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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…

THRIVE Express Meals: A Tutorial

What kind of food should I put in my 72 hour kit? This is a question I hear a lot. A lot of people get a pack of granola bars and some jerky and call it good, but generally speaking…

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…

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…

Freeze-Dried Fruit: A Tutorial

Freeze-dried (FD) fruit makes an excellent addition to your everyday pantry, particularly when you need to pack school lunches, work lunches, or need a quick, delicious snack.  It can be used to make quick, simple breakfasts, fun and interesting lunches, and even…

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