Health benefits of purple carrots

Carrots are rich in vitamin A that can boost your eye health. But did you know that purple carrots contain potent antioxidants that can help minimize inflammation? Surprisingly, ancient carrots were originally purple or white. It is believed that orange carrots originated from a new breed of yellow carrots that developed due to a genetic mutation. Eastern varieties … Continue reading Health benefits of purple carrots

Indian-Inspired Green Lentil Salad with Spiced Carrots

Source: Indian-Inspired Green Lentil Salad with Spiced Carrots by Dr. Edward Group Carrots are rarely the star of any dish, but in this green lentil salad recipe from One Green Planet, the spiced carrots really shine. You can spiralize your carrots, but I recommend using a peeler to get thin, pretty ribbons for your salad. If you … Continue reading Indian-Inspired Green Lentil Salad with Spiced Carrots

Goji Berry Recipe: Carrot Soup with Goji, Orange, and Ginger

Source: Goji Berry Recipe: Carrot Soup with Goji, Orange, and Ginger by Dr. Edward Group Carrots are sweet, oranges are tart, ginger is spicy, and goji berries are a nutritional powerhouse. What happens when you combine them? You get an incredibly delicious and nutritious soup that makes for a super bright side dish or main course! How nutritious … Continue reading Goji Berry Recipe: Carrot Soup with Goji, Orange, and Ginger

Food supply 101: Top 12 cheapest foods to stockpile

An emergency stockpile can greatly increase your chance of survival if SHTF. But creating a stockpile can easily drain your grocery budget if you’re not careful. Luckily, some of the best foods for stockpiling are extremely cheap, so you can buy them in quantities enough to last you several months. Here are some examples of cheap … Continue reading Food supply 101: Top 12 cheapest foods to stockpile

Emergency food prep: 9 Pioneer foods that you’ll need in your survival stockpile

Pioneer foods make excellent survival meals because they are easy to prepare. Additionally, they have a long shelf life and can provide high amounts of energy. When SHTF, these long-lasting, energy-dense foods will matter the most because they can keep you from feeling hungry and weak at a time when you need to stay on survivalist mode. Listed … Continue reading Emergency food prep: 9 Pioneer foods that you’ll need in your survival stockpile

How to make seed paper that can grow into plants for your survival garden

Seed paper is considered by many to be nothing more than a novelty item. But as a prepper, you might find that this ingenious item may help you increase the amount of food you’re growing in your survival garden. As its name suggests, seed paper, or plantable paper, is a kind of handmade paper that has been … Continue reading How to make seed paper that can grow into plants for your survival garden

Survival essentials: Here’s why you should grow food in your home garden before SHTF

Preppers know that home gardening is a beneficial activity because it allows you to grow crops without any harmful pesticides. Becoming a home gardener also means you have access to food after SHTF. (h/t to FoodStorageMoms.com) 6 Reasons to start a home garden Even if the world doesn’t end tomorrow, below are six reasons to start growing … Continue reading Survival essentials: Here’s why you should grow food in your home garden before SHTF

Prepper food supply: How to make Meals, Ready-to-Eat (MREs)

The military gives service members portable meals called “Meals, Ready-to-Eat” (MREs), which are self-contained field rations in lightweight packaging. But MREs are sometimes hard to come by, and it can be expensive to purchase them if you have a large survival group. To save some money, you can prep DIY MREs using ingredients you already … Continue reading Prepper food supply: How to make Meals, Ready-to-Eat (MREs)

7 prepping projects that you can work on this spring

With the arrival of spring comes an opportunity to do some new projects around your homestead. Countless things need to be done, but there is always room for new DIY projects, especially ones that are ideally done during the springtime. Here are seven prepper projects you can make this season. (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) Build up your … Continue reading 7 prepping projects that you can work on this spring

3 Ways to save money on your homestead

There are many ways to save money on your homestead. You can repurpose old items and avoid unnecessary expenses. You can also try DIY projects like soap making or grow edible flowers. (h/t to NewLifeOnAHomestead.com) Be a frugal prepper To save money on your homestead, start by spending your money more wisely. Buy in bulk and keep an … Continue reading 3 Ways to save money on your homestead