Survival Foods You Must Have in Your Pantry

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You will see a lot get said about stockpiling foods on preparedness websites and this should make it clear how important it is. This isn’t an easy task, it takes time and plenty of planning to get it right. Ideally, you want to store shelf stable foods that your family normally consumes, as well as find foods that serve multiple purposes.

Keep in mind, that water is your most important prep. You need water for consumption, food preparation, and for sanitary needs. Ensure that you have a large quantity of water stored away for emergency use.

Stock up on the following items today to get your prepper pantry ready for the next extended emergency:

  • Canned fruits, vegetables, meats, and soups
  • Dried legumes (beans, lentils, peas)
  • Crackers
  • Nuts
  • Pasta sauce
  • Peanut butter
  • Pasta
  • Flour (white, whole wheat)
  • Seasonings (vanilla, salt, pepper, paprika, cinnamon, pepper, etc.)
  • Sugar
  • Bouillon cubes or granules (chicken, vegetable, beef)
  • Kitchen staples (baking soda, baking powder, yeast, vinegar)
  • Honey
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Whole grains (barley, bulgur, cornmeal, couscous, oats, quinoa, rice, wheat berries)
  • Nonfat dried milk
  • Plant-based oil (corn oil, vegetable oil, coconut oil, olive oil)
  • Cereals
  • Seeds for eating and sprouting
  • Instant potato flakes
  • Packaged meals (macaroni and cheese, hamburger helper, Ramen noodles, etc.)
  • Purified drinking water
  • Fruit juices, teas, coffee, drink mixes

Survival Foods with a Long Shelf Life


   

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