Nightshade-Free All Purpose Seasoning Salt (AIP, Paleo)

Nightshade-Free All Purpose Seasoning Salt (AIP, Paleo)

This lovely nightshade-free seasoning salt is a blend of various AIP compliant ingredients that can be used on chicken, beef, fish, pork, vegetables, and many other foods. It is AIP/Paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, and easily made Whole30 by excluding the coconut sugar. 

Having flavorful seasonings and spices at our disposal can make all the difference in the world when it comes to restrictive diets like AIP. When our meals are more enjoyable, we are of course more likely to stick with that way of eating.

There are so many cool spice blends out there on store shelves that taste great but they usually contain a lot of “other” ingredients which are not AIP/Paleo compliant like corn syrup solids, maltodextrin, rice concentrate, and monosodium glutamate (MSG) to name a few. 

There are some great AIP/Paleo-friendly spice blends out there that you can buy but they of course cost a little more than if you just make your own. Plus, you have more control over the ingredients if you make your own. 

You can make a large batch and store it in a glass container to use when you need it. 

If you’re wondering what seasoning to put on that chicken breast or steak or roasted vegetables, give this stuff a try! This is actually the same seasoning combo used in my Creamy Shrimp Vegetable Skillet

Here’s What’s in it:

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How to Make a Seasoning Blend That's AIP Compliant

Make sure your spices are not nightshade or seeds, as these are not AIP compliant.

Some common nightshade spices include: cayenne, chili powder, chili pepper, paprika, and curry

Some common seed spices include: Anise, Annatto, Caraway, Cumin, Celery Seed, Coriander, Cumin, Dill Seed, Fennel Seed, Fenugreek, Mustard Seed, Nutmeg, Poppy Seed, and Sesame

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Make sure the spices you are incorporating into your blend don't include any stabilizers, thickeners, or anti-caking agents.

These can include maltodextrin, wheat flour, silicon dioxide, citric acid, xanthan gum, guar gum, "natural" flavors, etc.

If you want to use a thickener in your spice blend, some AIP compliant options would be arrowroot starch, tapioca starch, or sweet potato starch.

You can find a more extensive list of "yes" and "no" spices and other AIP friendly foods by downloading my AIP Food Lists PDF located to the right of this post on the sidebar or go here.

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Use as a seasoning on:

  • Pork Chops
  • Chicken Breasts
  • Steak
  • Turkey and Beef Burgers
  • Ground Beef
  • Salmon, Tilapia, Mahi Mahi and other fish
  • Shrimp and other shellfish
  • Asparagus, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Zucchini, and other vegetables
  • Cauliflower/Cauliflower rice
  • Soups



Store in an airtight glass container at room temperature.

If you like this recipe, you may also like: 

Simple Tangy Honey Garlic Dipping Sauce

Super Easy Orange Cinnamon Dressing

AIP Pineapple Bacon Dipping Sauce

Nightshade Free BBQ Sauce

Conclusion: I hope you enjoyed this recipe. If you made it, leave a comment below and let me know what you thought. I'd love to hear from you!

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This recipe is shared on the Paleo/AIP Recipe Roundtable.

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Nightshade-Free All Purpose Seasoning Salt (AIP, Paleo)

Arika | FoodCourage
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins



  • Mix all ingredients together and enjoy!


Store in a glass container at room temperature. 
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2 thoughts on “Nightshade-Free All Purpose Seasoning Salt (AIP, Paleo)”

  • I was looking for a safe seasoning salt recipe, and this looks like a great one to try! I wouldn’t have thought to include nutritional yeast but that’s a great idea. I can’t have garlic, sadly, but I love the piquant taste of olives… I wonder if there’s such a thing as powdered olives I could include in a seasoning blend like this? I may be looking that up!

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