Have you ever given a good look at the ingredient lists of some of your favorite shelf-stable foods? It may frighten you when you can't pronounce half of the ingredients listed! Not to mention the outrageous amounts of sodium in many processed foods. While processed convenience foods may have their place at times, I generally prefer putting foods in my body that I am familiar with, and that have not become unrecognizable through processing. In an effort to move away from processed foods at my house, I have started making many of my own homemade, healthy versions of salad dressings, french fries, waffles and more instead of using store-bought mixes and packaged foods. Here are these recipes, and more, for you to try yourself today.