Survival skills: Learn how to cook from scratch so you can feed your family when SHTF

Convenience foods like TV dinners or instant mac and cheese can help reduce your prep time when cooking, but when SHTF it’s more important to know how to cook from scratch. This ensures that when you’re running low on supplies, you can still cook filling dishes even if you don’t have access to prepackaged meals. (h/t … Continue reading Survival skills: Learn how to cook from scratch so you can feed your family when SHTF

10 Tips for stockpiling food

Having a well-stocked refrigerator, freezer and pantry is a good idea in the best and worst of times. It can help keep you and your family fed and safe when SHTF. Ideally, your stockpile should have nutritious foods that fuel your body so you can easily handle emergencies or carry out vital survival tasks. Your stockpile should … Continue reading 10 Tips for stockpiling food

Food supply 101: What to cook when SHTF

With a well-stocked food pantry, you can feed your family when disaster strikes and bug in without worries. But what if you’re facing a long-term power outage? While prepping your food stockpile, make sure that your supplies include items that you can prepare even during a blackout, like canned meats, canned soup and frozen vegetables. (h/t … Continue reading Food supply 101: What to cook when SHTF

8 Must-have foods for your survival stockpile

An emergency food stockpile can significantly increase your chances of survival if SHTF. Ideally, it should have nutritious foods that fuel your body so you can easily carry out survival tasks or handle emergencies. You should also stockpile shelf-stable foods so you can stretch out your supply for as long as possible. Here are eight foods you … Continue reading 8 Must-have foods for your survival stockpile

7 Foods to never dehydrate

Food dehydration is the process of reducing moisture in food to prevent the proliferation of bacteria. It’s one of the fastest and least expensive methods of food preservation. Dehydrating foods also reduces their weight, which means you can easily pack dehydrated foods in large quantities for camping and bugging out. However, not all foods can … Continue reading 7 Foods to never dehydrate

5 Reasons you should stockpile food right now

Last month, inflation in the United States jumped to its highest rate in nearly 13 years as the country rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic. The surge in consumer prices reflected a surge in demand and shortages of labor and materials made severe by the pandemic, leading many economists to believe inflation is here to stay. For preppers, … Continue reading 5 Reasons you should stockpile food right now

5 Reasons to stockpile food now

Inflation in the United States has jumped to the highest rate since 2008 as the country rebounds strongly from the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, many economists believe the current rise in inflation is not transitory because of evidence of structural changes in supply at a time when demand for all products is robust. Put simply, inflation is here to … Continue reading 5 Reasons to stockpile food now

Prepping basics: A 10-item checklist for beginner preppers

The prepping lifestyle is often intimidating for non-preppers because it feels like there are so many things to do before you can be ready for any disaster. But at its core, prepping is all about being consistent and taking small steps to ensure that your family is safe when disaster strikes. If you want to … Continue reading Prepping basics: A 10-item checklist for beginner preppers

Healthy prepping: 7 Superfoods you should add to your garden and stockpile

It’s important to prepare for emergencies, as these can happen without a moment’s notice. For most people, that means stockpiling enough food to keep themselves fed in the event an emergency happens. But as you fill up your storage spaces with quick fixes like rice, spaghetti and survival rations, why not balance it out by adding nutritious … Continue reading Healthy prepping: 7 Superfoods you should add to your garden and stockpile

Think like a pioneer: When prepping your stockpile, remember the old ways

Your food supply is crucial for your survival when SHTF. By learning how to store your supplies the same way the pioneers did, you can extend the shelf life of various food items. (h/t to PreppersWill.com) American pioneers preserved and stored as much produce as they could to ensure that they had access to enough food for … Continue reading Think like a pioneer: When prepping your stockpile, remember the old ways