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11 Foods That Are Better Homemade

Some things are just better from scratch. They just are! These all have 5 ingredients or less, and are simple to make. Really!

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1. Jam

2 or 3 ingredients, depending on your fruit choices, a pot, and some jars. Get the recipe here.
nelliebellie.com

2 or 3 ingredients, depending on your fruit choices, a pot, and some jars. Get the recipe here.

2. Butter

1 ingredient, a mixer, and add-ins. Get the recipe here.
nelliebellie.com

1 ingredient, a mixer, and add-ins. Get the recipe here.

3. Hummus

5 ingredients, and a blender. You'll need Tahini, which is actually available at most grocery stores. Just ask someone if you don't know where to find it. Get the recipe here.
thestonesoup.com

5 ingredients, and a blender. You'll need Tahini, which is actually available at most grocery stores. Just ask someone if you don't know where to find it. Get the recipe here.

4. Bread

5 ingredients, and a lot of time. Not much actually preparing it...just time waiting for it to rise. Get the recipe here.
nelliebellie.com

5 ingredients, and a lot of time. Not much actually preparing it...just time waiting for it to rise. Get the recipe here.

5. Whipped Cream

Just 3 ingredients and a mixer. Or wisk if you want to build strong arm muscles...Get the recipe here.
abeautifulmess.com

Just 3 ingredients and a mixer. Or wisk if you want to build strong arm muscles...Get the recipe here.

6. Peanut Butter Cookies

These peanut butter cookies are gluten free and only have 3 ingredients; there's absolutely no reason not to make them yourself! Get the recipe here.
nelliebellie.com

These peanut butter cookies are gluten free and only have 3 ingredients; there's absolutely no reason not to make them yourself! Get the recipe here.

7. Guacamole

5 ingredients...okay, 6. But only if you agree with them that a pepper is necessary. We think they're optional. Get the recipe here.
olivenginger.com

5 ingredients...okay, 6. But only if you agree with them that a pepper is necessary. We think they're optional. Get the recipe here.

8. Peanut Butter

3 ingredients and a blender, but a food processor is even better! Get the recipe here.
nelliebellie.com

3 ingredients and a blender, but a food processor is even better! Get the recipe here.

9. Salsa

5 ingredients, and a food processor. Though we've made this with just chopping and having chunky salsa. Still delicious. Get the recipe here.
creatingreallyawesomefreethings.com

5 ingredients, and a food processor. Though we've made this with just chopping and having chunky salsa. Still delicious. Get the recipe here.

10. Chocolate Frosting

5 ingredients and a mixer. And ignore the sifting in this recipe...that's totally optional. We never sift stuff...and it's still amazing. Get the recipe here.
simplyscratch.com

5 ingredients and a mixer. And ignore the sifting in this recipe...that's totally optional. We never sift stuff...and it's still amazing. Get the recipe here.

11. Coffee Syrup

2 ingredients...plus 1 more for your particular flavor. Get the recipe here.
nelliebellie.com

2 ingredients...plus 1 more for your particular flavor. Get the recipe here.

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