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Quick Roasted Herbaceous Shrimp
Quick Roasted Herbaceous Shrimp

This super simple and quick recipe will wow your party guests and family members alike! This healthy take on shrimp ends up tasting like you used a stick of butter! Serve as an appetizer with cocktail sauce or as your main entree with some vegetable sides. Ingredients: 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 […]



Black Bean/Barley Mexican Crockpot Mix
Black Bean/Barley Mexican Crockpot Mix

This recipe is unique as you can eat this warm salsa-like mixture in a variety of ways: on top of grilled or baked fish, as a burrito filling, on top of Mexican spiced rice, as a soup, on top of scrambled eggs,…the possibilities are endless! Place the following in a slow cooker, give it all […]



Spice Up Thanksgiving on The Great American Spice Blog!
Spice up Thanksgiving!

Like all of you, we are planning our Thanksgiving Dinner. And maybe like us, you are thinking that you would like to stretch your wings a bit this year, and serve something new. Perhaps something with a little more heat than what we normally think of for Thanksgiving? We can help you out with that! […]



Healthy chicken salad with a flair
Healthy chicken salad with a flair

Love creamy chicken salad, but don’t want all the fat and calories from the mayonnaise and egg? We’ve got the solution! In this recipe, the avocado acts as the thickening agent and pulls all of these fresh, delicious ingredients together. Ingredients: 2 grilled chicken breasts, cooled and chopped 2 avocados, chopped into large pieces 5 […]



Easy One-Skillet "Unstuffed Peppers"
Easy One-Skillet “Unstuffed Peppers”

Want a meal that the whole family will enjoy? This entree is so super easy and delicious and only dirties ONE pan! Skillet unstuffed peppers has all of the normal ingredients that stuffed peppers does, but is much easier, cleaner, and the melted cheese on top makes this the perfect go-to comfort food recipe. Ingredients: […]



Summer Harvest Tian
Summer Harvest Tian

Wondering what to do with all of those summer squash and zucchini? We’ve found the perfect baked dish that’s fresh tasting but also seems like a comfort food with melted cheese on top! Ingredients: 1 T olive oil 1 medium yellow onion 1 tsp minced garlic 1 medium zucchini 1 medium yellow squash 1 medium […]



Baked salmon bites
Baked salmon bites

I was trying to think of something different to do with salmon, or any type of fish really, that was healthy (not fried or baked in butter) and had good flavor. I came up with these salmon bites after making something similar with pickles (that’s another post!) Ingredients: 1 cup panko 1 T EVOO 1/2 […]



Fiesta approved dessert
Fiesta approved dessert

Searching for an easy make-ahead dessert perfect for summer fiestas? Then look no further! From the soft creamy frozen center to the crunchy caramelized bits, we’ve got a fried ice cream dish that your family and friends will love. Serves 12. Ingredients: 6 c crushed corn flakes cereal 1 1/2 c sugar 1 c (1 […]



French Onion Soup
French Onion Soup

French onion soup is one of our favorites, it is however known to be one of those “acquired taste” dishes.  If you haven’t given it a chance, we strongly suggest doing so, just make sure the cheese is cooled off. Ingredients: 1/2 c unsalted butter 4 onions, sliced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 bay leaves […]



Beef and Vegetable Soup
Hearty beef and vegetable stew

Coley and I ordered a mini side of beef this past fall from a local butcher and have really been enjoying having all of this fresh local beef on hand. We also canned a lot of things this past summer like tomato juice, and froze fresh vegetables like corn and green beans. We were looking […]