Homemade Convenience Foods Recipe Hacks Directory

Updated May 22, 2017 with Over 550 Recipes
100 NEW Recipes Added

Learn: What is a Homemade DIY Convenience Food?

Learn how to make Homemade Convenience Foods, Meals in a Jar or Meals in a Pouch in our 5 Steps to Creating a Homemade Convenience Mix.

Learn how to make your own Herb/Spice Blends here.

Learn how to make your own Tea Blends here.

Convenience Food is anything that comes in a box, bag, pouch or container of some kind at the grocery store. Baking mixes, cake mixes, flavored rice & pasta side dishes, seasoning & flavoring packets, herb & spice blends, condiments, hamburger/chicken/tuna helper dinners, and more are all considered “convenience foods”. It is what my generation has lived off of and that now covers 95% of the floor of a grocery store.

  • Save Money. One of the best ways to save money is to make your own groceries. Stop paying for fancy packaging and marketing campaigns.
  • Healthier food can be had when you make your own convenience mixes. No preservatives, artificial flavorings, chemicals, or ingredients you cannot pronounce.
  • Special Dietary Needs. Tailor your foods to fit your special health needs instead of paying a premium for it at the health food store.
  • Use common foods you already have in your cabinets to make delicious and nutritious foods for your family, changing the recipes to suit your tastes.

Reduce your grocery bill and take back your choices about the food you eat.

Baking & Flavoring Extracts

Almond Extract
Glycerin Extracts (Non-alcohol)
Hazelnut Extract
Peppermint Extract
Vanilla Extract


Almond Syrup (Extract Base)
Also: Vanilla, Butterscotch, Coconut, Hazelnut, Maple, Anise, Lemon, Orange, Peppermint, Root Beer, or Rum.

Banana Syrup (Whole Fruit Base)
Also: Apples, peaches, nectarines, apricots, papaya, and pineapple.

Blueberry Syrup (Whole Berry Base)
Also: strawberries, cranberries, blackberries, raspberries, loganberries, and boysenberries. Grapes and cherries work as well.

Creamsicle Orange Syrup (Citrus Base)
Also: lemons, limes, or any other citrus fruit.

Fresh Mint Syrup (Fresh Herb Base)
Also: thyme, fennel, anise, rose, basil, sage, lavender, eucalyptus and any of the mint family like spearmint, catnip, and pineapple mint.

Ginger Syrup (Root, Seed, or Nut Base)
Also: any root, seed, or nut you desire with this method. Try cardamom, hazelnut, clove bud, turmeric, almond slivers, sarsaparilla root, or licorice root.

Lime Syrup for Cocktails or Desserts

Spiced Pumpkin Latte Mix
“Torani -style”  flavoring for the popular—but seasonal—Spiced Pumpkin Lattes

Tea Syrup (Loose Leaf Tea Base)
Also: Green tea, White tea, Oolong, Red Raspberry Leaf tea, or any of your herb tea blends.

Breads & Grains

100% Whole Wheat Bread Dry Pantry Mix

100% Whole Wheat Bread, Traditional Baking Method

100% Whole Wheat Bread, Bread Machine Method

100% Whole Wheat-Multi-grain Bread Option

Bisquick® Copycat Rolled Biscuits

Black Bean Tortillas Dry Mix

Breadcrumbs (from Stale Bread)

Corn Bread (like Jiffy)

Corn Bread Dry Mix with Pinto Bean Flour

Cranberry-Orange Muffins

Cranberry-Orange Crumble Muffins

Cranberry-Orange Quick Bread

Croutons (from Stale Bread)

Flour, Bread

Flour, Cake

Flour, Gluten-Free Blend

Flour, Instant (like Wondra)

