Food Storage

How Much Emergency Food Do You Need?

The key word in that question is the word “need.” The word “need” implies that you have a goal. Is your goal to: Lose weight? Survive for a long period – say a month or longer? Power your body so that you can do more? Sustain your current weight? The reality is that the amount.…

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How To Can Meat Products

When you go to the grocery store or look for canned meats online the price may shock you. If you want really high quality meats then there is even more of a premium. Canning your own meat is much more economical and not as hard as you might think. What You Need Pressure Canner This.…

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How To Can Meat Products

When you go to the grocery store or look for canned meats online the price may shock you. If you want really high quality meats then there is even more of a premium. Canning your own meat is much more economical and not as hard as you might think. What You Need Pressure Canner This.…

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How Much Emergency Food Do You Need?

The key word in that question is the word “need.” The word “need” implies that you have a goal. Is your goal to: Lose weight? Survive for a long period – say a month or longer? Power your body so that you can do more? Sustain your current weight? The reality is that the amount.…

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Emergency Food vs Survival Food — Surprise! You Need Both

We talk a lot about emergency food but do we ever really define what it is we mean? When it comes to surviving an emergency, our body requires different types of food to meet different types survival needs. Life-Threatening Emergencies When your life is on the line, your body responds. It is programmed to help.…

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Top 5 Best Survival Food Brands and Companies

How do you choose between the many survival food companies when it comes time to prepare for food available disruptions? This article compares the five best survival food brands and discusses their benefits based on ingredients, calories, and cost per serving. While numbered, these brands appear in no particular order as they all offer benefits..…

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How to Make Your Own DIY MREs – Homemade MRE Tips

Upon request from our readers, I was asked to make a follow-up to the MRE article. In there, I had mentioned that creating your own MRE is more efficient and cheaper than buying one of the brand-names. Therefore, I have compiled this information together as everything you’ll need to know about creating your very own.…

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The 5 Best MRE Alternatives for Emergency Situations

MRE’s (or Meals, Ready-to-Eat) are compacted meals devised to resist rough conditions and survive long lifespans. They were created for the United States Armed Forces, however, they’ve also found their way into the backpacks of survivalists. Though MRE’s are convenient, there’s ongoing disdain over how sufficient they really are (check out out this article for.…

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Putting A Gluten Free Meal Pouch to the Taste Test

One of the more frequent issues with food storage is the lack of viable options for those that must, for health reasons, maintain a gluten-free diet. I am not talking about individuals who do so by choice, but those who have Celiac disease or are seriously gluten intolerant. Since I do not have any issues…

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Why Is There So Much Sodium in Freeze Dried Meals?

A lingering question in the minds of many preppers is “why the heck do freeze dried entrees have such a high sodium content?.” I had my own thoughts on the matter but they were unconfirmed so I decided to take the question to my two favorite freeze dried meal companies, Mountain House and Legacy Food…

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