Sunday, January 29, 2012

Mac & Cheese Jar Meal

Mac & Cheese Jar Meal

1/2 Cup Thrive Cheese Blend Powder
2 Tablespoons Thrive Dehydrated Butter Powder
1/8 teaspoon Pepper 
2 1/4 cup of elbow macaroni Or small pasta shells
1 1/4 Cup of Water

In a 1 quart mason jar add 2 1/4 cups pasta, set aside.

In a mixing bowl mix together well the basic sauce mix,cheese blend powder,dehydrated butter and the pepper. Place mixture in a baggie and add to the top of the 1 quart mason jar add your oxygen absorber and vacuum seal the jar and label.

To make the meal cook remove the baggie and oxygen absorber, toss the oxygen absorber in the trash.
Boil the pasta until tender and drain. In a small sauce pan add 1 1/4 cups water and bring to a boil add the sauce mix and whisk over med heat until thickened pour over pasta.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Basic Sauce Mix

Basic Sauce Mix to use as a building block to make other sauce mixes such as Alfredo,pizza,
Spaghetti, cheese.

Basic Sauce Mix

2 Cups Powder Non-Fat Dry Milk
3/4 cups Corn Starch
1/4 Cup Chicken Bullion Powder
2 Tablespoons Dry Onion Flakes
2 teaspoons Italian Seasoning 

Mix well together in a medium sized bowl.
Store in a mason jar and label.

I will be making more meals in Jars using the basic sauce Mix.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

A Excellent Way To Store Your Emergency Matches

This Is A Wonderful Way To Store Your Emergency Matches
 you will need
1 pint mason jar
1 piece of sand paper large enough to cover the lid of the jar
Elmer's Glue
Matches enough to fill the jar

Take the lid of the jar and trace around it on the sandpaper cut it out and glue
it to the lid of the jar...Then fill the jar with matches put the lid on and the ring...
Now you have a waterproof match holder with a striking pad.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Minestrone Jar Meal

In A Quart Jar Layer

1 Cup Orzo (or tiny pasta)
1/3 Cup Instant FD Red or Black Beans
1/3 Cup FD Green Beans
2/3 Cup FD Ground Beef
¼ Cup FD Spinach
1/8 Cup Thrive Mixed Red/Green Peppers
2 Tsp Italian Seasoning
1 Tsp Garlic powder
¼ Cup FD Celery
1/8 Cup FD Sweet Onion
¼ Cup FD Sweet Corn

Directions For Making
Bring to simmer in a 2+ quart pot :
4 Cups of chicken (or vegetable) broth
A splash of Olive Oil.
One (160z) Can diced tomatoes

Optional Ingredients
Add 8 Leaves Fresh cut Basil

Add all ingredients from Jar. Stir Often. As soup thickens, stir in additional chicken (or vegetable) broth until desired thickness. Cover between stirrings. Once orzo or pasta is tender, soup is ready to serve.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Instant Cheese Soup In a Jar

Instant Cheese Soup

2 Cups Instant Coffee Creamer
1/2 Cup Ham TVP
1/2 Cup Thrive Cheese Blend
1 Tablespoon Dried Parsley Flakes
1 Tablespoon Chicken Bullion Granules
1 Tablespoon Thrive Dehydrated Onions
1/2 teaspoon Pepper
2 Cups (approximately) Of  Instant Potato Flakes

Layer ingredients in the order given in a one quart glass jar.  Use a spoon to pack each layer in place before adding the next ingredient.  Pack instant potato flakes tightly, right to the top of the jar.

To Make: Empty Cheese Soup mix into a soup tureen or serving bowl. Stir in 5 cups of boiling water.  Allow to stand for five minutes and stir well.

Add 1 cup of re-hydrated broccoli or Cauliflower if you would like.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Chocolate Cherry Pancakes Mix in a Jar recipe

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Chocolate Cherry Pancakes Mix in a Jar recipe

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup granulated sugar
4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup dried cherries
2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Stir flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt together in mixing bowl. Transfer flour mixture to 1-quart wide-mouth jar. Add cherries, then chocolate. Seal Jar. Decorate jar and attach gift tag with the following instructions: 

Makes 20 to 24 pancakes.

2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
Contents of Chocolate Cherry Pancakes Mix jar
1 1/2 to 2 cups milk 

Combine eggs and melted butter in large bowl. Add contents of jar. Stir until well blended. Add 1 1/2 cups milk. Stir until dry ingredients are moistened. Add additional milk if thinner pancakes are desired.

Heat griddle or large nonstick skillet until a drop of water dropped on surface sizzles.pour batter onto hot griddle 1/4 cup at a time. Cook pancakes until golden on both sides.