Making your own fruit roll ups is a cost effective solution to ensuring that your children are eating a healthy snack.
It’s called sulfur dioxide, and it’s found in more foods than you probably realize.
Protein sources in an emergency situation are essential in maintaining a balanced diet. Learn how to preserve meat and some of the recipes to do so.
Doesn’t a nice cup of tea sound wonderful? Here are 10 herbal tea blends that my family loves!
Pemmican is the original survival superfood. Check out this step-by-step guide on how to make it and get your pantry stocked.
We are all looking for frugal ways to bulk up our preparedness pantries. Using herbs is a great way to do that. Some of our favorite herbs we love to grow in our garden can be utilized to make long-term herbal seasonings to use year round.
I love having some “just-add-water” meals on hand for those busy days when I need to cook something fast.
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.
Dehydrating foods can be a wonderful addition to your emergency food pantry. Learn the pro, the cons, storage tips on dehydrating food for long-term storage.
For centuries, dehydrating food was seen as a survival necessity and is the safest, most affordable way to preserve foods for long-term storage.
Dry soup mixes used with dehydrated vegetables are a great way to make use of extra vegetables. These soup mixes are fresh and packed with nutrition and can last for future uses.
Dehydrating fresh garden produce is a frugal and economical way of creating a well-stocked prepper pantry.
Not having electric power the job of preserving a portion of the harvest to help us out in the winter was a long one.
As I’ve said before the garden at Knowle cottage was big, but not huge. It took some creative planting to make sure we produced enough to feed the family.
One of the best things about holidays is getting together with family and having a huge feast. One of the worst things about the holidays is that you probably spent close to a week’s grocery money on that huge feast. If you are of the frugal mindset or on a tight budget, it can be overwhelming to spend all that money for just one meal. Here’s where preppernomics comes in: preserve it!
Dehydrating food is one of the best ways to frugally make dried foods and meals, or create a food storage pantry. This is the story of how I got hooked on dehydrating and found the best dehydrator for my needs. Check out some of the great recipes too!
Potato flakes are on the recommended list of foods to have in your prepper’s pantry. Now it’s time to learn how to use them other than for mashed potatoes.
Sourdough bread is often known as the healthiest bread, and there’s a science behind that moniker. Here are all the ways sourdough bread is good for you and some recipes to get you started!
I love the subtle flavor of this bread, and the texture comes out perfect. This is a great bread to try out for those new to bread making. And, if your family is like mine, you may want to double the recipe to make an extra loaf!
If you are prepping on a budget, a food dehydrator is a great investment. These four budget-friendly models are highly recommended and can get you started on creating a food pantry for pennies.
Get smart about how to use foods in your preparedness pantry, and learn these nifty tricks on how to fill up our stomachs at the same time.
Re-purposing is a new fad that can save you money in the process. Get creative and read about five kitchen items you can use in place of expensive food storage containers.
This recipe uses good, old-fashioned whole grains and natural ingredients – just what you want your kids to eat.
I look forward to growing basil every year in my garden. Check out these 6 delicious recipes to make the most of your summer’s basil bounty.
I first came upon these muffins while having brunch one day at a local restaurant and couldn’t get enough of them. Since then, I have been experimenting with the ingredients until I got the recipe just right.
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!
They are commonly used in oatmeal, baked goods, and granola, but did you know oats can be used for everything from homemade non-dairy milk to pizza crusts to soothing itchy skin?
Our preps are our lifelines during difficult times. Because of limited space issues, the items we carefully put away need to be versatile. Read about 7 kitchen essentials that will conserve space and get the job done.