Nacho Mama

Nacho Mama Seasoning Mix or Nacho Mama Dip Mix

Nacho Mama Seasoning Mix or Nacho Mama Dip Mix

Nacho Mama is a tasty cheesy blend with a hint of nacho. 
Fantastic as a dip, cheese-ball, warm fondue or Chex mix. Add it to hamburgers, chicken, pasta, omelets, sprinkle over steaks, roasts, popcorn, French fries and more
All Natural, No MSG, No Gluten, No Sugar Added, Non GMO

Sampling of Recipes that are on the back of Glorious Garlic Seasoning packages:

NACHO MAMA DIP MIX: 1 package Seasoning, 1 1/3 cup sour cream (or Buttermilk) 2/3 cup Mayonnaise (NOT Salad Dressing) Mix and Chill 2-4 hours or overnight.

NACHO MAMA CHEESE BALL MIX: Combine 1 package of NACHO MAMA Seasoning Mix with 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, form into a ball, coat with crushed crackers or nuts, and refrigerate until hardened.

NACHO MAMA GOURMET BURGERS: In a bowl, sprinkle NACHO MAMA Seasoning to taste over hamburger meat and mix well. Cover bowl and place in a refrigerator for at least two hours. Form into patties and cook.

NACHO MAMA WARM CHEESE DIP/FONDUE: Blend 1 package of NACHO MAMA Seasoning with 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese and 4+ Tbsp of milk to thin. Microwave for 45 seconds, stir, then heat an additional 30-60 seconds, or until hot.

NACHO MAMA SEASONING: Sprinkle on Hamburgers, Chicken, Roasts, Steaks,Popcorn, Pork Chops, Fish, French Fries, Eggs, Veggies, Potatoes, Soup, Pretzels, Nuts, Rice and Pasta.

NACHO MAMA GOURMET FLAVORING: Add to taste to your Cream Cheese, Mayo, Butter, Oils, Marinades, Breads and Cottage Cheese.

NACHO MAMA BAKED FISH: Preheat oven to 350. Wet fish fillets with water and roll in Seasoning. Place on greased cookie sheet or pan, drizzle with butter (and optional white wine) Bake until fish flakes easy with a fork.

NACHO MAMA SEASONED PRETZELS: In a large Zipper bag mix 3/4 cup oil and 1 package NACHO MAMA Seasoning. Add 1 pound of pretzels and mix until pretzels are completely coated. Pour the pretzels onto 2 cookie sheets. Bake at 250° for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown, stir occasionally. Cool completely and store in an airtight container. 

Nacho Mama Mac & Cheese

Watch as my mom and I make this easy Grandma’s Healthy Mac & Cheese
3 cups water
3 cups dry elbow macaroni
1/2 tsp salt
4 cups cheddar cheese or Parmesan cheese or 1/2 of each
1 Tbsp butter
1 (15–oz) can evaporated milk
1/2 package of Nacho Mama Seasoning Mix
4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
Optional: Add cooked bacon, sausage, hamburger, shredded chicken, pheasant, or turkey.
Place the water and macaroni in a pressure cooker. Lock the lid into place and cook on high for 5 minutes.
When the pressure cooker has finished, quick-release the pressure and carefully remove the lid. Stir the macaroni to break it up, and then add the evaporated milk mixture, shredded cheese, Nacho Mama Seasoning Mix butter, and cream cheese. Set the pressure cooker to the warm setting and stir until the sauce thickens and the cheese has melted.

*If you do not have a Power Cooker you can do this on the stove also. Just cook your noodles, then make the sauce on your stove top and pour over noodles, and mix until it is well combined.

Nacho Mama or Garlic Sausage Alfredo Tortellini

1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated three cheese tortellini
1 package brats
2 tbsp unsalted butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
2 ounces cream cheese, cubed
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/2 package of Glorious Garlic or Nacho Mama Seasoning Mix
1. In large pot of boiling water, cook the tortellini according to package instructions, then drain and set aside.
2. In a large saucepan, cook the brats until cooked through. Remove from pan, slice and set aside.
3. Leave the juices from cooking the sausage in the pan, then add the butter and allow it to melt.
4. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring regularly, for about 1 minute.
5. Add the flour and whisk until lightly browned, about one minute.
6. Add Glorious Garlic or Nacho Mama Seasoning.
7. Gradually add the milk and heavy whipping cream, whisking constantly, until slightly thickened, about 2-3 minutes.
8. Stir in the cheeses until melted. If you find the sauce is a little thick, you can always add a touch more milk.
9. Stir in the sausage and pasta and add salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately

Grandma’s Mashed Potato Casserole

1/2 packet Starla’s Seasoning Mix
8 cups prepared mashed potatoes
3 Tblsp. butter, softened
1 cup sour cream
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
3 Tblsp. of Diced Onion (optional)

Preheat oven to 350°.
Grease bottom of 9×9-inch glass casserole dish.
Use 8 cups of real mashed potatoes.
Add Glorious Garlic Mix, butter, sour cream and 1-1/2 cups cheese, and onion.
Mix well.
Spread mixture into greased casserole dish.
Sprinkle remaining cheese over top and bake until bubbly and brown for approximately 20 minutes.

