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Emergency food list

Something important for every household to have is a solid supply of emergency food as backup or to supplement your regular groceries. The United States federal government recommends that a normal household should plan for atleast a 3 day supply of food in the event of an emergency. This food storage is to safeguard yourself and your family in the event of a natural or man-made disaster and will allow your family a nice stock of food to maintain the health and wellbeing during uncertain times.

Some tips provided by the Federal Government for storing food and creating an emergency list include:

  • Store at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food.
  • Choose foods your family will eat.
  • Remember any special dietary needs.
  • Avoid foods that will make you thirsty.
  • Choose salt-free crackers, whole grain cereals and canned foods with high liquid content.

Ref: ready.gov

For a variety of different emergency food products you can visit many of the outlets that specialize in long term food storage solutions, provided below is a list of essential foods that you should consider storing in your pantry and consuming only when uncertain time strike.

Ready-to-eat canned meats, fruits, vegetables and a can opener
Protein or fruit bars
Dry cereal or granola
Peanut butter
Dried fruit
Nuts
Crackers
Canned juices
Non-perishable pasteurized milk
High energy foods
Vitamins
Food for infants
Comfort/stress foods

Ref: LIst provided by: ready.gov/food

Popcorn Flavors

I went to the movies and ate popcorn, I went to the fair and bought some popcorn, I went to a sporting even and had some popcorn! It is time to face the truth about popcorn… it is everywhere! Most public venues you go to or enter there will be popcorn served at the snack counter. You can go to most big chain stores and buy some popcorn to munch on while you shop… the intentions of this food and shopping madness?? Possibly to make you stay longer and shop some more! Go to target, walmart, or even costco and you can get yourself a hefty bag of the tasty treat.

So what does this all lead to? Well, the truth is that popcorn now comes in all kinds of different flavors, however, the most common flavors you will find at most of these shops is the classic… buttered or non-buttered! This is a little silly since there are so many different flavors of the treat being added yearly… it never seems to fail however that old faithful plain or buttered pops up the most!

So let us proceed with the many flavors and varieties of popcorn you can find on the market today!

Plain un-buttered
Buttered
Light butter
White
Movie theater
Cheddar
Sea Salt and Vinegar
Caramel
Peanut Brittle
Jalapeño
Almond
Chocolate
Coconut Popcorn

Flavored coffee and tea stir sticks

There are several options you have when it comes to the method of how to sweeten your tea and coffee. There is the traditional sugar, stevia, brown sugar, honey, and sugar cubes to name a few. The traditional method of delivery for all of these sweeteners is to just add in a spoonful into you r cup and stir the liquid with a spoon.

Coffee and tea stir sticks are a great way that you can sweeten your beverage in an easy and convenient manner. The idea is simple… a dissolvable stick or “wand” that is flavored with a particular sweetener. As you stir the stick into your hot cup of your favorite drink the stick will automatically dissolve into your cup adding that extra bit of sweetness to your drink!

Some of the best flavored stir sticks are listed below:

Honey
Peppermint
Chocolate
Vanilla
Hazelnut
Raspberry
Caramel

Starbucks VIA Instant Packets flavors

Starbuck VIA instant packets that mix into hot water are an easy fix for a quick cup of coffee in the morning. Instant packets are the perfect solution for the worker or person on the go that might need a quick fix of caffeine in the morning or afternoon or anytime a pick-me-up is needed! Here is the best list available for the best quality on the go coffee packets available at most local store chains.

Starbuck VIA instant packets:

Starbucks VIA Veranda Blend
Starbucks VIA® Ready Brew Decaf Italian Roast
Starbucks VIA® Ready Brew Colombia
Starbucks VIA® Ready Brew Italian Roast
Starbucks VIA® Ready Brew French Roast
Starbucks VIA Refreshers™ Cool Lime
Starbucks VIA Refreshers™ Very Berry Hibiscus
Starbucks VIA® Mocha Flavored Coffee
Starbucks VIA® Caramel Flavored Coffee

Holiday K Cup Flavors

With the cold months upon us people are out enjoying the holiday shopping and drinking hot K cups that suit the time of year. What are K cups? K cups are a fast and easy solution for having instantly hot beverages at the press of a button. Originally the K Cup was designed for fast and great tasting cups of coffee with only having to insert a “K Cup” (which is a plastic cup filled with coffee) into the machine and then pressing one button which then brews a single cup of great tasting coffee. Keurig eventually expanded the line of flavors to anything from coffee, tea, to hot chocolate.

The Christmas season is no stranger to indiulgeneces here is the list a Holiday K cup flavors:
Spicy Eggnog, Gingerbread, Golden French Toast, Pumpkin Spice