Dehydrated Foods to Try This Weekend

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Whether you’re looking for a healthy snack, food for an upcoming camping trip, or non-perishable items to add to your emergency food supply, dehydrated food is the answer.

Dehydrated fruits, vegetables, and meats have a long shelf life, making dehydrated food great to stockpile as part of your emergency food supply. Dehydrated foods last much longer than their fresh counterparts.

These foods are also lightweight, making them great to take along on camping trips and hikes. A snack of dried fruit or jerky can provide a great energy boost when you’re out in the bush.

The health factor is an added bonus as well. Dehydrated foods provide vital nutrients, vitamins, and protein. They're a healthy alternative to pre-packaged snacks stuffed with chemicals and GMOs.

15 Dehydrated Foods to Try This Weekend

Our friends and homemade recipes have put together a collection of great dehydrated food recipes. These recipes are quick, easy, healthy, and most importantly, they taste good.

Check out the excerpt below, and click here for the full list of recipes.

5. Dehydrated Tomatoes

Sun dried or dehydrated tomatoes are one of those recipes that has been around for ages. Sun dried tomatoes are delicious in salads, in pasta, and make a great camping on the go snack. Did you know you can make smoked, and roasted sun dried tomatoes right in your dehydrator? Check out this creative and yummy homemade sun dried tomato recipe!

via bevcooks

9. Cheesy Kale Chips

Kale is rich in antioxidants like quercetin, beta carotene and loads of flavonoids.  It is also a good source of vitamin C, minerals, folate and other B vitamins. As kale is so extraordinarily rich in antioxidants, it helps to reduce oxidation stress and may help in the prevention of inflammatory conditions. Check out how to add a little flair to your kale diet. Don’t miss our delicious cheesy kale recipe over on the little green dot.

via ourlittlegreendot

via Homemade Recipes.

These are only two of the many options of dehydrated foods you can make.

If you haven't invested in a dehydrator yet, now might be the time to begin considering it. Not only can you make quick and healthy snacks, but it would be a valuable tool for making your own non-perishable food for a SHTF situation.

All of these recipes have been tried and tested by our friends at Homemade Recipes and are guaranteed to hit the spot.

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on November 1, 2014, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.

3 Responses to :
Dehydrated Foods to Try This Weekend

  1. Sam says:

    Hardtack is a dried bread, pemmican is preserved fat. A healthy diet requires carbohydrates, fat, and protein.

  2. Nicole Blanckenberg says:

    These are awesome recipes – pity your article doesn’t offer advice about where to get food dehydrators! I found the Best Rated Food Dehydrators list on Comparaboo very helpful, if any one else needs some advice. They also have a full buying guide with some great tips! Food Dehydrators are indeed are a vital for building up emergency food supply!

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