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Giving Hot Cereal Another Chance

Giving Hot Cereal Another Chance

There are two kinds of people in this world: people who love hot cereal – a category that includes oatmeal, cracked wheat and other cooked grains – and people who would rather eat gym socks. If you are in the…

Freeze-Dried Parmesan vs. That Stuff In the Green Can

Freeze-Dried Parmesan vs. That Stuff In the Green Can

Thrive Life recently added Freeze-Dried Parmesan cheese to their inventory! Thrive Life already has several different kinds of cheeses, and since so many people use Parmesan in cooking, this will allow for even more versatility when cooking with your food…

Freeze-Dried Mushrooms: Myths and Facts

Freeze-Dried Mushrooms: Myths and Facts

Many people have this idea in their head that something like freeze-dried mushrooms would not be a good addition to their food storage. Something about frivolity, or not being a real staple, or something. On the other side of the…

All About Peanut Flour

All About Peanut Flour

My daughter was thrilled when Thrive Life introduced peanut flour. We both use it in our smoothies and she makes homemade peanut butter with a little stevia for a high protein, no-sugar spread on apple slices. Peanut flour is simply…

Freeze-Dried Yogurt: A Tutorial

Freeze-Dried Yogurt: A Tutorial

What do you think when you hear the words, “freeze-fried yogurt.” Outer-space astronaut food Those Gerber things for babies? In fact, freeze dried yogurt is incredibly delicious, versatile, and definitely something for all ages. Even my 14 year-old son asks to…

All about the freeze-drying process

I love freeze-dried foods. They’ve come a long way since the days of “astronaut ice cream”! This graphic explains the process and how nutrients are retained. You can always tell freeze-dried foods from those that have been dehydrated because the…

My 13 favorite ways to use Sausage Crumbles

At first, I wasn’t eager to try Sausage Crumbles. The concept seemed strange — crunchy pieces of sausage. What an odd concept! The first time I tried Sausage Crumbles, after being convinced by my Thrive Life friend, Holly, was on…

Freeze-Dried Cheese: A Tutorial

Freeze-Dried Cheese: A Tutorial

Cheese is one of those staples that many of us have difficulty doing without. It’s used as a key ingredient in lots of things, from cheese and crackers to tacos and casseroles. Unfortunately, the kind of cheese we tend to…

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