Summer Parties Made Easier

Summer is the season of burgers on the grill, corn fresh off the cob, spicy homemade salsa, creamy potato salad, and tangy lemonade. If you have a home freeze dryer, everyone's favorite party foods are easy to make ahead, and save for later if you make a little too much. Freeze Drying Fresh Ground Hamburger

By | June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

Are you on the fence about purchasing a freeze dryer? Here is a review from one of our customers that may help you decide. It's a little long, but very informational, and well worth the read. It even includes a few tips for the beginner. Read the full review here: “In this review I cover what you get

By | May 8th, 2017|1 Comment

Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Dave Update Days 1 – 6

On April 13th Dave Nelson began a 2200-mile trek on the Appalachian Trail. His journey began in the Springer Mountains of Georgia and will end in Maine. He’ll be walking for five to six months, carrying everything he needs in his backpack. See our introduction to Dave and see his packing list here. We're happy to

By | April 26th, 2017|1 Comment

Meet Dave Nelson

Meet Dave Nelson, world traveler. On April 13th Dave began a 2200-mile trek on the Appalachian Trail. His journey began in the Springer Mountains of Georgia and will end in Maine. He'll be walking for five to six months, carrying everything he needs in his backpack. Dave is 36 years old and lives in Salt Lake

By | April 13th, 2017|2 Comments

5 Tips for Celebrating National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, and it's right on time. Every January most of us make a resolution to eat healthier, and we even do better for awhile. However, study after study shows that dieting doesn't work for most people. In fact, dieting can slow the metabolism, increase stress, and lead to more weight gain.

By | March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Building a Nutritional Safety Net

For the last few years there have been regular events and news headlines that cause us to wonder if life as we know it is all that stable. We watched as the seemingly impossible unfolded on 9/11, then again with Hurricane Katrina and again with Hurricane Sandy. These are examples of how, in very short

By | January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Saving Thanksgiving Dinner

This week is Thanksgiving and it seems almost everyone will be making so many of the delicious foods they love to eat. But, sometimes there's so much food leftover from Thanksgiving dinner that it would require the local National Guard to polish it off. However, if you have a freeze dryer, you can save all

By | November 21st, 2016|4 Comments

Freeze Dried Green Smoothie Mix

Some days there's nothing better than a quick, healthy smoothie for lunch, breakfast or an afternoon pick-me-up. Around here we love the kale-broccoli-pineapple mixture, so we decided to freeze dry it for even faster smoothies. Just chop kale, broccoli and pineapple into bite-size pieces and place on trays. You can freeze dry all of these ingredients

By | June 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Make Ahead Freeze Dried Party Food

Everyone loves a good party, but if you're the host, preparing the food can wear you out before your guests arrive. Freeze drying party food ahead of time is a great way to throw a memorable gathering - that you'll actually have the energy to enjoy. You can freeze dry food far in advance and

By | May 31st, 2016|0 Comments

Packing Light: Freeze-Dried Food for Road Trips

It's time to start planning those summer vacations, and one of the best ways to relax and enjoy an adventure is with the good old American Road Trip. Whether you're in a fancy RV, a retro pop-up camper or you've just got a car, a hammock and a dream, packing for road trips requires a careful

By | May 9th, 2016|2 Comments