Flour, Pastry

Flour, Self Rising

Focaccia Bread

Focaccia Bread Sticks

Focaccia Hot Pockets or Calzones

Focaccia Pizza Dough

Focaccia Sandwiches

Golden Cornbread or Muffins

“Instant” Stuffing Mix

Lemony Snickets

Rainbow Chocolate Candy Cookies

Tropical Blend Cookie Mix


Apple-Cinnamon Instant Oatmeal Packets

Banana Bread Instant Oatmeal Packets

Blueberries & Cream Instant Oatmeal Packets

Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Cream Cheese Spread

Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Instant Oatmeal Packets

Buttery Scotch Instant Oatmeal Packets

Caramel Macchiato Oatmeal

Chai-Spice Oatmeal

Chocolate Chip Instant Oatmeal Packets

Chocolate Cream Cheese Spread

Chocolate Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

Cinnamon Roll Instant Oatmeal Packets

Cinnamon-Spice Oatmeal

Cocoa Oatmeal

Cookies ‘n Cream Instant Oatmeal Packets

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal

Dark Chocolate Cream Cheese Spread

Dark Chocolate Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

Dehydrated Fig Newton Crunch Cereal

Eggnog Oatmeal

Fruity Cream Cheese Spread

Fruity Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

Fruity Munch Instant Oatmeal Packets

Fluffy Golden Pancakes

Gingerbread Oatmeal

Grape Ape Instant Oatmeal Packets

Health Nut Instant Oatmeal Packets

Honey Pecan Cream Cheese Spread

Honey Pecan Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

It’s the Berries Instant Oatmeal Packets

Maple/Brown Sugar Oatmeal

Master Instant Oatmeal Mix

Maypo Maple Oatmeal

Orange-Spice Oatmeal

Peaches & Cream Instant Oatmeal Packets

Pumpkin/Maple Cream Cheese Spread

Pumpkin/Maple Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

Pumpkin Pancakes

Raisins & Brown Sugar Instant Oatmeal Packets

Raspberry-White Chocolate Oatmeal

S’Mores Instant Oatmeal Packets

Southern Belle Instant Oatmeal Packets

Strawberries & Cream Instant Oatmeal Packets

Tropical Bliss Pineapple & Coconut Instant Oatmeal Packets

Very Sweet Instant Oatmeal Packets


(Mustards, Infused Vinegars, Infused Oils, Infused Honeys, Nut Butters, Marinades)

Ancient Roman Mustard

Ballpark Beer Mustard

Basil Infused Oil

Beery Yellow Mustard

Cognac Mustard

Flower Infused Honey

Fruit Infused Honey

Fruit Infused Vinegar

Garlic Infused Oil

Herb Infused Oil

Herb Infused Honey

Herb Infused Vinegar

Horseradish Mustard

Jerky Buffalo-Style Marinade

Jerky Teriyaki Sauce Marinade

Ketchup (using Tomato Powder)

Oregano Infused Oil

Pumpkin-Spiced Almond Butter

Rosemary Infused Oil

Rosemary Thyme Mustard

Seeded Agave Nectar Mustard

Spice Infused Honey

Spice Infused Vinegar

Spicy Chipotle Mustard

Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Texas Sweet & Spicy Pickles & Snacking Chips

Vegetable Infused Vinegar


Banana Chips Snack

Banana Ice Cream

Banana Instant Pudding

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Walnut Bread

Butterscotch Instant Pudding

Chunky Banana Bread

Classic Caramel Apple Pie

Classic Devil’s Food Chocolate Cake

Classic Streusel Coffee Cake

Classic White Cake

Classic Yellow Cake

Creamy Blueberry Muffins

Easy, Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Fudgy Chocolate Instant Pudding

“Instant” Strawberry Rice Pudding

Lemon Instant Pudding

Lemony Snickets Cookies

Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Pie

Rainbow Chocolate Candy Cookies

Southern Peach Cobbler

Strawberry Supreme Cake

Tropical Blend Cookies

Vanilla Instant Pudding


Iced Coffee, Flavored Coffee Beans, International Coffee Instant Blends
All-Nighter Coffee Smoothie

