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20 Popular Store-Bought Foods You Can Easily Make at Home

There are so many store-bought foods you can easily make at home and this collection is just a start! Making things from scratch at home versus buying them at the store does many things: cuts down on added sugar and fats, contains less preservatives and less sodium.

While making things from scratch is not always the best option especially if you are trying to save time sometimes it’s just fun! Kids especially will love to help make a lot of these items that can be purchased premade.

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Some of these may even save you some money! Take a look to see which foods we like to make at home (not all the time).

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Looking for a recipe you didn’t find on this list? Let us know your favorite store-bought foods that you want a homemade replacement for!