Are Food Preservatives Really Bad For Your Health or Not?

food preservatives

Food Preservatives….we’ve ALL seen the infamous pictures….a 3 month old McDonald’s Fries and Hamburger looking virtually untouched because of all the food preservatives it contains. I was a little surprised when my sister made the comment, “wow, if food preservatives make these look good after 100 days, does that mean if I eat more food [Read On]

White Gravy | Cream of Soup Mix Recipe

white gravy mix

Use this recipe as a healthy & convenient alternative to using ingredients that normally have MSG and gluten! White Gravy Combine ½ cup Cream of Soup Mix and 1 cup meat dripping in saucepan. If you don’t have meat dripping, then use 1 cup water with 1tsp THRIVE chicken bouillon (MSG & Gluten-Free)  2 Tblsp [Read On]

Preparedness Manual | chapter 1

Emergency Preparedness manual

As I’m preparing this, I’m watching ABC news reporting the beginning of the effects of hurricane Sandy on the East Coast. They are saying this is going to be a catastrophe and that 50 million americans will be affected. I’m watching images of a hospital having to transport fragile babies and children from a Manhatten [Read On]

Are You Prepared? | Stockpiling on Food & Water

food store shelves are empty2

Tonight, on the news they are talking about this possible “superstorm” that is planning to hit the East Coast. People are flooding to the stores buying out the food and water. They are saying there may be possible power outages….which means NO REFRIGERATION. I used to have a packed FREEZER full of food.  Of course, [Read On]

Creamy Enchilada Soup

creamy enchilada soup

With the first relatively cold day of the year (temps are dropping fast into the 50’s and it’s raining), I decided to make something warm and healthy. I just want you to know that I would NEVER have gone to the grocery store and have gotten all the fixings for this delicious soup.   So [Read On]

Thrive Scrambled Eggs Mix Review

Thrive Scrambled Egg Mix Review

I just LOVE eating scrambled eggs!  I always spent the extra money and bought the all-natural, organic eggs because it was worth it to me. When I was introduced to Thrive, I was really hesitant to try the powdered Thrive scrambled eggs.  I’ve tried powdered eggs before and wasn’t impressed. Besides  Thrive Scrambled Eggs Mix, [Read On]

Tomato Powder |Thrive Product Review


This is one of my absolute favorite Thrive products!  Tomato Powder has such a rich flavor you won’t believe it.  It is the sweetest, vine-ripened crop tomato turned into a fine powder. Healthier:  There are so many uses for tomato powder!  It’s perfect if you need a little more tomato sauce or paste, but hate [Read On]

Are Canned Tomatoes Bad for You?

are canned tomatoes healthy

If you do any cooking, chances are you rely on canned tomatoes as the base of many yummy dishes.  I know for myself (someone who looks for the easiest recipes possible), I use them alot. So you may have heard that canned tomatoes are bad for you?  After I did alot of research, I was [Read On]

Thrive Recipe – Quick and Easy Quesadillas

recipe quick and easy quesadillas

So we we’re driving home from church and I’m wondering what in the world I’m going to make for lunch.  I know the fridge is pretty bare so I’m thinking of what I have in the cupboards and my Thrive food storage.  I flip open my Thrive cookbook and voila! Even though he won’t tell [Read On]

Fast and Easy Chicken Salad

Fast & Easy chicken salad recipe

Fast, easy and light.  Best part of all, no chopping chicken, onions and celery! I also love that the chicken is all-natural and hormone-free. This is so good and easy to make!  Sometimes I use Thrive’s red seedless grapes which is sweet and light! Perfect summer lunch!   Fast and Easy Chicken Salad Print Recipe [Read On]