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If you've been following our blog, you know we love Meal In A Jar recipes! Not only are they tasty, but they are the ultimate in meal prep. You can make 10-16 jars and have enough meals in your pantry or food storage for a few months. We make the Chicken, Cheese and Broccoli Wrap Meal In A Jar in a pint size mason jar. This will make 2-4 flour tortillas that are between 8... Read more →


Mmmmmm delish! These Cheesy Chicken Camping Quesadillas are the ultimate cheesy perfection! Don't let the name "camping quesadillas" fool you. While they are great to take camping and cook in aluminum foil, they are also great made in a skillet on your stove top. If you're camping and don't have aluminum foil, you can do the same thing in the pan you brought for the campfire. Just because it says "meal in a jar" doesn't... Read more →


Thrive Life's Applesauce is delicious and takes under a minute to make. See my video on just how easy it is to make here. However there's a way to make it even BETTER! Last year Thrive introduced an awesome way to get in your daily serving of fruits and vegetables. It's called Ruvi and there are 4 fantastic flavors! We're working on more Ruvi recipes for you but the easiest way to "use" Ruvi, is... Read more →


Are you ready? 2 ingredients and you will WOW your family with the easiest homemade applesauce ever. Here's the funny thing, I'm counting water as an ingredient. That's how E-A-S-Y this applesauce is to make. There is no way I'm going to peel apples, cook them and blend them to make applesauce. I don't have the time for that. I also don't like store-bought applesauce because many come with preservatives and sugars. This is the... 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 →


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 →


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 →


Freeze dried eggs? Who would have thought! This is seriously the easiest scrambled egg you will ever make. Once you've tried them, you'll wonder what took you so long. During the recent pandemic, eggs were at a shortage. I saw post after post about people wondering what stores had eggs available. It really was a headache for every egg lover out there or even the occasional Sunday egg eater. Freeze dried eggs are the answer!... Read more →


This tasty Chicken Fried Rice meal in a jar recipe is another great meal prep that you can make 10-14 jars ahead of time and keep them in your pantry or food storage area. It's so convenient to have these ready to go because it takes the hassle out of the "what's for dinner?" question. We used Thrive Life foods for the meal in a jar because they are freeze dried foods and work great... Read more →


Meal in a jar recipes are my favorite! They are quick to make ahead of time and then available any time you're squeezed for time. Even during the pandemic, I still find myself grabbing the meals in jars out of the pantry to make because I don't have to prepare anything ahead of time. Also, right now while I have extra time during the day, I'm making sure that I have all my meal in... Read more →


Do you LOVE onions? I do but I don't love the fact that I have to peel them. I also don't love how they make my hands smell and my eyes tear. What I do love is the taste. I love adding onions to pretty much everything but there was a time I just said no to onions. On top of the drawbacks I mentioned above, I also kept getting onions that would turn soft... Read more →


We get asked this question quite often so I thought I'd address it by video and in this blog post. Are Thrive Life foods everyday foods or long term storage emergency foods? Easy answer - all of the above! Thrive Life foods are delicious and we use them daily to create yummy, quick and healthy meals. Snack wise, it doesn't get much better because we choose the fruit or vegetable snackies. Ok, many times we... Read more →


I love Meal In A Jar recipes! They are fantastic to have on hand because you just add to water, cook and you've got a meal on the table in less time than it takes to drive to a fast food restaurant. It's also a healthier option so double bonus for meals in jars! This recipe uses Thrive Life freeze dried foods. I use them because they are convenient, no waste and work great in... Read more →


We are not natural born preppers. Some people are, we're not. Up until we became Thrive Life consultants, we had enough food from week to week. Sure, we kept a few extras of noodles or some canned goods that we used a lot but in the case of emergency, we'd be up a creek without a paddle. We originally found Thrive Life for apples and chicken. We were looking for a better way to have... Read more →


GREAT NEWS for those of you who are feeling anxious about getting some long term food storage items! Thrive Life has decided to open up "pre-orders" on cases of a few of the most popular products that have been out of stock. These items will begin shipping in 8-12 weeks depending on the item and will ship separate from the rest of your order. You will see what items have the 8-12 week shipping as... Read more →


Lots of Thrive Life favorites in the March delivery specials! When you go to the site, you'll probably see a lot of out of stock. We're blowing through inventory at a crazy fast level so check back often. Thrive is working their tails off to keep the specials in stock so if you see them out today, they may be back by tomorrow. If you're not a Thrive Life customer and would like us to... Read more →


CLICK TO VIEW IN STOCK INVENTORY AT A GLANCE! It doesn't matter where you go right now because you're seeing shortages. Just on the internet, you're seeing sites with freeze dried foods out of stock. Thrive Life is working their tails off to keep their freeze dried foods in stock and especially the monthly specials! We know you want to save money on your orders and it's important that they be in stock. While are... Read more →


Are you worried about the shortage of freeze dried foods? We have a solution in the video below along with some tips for shopping our Thrive Life website during the shortage. There are many site right now with freeze dried foods that are out of stock. To see Thrive Life's current in stock inventory, click here. To become a Thrive Life consultant with one of our Starter Kits, click here. Right now our normally fast... Read more →


