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8 'Staples' to Avoid at the Supermarket

By Jordyn Cormier

A lot of so-called “staple” items that we buy at the grocery store are loaded with unnecessary and sometimes harmful ingredients. They are simply not as essential as we’ve been lead to believe, and can easily be recreated (and improved upon) in your home kitchen. Check out the following list to help you and your family save money and live more healthfully. (Two birds. One stone.)

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Being conscious of what is in your food is important. Staple items should have a very short ingredients list, and shouldn’t be confused with highly processed convenience staples. Stick to buying mostly oils, butter, grains, nuts, fruits, veggies, meats, et cetera and admire how many of these so-called “convenience staples” you can actually make at home with relative ease!

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