Fix Your Wallet, Your Health, and Your Prepping with a Food Log
Use a Food Log to Fix Your Wallet.
A Food Log Can Fix Your Health.
A Food Log Will Kick You’re Prepping in Gear.
Many Preppers think that a bunch of rice and beans is the solution.
Keep up with the foods you eat and pay attention to costs.
Food Logging will tell you what you typically use.
You will Figure out your Main Nutritional Inputs
When shopping at groceries, stick to the outside isles of the store.
You can replace grocery store foods with Local Foods.
Get a cheap notebook to log your usage
When you use raw materials or canned goods, log the amount you use
When using small amounts of things like spices or creams, you can just log that you used them.
When you make your grocery list, you can calculate your usage, and set up a list.
Copy-Canning is knowing what you eat and calculating what you have to buy to last a certain period of time.
Typically, copy canning is purchasing of extra pre-canned items while you shop.
This is actually step 7 in your basic prepping Journey, but I want to cover it here.
If you lose a job, get sick, or have an actual disaster…
Make a 12 Month average of your usage. You can actually begin this after a shorter period of time, but I wouldn’t recommend it.
What if the shelf life of that item is only 6 months?
Store what you eat, and eat what you store.
If you complete this simple task you will now have some advantages.
Add Fillers into your storage
By adding this step, you can quickly give yourself more versatility and time on your base items.
Continue to log your usage, so you can keep up with changes in your diet.
The benefit of freeze dried foods is that they take less heat and water input.
Get Higher Quality freeze dried foods to get non-perishable versions of perishable items.
Freeze Dried Foods could be the answer.
You now probably have a good 6 months of food ready for any disaster.
No matter what you are prepping for you should have a good solid plan for food preps to help you through tough times without stressing out about where your or your family’s next meal will come from.
As I write tips for your adventures and hear about cool gear, I will let you know all about it!