This delicious Vegetable Pesto Bucatini is packed with yummy goodness! It takes about 15 minutes so you'll be enjoying it in no time. This is the beauty of using Thrive Life foods. It cuts your time easily in half and that means you have more time to do fun things instead of spending too much time in the kitchen. If you don't have Bucatini pasta, you can substitute spaghetti or any thicker type pasta. Vegetable... Read more →


This creamy and delicious Thai Chicken Curry recipe takes only 10 minutes to prepare. It's a nice quick, easy meal that will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time. We use Thrive Life foods for this recipe to cut down the time and make clean up a breeze. Thai Chicken Curry With Potatoes Recipe Ingredients 1 ½ cup Thrive Life Seasoned Chicken Slices ½ cup Thrive Life Red Bell Peppers 1... Read more →


This delicious Black Bean and Corn salsa only takes 10 minutes to prepare. It takes great on tortilla chips, rice, or add it to your tacos or burritos. Black Bean and Corn Salsa Recipe Ingredients 1 cup Thrive Sweet Corn 1 cup Black Beans, drained (or Thrive Instant Black Beans, prepared ahead) 3 Roma Tomatoes, small diced (or Thrive Tomatoes) ½ Red Onion, finely chopped (or Thrive Onions) 2 Limes, freshly squeezed 1 Tbsp Cilantro,... Read more →


Thrive Life announced their monthly March delivery specials! The monthly specials are exclusive to delivery customers. Delivery simply means a recurring order or autoship. Now the cool thing is that you don't keep the same items on your autoship (unless you want to), can shop the monthly specials and flash sales, skip a delivery or two if you don't need anything or even cancel it. No penalties and no risk. PLUS when you shop through... Read more →


Emergencies can happen at any time. Are you ready when a disaster strikes? Even a small disaster can send you into a tailspin and a large disaster can leave your family wondering what they'll be eating. Water is something you should always have on hand and in my video I talk about a freeze dried food company called Thrive Life. Thrive foods are nutritious and delicious! This is important because you want foods that taste... Read more →


It seems like everyone around me is coughing and sneezing and even worse...saying they have the flu. There isn't a more comforting food like Chicken Noodle Soup when you're sick. Most people reach for a can of soup but let's be real. The cans are full of sodium, preservatives and really not much chicken. The last can I had I think had 3 pieces of chicken. Sad. The other alternative is when you're feeling awful... Read more →


We all love eating, right? Many of us don't like the cooking part which leads to making some not so healthy choices. But, what if I could tell you that you can easily make healthy meals quickly? AND not have any waste? AND not go to the grocery store as much as you do? It's true! In steps, Thrive Life foods! These foods changed my outlook on easy meals. I was not a cooker. I... Read more →


The biggest inconvenience in making chicken salad is washing, cutting, cooking and then the clean up of the chicken. Ok, that's actually 4 biggest inconveniences! This is why we love, love, love using Thrive freeze dried chicken. It takes all that time and prep away! As you'll see in the video, this meal is quick and easy and that's what cooking should be all about. We shouldn't have to spend hours in the kitchen doing... Read more →


I'm sure you've all heard it or said it a million times...What's for dinner? I know I have! Here's 4 easy solutions to that question. Dinner doesn't have to be hard to be quick. Meals In A Jar! The best meal prep ever because when you have 15-20 minutes you can get 3-4 months of meals ready. These work great because you add work and cook. In the time you would have driven to the... Read more →


Happy August! We have some exciting foods on special in August that you are going to love! We'll be sharing recipes with the foods on special and we love to hear what you're making too. Our Pulled Pork and Sour Cream Soft Tacos Recipe has 2 of the August specials in it - pulled pork and kale! If you're not a kale lover but know you should be getting more kale in your diet, this... Read more →


The recipe for the chicken fajitas comes with our Southwest Chicken Chef Pack and is one we've made several times. You can serve this in corn or flour tortillas or on a bed of chopped lettuce. It's so tasty that you'll want to eat it right out of the pan! I used Thrive chopped chicken and Thrive chopped onions in this video since they cook a little faster. That's the fab thing about Thrive foods,... Read more →


I love the convenience of making meals in a jar! It's a great way to have a quick meal ready to go sitting on your pantry shelf or in your food storage area. You can make them in either a quart size mason jar or a pint size mason jar. Since there are 2 of us, we chose the pint size recipe. You can serve in a soft taco shell, as a taco salad, or... Read more →


When I first received my can of Thrive Life cheese, I tried it right out of the can and knew I would never need to buy cheese from the store again! Once I refreshed it, that was confirmed. As you'll hear in the video, my dog Rio is impatiently waiting for some cheese. He loves it as a little treat and I can give him several pieces so he thinks he's getting LOTS of treats... Read more →


Saving time in the kitchen is HUGE! If you're like me, you want to eat healthier but not spend a lot of time cooking. It can be tough! Thrive Life offers 3 freeze dried chicken choices that will make your life easier. Well, at least your cooking easier. You'll be able to create healthy meals all without the hassle and mess of raw chicken. As I mentioned in the video, the chopped chicken is our... Read more →


These toppings and gravy mix-ins will have your pup drooling and wondering when the next meal is. We've found that the convenience of blending our Thrive Life freeze-dried foods into toppings and gravy mix-ins has been great because we can make several different batches and switch them out each day. It's also just whole foods. Nothing added, GMO free, no preservatives or artificial junk. Thrive Life foods have an excellent shelf life so you don't... Read more →