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Keto Caribbean Spice Blend

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Aside from being quick, easy and delicious, this Caribbean inspired combination of cayenne pepper, white pepper, black pepper, dried basil, dried thyme, and smoked paprika packs a punch on the nutritional front as well.

  • Antioxidant Properties: Many of the spices in this mix, like cayenne pepper, black pepper, and smoked paprika, have antioxidants that help the body get rid of harmful free radicals. This lowers oxidative stress and inflammation.
  • Boost Your Metabolism: Capsaicin in cayenne pepper supports healthy metabolism. Spices like black pepper, dried basil, and dried thyme help keep your gut moving normally and can ease the pain of indigestion or gas.
  • Effects on Inflammation: Cayenne pepper and basil have anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce inflammation in the body.
  • Vitamin & Mineral Content: Paprika and thyme are good sources of vitamin K and iron. Paprika also has carotenoids and vitamin A.

Woolworths and Coles stock McCormick’s Caribbean Style Street Food Seasoning. However it contains ingredients like maltodextrin and silicon dioxide (551) which are better to avoid in general, but more so when you’re wanting to reduce inflammation.

If you’re looking for something that is pre-made and is without the hidden nasties, iHerb stock USimplySeason Artisan Spice Blends.Use our No Spoons to Cook iHerb Rewards link to receive 15% off your order.

Wondering what to make with our Caribbean Spice Blend?

Check out our fast feed Keto Caribbean Beef Bowl. Delicious, nutrient dense meal in less than 15 minutes.

It makes a delicious rub for ribs or chicken wings.

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Caribbean Spice Blend

Aside from being quick, easy and delicious, this Caribbean inspired spice blend packs a punch on the nutritional front as well.
Servings 5
Prep Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp Cayenne Pepper Adjust to your taste
  • 1 tsp White Pepper
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Basil (Dried)
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme (Dried)
  • 2 tsp Smoked Paprika

Instructions

  • Blend the spices together and store in an airtight jar in a cool dark place.
Disclaimer: No Spoons to Cook is based on our own experience and research, and what we know works best for us. It is not medical advice. Our recipes focus on low inflammatory ingredients, whole foods and are founded in ketogenic and low carb ways of eating. We encourage spoonies to stay curious, ask questions, do your own research, listen to your body and to work with a Registered Dietitian or Medical Professional when appropriate to tailor your nutritional needs to support your care plan and goals.

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