Amaretto Iced Coffee

Amaretto Mocha (Chocolate-Almond) Instant Coffee Blend

Bavarian Chocolate Coffee Bean Blend

Café Bavarian Mint Instant Coffee Blend

Café Orange Cappuccino Instant Coffee Blend

Café Vanilla Latte Instant Coffee Blend

Cappuccino Coffee Bean Blend

Caramel Latte Granita

Caramel Mocha Instant Coffee Blend

Chocolate Chai Tea Latte

Coffee Ice Cubes

French Vanilla Café Frappé

French Vanilla Coffee Bean Blend

Greek Iced Coffee

Hazelnut Café Instant Coffee Blend

Iced Jamaican Coffee

Mexican Café Mocha

Mocha Coconut Frappuccino

Nutella Hazelnut Iced Coffee

Peppermint Patty Coffee Bean Blend

Pumpkin Spice Iced Latte

Pumpkin Spice Lattes #2

Pumpkin-Spice Latte Instant Coffee Blend

Swiss Chocolate Almond Coffee Bean Blend

Swiss Mocha Instant Coffee Blend

Thai Iced Coffee

Tea Blends
Adult Cough Cinnamon Tea

All-of-the-Rose Tea

Chai Latte Tea Soother

Chai Tea Blend

Chamomile Flower Tea

Chocolate Chai Tea Latte

Cinnamon-Ginger Cold Relief Tea

Citrus “Green Tea” Blend

Colleen’s Nighttime Tea

Decaffeinated Chai Tea Blend

Decaffeinated Citrus “Green Tea” Blend

Decaffeinated Earl Grey Tea

Decaffeinated Orange Spice Tea (Constant Comment)

Decaffeinated Red Raspberry Leaf Tea

Decaffeinated Russian Tea

Earl Grey Tea

Golden Milk Tea

Hibiscus Flower Iced Tea

Jasmine Flower Tea

Lavender Tea

Lime & Dandelion Tea

Orange Spice Tea (Constant Comment)

Perk-up Citrus Tea

Red Raspberry Leaf Tea

Russian Tea

Scratchy Sore Throat Cinnamon Milk Tea

Southern Iced Tea

Vanilla-Cinnamon Tea #1

Vanilla-Cinnamon Tea #2

Warming Sweet Cinnamon Tea

Yummy Tummy Cinnamon Orange Tea (with Ginger)

Coffee Creamers
Amaretto Liquid Coffee Creamer

Amaretto Powdered Coffee Creamer

Basic Liquid Coffee Creamer

Basic Powdered Coffee Creamer

Bavarian Mint Powdered Coffee Creamer

Dark Mocha Liquid Coffee Creamer

French Vanilla Liquid Coffee Creamer

French Vanilla Powdered Coffee Creamer

Hazelnut Liquid Coffee Creamer

Hazelnut Powdered Coffee Creamer

Peppermint Mocha Liquid Coffee Creamer

Swiss Mocha Powdered Coffee Creamer

Belgian Hot Chocolate (Chocolat Chaud)

Hot Chocolate Dry Mix

Mexican Hot Chocolate (Champurrado)

Our Favorite Hot Chocolate Pantry Mix

Spanish Hot Chocolate (Chocolate Caliente)

Spiced Hot Chocolate

Amaretto Liqueur (Almonds)

Chocolate Liqueur

Coffee Liqueur (Kahlua)

Drambuie Liqueur

Rosolio (Rose Liqueur)


Banana Milkshake

Eggnog Dry Mix

“Instant” Flavored Teas—Dry Mix

“Instant” Flavored Teas—Dry Mix #2 (Vegan Option)



Mulled Spice Blend


Tomato Juice  (using Tomato Powder)

Herb-Spice Blends

Apple Pie Spice Blend

Apple Pie Spice Blend #2

Aussie Bush Dukkah

Australian Bush Tomato Blend

Australian Herbal Pepperberry Blend

Bayou Blast-Emeril’s Essence Creole Seasoning (Louisiana)

Beau Monde Seasoning Blend

Better-Than-Salt Herb Blend

Better-Than-Salt Herb Blend #2

Bonnes Herbes Herb Blend

Bouquet Garni Herb Blend

Cajun/Creole Low-Country Seasoning Blend

Cajun Seasoning Blend

Cajun Seasoning (Louisiana)

Celery Salt

Chili Powder Blend

Chili Powder Mexican Seasoning Blend

Curry Powder, Basic Blend

Enchilada Spice Mix (Mexican-American)

Fines Herbes Herb Blend

Gingerbread Spice Mix

Herbes de Provence Herb Blend

Italian Herb Blend (Onion & Garlic Powders)

Italian Seasoning Blend

Jerk Seasoning Blend (Jamaican)

Lemon Pepper

Lemon Pepper Blend #2

Magic Mushroom Powder Blend (Mushroom Powder)

