Plan B Grocery List

While people raid the tp aisle and the dairy cases, stroll down the other aisles for plant-based alternatives to basic pantry and refrigerator staples as well as homemade versions of some possible hard-to-find ingredients in these curve flattening times.
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Homemade Bisquick

Rating: 5 stars 93
Make your own baking mix using this quick and easy 4-ingredient DIY recipe.

Nothin' Sweet About These Spicy Refrigerator Pickles

Rating: 5 stars 4
A truly piquant pickle that will satisfy those of us who have a loose sweet tooth. I have been looking for a truly flavorful pickle recipe, not sweet, but not just spicy, either. The key is the variety of ingredients, not just cutting down on the sugar. Only 24 hours in the refrigerator, and they're ready for snacking. Pucker up!

Vegan and Gluten-Free Broth Powder

Rating: 5 stars 2
This is a base bouillon. Not wanting to use commercial seasonings that have hidden MSG and other additives, I have researched some alternatives. Many recipes include other spices and herbs that may or may not be right for all dishes. This is a base recipe that can be adjusted to your likes and preferences but suit most savory soups and stews. Make sure your products are gluten-free when purchasing because some yeasts are not certified as such.

Vegan "Grated" Parmesan Cheese

Rating: 5 stars 6
Almonds and nutritional yeast blend together to replace aged Italian cheese for those who don't want to eat real cheese. The taste is so similar when used in pesto or on top of pasta, it is hard to tell the difference. Try on top of popcorn too. This combination is chock-full-of nutrients too!

Plant-Based Taco

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
Get as creative as you want! Add as many veggies as you like. Experiment with Mexican seasonings or make this into a taco salad instead of using it as a tortilla shell . Have fun with it and know you are eating healthy!

Basic Homemade Pasta

Rating: 4.5 stars 591
Delicious homemade pasta that's easy to make with 3 simple ingredients!

Buttermilk Substitute

Rating: 5 stars 34
Why buy buttermilk when you can make your own cheap and easy at home?

Homemade Flour Tortillas

Rating: 4.5 stars 1492
These homemade tender tortillas are perfect for soft tacos or burritos.

Homemade Ketchup

Rating: 4.5 stars 162
Using a slow cooker, this thick and tasty tomato ketchup practically cooks itself.

Homemade Corn Tortillas

Rating: 4.5 stars 186
Delicious homemade corn tortillas made with masa harina and hot water.

Homemade Elderberry Gummy Vitamins

Kids love gummy vitamins, but they often contain artificial colors and flavors or other questionable ingredients. And if you have more than one child, those pricey bottles of vitamins don't last very long. This homemade version is easy to make and fun for your little ones.

Homemade Baking Powder Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 17
My mom came to visit one summer, and we decided to bake cookies. Since I had just moved into my new home, I could not find any baking powder. My mom saved the day when she said 'We just have to make our own!'