Another great meal in a jar recipe! You can choose to either use Thrive Life's Sausage Crumbles or Thrive Life's Ground Beef. We choose the ground beef this time and it tasted great. When you're meal prepping the meals in a jar, you could choose to make 1/2 with the Thrive Sausage Crumbles and 1/2 with the Thrive Ground Beef or even split the amount per jar in half and use both. These recipes are... Read more →


You don’t have to come up with entirely new recipes to cook with Thrive Life. In fact, just by swapping a few fresh ingredients for Thrive, you can make that family favorite faster and healthier! This is what we call “Thrive-a-lizing,” and it’s the easiest way to take dinner up a notch! Many people are trying to get healthier and get more fruit and veggies into their diet. With Thrive foods, it's easy to go... Read more →


I know you'll love this Thrive Life story just as much as I did from Lindsay Budge. Thrive Life cherries dumped across my bedroom floor as two giggling children happily shoved fistfuls of the sweet morsels into their red-stained mouths…that was what I walked into just minutes after I’d vacuumed. What a mess! But how could I complain? My toddlers had picked an antioxidant-, vitamin-, and nutrient-packed snack over goldfish crackers or fruit snacks! As... Read more →


​Are Thrive Life freeze dried foods gluten free? Many of Thrive's products are gluten free as a result of being a single whole food, like beef or onions. Thrive Life is now a certified gluten-free facility, and all products that are certified gluten free have a gluten free symbol on the product label and online product page. As I mentioned in the video, if you are Celiac and looking for certified gluten free freeze dried... Read more →


You know how you get one of those assignments in school and you don't know where to begin? Well, that was me. First I decided to do our top 5 freeze dried foods from Thrive Life. As I stood in front of my food storage area, I knew that wasn't going to happen and I could never narrow it down to 5. Then I said, ok what's our top 10 freeze dried foods from Thrive... Read more →


Simple meal that tastes great! We used Thrive freeze dried seasoned chicken slices for this one since we wanted larger chicken pieces than the Thrive chopped chicken. It's already seasoned so it gives the meal a great taste. If you're opting for low sodium, you'll always want to choose the Thrive chopped chicken instead. Another great food from Thrive is the mashed potatoes. We don't eat a lot of potatoes in our house so buying... Read more →


This is a tasty twist on your classic tomato soup recipe. Enjoy! Spiced Tomato Soup Recipe Ingredients 2 cups Thrive Life Onion Slices 7 cups Thrive Life Tomato Dices 2 cans Coconut milk (13.5oz), or for a richer taste use 2 cans of Coconut cream (yummy) 6 Tbsp cholula (or your favorite hot sauce) 3 handfuls Roasted Sliced Almonds 2 cups water Directions 1. Heat about 2 tablespoons of oil in a saucepan. Add 2... Read more →


This recipe took about 30 minutes from start to finish. Usually when I'm using Thrive Life freeze dried meats, I just toss in and cook at the same time. You could make this recipe as a toss everything in and cook but this time I refreshed the pulled pork first with a 6 oz. can of pineapple juice. If you don't have extra pineapple juice on hand, you can refresh it with hot water or... Read more →


Thrive Life foods are mostly freeze dried but they do have some dehydrated foods too. When you're shopping on our website, you'll see freeze dried on the shopping page so you can easily tell which foods are freeze dried vs. dehydrated. This brings up the question about what's the difference between the two? Below we've answered that for you and some additional information about freeze dried and dehydrated foods and be sure to check out... Read more →


It's Monday and for many that means Meatless Monday! This recipe is hardy. If you've never had potato gnocchi before, they are dense and have a dumpling like texture. This meal will leave you full. If you want to make it vegan, there is vegan gnocchi available too. We used a tablespoon of Thrive Life green chili peppers but if you like more heat, add an extra tablespoon or two. I love these because I... Read more →


Recently there's been a shortage of flour and eggs. This recipe doesn't contain either and you can make these cookies low sodium as long as you're using unsalted peanut butter. These healthy cookies contain the goodness of peanut butter, strawberries, bananas, applesauce and most importantly...dark chocolate chips. Mmmmm how I love chocolate chips! As you know from my other cookie recipes, I do like to go extra heavy on the dark chocolate chips but for... Read more →


Thrive Life foods and one pot meal = fantastic! It doesn't get much simpler than this. This recipe combines all the goodness of chicken, tomatoes and broccoli with the ever flavorful basil. Yum! We use Thrive Life foods because not only does the foods taste great, you don't need to wash or chop anything. When you're using any of Thrive's meats, they are also pre-cooked so that is a huge time saver as well. We... Read more →


In the video below, I go over some of our most frequent asked questions about Thrive Life and Canada. Most importantly, Thrive Life does ship to Canada! Yay!! What is NFR? NFR stands for “not for resale.” This means that the program is designed for personal use only, and that any Thrive Life products purchased by yourself cannot be resold to someone else. Can a Canadian Thrive Life member still sponsor someone in the US?... Read more →


Snacking! We love to do it but many times we don't make the best choices. Now that most of us have been under lock down, the refrigerator or pantry calls to us. So many ways to add an extra 5, 10 or even 500 pounds right now. I've been there. I know. In steps the ultimate snack hack and the easiest way to get fruits and veggies in daily - Ruvi! Ruvi gives you the... Read more →


Delish! This cake is moist with a hint of strawberry and pineapple throughout. It's not overpowering and is a nice mix with the peanut butter and dark chocolate chips. I went light on the strawberries and pineapple addition but making this again, I'll go a 1/2 cup of each. We're using Thrive Life freeze dried fruits in this recipe. Wait until you taste them! You can purchase them in a snackie size, pantry size can... Read more →


When you get a tomato at the grocery store, do you know where it came from? How long did it take to get there? Were chemicals used to create that vibrant red color? Kinda spooky when you think about all the funky things that make that picture-perfect tomato! We know how important it is to get these questions answered! We work hard to make sure our food comes from growers who share our same passion... Read more →


You may have clicked on this and said...how can pulled pork be easy? We have a secret. It's called Thrive Life and they have freeze dried pulled pork and it's slow cooked, drained, and pulled to perfection. It is hands down the best pulled pork I've had and I've had pulled pork at a lot of restaurants. Since we started using Thrive Life pulled pork, we haven't ordered pulled pork from a restaurant because why?... Read more →


Sometimes you just need some good old home cooked comfort food! This Classic Shepherd's Pie recipe makes your belly feel all warm and fuzzy and full! This recipe has 6 nice size servings and you can have it on the table in about 25 minutes. Classic Shepherd's Pie Recipe Ingredients Filling 1 tbsp. Garlic, minced 2 tbsp. Butter, salted 3 c. Water 1 c. Thrive Ground Beef (Hamburger) - Freeze Dried 1/3 c. Thrive Tomato... Read more →


Orzo is a small rice shaped pasta and cooking with it makes meals fun. This one pot Italian chicken orzo recipe as a bold basil flavor and is delicious. We used Thrive Life chopped chicken in the recipe because it refreshes quick which makes it perfect for this recipe because once everything is in the pot, you'll only simmer it for 10-12 minutes. I love a meal that is ready and on the table in... Read more →


​On average, families in North America toss out a shocking $2,000 worth of food every year...that’s just bonkers! And we all know it’s not intentional…afterall, you totally meant to use the other half of that onion, right? ​Here’s how Thrive can help you save $2,000 a year: Moldy food freedom: Never throw away moldy or freezer-burned food. Keep it in the pantry, not the trash! Bye, bye excess: Use just what you need! No more... Read more →