So, this month we’re celebrating National Preparedness month and we’re going to share a few of the off-grid cooking methods we’ve been practicing this summer. I am NOT an expert in this DIY stuff, just so ya know! Growing up, I went “camping” every year with my family but we always went to a KOA Kampground…at the beach. So, does that actually count? Anyway, one of my favorite off grid cooking options is definitely my solar oven. So, here we are sharing an easy, peasy solar oven recipe: Budget Chicken Dinner. Continue reading “Solar Oven Recipe: Budget Chicken Dinner”
If you don’t like burning your fingers over an open flame, try these solar oven s’mores for an off grid twist on a classic campfire treat.
For today’s solar oven challenge, we’re supposed to be doing muffins and cookies and stuff like that. I chose to share my very favorite solar oven tip with you and an easy way to make grain-free (Paleo) cherry breakfast scones. Continue reading “Solar Oven: Paleo Breakfast Scones”
I haven’t done a lot of baking in my solar oven since I mostly use it for dinners. Although we don’t eat a lot of baked goods anymore, I sort of lost my head and decided to make yeast rolls for Easter dinner. Yeah, actual yeast – I haven’t used that stuff in awhile! I did a batch in the solar oven and a batch in my electric oven to see what the resulting differences might be. Continue reading “Solar Oven Vs Electric Oven: Dinner Roll”
Long term and short term healthy food storage ideas for store bought and home canned foods. Includes hacks for gardening and special diets. Build up a healthy food storage with this in depth DIY article. Continue reading “Healthy Food Storage”
Essential is quite a thought provoking word. What do I think is essential to my life? My happiness? My safety? My sanity? Emergency essentials, now there’s a list to make! Let the Parable of the Ten Virgins inspire us all to learn new skills and gather necessary supplies as we enjoy National Preparedness this month. Continue reading “Emergency Essentials: Be A Wise Virgin”
Are you tired of the same ol’ hot dog roasting when you go camping? Learn how to actually prepare real meals with outdoor cooking. It takes practice, but here are some helpful hints and tips. Continue reading “Outdoor Cooking and Fire Safety”
So, you’ve already read our Bug Out Bag List for Baby post. But wait, there’s more to add to the bug out bag list for babies and kids! Here’s a list of a few more essential items for baby’s bug out bag, items to consider for older siblings and some free downloads! Continue reading “Bug Out Bag List for Babies and Kids”
I’m hopeful all the adults out there have their own 72-hour-kits, but what about baby? Here’s a list of the basic supplies you might want to include in your baby’s bug out bag. There’s even a free printable at the end! Continue reading “Bug Out Bag List for Baby”
If you’re trying to fit in just one more camping trip or road trip before school starts and summer fades, be sure to have enough snacks to go around. For an easy, yet still nourishing, snack on the go here’s a simple recipe for trail mix kids can make.