19 Homemade Recipe Mixes + Pantry Staples You Can Make


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One of my all time favorite ways to keep an eye on how healthy we are eating and keep my grocery budget in line
is making my own mixes and staples that I use the most each month.  Some people are far better at this than I,
and have it down to an incredible, organized science.  I am not that organized but I sure do love to make my own
coffee creamer for pennies, and gluten free mixes that keep tummies happy.

And of course, watching that budget never hurts either!

Here are a few of my recipes, and some of my favorite homemade mixes and recipes out there, check them out!!

The Best Homemade Brownie Mix - it makes the best brownies!

The Best Homemade Brownie Mix by Crazy for Crust

How To Make Brown Sugar

How to make Brown Sugar by The Wannabe Chef

make your own self-rising flour

How to make Self Rising Flour by One Good Thing By Jillee 

homemade nesquik

How to make Homemade Nesquik by One Good Thing by Jillee 


 Soak vanilla beans in booze to make your own vanilla extract.

How to make your own Vanilla Extract by Chow.com

Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk Recipe

How to make Sweetened Condensed Milk by Sugar Apron 

how to make vanilla chai coffee creamer

Make your own Vanilla Chai Coffee Creamer by twelveOeightblog

How to make Homemade Mayonnaise by Drizzle and Dip

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix by Plain Chicken 

seasoned rice pilaf in the pan

How to make Seasoned Rice Mix, Homemade Rice-A-Roni Mix by Good Cheap Eats

How to make Bisquick & Gluten Free Bisquick mix by twelveOeightblog

How to make Cream of Mushroom Soup by Money Saving Mom


How to make Homemade Yogurt by The Frugal Girl 

Italian Dressing Mix

Italian Dressing Mix from Food.com

Hearty Bean Soup Mix

Bean Soup Mix by The Comfort of Cooking 

Homemade Seasoned Salt

Homemade Seasoned Salt Recipe by Eat At Home

Homemade Ranch Mix Process

Ranch Dressing Recipe (Copycat Hidden Valley Ranch) by Saving Dollars and Sense

Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix ~ make it in bulk for a quick pot of chili any time of year without the preservatives of store-bought mix | FiveHeartHome.com

Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix by Five Heart Home

bowl of fresh butter

How to make Homemade Butter by The Hungry Mouse


So does this list of genius ideas have you inspired like I am? I am so excited to use these ideas to begin saving more
money on groceries each month, and cut out some of the icky ingredients that we don’t need.  Please remember to
pin from the original source, and let the creator of each idea know how much you love their ideas!!


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Thank you so much for reading friend, I appreciate you SO much!

I would love to hear what some of your thrifty ideas and recipes are for saving $$ in the kitchen are!


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