Melange Classique Spice Blend

“Old Bay” Style Seafood Seasoning (Maryland)

Pot Herbs Soup Blend

Poultry Seasoning Blend

Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend

Quatre Epices Spice Blend

Salsa Seasoning Blend

Saltless Herbal Blend

Sweet Spice Blend

Popcorn Seasonings
BBQ Popcorn Seasoning

Buffalo Popcorn Seasoning

Curry Popcorn Seasoning

Herbie the Love Bug Popcorn Seasoning

Mexican Chocolate Popcorn Seasoning

Pickled Popcorn Seasoning Mix

Ranch Popcorn Seasoning

Slap Your Mama Cajun Popcorn Seasoning

South of the Border Popcorn Seasoning

SALT Blends
Ancho Chili Smoked Paprika Salt

Bacon Salt Blend

BBQ Seasoned Salt

Celery Salt Blend

Chile-Lime Salt Blend

Citrus Herb Salt Blend

Citrus Salts

Cocoa-Coffee Salt Blend

Fresh Herb Salt Blend

Garlic Salt (using Garlic Powder)

Herb Salts

Onion Salt (using Onion Powder)

Porcini-Parmesan Salt Blend

Red Wine Finishing Salt

Seasoned Salt (using Onion & Garlic Powders)

Sel de Provence, French Herb Sea Salt

Smoked Paprika and Ancho Salt Blend

Smoked Salts

Spicy Salts

Sriracha Salt

Thai Seasoning Salt Blend

White Wine Finishing Salt

Master Convenience Mixes

Basic Liquid Coffee Creamer

Basic Powdered Coffee Creamer

Cookies Master Mix

French Crepes Master Batch

GLUTEN-FREE Flour Blend for Baking

Instant Hummus Master Mix

Master Baking Mix (like Bisquick)

Master Cake Mix

Master Dry Mix for Cornbread (like Jiffy Cornbread)

Master Instant Oatmeal Mix

Master Instant Pudding Mix

Soup & Sauce (SOS) Mix

Meals in a Jar-Pouch

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Skillet (with Meal-in-a-Jar/Pouch Directions)

Homemade Braised Beef Brisket

Mexican Chicken & Rice (with Meal-in-a-Jar/Pouch Directions)

Skillet Hamburger Stroganoff (with Meal-in-a-Jar/Pouch Directions)

Sloppy Joes, Better-than-Manwich®  (with Meal-in-a-Jar/Pouch Directions)

Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

Taco Bar Skillet (with Meal-in-a-Jar/Pouch Directions)

Tuna Noodle Skillet (with Meal-in-a-Jar/Pouch Directions)

Meat Rubs

(and Marinades)

Applewood Smokey Rub

Australian Barby Rub

Australian White Meat Spice Rub

Barbecue Meat Rub

Barbecue Spice Rub

Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Marinade

Chipotle Dry Rub

Deep South Herb Dry Rub

Dry Rub for Wild Game

Fish Sweet and Spicy Rub

Garlic Devotee’s Wet Rub

Ham Spice Blend

Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Blend

Jamaican Jerk Marinade

Mediterranean Herb Rub

Montreal Steak Seasoning Rub

Pepper Beef Jerky or Roast Marinade

Pollo Tropical Chicken Rub

Pork Country-Style Rib Rub

Pork Tenderloin Rub

Poultry Seasoning Blend

“Shake ‘n Bake” Chicken Coating Mix

Spicy Cajun Blackened Seasoning

Sweet Italian Sausage Seasoning Blend

Thai Beef Jerky Marinade

Teriyaki Sauce Marinade

Wine Salt Dry Rub

Sauces & Gravies

(with Salad Dressings)

Alfredo Sauce (from SOS Mix)

Barbecue Sauce (from Tomato Powder)

Basic White Sauce (from SOS Mix)

Beef Gravy Dry Mix

Blue Cheese Salad Dressings

Breakfast Sausage Gravy (from SOS Mix)

Cheese Sauce (from SOS Mix)

Chicken Gravy Dry Mix

Cream Chipped Beef Gravy (from SOS Mix)

French Salad Dressings

Genovese Basil Pesto

Genovese Basil Pesto Dry Mix

Genovese Basil Pesto–Classico Copycat Option

Greek Cucumber Sauce (Tzatziki)

