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10 Easy Homemade Spice Blends

When we started cleaning up our diet, one of the first things we did was throw out all of the pre-packaged seasoning mixes and bottles and started making our own seasoning mixes. It all started with the taco seasoning that we use all the time and kind of took off from there. Since we make a lot of homemade seasoning mixes, we wanted to share with you today 10 easy homemade spice blends that you can use to flavor all kinds of different types of dishes and meats.

Try these homemade spice blends – it’s so easy!

Making your own spice blends at home is one of the easiest ways to add tons of flavor to your cooking. Plus, why should you buy the pre-packaged mixes when you can make it fresh and better yourself in just a few minutes? Not to mention, when you make it at home, you know it’s free of ingredients you don’t want like unnecessary sugar, additives or preservatives.

Below you will find a graphic you can save to Pinterest that contains 10 easy homemade spice blends. Save the graphic to Pinterest today and refer back to this post for inspiration when you are looking for a new, easy way to add some flavor to your favorite dishes.

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Here are the recipes for each individual seasoning mix:

Try these 10 clean and easy homemade spice blends. Make these at home with your own fresh herbs and spices. Includes recipes for DIY taco seasoning , ranch seasoning, Italian seasoning, chili seasoning, poultry seasoning, BBQ seasoning, jerk seasoning, Cajun seasoning, curry seasoning and southwest seasoning. Paleo, Whole30, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Clean and Easy. | realsimplegood.com

Recipe for homemade Chili Seasoning:

  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp thyme

This will season 1 batch of chili using 1 pound of ground beef (or other meat).

Try these 10 clean and easy homemade spice blends. Make these at home with your own fresh herbs and spices. Includes recipes for DIY taco seasoning , ranch seasoning, Italian seasoning, chili seasoning, poultry seasoning, BBQ seasoning, jerk seasoning, Cajun seasoning, curry seasoning and southwest seasoning. Paleo, Whole30, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Clean and Easy. | realsimplegood.com

Recipe for homemade Jerk Seasoning:

  • 2 tsp allspice
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp sage
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1 lime, juice of

This will season approximately 2 pounds of chicken and works great as a marinade too.

Try these 10 clean and easy homemade spice blends. Make these at home with your own fresh herbs and spices. Includes recipes for DIY taco seasoning , ranch seasoning, Italian seasoning, chili seasoning, poultry seasoning, BBQ seasoning, jerk seasoning, Cajun seasoning, curry seasoning and southwest seasoning. Paleo, Whole30, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Clean and Easy. | realsimplegood.com

Recipe for homemade Poultry Seasoning:

  • 2 tbsp thyme
  • 1 tbsp rosemary
  • 1 tbsp sage
  • 1 tsp marjoram
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg

This makes a large batch of seasoning, enough to season 2 medium fryer chickens. Cut the recipe in half for a smaller batch that will season about 2-3 lbs of chicken breasts or thighs.

Try these 10 clean and easy homemade spice blends. Make these at home with your own fresh herbs and spices. Includes recipes for DIY taco seasoning , ranch seasoning, Italian seasoning, chili seasoning, poultry seasoning, BBQ seasoning, jerk seasoning, Cajun seasoning, curry seasoning and southwest seasoning. Paleo, Whole30, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Clean and Easy. | realsimplegood.com

Recipe for homemade BBQ Seasoning:

  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp onion powder

This is another large batch of seasoning, enough to season 2 medium fryer chickens. Cut the recipe in half for a smaller batch that will season about 2-3 lbs of chicken, fish, pork or beef. It is great on everything.

Try these 10 clean and easy homemade spice blends. Make these at home with your own fresh herbs and spices. Includes recipes for DIY taco seasoning , ranch seasoning, Italian seasoning, chili seasoning, poultry seasoning, BBQ seasoning, jerk seasoning, Cajun seasoning, curry seasoning and southwest seasoning. Paleo, Whole30, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Clean and Easy. | realsimplegood.com

Recipe for homemade Italian Seasoning:

  • 1-1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1/2 tsp sage
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper

Use this seasoning in pasta sauce, Italian dressing or as a seasoning for approximately 1 pound of chicken or fish.

Try these 10 clean and easy homemade spice blends. Make these at home with your own fresh herbs and spices. Includes recipes for DIY taco seasoning , ranch seasoning, Italian seasoning, chili seasoning, poultry seasoning, BBQ seasoning, jerk seasoning, Cajun seasoning, curry seasoning and southwest seasoning. Paleo, Whole30, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Clean and Easy. | realsimplegood.com

Recipe for homemade Curry Seasoning:

  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp coriander
  • 1-1/2 tsp cumin
  • 3/4 tsp ground mustard
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne

The next time you make curry, whip up a batch of this seasoning. Season to taste as desired.

Try these 10 clean and easy homemade spice blends. Make these at home with your own fresh herbs and spices. Includes recipes for DIY taco seasoning , ranch seasoning, Italian seasoning, chili seasoning, poultry seasoning, BBQ seasoning, jerk seasoning, Cajun seasoning, curry seasoning and southwest seasoning. Paleo, Whole30, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Clean and Easy. | realsimplegood.com

Recipe for homemade Southwest Seasoning:

  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle powder

Try this smoky southwest seasoning on any of your favorite meats, it is excellent for grilling. This will season approximately 2-3 pounds of meat. It’s also a great mix for homemade dips and dressings.

Try these 10 clean and easy homemade spice blends. Make these at home with your own fresh herbs and spices. Includes recipes for DIY taco seasoning , ranch seasoning, Italian seasoning, chili seasoning, poultry seasoning, BBQ seasoning, jerk seasoning, Cajun seasoning, curry seasoning and southwest seasoning. Paleo, Whole30, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Clean and Easy. | realsimplegood.com

Recipe for homemade Ranch Seasoning:

  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tbsp chives
  • 1 tbsp dill weed
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion flakes
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper

Use this homemade seasoning in place of pre-packaged ranch flavoring mix. It’s excellent on chicken and pork chops too and will season approximately 2-3 pounds of meat.

Try these 10 clean and easy homemade spice blends. Make these at home with your own fresh herbs and spices. Includes recipes for DIY taco seasoning , ranch seasoning, Italian seasoning, chili seasoning, poultry seasoning, BBQ seasoning, jerk seasoning, Cajun seasoning, curry seasoning and southwest seasoning. Paleo, Whole30, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Clean and Easy. | realsimplegood.com

Recipe for homemade Taco Seasoning:

  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp oregano

This will season approximately 1 pound of ground beef (or other meat).

Try these 10 clean and easy homemade spice blends. Make these at home with your own fresh herbs and spices. Includes recipes for DIY taco seasoning , ranch seasoning, Italian seasoning, chili seasoning, poultry seasoning, BBQ seasoning, jerk seasoning, Cajun seasoning, curry seasoning and southwest seasoning. Paleo, Whole30, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Clean and Easy. | realsimplegood.com

Recipe for homemade Cajun Seasoning:

  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne

This is a great Cajun blend to spice up any type of meat or seafood. We especially love it on shrimp and it will season approximately 1 pound of meat.


Ok that’s it! We hope you decide to try to make some of your seasoning mixes at home and enjoy trying one of these 10 easy homemade spice blends.

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