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Our Favorite Recipe for Random Act of Kindness Day

February 17th is National Random Act of Kindness Day, but we don't think the celebration should be limited to just one day a year. Sometimes we hear stories from our home freeze dryer community about how they've used their freeze dryers to perpetrate Random Acts of Kindness, or to help their friends and neighbors by

By | February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Adding Powdered Freeze Dried Fruit to Pancakes

                    Freeze-dried fruit is so versatile. It's delicious on its own, but crush it into a powder and it becomes a magic ingredient in recipes. One of our favorite ways to use powdered fruit is in pancakes. It turns the batter a fun shade of pink -

By | February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Healthy Bran Muffins with Powdered Freeze Dried Apples

Oat bran muffins are the perfect weekday breakfast. You can make a batch ahead on the weekend for speedy, healthy breakfasts on busy work and school days. Oat bran muffins are a healthy alternative to traditional muffin recipes because the fiber helps you feel full longer and can help control blood sugar. Apple-oat bran muffins

By | January 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze Dried Snacks for Runners

Cooler temperatures are the start of 5K and marathon training season in many areas of the country. With the growing popularity of ultra marathons and races that last multiple days, freeze dried food is starting to hit the radar of the running community. You can buy prepackaged freeze dried food, but freeze drying your running

By | September 12th, 2016|0 Comments

New Starter Guide Available!

We are happy to announce that our new Starter Guide is now available for download and includes photos, recipes, and shares some tips and tricks to help you freeze dry like a pro. Whether you're a novice or a long-time owner, this guide can help you gain a new perspective on the benefits of owning

By | August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Freeze Drying Bananas

  Bananas are universally loved - but they have a short shelf life. However, if you have a home freeze dryer you can take advantage of sales or even salvage this universally loved fruit before it over-ripens. Bananas are high in fiber and potassium and are a healthy source of carbohydrates. Studies also suggest that

By | June 2nd, 2016|2 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

Freeze Drying Cranberries for Holiday Use…and Beyond

Cranberries are a big part of holiday treats and feasts, and there are plenty of fun uses for freeze dried cranberries in your festive culinary endeavors. Sara Wells of the fantastic food blog Our Best Bites passed along how one company is now using freeze dried cranberries in chocolate bars: My favorite brand of chocolate always comes out

By | November 24th, 2015|1 Comment

Back-to-Basics Summer Recipe Meals

I don’t know what it is about summer that makes me want to eat simple food, but most evenings I’m content with tomatoes on garlic toast (a.k.a. bruschetta), cannellini beans with rosemary (on garlic toast) or olive tapanade on, you guessed it, garlic toast. This time of year there’s something wonderful about rediscovering food that

By | June 17th, 2015|3 Comments