Sh!t you can make at home

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Yesterday, a few of my friends on Facebook were sharing this list from Buzzfeed of popular foods you can make at home—awesome way to save money and save yourself all those extra weird chemicals.

A little inspiration goes a long way
A little inspiration goes a long way

I know I went on a bit of a rant a few months ago about making my own hummus, but there are definitely foods that are super-easy and totally worth making at home.

A few of my favorites:

  • Tomato sauce—my mom may not be Italian, but her recipe tastes just as good as anything I had in Italy
  • Granola—we may not be in touch anymore, but I do have to admit that, if nothing else, when it came to making granola, that ex-boyfriend had skillz.
  • Soup—My favorites are basically everything on my recipe page.
  • Shake ‘n’ Bake—an experiment gone very right.
  • Miso-Tahini Dressing—enough said.

What are your favorite convenience foods to make at home?

3 thoughts on “Sh!t you can make at home

    Ameena said:
    June 17, 2013 at 8:21 am

    I used to make pasta sauce at home but then laziness won out and I started supporting Barilla. 🙂

      Jess responded:
      June 17, 2013 at 6:51 pm

      Some stuff is really just easier to buy!

    Shortcut Shakshuka | Keeping It Real Food said:
    November 23, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    […] So back to the shakshuka…Though the traditional variation of this dish involves poaching the eggs in the tomato sauce, I did not feel like waiting. Or being particularly traditional. I had made tomato sauce a few days earlier, so that served as the perfect base. You can use store-bought if you have a brand you like, but seriously, making your own is so easy!  […]

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