Herbed Creamy Mock Ranch Dressing

Honey BBQ Sauce

Instant Mushroom Gravy  (using Mushroom Powder)

Italian Dressing Dry Mix (Like Good Seasons)

Mayonnaise, Perfect Homemade

Mustard Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Old-Fashioned Country-Style Milk Gravy (from SOS Mix)

Olive Garden Salad Dressing

Panera’s White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Pesto Sauce, Variations on Traditional

Pizza Sauce  (using Tomato Powder)

Ranch Dressing Mix  (using Onion & Garlic Powders)

Soubise (Onion) Sauce (from SOS Mix)

South Carolina BBQ Mustard Sauce

Southwest Chipotle Barbeque Sauce

Spaghetti Sauce   (like McCormick’s)

“Spatini” Spaghetti Sauce Dry Mix (Including Just-Add-Water Pantry Packs)

Stout Beer Barbecue Sauce

Subway™ Sweet Onion Sauce (Copycat)

Sweet Baby Ray’s® Original Barbecue Sauce Copycat

Sweet Vidalia Onion Salad Dressing

Tahini. Homemade (Sesame Paste)

Tomato Paste  (using Tomato Powder)

Tomato Sauce  (using Tomato Powder)

Vegan Gravy Dry Mix, Fat-Free

Vegetable Broth Powder, Easy

Vodka Sauce (from SOS Mix)

Seasoning Packet Mixes

Adobo Seasoning Mix

Beefy Onion Mushroom Soup & Dip Mix (GF)

Beefy Onion Soup & Dip Mix (GF)

Buffalo Wing Seasoning Mix

Buttermilk Ranch Dry Seasoning Mix

Cajun Basic Holy Trinity Blend (Dehydrated Vegetable Blends)

Cajun Expanded Holy Trinity Blend (Dehydrated Vegetable Blends)

Cajun Holy Trinity Powder

Chicken Broth Powder

Fajita Seasoning Mix

French Mirepoix Dehydrated Vegetable Blend

Golden Mushroom Soup & Dip Mix (GF)

Golden Onion Soup & Dip Mix (GF)

Jerky Cajun Seasoning Mix

Jerky Meatloaf Seasoning Mix

Jerky Southern BBQ Seasoning Mix

Meat Loaf Seasoning Mix

Mexican Rice Seasoning Mix

Mirepoix Powder Blend

Mole Seasoning Mix

Onion Mushroom Soup & Dip Mix (Vegan & GF)

Onion Soup & Dip Mix, Original Flavor (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Salsa Seasoning Mix

“Shake ‘n Bake” Chicken Coating Mix

Spaghetti Seasoning Mix (like McCormick’s)

“Spatini” Spaghetti Sauce Dry Mix (Including Just-Add-Water Pantry Packs)

Tamale Seasoning Mix

Side Dishes

Artichoke Hummus

Avocado Hummus

Baba Ghanoush (Eggplant) Hummus

Basic Hummus Recipe

Beef Rice-a-Celli (Rice-a-Roni Copycat Recipe)

BROWN Long Grain & Wild Rice Mix (Uncle Ben’s Copycat)

Cajun Dirty Rice

Caramelized Onions

Caramelized Onions, Dehydrated

Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes

Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Chicken Rice-a-Celli (Rice-a-Roni Copycat Recipe)

Creamed Corn Made with Dehydrated Corn Kernels

Creamed Corn Made with Fresh or Frozen Corn

Creamed Corn Dry Pantry Packs (Just-Add-Water)

Creamy Yogurt Hummus

Creole Red Beans & Rice (with Vegan Option)

Crispy Coleslaw Mix 

Curried Hummus

Fried Potatoes (Home Fries) 

Garlic Lover’s Hummus

Greek Cucumber Dip (Tzatziki)

Homemade Flavored Pasta using Vegetable Powders

Instant Black Bean Dip Dry Mix

Instant Hummus Dry Mix

Instant Refried Beans Dry Mix

Instant Stuffing Mix

Jalapeno & Cilantro Hummus

Lime-Chipotle Hummus

Macaroni & Cheese (Including Dry Cheese Mix Recipe)

