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 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

Irma Victims Keep Going with Freeze Dried Food

Recently we received a letter from one of our customers in Florida, the Smith family. The Smiths had some flooding during Hurricane Matthew, but just days later when Hurricane Irma took a dramatic western hook, they lost nearly everything. Within 20 minutes of the nearby creek rising, it was at the door. The Smiths

By | 2017-11-05T19:40:04+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze Drying Sweet Potatoes

The poor sweet potato. It's not pretty so it's often overlooked as the nutritional powerhouse that it is. Sweet potatoes are not only one of our favorite foods, dogs love them, kids love them, and they are the secret weapon of those in pursuit of weight loss without deprivation. Sure they're strangely misshapen, but are

By | 2017-10-24T00:27:51+00:00 October 20th, 2017|4 Comments

October is National Eat Better / Eat Together Month

October is National Eat Better / Eat Together Month, and we think both of those things sound like good ideas. With the holidays looming, getting a jump on a healthy eating plan and a strategy to navigate the upcoming feasts can help you stay on track. Eating together, whether it's as a family or as

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:35+00:00 October 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze Drying Apples

Apple harvesting season is near and it seems apple-infused recipes are only second to pumpkin spice infused recipes. It used to be that in order to make apples last through the winter, they had to be stored in a cool, dark, dry place for several weeks. Root cellars were dug under houses just for that

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:36+00:00 September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze Drying Grapes

Grapes are nearing their peak right now and they're never better than when harvested in the last days of summer. You may find bulk sales in the grocery store right now, or you may find the sweetest, juiciest bunches at your local farmer's market. Freeze drying grapes is so easy, and they are versatile and

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:39+00:00 August 28th, 2017|0 Comments

A Healthier Chip Option

Potato chip cravings don't mess around. What to do? Easy. Skip the greasy bag of chips and make your own batch from real veggies—and little else. We love freeze dried veggie chips because they don't need refrigeration, there are no preservatives, and you can avoid allergens. Freeze dried veggies have a powerful flavor. They're the perfect crunchy

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:41+00:00 July 25th, 2017|12 Comments