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Honey-Cranberry TVP

Just a quickie today. I’ve mentioned that we’ve been eating a lot of TVP because it’s so easy to flavor and add. I especially like to use it in place of ground meat for tacos – it tastes just like taco-seasoned ground chicken! We wanted to do something a little different and my husband was thinking of the sweet pork and raspberry-chipotle chicken offered at a local Mexican restaurant that just opened here in our town.

It came out so well, I thought I’d share. It’s sweetly spicy, a bit fruity and goes extremely well with refried black beans…

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Make-Your-Own Taco Seasoning (Hot and Mild From Scratch)

Taco Seasoning - Ready to use

While you can buy a packet of taco seasoning at the store, it’s really a shame because of how cheap and easy it is to make your own at home, provided you have a well-stocked spice cabinet. (I, er, tend to collect spices. It’s sad.)

This is one we put together today for some of our beef. I’ve written our version up as the Hot and Spicy! but I’ve also included a Mild and Tasty! version that uses spices most common to the average cupboard.Taco Seasoning - Ready to use

While you can buy a packet of taco seasoning at the store, it’s really a shame because of how cheap and easy it is to make your own at home, provided you have a well-stocked spice cabinet. (I, er, tend to collect spices. It’s sad.)

This is one we put together today for some of our beef. I’ve written our version up as the Hot and Spicy! but I’ve also included a Mild and Tasty! version that uses spices most common to the average cupboard.

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