5 Healthiest Vegetables for Your Garden

It's been an early spring for many parts of the country and gardeners everywhere are getting their plots ready. We like to think that home freeze dryers and gardens go together like peas and carrots; when you have a home freeze dryer you can easily preserve your entire harvest, and even plant more food and

By | March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Have You Taken the Test?

This month we're talking about good nutrition and better health. March 24th is American Diabetes Alert Day, and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is encouraging everyone to take their quick online Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. The test takes about 60 seconds to complete. It's important because 86 million Americans have prediabetes, and the majority

By | March 30th, 2017|1 Comment

Celebrate National Meatball Day the Healthy Way

Well what do you know? National Meatball Day falls right in the middle of National Nutrition Month. And who doesn't love meatballs? Meatballs done the old school way can be full of fat, salt and sugar. However, meatballs done right are high in protein, full of flavor, and can be part of a healthy diet.

By | March 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Make Ahead Holiday Breakfasts

If your house is anything like most of ours, holidays begin with big family breakfasts. The problem is, if you're cooking a big Christmas or New Year's dinner, there's no room or counter space to also cook a big breakfast for everyone. That's where your freeze dryer comes in. Breakfast foods freeze dry so well

By | December 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Freeze-Drying and Rehydrating a Pasta Dinner

We've been sharing new videos to show you how simple it is to freeze dry and quickly rehydrate entire meals. Our freeze-dry community members can tell you, the ability to make a nutritious, hot, filling meal in a flash starts to feel like a super power. Long day and don't feel like cooking?

By | March 3rd, 2016|29 Comments

Freeze-dried Ham Dinner

One of the things the home freeze-drying community is talking about is how simple it is to freeze dry and quickly rehydrate entire meals. This comes in handy in a true emergency, such as a power-outage or storm, and in life's small emergencies, like when your child announces they have a science

By | February 22nd, 2016|12 Comments

Freeze-Dried Turkey Dinner Video

Recently we made a short video to illustrate just how easy it is to freeze dry and rehydrate entire meals. In this video we're freeze drying sliced turkey breast, gravy, corn and green beans - all in one run. We also prepared mashed potatoes, gravy and stuffing in a second run. Notice

By | February 16th, 2016|6 Comments

How to Add More Veggies to Your Diet

Like many, you may have a New Year's resolution to eat healthier. That means adding more fruits and veggies to your diet. Current recommendations for adults are at least five cups a day! That can seem like a lot of chewing, especially if you're new to cooking and eating vegetables. One of the best ways

By | December 28th, 2015|3 Comments

Re-hydrating Freeze-Dried Food for the Holidays… and Beyond

A home freeze dryer can make holiday feasts and parties so much easier. Freeze drying allows you to make snacks, entrees and side dishes ahead of time, then quickly re-hydrate and serve. Instead of cooking all day and feeling too exhausted to enjoy your party or holiday meal, you can make, freeze-dry and store dishes

By | December 15th, 2015|9 Comments