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Stop Food Waste

Celebrate ‘Stop Food Waste’ Day by Learning the Best Way to Store Fruits and Vegetables This year April 27 is “Stop Food Waste” day. Studies show that 43% of wasted food in the United States comes from households. By making small shifts in how you shop, prepare, store, and preserve food, you can toss

By | 2018-04-27T09:12:25+00:00 April 27th, 2018|0 Comments

We Ate Like Kings!

This story was taken from Facebook (with permission) from one of our customers, Carol A., in Utah. I've had a very busy summer spent mostly dry camping (no hookups) ... I got our freeze dryer at Christmas (2016) and ran it almost 24-7 until summer started. I purposely focused on one-dish meals for our

By | 2018-04-26T14:02:21+00:00 April 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Building an Emergency Food Plan

The start of 2018 has been as interesting as the whole of last year. We haven't talked about emergency food plans much these days, but reflecting on 2017 now seems like a good time to start. Just a quick run through of what we endured - hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Irma, and the mind-blowing

By | 2018-03-15T09:08:26+00:00 March 14th, 2018|1 Comment

Better Breakfasts with a Home Freeze Dryer

There are plenty of reasons why eating a healthy breakfast is important: boosts your metabolism - good news for anyone trying to lose weight, especially those who have hit the dreaded middle age metabolism slow down. helps keep blood sugar levels even throughout the day. reduces risk of overeating later in the day. A healthy

By | 2017-12-20T14:26:26+00:00 December 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Using Your Freeze Dryer to Make Holiday Meals Easier

Big Christmas meals and a plethora of holiday potlucks can leave even the most ardent cooks wiped out by New Year's Eve. The key to enjoying your holidays, including some well-deserved rest, is to get ahead of the game in the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. With a Harvest Right home freeze dryer you can

By | 2017-12-11T11:30:03+00:00 December 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Tips for Packing Freeze-Dried School Lunches

Packing a lunch for school can save money, give you greater control over what your kids are eating, and can help you manage food allergies. Young kids can't easily rehydrate food without hot water, but that doesn't mean you can't put your home freeze dryer to work for school lunches. Older kids may have access

By | 2017-11-29T11:54:06+00:00 November 29th, 2017|0 Comments

National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, timed perfectly to rain on your holiday goody parade, right? Actually, the diabetic eating guidelines are one of the healthiest and easiest eating plans you can follow, even if you don't have diabetes. All you have to do is eat small, healthy meals regularly throughout the day. Nearly 30

By | 2017-11-20T14:41:17+00:00 November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze Dried Turkey Noodle Soup

Leftover Thanksgiving turkey makes wonderful turkey noodle soup. It never fails that the week after Thanksgiving you think you never want to see another turkey again. But by January...you're thinking mmmmm.....turkey. Freeze drying turkey noodle soup is a perfect way to use up leftover turkey and save it for the day when turkey sounds delicious

By | 2017-11-15T13:57:58+00:00 November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

World Kindness Day

Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. - Henry Van Dyke November 13th is World Kindness Day, and it's a day we think worth celebrating and observing every month. We've written before about using your home freeze dryer

By | 2017-11-14T13:40:51+00:00 November 14th, 2017|2 Comments

Freeze Drying Bone Broth

Though it's something of a trend now, bone broth has been a staple in traditional diets for ages. Bone broth is a stock made from simmering chicken, turkey, lamb or beef bones with vegetables such as celery, onions, tomatoes, garlic and herbs for hours - often overnight. The long simmer purportedly releases nutrients that can

By | 2017-11-13T09:26:10+00:00 November 13th, 2017|0 Comments