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If you’re living through a disaster where you’re on your feet a lot and don’t have time to cook, one of the best foods you can eat is pemmican. It’s packed full of fat and protein and can give you lots of steady energy throughout the day without weighing you down. That’s why it was a popular food among Native Americans.
Although making this old school survival food takes a bit of work, it’s worth the effort. One of the great things about pemmican is you can add extras such as fruit, nuts, and even chocolate. But the best thing about pemmican is its shelf life. If you keep it in a cool, dark, dry environment, it can stay good for months, maybe even longer.
This article gives you a simple, step-by-step recipe for making your own pemmican. If you’re a prepper (or on a low-carb diet), it’s a skill worth learning.
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.