
- 1 TBSP garlic powder
- 1 ½ tsp onion powder
- 1 ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 TBSP dried oregano
- 1 TBSP smoked paprika
- 3 TBSP ground cumin
- 1 TBSP sea salt
- 1 tsp black pepper
- Mix all ingredients in a small bowl. Store in airtight container for up to 6 months.
Paleo Diet Approved Taco Wraps
Saute ½ ground beef with 1 to 2 tsp homemade taco seasoning.
Chop tomato, onion, and green bell pepper into small bite sized pieces
Fill lettuce leaf with cooked meat and fresh veggies
Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician at Good Pill Pharmacy. She has two college aged kids, one husband and more pets than she will admit to. She earned her BS in Microbiology at the University of New Hampshire but left her career in science to become a stay at home mom. Years of playing with LEGO and coloring with crayons had her craving a more grown up purpose to her life and she began blogging and freelance writing full time. You can learn more about her HERE.