For a healthier and less expensive alternative to instant oatmeal packets, try this homemade instant oatmeal mix. Adapt the spices and add-ins to suit your taste and leave the jar on the counter for a quick and easy breakfast that beats cereal.
Making your own spice mixes is cost effective and easy, and you know exactly what is in them. You can make this Taco Seasoning Mix and use part of it to season several pounds of cooked ground beef for the freezer, giving you a head start on dinner.
If you like the convenience of dry biscuit mixes but not the ingredients, you can make your own with this healthier alternative.
If you prefer not to use cream soups in recipes that call for undiluted “cream of” soups, try this substitution instead. Another delicious option is Cream of Something Soup which requires just a few minutes of cooking but is a great substitute as well.
Adobo is a Filipino spice that is mostly made up of garlic salt. If you need a substitution, garlic salt is the best one although I would use less. Adobo is inexpensive (less than $2 for a large bottle) and can be found with the Latino foods at most grocery stores. If you can’t find [...]