If you follow Chef AJ, you must know that she loves our Pepperoni and Gingerbread Spice Blends (both WFPB and SOS-free of course!). This page is dedicated to the spices she regularly uses in her recipes ~ our proprietary blends as well as her favorite base spices. Follow her on facebook and youtube to learn more. Get two small free samples of Chef AJ favorites with your order.

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A Trio of Cinnamons Gift Box

$31.50

A Trio of Cinnamons!

 

Anne Davis Cinnamon Rose
Sweet, feminine and all business, like Marysville’s notorious Madame, this blend of Cassia Cinnamon & Rose Petals will surprise and delight with its aromatics and flavor.  Use in any dessert that relies on the flavor of Cinnamon.

 

Ceylon Cinnamon
Ceylon – the true Cinnamon, scientifically speaking – has a mellow, citrusy flavor and a woodsy, floral aroma. more subtle with less bite than Cassia. Hailed for health benefits and considered more precious than gold in ancient Egypt.

 

Saigon Cinnamon
Our single-source organically grown Saigon Cassia comes direct from the mountains of the Yen Bai region of Vietnam.  This Cinnamon really packs a punch, with a sweet, peppery aroma and an intense flavor profile.

 

Kraft gift box contains these three spices in our gold-top jars with a Local Spicery ribbon.

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Apple Pie Spice

$16.00
(Based on 1 review)

The ultimate expression of an American classic, our Apple Pie Spice features a blend of two different species of Cinnamon, freshly-milled Chinese Ginger, and prized Vanilla Beans. This blend delivers the tangy sweetness and aromatics of a kitchen from a distant past brought forward in memories with the first smell.

A contemporary blend for apple pie, this spice blend is also a smart flavoring added to smoothies or waffle batter, sprinkled on French toast, mixed with barbeque sauces, or added to recipes with cinnamon or nutmeg.

 

Suggested Recipes:

Oatmeal Apple Cookies

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Bacon Seasoning

$10.25$27.65
(Based on 4 reviews)

Tastes like bacon…with no added salt!

Vegan, completely natural, no added salt.  Make vegan “bacon” or add a smoky savory flavor sprinkle to your dish. Use as a finishing spice after cooking.

 

Our favorite applications so far are sprinkled on avocado toast with lettuce and tomato (BLT), sprinkled on potato or lentil soups, sprinkled on corn on the cob, sprinkled over a wedge salad, and sprinkled over sweet potato fries.

 

Check out our YouTube video: CLICK HERE

 

Hand blended in small batches with: smoked paprika, sumac, carrot, garlic, onion, pineapple, tomato, mustard, kombu, thyme and cumin.

 

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Bada Bing Bouillon Oooh-Mommy Umami

$10.00$27.00
(Based on 11 reviews)

As featured in Forks over Knives Fall 2021 issue.

Umami Bouillon (broth powder) with no added salt! Add 1 Tablespoon to 1 Cup boiling water for a quick, nourishing umami flavored broth. Hand blended in small batches with veggies, herbs and spices: carrot, onion, tomato, bell pepper, Chiles, porcini, mustard, parsley, cumin, and thyme.

 

Check it out on YouTube: CLICK HERE

 

Recommended Recipes:

Greek Gigante Beans

Quick Vegan Ramen

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Bayou BBQ

$10.25$27.65
(Based on 1 review)

Traditional barbeque seasoning with no added salt. Freshly milled mild-to-moderate chiles blended with strong-flavored spices to compensate for the lack of salt.

 

This blend will quickly become one of your favorites!

 

Hand blended in small batches with: Chiles, smoked paprika, tomato, date sugar, garlic, cumin, mustard, and celery.

 

Bayou Barbecue Lentil Recipe on Youtube.

