Archive for ' Food'

March Madness Thrive Life sale! Up to 50% off! Posted:March 18, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

March Madness Thrive Life sale! Up to 50% off!

I’ve been an independent consultant with Thrive Life ever since I discovered from various taste tests, that their foods are among the very best in the “survival food” industry. The fact is, their foods are designed [...]

27 Things You can Do with Apples Posted:March 17, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

27 Things You can Do with Apples

This is an older post but one with several broken links. We’ve reviewed the list and updated it. Enjoy! Got apples?  If you’ve got apples, you’ve got the basic ingredient for more than a dozen delicious [...]

Try it Today! Black Bean Brownies Posted:March 16, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Try it Today! Black Bean Brownies

Today is Sunday, and there’s a good chance you might have a little bit of spare time on your hands. This article is the first in a series, “Try it today!”, which will be posted each [...]

Start dehydrating your own foods with this GIVEAWAY! An Excalibur dehydrator! Posted:January 17, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Start dehydrating your own foods with this GIVEAWAY! An Excalibur dehydrator!

Years ago I began learning how to dehydrate my own food. I loved being able to buy fresh produce in bulk, wash and cut it up, and then dehydrate it for long-term storage. I bought my [...]

Easy 5-Ingredient Crock Pot Chili Posted:December 02, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Easy 5-Ingredient Crock Pot Chili

This recipe was one of the most popular  this year on Kristi Stone’s blog The Mind to Homestead. Listen to Kristi’s weekly podcast on The Survival Mom Radio Network for more great recipes and homesteading tips. [...]

Turkey Day Recipe Round-Up: Post yours’ here! Posted:November 26, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Turkey Day Recipe Round-Up: Post yours’ here!

You and your family probably look forward all year to that one special recipe you enjoy only on Thanksgiving. My family is no different. I have always loved my mom’s cranberry jell-o mold. Honest! Dig out [...]

Just in time for the holidays: Homemade 100% Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls Posted:November 26, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Just in time for the holidays: Homemade 100% Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls

This recipe comes courtesy of Charley Cooke, host of Cooke’s Frontier where she shares a delicious new recipe each week.She posts delicious recipes on her blog, Cooke’s Frontier. Tall, fluffy and light- not usually words you [...]

How to plan your food storage so you can make your favorite recipes years from now Posted:November 23, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

How to plan your food storage so you can make your favorite recipes years from now

When many people begin storing food, they start amassing cans, boxes, and plastic packages from the grocery store. Ultimately what ends up on their shelves is a miscellany of canned beans, fruit cocktail, Tang drink mix, [...]

5 Reasons why you should include freeze-dried meat/chicken in your food storage Posted:October 23, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

5 Reasons why you should include freeze-dried meat/chicken in your food storage

One of the first purchases my husband and I ever made toward storing food was 3 cases of freeze-dried meat and chicken. I remember going to a gun show with him, looking at the products, practically [...]

Augason Farms Dinner Pack review & a great recipe! Posted:October 21, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Augason Farms Dinner Pack review & a great recipe!

Long before Augason Farms became a sponsor here at Survival Mom, I was using their products. I had purchased a case of freeze-dried food at Costco in the first several weeks of my venture into preparedness. [...]