Dried Fruit Strawberry Jam

Freeze-Dried or Dehydrated for Canning Have you ever stood in the middle of you kitchen in the height of winter wishing you could make and preserve some strawberry jam? Well, now you can! By simply dehydrating and storing strawberries in the peak season, you can keep them year round. There… Read more“Dried Fruit Strawberry Jam”

Fast, Easy Dried Beans with Instant Pot

No Pre-Soaking Required—For Dinner, Freezing or Dehydrating to Make “Instant” Beans I am so excited about sharing this new process with you! One of the big challenges for me in cooking dried beans is the pre-soaking. I always forget to do this step before I need to cook for a… Read more“Fast, Easy Dried Beans with Instant Pot”

Make Instant Dehydrated Pasta

Instant Pasta On-the-Go for Quick Meals Pasta is a great base for healthy, nutritious and satisfying backpacking or on-the-go meals. It provides our body with glucose—the “fuel”, to power muscles and brain. As a complex carbohydrates, pasta digested more slowly that ensures a steady release of energy to keep you… Read more“Make Instant Dehydrated Pasta”

What CAN You Dehydrate at Home?

For the HOME dehydrator, there are many options available in foods you can dehydrate. Although you can dehydrate just about anything, shelf stability and SAFETY are key to deciding what I will put my work and time into. After much research and experimenting, I have found that I am most successful… Read more“What CAN You Dehydrate at Home?”

Safely Dehydrating Ground Meats

Ground Meat Rocks or Crumbles are Easy to Make Before Beginning: Buy meat that is at least 85% lean. This gives you a good starting point, as well as an easier process to be assured you can remove as much fat as possible without compromising taste. Fat spoils quickly, and the… Read more“Safely Dehydrating Ground Meats”

Homemade Convenience Foods Recipe Hacks Directory

Over 600 Recipes in 12 Easy-to-Access Subdirectories Learn: What is a Homemade DIY Convenience Food? How to Make Convenience Foods, Meals in a Jar or Meals in a Pouch. How to Make Your Own Herb/Spice Blends. How to Make Your Own Tea Blends. Learning to Eat Healthy Foods—My Story.  … Read more“Homemade Convenience Foods Recipe Hacks Directory”

Legumes, Grains, & Vegetable Dishes

Beans, Pasta, Potatoes, Rice, & Vegetables Beans Rice Artichoke Hummus Beef Rice-a-Celli (Rice-a-Roni Copycat Recipe) Avocado Hummus BROWN Long Grain & Wild Rice Mix (Uncle Ben’s Copycat) Baba Ghanoush (Eggplant) Hummus Cajun Dirty Rice Basic Hummus Recipe Chicken Rice-a-Celli (Rice-a-Roni Copycat Recipe) Creamy Yogurt Hummus Creole Red Beans & Rice (with… Read more“Legumes, Grains, & Vegetable Dishes”

Meals in a Jar/Pouch & Dry Mixes

Beans Potatoes Artichoke Hummus Baked Potato Soup (Bacon & Potato) Dry Soup Mix Avocado Hummus Cheddar Mashed Potatoes Baba Ghanoush (Eggplant) Hummus Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes Basic Hummus Recipe Fried Potatoes (Home Fries)  Bean Soup-to-Go Scalloped Potatoes Dry Mix Black Bean Tortillas Dry Mix Rice Creamy Yogurt Hummus Beef Rice-a-Celli… Read more“Meals in a Jar/Pouch & Dry Mixes”


Cup of Soups, Instant Soups, Condensed Creamed Soups, & More Asparagus Soup-to-Go Cream of Mushroom Condensed Cream Soup Baked Potato Soup (Bacon & Potato) Condensed Cream Soup Cream of Mushroom Dry Soup Mix Baked Potato Soup (Bacon & Potato) Dry Soup Mix Cream of Mushroom Soup, Condensed #1 Bean Soup-to-Go Cream… Read more“Soups”

Master Convenience Mixes

Basic Liquid Coffee Creamer Basic Powdered Coffee Creamer Cookies Master Mix French Crepes Master Batch GLUTEN-FREE Flour Blend for Baking Instant Hummus Master Mix Master Baking Mix (like Bisquick) Master Cake Mix Master Dry Mix for Cornbread (like Jiffy Cornbread) Master Instant Oatmeal Mix Master Instant Pudding Mix Soup & Sauce (SOS)… Read more“Master Convenience Mixes”