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30 Foods You'll Never Have To Buy Again

30 Foods You'll Never Have To Buy Again
1. Bake low-fat tortilla chips in the oven. Takes 10 minutes and zero skills. Here’s how to do it. Optional: You can make the corn tortillas yourself too. 2. Essentials: Hazelnuts, good milk chocolate, and a food processor you believe in. 3. Get the recipe for these crunchy peanut butter bars here. 4. Also less likely to break your molars. 8. Skip all the hydrogenated oils (which are really bad for you!) 11. Required: cream, bowl, whisk, arm (or cream + electric mixer). 12. You will need a decent food processor if you want it super-smooth, but nobody’s going to mind a few little chunks. 13. It will make you realize that store-bought sauce is basically just supersweet baby food. 14. Seriously, it’s SO EASY. 15. Or freeze for future joy. 16. Then you can package the mix in airtight containers and label with the amount of eggs, milk, etc., you’ll need to add when you’re ready to make the pancakes. 17. And so easy to make that you have no excuse not to. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 24. 26. 27. 28.

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Healthy Green Kitchen Ginger Lemongrass Simple Syrup Though I try to limit the sugar in my diet, I have lately become obsessed with making homemade simple syrups. I love infusing them with herbs from my garden…the flavor possibilities are pretty much endless, and so are the ways you can use them. Plus I tell myself some of the healthy promoting effects of the herbs end up in the syrup. A simple syrup is made by heating together equal parts sugar and water: the sugar dissolves and is held in suspension.

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