When it comes to eating healthy, one of the ways to guarantee what you are eating is healthy is to make it yourself. When you make foods yourself; you know what ingredients are in them! You can adjust to your dietary needs. You can even save money. There are so many reasons to eat healthy!
You can make pretty much anything that you could buy but today I want to focus on the basics. The items that you likely have in your kitchen all the time, the foods that you would normally buy all the time.

Because I have yet to cover every single recipe that I use, I enlisted a few of my fellow natural bloggers to help me come up with a great resource for these from scratch basics. They are all great bloggers and I encourage you to check out their recipes and their blogs.

Dairy

 

From Scratch Basics - The Foods That You Should Make Instead of Buy!

 

Make Your Own Yogurt – The Pistachio Project

Make Your Own Yogurt in the Crock Pot – The Pistachio Project

Raw Milk Yogurt – Scratch Mommy

Make Your Own Kefir – It Takes Time

Homemade Butter – Montana Homesteader

 

Dairy Alternatives

From Scratch Basics - The Foods That You Should Make Instead of Buy!

 

Homemade Almond Milk – The Pistachio Project

 

Homemade Oat Milk – The Pistachio Project

 

Homemade Coconut Milk – The Pistachio Project

Coconut Milk Yogurt – Raising Generation Nourished

 

Baked Goods

 

From Scratch Basics - The Foods That You Should Make Instead of Buy!Sourdough Bread – Modern Alternative Mama
Honey Wheat Bread – The Hippy Homemaker
Hamburger Buns – The Hippy Homemaker

Soaked Whole Wheat Pizza Crust – The Pistachio Project

Soaked Whole Wheat Tortillas – The Pistachio Project

Buttery Drop Biscuits – The Pistachio Project

Snacks

From Scratch Basics - The Foods That You Should Make Instead of Buy!

Soaked Granola Bars – Raising Generation Nourished

Cheese Popcorn – The Pistachio Project

Customizable Honey Granola – The Pistachio Project

Healthy Vanilla Pudding – The Pistachio Project

Soaked and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – The Pistachio Project

 

Beans

 

From Scratch Basics - The Foods That You Should Make Instead of Buy!Soak, Cook, and Freeze Beans – The Pistachio Project

 

Soups

From Scratch Basics - The Foods That You Should Make Instead of Buy!

 

Chicken Broth in the Crock Pot – The Pistachio Project
Alphabet Chicken Soup – The Pistachio Project
Tomato Soup – Raising Generation Nourished
Cream of Chicken Soup – Raising Generation Nourished

 

Cream of Mushroom Soup – Captain Fussybuckets

 

Sauces, Dips, and Condiments

 

From Scratch Basics - The Foods That You Should Make Instead of Buy!

Homemade Hummus – Scratch Mommy

Berry Chia Jam – The Pistachio Project

 

Vegan Alfredo Sauce – The Not So Perfect Housewife

Pumpkin Puree – The Pistachio Project

Homemade Sunbutter – The Pistachio Project

Homemade Peanut Butter – Gwen’s Nest

Homemade Tahini – The Pistachio Project

No Nut Nutella – The Pistachio Project

Sugar Free Cranberry Sauce – The Pistachio Project

Italian Salad Dressing – Raising Generation Nourished

Baked Applesauce – Raising Generation Nourished

 

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