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50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making

50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making
As a society, we have become over-reliant on “ready made” products. We have lost the ability to make things from scratch. Rather than blend up some peanuts to make delicious, tasty and fresh peanut butter, we’ll spend many dollars on a jar from the store that contains artificial preservatives, unnecessary packaging and that simply lines the pockets of huge, unethical multinational corporations. Aside from foods, you can also make your own personal care products, beauty and make up products, cleaning products and home accessories that taste, work or look better than store bought, without the harmful chemicals and toxins and free from excessive, earth damaging packaging. Foods Homemade Ketchup – This ketchup won’t brake the bank, tastes better than the real deal and contains no added sugar – so it’s nutritionally good for the whole family. Peanut Butter – It is so simple to make this pantry staple it would be silly to buy it. Want to learn more about making your own foods? Next Page >>>

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11 Vegan Cheese Recipes That Will Change Your Life 1. Baked Almond Feta 2. Vegan Unprocessed Cheese Slices A childhood favorite that’s perfect for sandwiches. Get the recipe here. 27 Diagrams That Make Cooking So Much Easier Including easy ingredient substitutions, basic knife skills, meat marinating times, and more. Advertisement 1. For making your own vinaigrette. Which you should be doing, instead of buying the bottled stuff. 126 Super Healthy Snacks (Low Calorie & High Protein) If you’re searching for healthy snacks it’s best to walk briskly past the snack aisle in stores. Many of them will be full of GMOs, preservatives, chemicals, and artificial flavors and sweeteners. This list of snack idea includes foods you can make at home, several in a matter of minutes so you can curb hunger before it gets the better of you. You’re sure to find a few favorites here, and a healthy twist on some old classics. Meaty Roll-Up A Fruit Roll-Up won’t get you too far in terms of satisfying you until it’s time for a full meal, but a Meat Roll-Up gets the job done.

Homemade Ketchup It’s no secret these days that store bought ketchup is basically just red, corn syrup. But there’s something so nostalgic about it that it’s hard not to have around. After all, what’s a grilled cheese without a side of ketchup? It’s nothing at all, that’s what!!! When I decided it was time to say good-bye to our favorite red condiment, it was a sad day. Articles & Advice from Service Central Rate article: · 5 ratings· Flooring doesn't need to be boring. Here are 22 unique twists on your traditional tile, timber and carpet flooring options.

Make Your Own Raw Vegan Chocolate (Step by Step Video Guide!) 9th January 2015 By Trinity Bourne Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Making chocolate is always a popular topic of conversation amongst my friends, so I’ve decided to make my first recipe video, a step-by-step guide to creating your very own raw vegan chocolate. Most people who haven’t created this delectable treat before assume that it’s complicated. How to Use Spices: Three Spice Guides Cook Smarts have produced a great series of infographics about how to use spices with a real mix of areas covered across three different infographics. The first is a simple breakdown of countries cuisine’s by the basic spices that make up their dishes, followed by a guide to flavouring foods with different spices. The final guide is very useful especially if you’re new to using fresh spices in the kitchen and want a simple reference point for how to use spices with certain ingredients. Enjoy and this video is perfect if you've ever wondered how hot spices actually make us feel heat on the tongue.

Homemade Energy Drink I started out with the intention of coming up with a recipe for a homemade version of the store bought energy drinks, but after doing some research and discovering how unhealthy they are for you, I decided instead to try and design a less sugar/caffeine fueled way to help myself through the workday afternoon sleepy slump. What I landed on was a system of three drinks and some energy boosting ideas that are going a long way to helping me keep my energy up all day long! Here's the good on the drinks: The Fire Hydrant (left) - 3-4 8oz glasses throughout the day Thirsty For Tea Dim Sum Recipe #5: Pork & Chive Potstickers With all the Chinese New Year festivities going on this weekend, anyone celebrating is sure to find themselves short on time. Potstickers are probably one of the simplest dim sum specialties you can make at home. From start to finish you should be able to get a golden heap of beautiful pan-fried dumplings out in less than an hour. I love chives. They are my favorite herb, and I try to sneak them into recipes whenever I can.

Cute and Funny Illustrations by David Olenick Creative illustrator David Olenick is absolutely knows how to reflect human frailties in a minimalist and simple way. Through his drawings, our inner voice becomes the words of alcoholic beverages or high calorie foods which defines why we can’t resist them. Below you can find a few of his recent artwork and check out more of his work by clicking, here! Cooking with Rose Hips - Rose Hips Recipes Rose Hips Recipes Rose hips are the cherry-sized red fruits of the rose bush left behind after the bloom has died. Although nearly all rose bushes produce rose hips, the tastiest for eating purposes come from the Rosa rugosa variety. The flavor is described as fruity and spicy, much like the cranberry.

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