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Chef AJ Black Bean Soup Spice (UWL Recipe)

$10.00$27.00

Black Bean Soup
Chef AJ’s UWL Recipe

 

An SOS-free blend developed for Chef AJ’s Black Bean Soup recipe (replace all spices in recipe with 2T plus 2t seasoning). A flavorful general seasoning for soups, veggies, legumes and starches.

 

Hand blended in small batches: cumin, oregano, smoked paprika, and chiles.

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Chef AJ Red Lentil Chili Spice (UWL Recipe)

$10.00$27.00

Red Lentil Chili Seasoning
Chef AJ’s UWL Recipe

 

An SOS-free blend developed for Chef AJ’s Red Lentil Chili (replace all spices in Chef AJ’s recipe with 5T seasoning). A great all-around chili blend for soups, veggies, legumes and starches.

 

Hand blended in small batches: parsley, oregano, our Guajillo Chili Powder bend (chiles, garlic, cumin, Ceylon cinnamon, coriander, smoked paprika, black pepper, oregano), smoked paprika, and chiles.

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Chef AJ’s Black Bean Soup/Red Lentil Chili Gift Box

$22.00

Chef AJ – Ultimate Weight Loss Spice Blends

Recipes included.

 

— Chef AJ’s Black Bean Soup —

An SOS-free blend developed for Chef AJ’s Black Bean Soup recipe (replace all spices in recipe with 2T plus 2t seasoning).  A flavorful general seasoning for soups, veggies, legumes, and starches.

 

— Chef AJ’s Red Lentil Chili —

An SOS-free blend developed for Chef AJ’s Red Lentil Chili recipe (replace all spices in recipe with 5T seasoning).  A great all-around chili blend for soups, veggies, legumes, and starches.

 

Lovely striped Kraft gift box contains two unique spice blends, the above message, and recipes tied with a Local Spicery bow

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Cinnamon ~ Saigon Cassia

$10.00$27.00
(Based on 7 reviews)

Saigon Cinnamon (aka Vietnamese Cinnamon) is the strongest and sweetest species of Cinnamon available. Ours is freshly milled from organically grown bark to get the most intense flavor possible. Holds up to Vietnamese Pho and full-flavor meats; makes a great addition to yogurt; or ratchet up your baking with this powerful, nearly hot cinnamon flavor.

 

 

 

Watch Chef AJ making decadent desserts with our Saigon Cinnamon: LINK

 

Quick Tips:

  • Add 1-2 tsp Saigon Cinnamon to 1 cup Straus Family Organic yogurt.
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Dill Seed

$7.25$19.60

In Old Norse, the word dill means “to lull” – it was mixed with water to help babies sleep.  Egyptians believed burying dill with their dead would protect them in the afterlife against hunger.

Although Dill has a unique and powerful flavor, it pairs well with a wide variety of foods including poultry, fish, salads, sauces, dips, starches, and vegetables.

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Dill Weed

$7.25$19.60
(Based on 1 review)

A flavorful complement to foods, dill was also added to magic potions in the Middle Ages to protect homes and people from spells.

The flavor of dill has been described as citrus, fennel, and mint combined, and it’s best when added at the end of cooking to preserve the flavor.  Add Dill Weed to salads, soups, fish and shellfish, vegetables and sauces.

 

Recommended Recipes:

Herbed Soufflé

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Dynamic Duo — Cooking without Salt

$22.00

Dynamic Duo — Cooking without Salt

 

— Bada Bing —

As featured in Forks over Knives Fall 2021 issue.

Umami Bouillon (veggie broth powder) with no added salt!

Add 1 Tablespoon spice to 1 Cup boiling water

for a quick, nourishing umami flavored broth.

 

— Sel-acious —

An unprocessed salt substitute made from

completely natural ingredients.  Hand blended in small batches

with: Sumac, Onion, Tomato, Mustard, Kombu, Thyme, and Cumin.

 

Our lovely striped Kraft gift box contains these two spices in our gold-top jars with the above message, tied with a Local Spicery ribbon.

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