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Freeze Drying Ideas & Recipes

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Did Astronauts Really Eat Freeze-Dried Ice Cream?

When talking about freeze-dried food with someone, it usually isn’t very long before a question about freeze-dried ice cream comes up. Any space-loving kid can tell you the reason everyone has heard of freeze-dried ice cream is because astronauts love to eat it. Also known as astronaut ice cream or space ice cream, freeze-dried

By | 2018-05-16T10:06:43+00:00 May 16th, 2018|1 Comment

Freeze Dried Vacation Meals

Are you thinking about Spring Break or summer vacation? We are! Part of the fun of traveling is trying new restaurants, but the fun wears off after too many salty, high-fat, high-dollar meals. Traveling with your own healthy meals and snacks will save you tons of money, time, and calories. Here are some of

By | 2018-03-26T14:23:35+00:00 March 26th, 2018|1 Comment

Freeze Drying Peas and Beans for Extra Protein

In our last post we wrote about building an emergency food plan, and all of the good reasons you should get started. The first thing we mentioned is you'll want to save some comfort food, because studies show that in a disaster you're going to want pie. (Okay, that's not a real study but

By | 2018-03-20T12:54:39+00:00 March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

4 Veggies to Plant Now and Freeze Dry Later

It's been a long winter and it's high time to talk about gardening. We've got a few more weeks of chilly weather to go, but before you know it friendly green sprouts will be pushing through the soil and bright berries will be getting sweet. Gardeners usually get through the last weeks of winter

By | 2018-03-06T09:47:43+00:00 March 6th, 2018|2 Comments

Freeze Drying Homemade Soup

We've still got a few more weeks of soup weather before we can switch to Spring salads. While you're making winter soups, you may want to consider making an extra batch to start, or add to, an emergency food supply. Soup is comforting, and re-hydrating it with hot water brings it right back to

By | 2018-02-22T15:21:23+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Freeze Dried Treats For Your Valentine

Homemade goodies are so much better than anything that comes from the store. Forget expensive chocolate, surprise your Valentine this year with a stash of tempting freeze dried goodies that are as much fun to eat as they are to make. Need some inspiration? Here are crowd favorites, plus some healthy ideas in case

By | 2018-02-14T09:33:28+00:00 February 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Freeze Drying Chili

Chili is one of those meals we never get tired of, and we never get tired of experimenting with. In the winter we make thick, meaty, spicy chilis that are warming from the inside out. In spring, we lighten up our recipes - replacing ground beef, shredded turkey or cubed steak with vegetables such

By | 2018-02-15T12:13:20+00:00 February 12th, 2018|1 Comment

Using Your Freeze Dryer for Weight Loss

If you have a home freeze dryer, you can achieve the same goals for far less. If your resolution is to lose weight this year, here's how to put your freeze dryer to work: DIY Meal Kits Meal kit services are all the rage - it seems like a new one pops up every

By | 2018-01-22T09:13:47+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|0 Comments