Mediterranean Sun-Dried Tomato & Basil Hummus

Rice Pilaf (Near East Copycat)

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Scalloped Potatoes Dry Mix

Spanish Rice (using Tomato Powder) 

Spicy Black Bean Hummus

Spicy Cajun Rice (Pantry Pack)

Sun-dried Tomatoes

Tofu & Peanut Butter Hummus

WHITE Long Grain & Wild Rice Mix (Uncle Ben’s Copycat)

Whole Wheat Tomato Pasta (Tomato Powder) 



Apple-Cranberry Fruit Leather (Roll-ups)

Banana Taffy Fruit Leather

Blackberry, Mint, & Lime Fruit Leather (Roll-ups)

Blueberry Chia Fruit Leather (Roll-Ups)

Dehydrated Cranberries or Craisins®

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Leather (Roll-Ups)

Dehydrated Candy Apple Slices

Dehydrated Chunky Salsa

Flavored Rice Crackers (Crisps)

Green Apple & Spinach Fruit Leather (Roll-ups)

Jelly/Jam Fruit Leather (Roll-ups)

Mango Strawberry Fruit Leather (Roll-ups)

Nutella Banana Fruit Leather (Roll-ups)

Orange Creamsicle Fruit Leather (Roll-ups)

Roasted Peach Fruit Leather (Roll-ups)

Spicy Strawberry Fruit Leather (Roll-ups)

Strawberry Banana Fruit Leather (Roll-ups)

Tropical Delight Fruit Leather (Roll-ups)

Watermelon Fruit Leather (Roll-ups)


Asparagus Soup-to-Go

Baked Potato Soup (Bacon & Potato) Condensed Cream Soup

Baked Potato Soup (Bacon & Potato) Dry Soup Mix

Bean Soup-to-Go

Beef Soup-to-Go

Beefy Onion Mushroom Soup & Dip Mix (GF)

Beefy Onion Soup & Dip Mix (GF)

Beer Cheese Soup Condensed Cream Soup

Beer Cheese Soup Dry Soup Mix

Broccoli Cheese Condensed Cream Soup

Broccoli Cheese Dry Soup Mix

Broccoli Soup-to-Go

Butternut Squash Bisque Condensed Cream Soup

Butternut Squash Bisque Dry Soup Mix

Butternut Squash Soup-to-Go

Carrot Soup-to-Go

Cauliflower Cheese Condensed Cream Soup

Cauliflower Cheese Dry Soup Mix

Cauliflower Soup-to-Go

Celery Soup-to-Go

Cheddar Cheese Condensed Cream Soup

Cheddar Cheese Dry Soup Mix

Chicken Noodle Soup Dry Mix (Cup-of-Soup)

Chicken Soup-to-Go

Chicken-Coconut Curry Soup

Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Coconut Curry Carrot Soup

Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup

Coconut Curry Sweet Potato Soup

Cream of Asparagus Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Asparagus Dry Soup Mix

Cream of Asparagus Soup (with Dehydrated Pantry Pack Variation)

Cream of Broccoli Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Broccoli Dry Soup Mix

Cream of Cauliflower Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Cauliflower Dry Soup Mix

Cream of Celery Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Celery Dry Soup Mix

Cream of Celery Soup, Condensed #1

Cream of Chicken Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Chicken Dry Soup Mix

Cream of Chicken Soup, Condensed #1

Cream of Corn Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Corn Dry Soup Mix

Cream of Mushroom Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Mushroom Dry Soup Mix

Cream of Mushroom Soup, Condensed #1

Cream of Onion Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Onion Dry Soup Mix

Cream of Potato Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Potato Dry Soup Mix

Cream of Potato Soup, Condensed #1

Cream of Pumpkin Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Pumpkin Dry Soup Mix

Cream of Shrimp Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Shrimp Dry Soup Mix

Cream of Spinach Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Spinach Dry Soup Mix

Cream of Tomato (Tomato Bisque) Condensed Cream Soup

Cream of Tomato (Tomato Bisque) Dry Soup Mix

Fiesta Nacho Cheese Condensed Cream Soup

Fiesta Nacho Cheese Dry Soup Mix

Garlic Soup-to-Go

Golden Mushroom Soup & Dip Mix (GF)

