Dried Powders: How-tos and Hacks

Learn how to make & USE vegetable, fruit, and other powders/flours

fruitpowdersWe have over 40 detailed articles on various powders—everything from how to MAKE them to how to USE them—with recipes showing how to cook with powdered ingredients. Join in the secrets of great chefs and learn how easy it is to make and use these wonderful foods in your own kitchen.

Did you know the United Nations is working on a program to use fruit and vegetable powders to feed the world’s starving nations? Easy to store, full of nutrition and flavor, and easy to use—what’s not to love? Now you can make your own fruit and vegetable powders.

From old standbys like bean, garlic, onion, and celery powders/flours to fruit powders and tomato powder (which replaces many items you already have in your cupboards), they are the way to go if you want to save space, time, and use nutrition-packed flavors in your meals. Powders make great portable baby foods as well!

Click on the links below for articles that show you what the world of dried powders can offer you!



What are powders, how are they used, and why should you use them? Whole Food Fruit & Vegetable Powders


Fruit Powders

fruit-powder-picBanana Powder

Grapefruit Powder

Lemon Powder

Lime Powder

Orange Powder

Pineapple Powder

Strawberry Powder

Tomato Powder

Watermelon Powder

Other Fruit Powders

For a listing of recipes using these fruit powders, click on these links: Recipes using Fruit Powders & Recipes using Tomato Powder.


Vegetable Powders

vegetable&fruitpowder92215428Asparagus Powder

Bean Flours (and  Recipes)

Celery Powder

Cucumber Powder

Garlic Powder

Onion Powder

Pickle Powder

Pumpkin Powder

Tomato Powder

Other Vegetable Powders

For a listing of recipes using these fruit powders, click on this link: Recipes using Vegetable Powders.


Herb/Spice Powders

Herb_Spice PowdersCelery Powder

Garlic Powder

Ginger Powder

Mushroom Powder

Onion Powder

Turmeric Powder


Other Powders/Flours

Bean Flours

Chicken Broth Powder

Mushroom Powder

Pickle Powder

Bread (Wheat) Flour Hack

Cake (Wheat) Flour Hack

Instant (Wheat) Flour Hack

Pastry (Wheat) Flour Hack

Self-Rising (Wheat) Flour Hack


Hacks for Powders

How Much Should You Powder? Judging measurements, usage, and storage.

How to Store Your Powders for maximum freshness and flavor.

Use Fruit Powders to Tenderize Meats.

Learn how to make Homemade Flavored Pasta using Vegetable Powders.

Homemade Shelf-Stable, Portable Baby Food is easy with powders.

Use our printable Dehydrator InfoGraphic Charts to learn how to process your foods for powders.

To access more recipes using powders, our Homemade Convenience Foods Recipe Hacks Directory has over 450 recipes.

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