Seasoned Cheese Curds

Seasoned cheese curd recipe

1 pound of cheese curds
1-3 tablespoons of NACHO MAMA Seasoning Mix 
Add seasoning to taste to bag of cheese curds, and shake until evenly coated.

Mustard Horseradish, Nacho Mama, Citrus DillGlorious GarlicGrandma’s Garden and Parmesan Pesto are fabulous. For spicy cheese curds try adding Mango Chipotle or Habanero

Nacho Mama Seasoned Popcorn

Seasoned Popcorn

Kick the flavor of your popcorn up by sprinkling on your favorite seasoning. Nacho Mama is my personal favorite on popcorn!

Popcorn is also super flavored with Caramel Pumpkin, Sweet Strawberry, Cinnamon Apple Spice, Buffalo Wing Ranch, Mango Chipotle or Cheesy Bacon Ranch.


Vegetable Dip or Chip Dip

Dip mix, sour cream and mayonnaise dip, veggie dip


Combine 1 package of Starla’s Seasoning Mix
1-1/3 cup sour cream (or buttermilk)
2/3 cup Mayonnaise (NOT salad dressing)
Mix and Chill 2 -4 hours or overnight

Serve with fresh veggies, crackers or chips. ENJOY!!!

Smoked Salmon Dip



Smoked Salmon Dip or Spread
1/4 pound (4 ounces) smoked salmon, minced
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 tablespoon of your favorite Starla’s Seasoning Mix
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Cream the cream cheese with an electric mixer until smooth. Add the sour cream, lemon juice, Seasoning Mix, salt and pepper to taste. Add the smoked salmon and mix well. Chill and serve with crackers or as a sandwich spread

Easy Cheese Ball

Cheese Ball Mix, Salsa Cheese Ball

Mix 1 package of Glorious Garlic Seasoning Mix with 16 oz. cream cheese
Refrigerate until hardened. Form into a ball and coat with crushed crackers, cheese or nuts.


Beer Dip

Garlic Beer Dip, cheese garlic beer dip, spotted cow beer dip


In a medium bowl, combine 2 (8 ounce) packages softened cream cheese, and 1/2 package of Starla’s Seasoning Mix.
Stir in 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, and then 1/3 cup beer.
Cover bowl, and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, or overnight if possible.


Recipe: 1/2 package of Starla’s Seasoning –Nacho Mama, Glorious Garlic, Peppercorn Ranch, Grandma’s Garden or spice it up with Habanero, Mango Chipotle or Buffalo Wing Ranch
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
20 fresh mushrooms, stems removed
1 pound sliced bacon, cut in half
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
In a medium bowl, mix together Starla’s Seasoning Mix and cream cheese. Stuff mushroom caps with the cheese mixture. Wrap each mushroom with a half-slice of bacon, and secure with toothpicks. Place on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until the bacon is cooked through. Makes 20 delicious appetizers

Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice baked potato recipe

6 large baking potatoes               
½ cup real bacon crumbles
1 cup sour cream                        
½ cup milk
⅓ cup butter                                
½ package Nacho Mama, Cheesy Bacon Ranch, Peppercorn Ranch, BLT, or Glorious Garlic Seasoning
Salt & pepper to taste                 
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
8 green onions, sliced

Preheat grill to 350 degrees F. Place potatoes on grill and close lid. Grill for 1 hour or until a fork can easily slid into the potato. Remove from heat and let cool just until you can touch them comfortably. Cut them open lengthwise and remove the cooked potato flesh. Leave a ¼ inch of potato meat connected to the potato skin. In a mixing bowl, mix the potato flesh, sour cream, milk, Seasoning, butter, cheese, bacon crumbles and chopped green onions. Replace stuffing mixture into the potato skins. Grill with the lid closed for 15 – 30 minutes.


Cheesy Bacon Chicken Pasta

cheesy bacon ranch chicken pasta recipe, cheesy chicken pasta recipe

Ingredients for Cheesy Bacon Garlic Chicken Pasta:
8 ounces penne pasta
1 Tablespoon butter
1 Tbsp flour
2 Tbsp dry Starla’s Seasoning Mix *
2 cups milk
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/3 cup cooked, chopped bacon
2 cups cooked chopped chicken
*Optional ½ chopped cooked onion

Directions: In a large pot, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside. In same pot melt butter and the add flour and stir. Cook flour for 1 minute. Slowly whisk in milk. Continue cooking until sauce thickens. Stir in Seasoning mix and cheese. Stir until cheese melts. Add chicken, bacon and pasta and optional onion. Stir until well blended. Enjoy!

