Summer Citrus Spice Blend

These unique spices combine to create a seasoning blend that adds a pop of flavor to cookout-friendly dishes like vegetables, fish, or chicken. Your Vitamix machine makes quick work of whole spices and herbs, giving you the perfect consistency for your seasoning blend.

summer citrus spice blend

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
  • ½ teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon dried lemon peel
  • 1 Tablespoon dried orange peel
  • 1 Tablespoon granulated honey
  • 2 teaspoons pink peppercorns (or black peppercorns)

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container and secure the blade base. Start the machine on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 15-20 seconds.

Chef's Notes

  • Homemade spice blends like this one are such an easy way to elevate any dish, adding intense flavor without excess sugar, salt, or fat. And you can control the ingredients tailoring it to your palate.
  • This recipe can be made with or without salt. It's a very versatile and flavorful seasoning blend, and the unique ingredients make a great addition to the other spices. If you can't find granulated honey, try mixing in regular honey and using as a marinade for your desired dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
  • ½ teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon dried lemon peel
  • 1 Tablespoon dried orange peel
  • 1 Tablespoon granulated honey
  • 2 teaspoons pink peppercorns (or black peppercorns)

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container and secure the blade base. Start the machine on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 15-20 seconds.

Chef's Notes

  • Homemade spice blends like this one are such an easy way to elevate any dish, adding intense flavor without excess sugar, salt, or fat. And you can control the ingredients tailoring it to your palate.
  • This recipe can be made with or without salt. It's a very versatile and flavorful seasoning blend, and the unique ingredients make a great addition to the other spices. If you can't find granulated honey, try mixing in regular honey and using as a marinade for your desired dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
  • ½ teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon dried lemon peel
  • 1 Tablespoon dried orange peel
  • 1 Tablespoon granulated honey
  • 2 teaspoons pink peppercorns [or black peppercorns]

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container and secure the lid. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 15 - 20 seconds.

Chef's Notes

  • Homemade spice blends like this one are such an easy way to elevate any dish, adding intense flavor without excess sugar, salt, or fat. And you can control the ingredients tailoring it to your palate.
  • This recipe can be made with or without salt. It's a very versatile and flavorful seasoning blend, and the unique ingredients make a great addition to the other spices. If you can't find granulated honey, try mixing in regular honey and using as a marinade for your desired dish.