the seasoning that started a cult following and ultimately, inspired nourished by heirloom! this flavourful taco seasoning is a must have to bring the fiesta into your home kitchen.
how to use this taco seasoning:
- in salad dressings for burrito bowls.
- on popcorn for a flavourful snack.
- to season ground meat.
- to season your own pita chips.
- in this slow cooker white bean, turkey and pumpkin chili!
- these anti-inflammatory candied spiced nuts
ingredients and the health benefits:
chili powder: cayenne, an ingredient our chili powder is a source of capsaicin. capsaicin has a thermogenic effect, which may increase secretion of gastric acid in the stomach and stimulate the nerve endings in the skin and blood circulation.
cumin: may exert anti-microbial and anti-bacterial benefits and is used in Ayurveda to help with symptoms of indigestion. cumin is a source of iron and potassium.
sea salt from the Himalayas: extracted by hand in Pakistan, this sea salt is pink in colour from the trace minerals that are present. trace minerals may help to support balance electrolytes (necessary to regulate and control the amount of fluids in the body).
roasted dandelion: known as a liver tonic, dandelion root can also acts as a mild diuretic. the root of dandelion contains nutrients such as vitamins A, C and K.
smoked paprika: paprika (the main ingredient in our chili powder) contains capsanthin. capsanthin is a carotenoid that may raise levels of HDL (good cholestorol). paprika is a source of vitamins A, E, B6, Iron, and nutrients like lutein and zeaxanthin.
garlic: used throughout ancient history for its healing and medicinal purposes, garlic may help to boost immunity and is a source of antioxidants. contains small amounts of manganese and vitamin B6.
onion: onions contain high concentrations of quercetin, an antioxidant which is a potent anti-inflammatory, and may also have antiseptic qualities. from the same allium family as garlic, onions are a source of vitamin C, B6 and manganese.
black pepper: black pepper is rich in a plant compound called piperine which is an antioxidant and may be effective to suppress inflammation.
chili flakes: chili flakes may stimulate your metabolism and contain a variety of plant compounds such as violaxanthin, lutein, capsaicin, sinapic acid, ferulic acid that may contribute to an array of health benefits.
marjoram: containing several anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties, marjoram may aid digestion as well as relieve pain caused by menstruation.
gratitude: having a good "dose" of gratitude each day goes a long way. a practice of gratitude improves relationships with yourself and others, boosts optimism and self-esteem, enhances empathy, improves sleep quality and so much more. each Heirloom spice blend delivers an abundance of gratitude from our kitchen to yours.
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