* Also excellent made with Peppercorn Ranch, Salsa, or Habanero

Cheesy Bacon Breakfast Bread

Cheesy Bacon Breakfast Bread, breakfast bread recipe, cheesy bacon bread recipe, monkey cheese bacon recipe


3/4 lb bacon
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 (16 1/3 ounce) cans buttermilk biscuits
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
3 Tbsp Nacho Mama, Glorious Garlic Seasoning or Cheesy Bacon Ranch
1/2 cup butter

Cook bacon until crisp. Drain and crumble. Sauté onions and peppers until tender. Cut each biscuit in half and place in bowl. Mix in peppers, onions, bacon, Glorious Garlic or Cheesy Bacon Ranch, cheese and butter.

Baking Option 1: Line Dutch oven with aluminum foil. Place everything in Dutch oven. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes or until done. Serve warm.
Baking Option 2 : Place in a greased tube pan. Bake at 350 for 28-32 minutes or until golden brown and no longer doughy in
center. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn upside down onto serving plate; pull apart to serve. Serve warm.


Deviled Eggs

Deviled Citrus Dill Egg Recipe

1/2 packet Starla’s Seasoning Mix
2 cups mayo
2 dozen eggs
1 Tablespoon mustard

Combine Starla’s Seasoning Mix and mayo. Chill mixture for at least 4 hours. Boil 2 dozen eggs and let cool. Peel the eggs and cut in 1/2. Remove yolk and blend the yolk in with the Glorious Garlic Mixture. Refill the eggs with the completed mixture. Sprinkle with parsley flakes or paprika powder.

 Homemade Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

Glorious Garlic Scalloped Potatoes and Ham recipe

 This dish is a crowd-pleaser with its creamy sauce, chunks of ham and

potato slices and a nice hint of garlic!
•6 tablespoons butter, divided
•1/4 cup all-purpose flour
•1 teaspoon salt
•2 Tablespoons Starla’s Seasoning Mix
•1/4 teaspoon pepper
•3 cups 2% milk
•6 cups thinly sliced peeled potatoes
•1-1/2 cups chopped fully cooked ham
•1 small onion, grated
Optional: 1/2 cup shredded cheese

• In a large saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons butter. Stir in flour, Glorious Garlic, salt, and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk; bring to a boil, add cheese. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
• Combine potatoes, ham and onion; place half in a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Top with half of the sauce; repeat layers.
• Cover and bake at 375° for 65-75 minutes or until potatoes are almost tender. Dot with remaining butter. Bake, uncovered, 15-20 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender.

Star Wars Cheese Ball

Star Wars TrooperCheese ball

The Star Wars Storm Trooper Cheese ball I made for my brother’s birthday party. It was easier than I thought it would be to do!
Directions: I mixed two 8 oz. bricks of cream cheese with one package of Starla’s Seasoning Mix placed it in cling wrap so I could shape it without touching it. I finely grated some mozzarella, and covered the outside of the Trooper in the cheese. I sliced a few olives to accent the head, and I was done.

Chicken Cheese Ball


Super easy and cute chicky cheese ball. 

Place one 8 ounce brick of cream cheese with 1/2 package of Starla’s Seasoning into a plastic bag. Mix in bag until well blended. Roll cheese ball into shredded cheese until evenly coated. Add an almond for a beak, raisins for eyes and red peppers for the comb.

Chicken cheese ball makes a cute addition to any Springy party.

See video below for how I made mine:



Loaded Hasselback Baked Potatoes


Large potatoes, baked 
Sliced ham
Cooked bacon slices 
Cheese slices
Starla’s Seasoning Mix– Glorious Garlic, Peppercorn Ranch, Citrus Dill, Parmesan Pesto, Cheesy Bacon Ranch, Greek Onion, Habanero, Nacho Mama
Slice baked potatoes without cutting all the way through the bottom. Between the cuts, stuff a slice of cheese, bacon and ham. Add small dabs of seasoned butter on top of each of the slices. -Salt & pepper to taste. Wrap potato in double layer of tin foil lightly sprayed with cooking spray. Place on a hot BBQ for 20+ minutes or until potato is hot and cheese, ham & bacon have melted together. Top with sour cream, green onions, more bacon.

Jody’s Tortilla Roll Ups

1/2 packet of your choice Starla’s Seasoning (Cheesy Bacon Ranch, Greek Onion, Grandma’s Garden, Citrus Dill, BLT, Glorious Garlic, Parmesan Pesto)
1 8 oz. package cream  cheese, softened
1/4 cup real mayonnaise
1 package tortilla shells
Shredded cheese
Meat (ham, turkey, corned  beef, pastrami, etc.)
Black olives, diced (optional)
Onion, diced (optional)
Mix together cream cheese, mayonnaise and Dip Mix.
Spread mixture onto tortilla shells. Cover with your choice of meat topping, shredded cheese, onions  and black olives and roll. Refrigerate until firmly set, overnight is best. Slice into pinwheels. Serve.

Salad Dressing

Your Favorite Starla’s Dip Mix
1 cup sour cream
1 cup mayonnaise (Do not use salad dressing such as Miracle Whip®, use real mayonnaise.)
Combine 1 packet of dip mix with 1 cup mayonnaise and 1 cup sour cream. Thin with milk to desired consistency. Mix well and chill overnight. Shake or stir before serving. You may use low fat or nonfat products with this mix, but your results may vary.