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30 Foods You'll Never Have To Buy Again

Cut your grocery list in half by making delicious, healthy versions of your favorite foods at home.

1. Bake low-fat tortilla chips in the oven.

2. Skip the not-so-awesome palm oil in Nutella by making your own.

3. Bake granola bars with less sugar and no preservatives.

4. Homemade croutons are way less salty and greasy than the shelf-stable version.

5. Make healthy "refried" beans in a slow cooker.

6. Pre-made lemonade is crazy sweet, but you can customize yours to taste.

7. Try baking your own healthy potato chips.

8. All you need to make awesome peanut butter is peanuts, salt, and a food processor.

9. Skip the added sugar and price tag of jarred tomato sauce by cooking your own.

10. Salad dressing is better (and cheaper) when you make it yourself.

11. Real whipped cream is so much creamier than the gummy canned stuff.

12. Once you make hummus at home, you'll never buy it again.

13. All you need to make amazing applesauce is...apples.

14. Bake your own yummier, healthier, easy-to-customize granola.

15. The best pesto is the freshest — i.e. the kind you make yourself.

16. Make your own pancake "mix" by measuring multiple batches of dry ingredients ahead of time.

17. Fresh homemade guacamole is way better than the shrink-wrapped stuff.

18. DIY breadcrumbs are a delicious way to upcycle old, stale bread.

19. Impress your friends and your mouth by making fresh salsa.

20. Mayo in a jar is problematic, but homemade stuff is a totally different story.

21. Once you learn to make stock, it will become your secret kitchen weapon.

22. Soak vanilla beans in booze to make your own vanilla extract.

23. Nuts + dried fruit + dates = easy homemade power bars.

24. Making yogurt at home just takes milk, a thermometer, and a little patience.

25. Why make ketchup? Why NOT?

26. Homemade Pop-Tarts are chemical-free and infinitely customizable.

27. Make your own steak sauce and feel like a boss.

28. Delightfully fluffy, non-chemically 'mallows just take a few ingredients to make.

29. Home-baked goldfish crackers are possibly even more adorable than the originals.

30. The verdict is still out, but an endless supply of DIY Sriracha MIGHT be the secret to eternal life.

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