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20 Comfort Foods for the Survival Pantry
One of the most overlooked items to store in your survival preps is comfort food. Beans and rice will keep you alive, but the possibility of suffering from ‘food fatigue’ goes up each meal you eat the same thing. Oatmeal and powdered milk will fill your belly but what about your morale? What about those little delights that most Americans enjoy more often than they probably should? The piece of chocolate you have after a particularly hard day or tasty popcorn you enjoy while watching a movie (or even when camping!) is more than just a sweet and salty treat. It’s comfort food.
In a survival situation, the amount of stress you will deal with is more than you are used to. Your body and mind will be working likely harder than it ever has before. Imagine how amazing that chocolate would taste and how it would make you feel after a week of eating bland, largely one to two ingredient meals. A month has gone by and your group has just completed a large project that will benefit everyone. To celebrate, you break out some popcorn! The mental shift and shared happiness over food is something deeply ingrained into our psyche and is something that is easy to plan for in your preps!
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.