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Article by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

Survival Recipes, Minimal Ingredients

Has a blizzard or storm hit your area and you have little food on hand - with the violent weather making it dangerous, or impossible to go out and restock your kitchen?

If so, this article will show you have to use the most minimal of ingredients to create heart-warming comfort foods.

These are my personal recipes that my family survived upon many times in life when we were so poor that we couldn't afford the time of day.

And no - most aren't fitting for a healthy weight loss plan but when we're dealing with survival - that should be our last concern.

Survival Potato Soup Recipe

Ingredients Required

1-2 potatoes; washed, peeled, cubed and boiled
salt - and if you have pepper and margarine on hand, that's a plus
1/2 cup of milk

Boil the potatoes until they are fork-tender. Drain - but leave some of the broth in the pot.

Add salt and margarine if you have that on hand - along with the milk. Use a masher to smash the potatoes and you should end up with a soup consistency.

If you don't have anything but potatoes and salt, then you'll have to make do with that. It's actually quite tasty as a soup.

Another simple recipe is to microwave the potato and enjoy with salt and pepper after it has cooled. Even today, I do this for my supper at times - with no fats added [reduced fat margarine].

Soup Notes

If you don't have potatoes on hand - you can use almost any vegetable such as cauliflower, broccoli, carrots or parsnips to create rich, delicious basic soup recipes.

If you desire a smoother texture, place the cooked ingredients into a blender before serving.

Survival Bread Recipe

Ingredients Required

1 cup of all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon of baking powder plus a pinch of salt

Add water to the flour mixture and stir until you have a stiff - but still-loose batter. Drop by the spoonful in hot oil. If you don't have oil on hand, then bake the bread in a toaster oven.

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