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Planning Ahead

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

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

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

5 Tips for Building an Emergency Food Plan

Record-breaking cold has been sweeping nearly every part of the country this month. Cold temperatures bring snow, ice, and winter emergencies. Most people don't keep much food in their pantries, which causes panic at the grocery stores when weather warnings hit the airwaves. Worse, winter storms can cause food shortages and dangerous conditions for those

By | 2018-01-24T10:13:22+00:00 January 24th, 2018|0 Comments

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

5 Ways to Simplify Kitchen Life in 2018

While New Year's Resolutions may not be your thing, the idea of getting better with each passing year has a certain appeal. Being busy - too busy - can have negative consequences for health, personal goals, and relationships. Simplifying life in the kitchen - how you shop for, make, serve, and store food - can

By | 2018-01-08T11:07:17+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

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

Hearty Winter Soups and Stews

Every year we eagerly anticipate soup season. Not only are savory root vegetables are in abundance, nothing sounds better on a cold day than a hot bowl of soup, stew or chili. Soup lovers can use their home freeze dryer to prep soup ingredients ahead of time, or to keep freeze dried soups and stews

By | 2017-12-20T12:37:20+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