81 Ingenious Uses for Paper Clips

Who would have thought that the humble paper clip could have so many uses? Like how to create necessary items, like a makeshift compass to find your way when you are lost. Put the paper clip to use in cleaning the hard to get at areas in the house; and keep kids busy and entertained … Read more

35 Delicious Cast Iron Skillet Recipes

marinated chicken in cast iron skillet

Cast iron has to be the best cookware ever! Cast iron builds up its own non-stick surface after a few uses, is fairly easy to care for, and almost indestructible – many people are still using cast iron skillets and Dutch ovens that belonged to their grandparents. Don’t believe people who say cast iron is … Read more

Should I Stockpile Oatmeal as a Survival Food?

oatmeal in glass jar

Oats have a reputation for being filling and healthy, but the consensus is that oats retains its nutritional value for only 1 to 2 years, after which the nutritional value degrades (unless stored under specific conditions). Oats is reputed to last for 25 to 30 years, so, it is natural to question how to store … Read more

35 Easy Spinach Recipes for Preppers

spinach and baked potatoes

Spinach is a great vegetable for preppers because you can start eating your crop within 30 days – and the more leaves you cut the more it grows. It’s pretty tough, and will grow after the last frosts have passed, can be started indoors, and grown in pots on balconies. High in Vitamins A, K … Read more

30 Baked Beans Recipes for Preppers

baked beans dish

Beans are a prepper’s friend – whether dried or canned, and form one of the basics of food stockpiles. Baked beans are known to be rich in protein and fiber, help with gut health and can have a beneficial effect on cholesterol levels. We all use baked beans, but not everyone is aware that the … Read more

31 Healthy Vegan Recipes for Preppers

veggies mushrooms plant-based milk

Vegan food doesn’t have to be difficult to prepare – in fact vegan food is pretty simple, tasty and healthy. Veganism is a way of living adopted by people who want to live without exploiting animals or causing them harm. Hence their policy of not only abstaining from meat, but from other animal products such … Read more

Steaming Food on a Campfire (14 Recipes)

steamed dumplings

We tend to associate campfires with cooking with a Dutch oven, frying in a skillet, grilling or food on a stick, but there are other options, and one of them is steaming. Steaming enabling you to produce some tasty gourmet style dishes when out in the bush. Something every family seems to crave when out … Read more

52 Delicious Beans Recipes for Preppers

white kidney beans soup

“Why beans in a stockpile?” new prepper asks at a gathering. After a few withering looks from the assembled bunch, someone deigns to answer. “Well, it’s like this,” says the old-timer, counting off on his fingers: “1. Beans will fill yer belly 2. They don’t cost a lot 3. They are high in protein 4. … Read more