Golden Onion Soup & Dip Mix (GF)

Lentil Soup-to-Go

Meaty Vegetable Soup

Mushroom Soup-to-Go

New England Clam Chowder Condensed Cream Soup

New England Clam Chowder Dry Soup Mix

Onion Mushroom Soup & Dip Mix (Vegan & GF)

Onion Soup & Dip Mix, Original Flavor (Vegan & GF)

Onion Soup-to-Go

Pea Soup-to-Go

Potato Soup-to-Go

Pumpkin Soup-to-Go

Ramen Noodle Soup Dry Mix-Low Sodium

Split Pea & Ham Soup

Sweet-n-Sour Cabbage Soup

Thai Spicy Curry Soup (Butternut Squash, Carrot, Pumpkin, or Sweet Potato (with meat and shrimp options))

Tomato Basil Soup

Tomato Bisque, Condensed #1

Tomato Soup, Condensed

Tomato Soup-to-Go

Vegan Split Pea Soup

Vegan Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup with Pasta

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24 thoughts on “Homemade Convenience Foods Recipe Hacks Directory

  1. KarenS says:

    Seriously amazing. Thank you!

    1. Admin says:

      Enjoy !!!

  2. Marla says:

    Great post and ideas. Making life simplier for me is trying to make as many things from scratch as possible, but I do admit that I do buy some things in bulk. Sometimes it more frugal to buy depending on your situation and other factors. Sharing on twitter & pinned. Visiting from #WasteLessWednesday. Have a healthy, happy & blessed day.

    1. Admin says:

      Enjoy !!!

  3. vmorgan456 says:

    What a great resource! I’m sure I’ll be coming back to it often. I’m making strawberry syrup this morning-the strawberries were on sale this week.

    1. Admin says:

      Enjoy !!!

  4. What a fantastic resource! Thanks for sharing on #WasteLessWednesdays

  5. Carol L says:

    What an AWESOME resource!! I, too, have just discovered you. THANK you so much for this! I will be subscribing to your blog, but don’t do social media….

    1. Admin says:

      Welcome 🙂

  6. What a great resource! Thank you for linking up to the All Around the Home and Homestead Blog Party.

    1. Admin says:

      Thanks for the opportunity. Glad you are enjoying our site !!!

  7. Tammy says:

    Excellent post! So much to be found here. Thank you.

    Here from Our Simple Homestead Blog Hop!


    1. Admin says:

      Enjoy !!!

  8. Hazel Broughton says:

    Love love love, have to stop reading now so I can get some house work done. I will be back.

  9. Berit says:

    Oh gosh. I have just discovered your posts. I can see a new lifestyle developing. I can see minutes running into hours checking it all out. Lol. 😉😉 How good are your recipes and instructions!! Simple and straight forward. Now I just need a dehydrator to add to my appliances. Any tips on the best one? No doubt you have trialed and tested and found the PERFECT ONE? I would appreciate guidance here.

    1. Admin says:

      I would suggest joining the Facebook dehydrating group I run. It all depends on your location and what is available to you. This is a world-wide group that can be very helpful with lots of great tips.

  10. Joan Brockett says:

    What an informative site. I have had it bookmarked for a long time and finally checked it out. I do have one complaint though. I have spent ALL day looking at it and never got my floors swept!…lol

    1. Admin says:

      Hahaha Joan, I have THE SAME problem writing it !!!!

  11. Donna says:

    What a beautiful and useful site you have created here! Thank you for sharing all this lovely information.
    I’ve favorited you and shared you with others.


    1. Admin says:

      Thank you. I am glad you find it useful enough to pass along !!!

  12. rebecca says:

    Wow. What an extensive and useful list. It is sad that we’ve gotten so far from our roots that we have to figure out how to master convenience foods and not the other way around.

    1. Admin says:

      I agree Rebecca 🙂

  13. Great post! I grew up on convenient foods, but when I was pregnant with my first son my body did NOT want anything that was out of a box or can. Made for an interesting 9 months. Now I still try to keep it simple when I cook, but I tend to use base ingredients rather than stuff that’s made up in a box. Some foods just don’t seem okay to preserve like some of the companies do!

    Thanks for linking up at #SustainableSundays!

    1. Admin says:

      I agree 🙂

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