Kicking some spice into your diet is a great way to boost your metabolism, lower blood pressure, and even reduce stress.
Many people reach for hot sauces like Siracha and Tapitio without knowing they contain sodium benzoate, a preservative that deprives your cells of oxygen and break down the immune system. In this episode of Health Nuts we show you how to make a delicious hot sauce with Chile de Arbol (you can substitute jalapenos or any other spicy chiles) to add some spark your dishes.
Additional Tip – You can boil the left over seeds from the chilis in water. Once cooled, add to a spray bottle and spray the water on your garden plants. It works great as an organic pesticide.
50 to 60 dried chiles de arbol
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
2 tablespoons shelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
¼ teaspoon cumin seeds
4 large allspice berries
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon salt
2 large cloves garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
¾ cup cider vinegar