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

31 Pinto Beans Recipes for Preppers

pinto beans

Every prepper knows the value of beans for the stockpile, and will have cans or dried beans stored. Pinto beans get their name from the Spanish for speckled bean, frijol pinto. In northern Mexico and the southwest of the U.S., they are the bean most likely to be produced, and across the U.S. are served … Read more

34 Ground Beef Recipes for Preppers

beef steak

Ground beef has become one of those ingredients that most people have in the fridge or freezer, ready to create a quick meal. If the ground beef is fried, you can have a meal ready in less than 15 minutes, whether it’s a quick skillet mix or burger patties. In the recipes that follow, you’ll … Read more

33 Survival Bread Recipes for Preppers

Plate of Moroccan flatbread

Bread has been a survival staple since ancient times. Even the Roman soldiers carried hard tack with them on expeditions, and they were a staple carried on ships, sealed into barrels to protect them from seawater. In the 1700’s, the shortage of bread was part of the reason the riots leading to the French Revolution … Read more

How to Make DIY MREs for Your Bug out Bag

crackers, instant soup peanut butter dried sausages and instant fruit juice

Preparing and packaging ready to eat meals is well worth learning for every prepper. While useful and a central part of most bug out plans, commercially available MREs can get quite pricey and may not meet the specialized dietary requirements of all family members. Finally, newly packaged MREs can be hard to find. Many vendors … Read more