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April 2023 Thrive Life Food Storage Specials
WHAT YOU WANT TO KNOW BEFORE FILLING YOUR DELIVERY CART THIS MONTH
I’ve gotta be honest, there’s an interesting mix of foods this month! Some I love, some not so much.
I’m not going to draw this out, let’s get right to what’s on sale this month so you can decide what to add to cart. Eh-hem. I mean, your DELIVERY cart. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, see this post for all the reasons why you should NOT be paying retail prices for Thrive Life.
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If you love strawberries, you’ll love these!
They are bursting with flavor…a fan favorite, for sure!
These are also a great thing to purchase in a pantry can size to throw in a 72-hour kit for a snack. You can’t beat not having to rotate a snack food for 25 years that your kids will happily gobble up!
I actually haven’t tried the mozzarella cheese, but I have tried the freeze dried cheddar cheese, and it’s awesome.
So even though I haven’t tried the mozzarella, I am going to assume it’s pretty similar to the cheddar, in that it reconstitutes and melts the same as the cheddar. I just haven’t tried it yet!
Although, I feel a lasagna trial run coming on….so stay tuned!
By now, I think I’ve made it clear that I am not a fan of anything other than freshly cooked chicken. This tastes like microwaved chicken to me when I reconstitute it. It makes sense – it’s not Thrive’s fault. It’s just the nature of cooking meat and then reheating it later. I don’t fault Thrive – just my picky taste buds.
BUT, most people think this tastes totally fine. So unless you’re a chicken snob like me, this would be a good addition to your food storage.
These are pretty dang good. I actually think they’re good straight out of the can. Have you ever had a Cup O Noodle? You know how there are always a couple peas at the top? That’s exactly what these are: freeze dried peas.
They’re great straight from the can, they’re great cooked in a meal (like chicken pot pie), and they’re great reconstituted and heated up as a side of vegetables.
These pack a punch for sure, so get ready to pucker up!
These are really tasty, but I prefer eating them WITH something else, to tone down the tartness.
But they really are what you would expect from freeze dried raspberries! Full of flavor and delicious!
Honestly, these aren’t my favorite. There. I said it. They kind of taste like cardboard.
Veloute (aka Chicken Gravy)
I haven’t tried this yet and to be honest, I have no idea if I ever will. I’ve never used chicken gravy in my life.
Country White Dough Mix
I haven’t tried this yet, but am definitely interested…I’ll let you know once I’ve tried it!
I am not a shrimp fan, so I have never tried this personally, but I did ask a friend to try it for me, and she made her shrimp pasta dish that her family loves, and she said it was good and none of the kids mentioned that anything tasted different about the shrimp.
So given that, I’d recommend this if you have any recipes that involve shrimp!
This is your last chance to grab freeze-dried shrimp, if that’s your jam. Thrive Life is discontinuing this product.
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