Ready Nutrition: Power Protein Pancakes – Just Add Water

Adding some just-add-water protein additions to your pantry is a must to maintain health and vigor during emergencies.

5 (More) Foods That Last Forever

When planning and storing food for emergencies or survival situations, incorporating foods that will last forever (or at least longer than you will) could help boost your emergency supplies and your bartering power. If stored properly these five foods will last forever, and many of them have several uses beyond human consumption that could give you a hand up should the SHTF!

20 Perishable Foods You Can Freeze For Later

You likely already keep a supply of basics like vegetables, fruits, meats, poultry, and grains in your freezer. However, there some items that can be frozen that might surprise you.

Food Prepping: Why You Should Store Wheat And How To Use It

Although wheat is the cornerstone of a prepper’s food storage, many don’t understand why they should have a bunch on hand, or even how to use it if the SHTF. It certainly feels like every single preparedness author out there recommends the storage of hundreds of pounds of wheat, but why? And what can you use it for?

From Tree To Table: Tips For Fresh Maple Syrup

The freshest, unprocessed, maple syrup comes directly from trees and you can tap into all of that yummy goodness yourself! Not only does maple syrup taste great, but it can be a potent natural medicine with additional health benefits as well!

Tips For The Caffeinated: Coffee After The SHTF

If you are anything like me, there’s nothing like that first sip of piping hot coffee in the crisp, cool, and silent morning mountain air, then you’ll understand the importance of making sure you’ve got your ‘cup of joe’ covered, even if the SHTF. Here are some tips and tricks to prepare for the worst, while still making sure you continue to enjoy the simple things in life – like your morning coffee.

YUMMY RECIPES

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Who doesn’t like chicken tortilla soup? The seasonings are intense and the soup is incredibly filling. Even the kids will enjoy this!

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COOKING AND FOOD PREP

The Functional Vintage Kitchen

Vintage kitchenware that are off-grid capable and built to the last are becoming all the rage. Homesteader, extraordinaire, Ruby Burks talks about her favorite utensils and heirloom books to keep an eye out for.

FOOD STORAGE

Are You Ready Series: Best Practices For Long Term Food Storage

Food is an investment into your future and your family’s livelihood. Therefore, you must do all that you can to protect that investment for the long term. Using the multi-barrier system will ensure that the food is stored in optimal conditions and that the contents inside are protected.

Vacuum Sealing for Long-Term Food Storage

We know that food cannot stay fresh forever, but with the right tools, we can most certainly prolong it. Vacuum sealing your food is an economical way to save money, prolong your food pantry and maintain a varied diet.

CANNING & PRESERVATION

Home Canning Makes A Comeback

Many believed canning to be a lost art, but it’s starting to make a comeback. Read more about the many benefits to canning and how to start creating your own personalized food pantry.

Water Bath Canning 101

Water bath canning is one of the easiest canning techniques used to create a balanced preparedness pantry. Here’s what you need to know! As an added bonus, some beginner recipes are also provided.

Off-Grid Canning Techniques

Canning is a valuable skill to learn. But learning how to can in an off-grid environment is an indispensable skill to have. Start practicing these skills today!

DEHYDRATING

The Natural Pantry: DIY Powdered Bouillon

Every natural pantry should have homemade bouillon on hand to add for cooking. Turning your existing bone broth into bouillon is a fast and nutritious way to ensuring you have a long-lasting way to add flavor and additional nutrients to your dishes. Use your favorite broth recipe and try this simple dehydrating method today.

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