Freeze Dried / Dehydrated Foods

  1. Slash Food Waste, Slash Water Waste With Dehydrated Food

    Contributed by Jennifer Dawson Around 40% of food in the United States goes to waste every year — that’s around 400 pounds of food annually per person. And, since food also has a water footprint, water waste is also intertwined with food waste. In fact, the average individual in the U.S. wastes at least 26,500 gallons of water every year simply...
  2. Debunking Myths about Dehydrated Food

    Contributed by Jennifer Dawson   Photo by Muyuan Ma on Unsplash One of the main reasons why dehydrated foods are chosen by so many families across the globe is because dehydrated foods can be preserved for a long period of time without any refrigeration—as found in the 2022 Dehydrated Food Market Size report. Take blueberries—a juicy fruit that is only harvested...
  3. Wow Your Kids with the Science of Dehydrated Foods

    Contributed by Jennifer Dawson Photo by Ben White on Unsplash Drying food can take between four and 24 hours, but those who are into the unique texture of dehydrated foods will tell you that the wait is definitely worth it! Dehydrated foods concentrate calorie and sugar content, making them an energy-efficient snack that is quickly absorbed by our bodies. Moreover, their reduced moisture...
  4. Simple Ways To Be A Healthy Vegan In College

    Contributed by Jennifer Dawson Photo by Naim Benjelloun from Pexels Decades ago, becoming a vegan may have seemed more like wishful thinking than a reality, but in recent years, going on a plant-based diet has become mainstream, especially among young people. Most young vegans enjoy this lifestyle as it helps them to manage their weight, allows them to be healthier...
  5. Dehydration And Beyond: Preserving Cabbage For Delicious Dinners

    Contributed by Jennifer Dawson Photo by Natalie Runnerstrom on Unsplash Americans eat over a million pounds of cabbage every year, yet this misunderstood vegetable is one of the most disliked vegetables in the country - 84% of people say that they don’t like cabbage. They clearly haven’t been preparing cabbage in the right way! Cabbage can be dehydrated to make a...
  6. Can Dehydrated Foods Help Improve Your Immunity?

    Contributed by Jennifer Dawson Photo by K8 on Unsplash If you have always dreamed of freeze drying ingredients for use in healthy dishes to create raw savory and sweet delights, then here’s another good reason to do so - these foods can help make you more resistant to disease. Immunity is the buzzword in current times, with the Nutrition Business Journal reporting that immunity...
  7. Switch To Dehydrated Foods To Fight Obesity

    Contributed by Jennifer Dawson Photo by Naim Benjelloun from Pexels American’s are on average getting fatter each year, with nearly 35% of the population now considered obese. Obesity isn’t just about waist size. It is now classed as a chronic disease in the U.S. There can be no doubt that it is crucial that the country tackles this growing epidemic. While...
  8. The Celebration that Echoed around the world!

    It’s that time of year again when the 4th of July rolls around and the smells of barbecues and fresh apple pies are in the air.   Children of all ages anxiously wait for dark so they can “light” the fireworks they have been dreaming about for a whole year. The thrill, noise and even the smell of those fireworks just...
  9. Just a Hike to the Lake

    The morning broke early and hot with the sky a deep blue with the sun its only guest. The perfect day to try for a hike to that isolated lake known as Bloomington Lake. There are generally two ways to get to this little jewel in the Rockies.  (http://thetrekplanner.com/bloomington-lake-bear-river-mountains/) First is a hiking trail that winds its way up the...
  10. Garbage Day

    Contributed by RL It’s like any other day except it is the designated day to clean up because well that’s what we do in spring especially when the kids are coming to visit.  We have to make room for the children and send down the road a few of the items that are cluttering up the house that were essential...

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