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Who doesn’t love dried fruits and vegetables?
There is the extra sweetness and concentrated flavor. They can be eaten “as is” or reconstituted with water. They’re lightweight—easy to carry to class, to work, or even around the world.
And don’t forget their environmental friendliness:
- they can be stored nearly forever without refrigeration,
- they don’t need to be cooked to be enjoyed, and
- unlike so many other foods, they don’t come wrapped in excessive packaging (especially if you make them yourself).
This great DIY project can be made for around 10 bucks! See how to make it below:
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.