Celebrating Founder's Day & Back To School - July/August 2023


Foundation Blends
At the heart of Southern Roots Spice lies an array of foundation blends, each a harmonious marriage of flavors carefully crafted to ignite culinary creativity. These blends aren't just seasonings; they are an embodiment of our passion for spices and the diverse culinary journeys they inspire. Together, these foundation blends weave a tapestry of taste, offering a spectrum of possibilities for both everyday cooking and gourmet experimentation. From the cozy embrace of Love Chicken to the zesty kick of Mango Chipotle, each blend is an invitation to embark on a culinary journey that knows no bounds. Welcome to the heart of Southern Roots Spice, where flavors flourish and stories unfold.
  1. Love Chicken
  2. Divine Onion
  3. Sweet Southern Maple
  4. Mango Chipotle
  5. Salmon Seasoning 
  6. Sweet Potato Bliss
  7. Rainbow Salt
  8. Blistering Garlic

Southern Roots Spice's Journey from Passion to Palate Powerhouse

 I opened Southern Roots Spice with a heart full of hope and determination. As I faced the uncertainty of losing my job during the Covid pandemic, a spark ignited within me. With over three decades of experience in medical sales, I discovered a newfound passion for spices and herbs that had always lingered in the background of my life. March 2020 marked not just a challenging time, but also the birth of a dream. The pandemic taught me that life's twists can open doors to unexpected opportunities. I wanted to create more than just a spice shop; I aimed to weave together flavors, stories, and connections, sharing my love for spices and enhancing the culinary experiences of others. With Southern Roots Spice, I found a way to channel my passion into a thriving business, while also becoming part of a vibrant community. Every day, I step into my shop with gratitude and a sense of purpose, nurturing a legacy that will continue to thrive.

Looking ahead, the future outlook for Southern Roots Spice is brimming with excitement and possibility. We're not just about selling spices; we're cultivating a movement that celebrates the richness of flavors and the beauty of sharing meals. With each blend, each interaction, we're sowing seeds of culinary exploration that will blossom into lifelong memories. I envision our spice shop growing beyond borders, touching the lives of spice enthusiasts across the nation and beyond. Our blend of personalized service, educational events, and high-quality products is a recipe for continued success. As we expand our presence online, in specialty stores, and through engaging events, we're fostering a community of flavor-seekers who are passionate about exploring new tastes and embracing wellness. The journey ahead is marked by collaboration, creativity, and a commitment to leaving a flavorful imprint on the world. Together, we'll continue to sprinkle the magic of Southern Roots Spice into the lives of many, one spice at a time.


Kid friendly back to school recipes:

At Southern Roots Spice, we believe that the joy of cooking is a family affair, and our collection of kid-friendly recipes is designed to ignite the curiosity and excitement of young chefs. From Sweet Maple Glazed Chicken Tenders to Herbed Veggie Quesadillas, these recipes aren't just about satisfying hunger; they're about cultivating a love for flavors and culinary exploration from a tender age. Our approach blends vibrant colors, playful combinations, and a dash of magic from our blends to create dishes that entice even the pickiest eaters. These recipes don't just feed the body; they nourish young minds, encouraging them to explore, experiment, and enjoy the process of creating something delicious. Whether it's a family dinner, a weekend cooking adventure, or a shared moment in the kitchen, our kid-friendly recipes are a gateway to cultivating a lifelong appreciation for food and the joy of cooking.


Love Chicken Tenders with Veggie Medley


For the Love Chicken Blend:

  • 1 lb chicken tenders
  • 1 tablespoon Love Chicken blend

For the Veggie Medley:

  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup baby carrots, sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Season the Chicken: In a bowl, toss the chicken tenders with the Love Chicken blend until they are evenly coated. Let them marinate for about 10 minutes.
  3. Prepare the Veggie Medley: On a baking sheet, place the broccoli florets, sliced baby carrots, and halved cherry tomatoes. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with a pinch of salt and pepper. Toss to coat the veggies evenly.
  4. Bake Everything: Place the Love Chicken-coated tenders on the same baking sheet as the veggies, making sure they are not touching. Bake in the preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the veggies are tender.
  5. Serve and Enjoy: Once cooked, arrange the Love Chicken tenders and the veggie medley on a plate. You can add a side of whole grain rice or pasta if you like. Let the kids dig in and enjoy the wholesome flavors!
  6. This Love Chicken Tenders with Veggie Medley recipe not only introduces kids to delicious flavors but also provides a balanced and nutritious meal. The Love Chicken blend adds a burst of taste that's both appealing and beneficial. It's a great way to encourage them to explore different spices and enjoy a fun, tasty meal.


Maple Glazed Sweet Potato Wedges


2 Tablespoons of Southern Sweet Maple

For the Sweet Potato Wedges:

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, washed and cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt to taste


  1. Coat the Sweet Potato Wedges: Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Toss the sweet potato wedges with olive oil to coat them evenly.
  2. Glaze and Bake: Place the coated sweet potato wedges on the prepared baking sheet. Generously sprinkle each wedge with Southern Sweet Maple ensuring they are well coated on all sides.
  3. Bake to Caramelized Perfection: Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes, or until the sweet potato wedges are tender and the glaze is caramelized and slightly crispy.
  4. Serve and Enjoy: Once baked, transfer the Maple Glazed Sweet Potato Wedges to a serving platter. These wedges are a fantastic side dish or even a fun snack. The sweet and savory flavors of the glaze make them a delightful treat for kids and adults alike.
  5. These Maple Glazed Sweet Potato Wedges are a great alternative to chicken and a wonderful way to introduce the delicious Sweet Southern Maple blend to your kids' taste buds.

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