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Super Nutty Granola
Mountain House Granola with Milk and Blueberries
Creamy wheat cereal
Apple O Cereal in a small #2.5 can
Saratoga Farms Frosted Square Cereal
Cereal food storage
Stockpiling cereal for emergencies

Get nutty about granola, stay cheery with Cheerios for survival!
Your kids are the real cereal killers ~ whether it's the littlest
kiddo stealing the marshmallows in your lucky charms or the teen
kiddo having an after-school snack or midnight munchie with a
big bowl of cereal, your supply is always dwindling. You need a
stockpile of cereal if you have kids in the prepper household.

Did you know that cereal is one of the most requested foods at
the food banks? There are many ways to stockpile cereal. You
can buy it at the grocery stores when it goes on sale and keep
them in your pantry rotating them ~ or you can buy cereal in bulk
and pack it for long term storage in buckets. Saratoga Farms has
done the work for you in their cereal buckets, right.

Cereal as emergency food storage
It's not enough to stock away a few boxes of cereal in your
prepper's grocery store. It's a good start, but you can store cereal
for the long term in
Mylar bags and food grade buckets and a
gamma seal lid so you can keep the cereal fresh.

Variety is key as well. Below are some cereal suggestions for the
prepper's pantry...

#1: Breakfast Cereals.
There aren't too many varieties of cereal available in the bucket,
Saratoga Farms has some varieties:

  • Saratoga Farms Cereal Buckets - Honey Nut. The
    Saratoga Farms Honey Nut Cereal bucket is a must have if
    you have young kids. It's the classic cereal you love. One
    thing you'll notice when opening one Saratoga Farms buckets
    is that they're filled to maximum capacity. They will last 20-
    years unopened. It's a great deal when you compare it with
    a tiny #2.5 can of O-cereal, pictured at the bottom right
    hand of the page, which is just 3.5 ounces of food. The
    bucket of honey nut cereal is filled to the brim to give you
    the best value. You get 5.78 lbs (2.62 kg) of cereal!

  • Saratoga Farms Cereal Bucket - Frosted Square. The
    frosted square cereal is the same familiar cereal, but comes
    in the Saratoga Farms ValueBUCKET which is already packed
    for you in a Mylar bag with oxygen absorbers sealed inside
    and a food grade bucket ensuring your food lasts 20 years.

#2: Creamy wheat cereal.
American's today don't eat near as much creamy wheat, farina, as
they did during the
Great Depression. The most popular brand of
creamy wheat was
Cream of Wheat. Farina is a wheat semolina
similar to grits. It's a ground wheat with a smooth texture and is
white and fluffy. Using milk instead of water will make cream of
wheat more rich and satisfying.

Enriched Cream of Wheat is an excellent source of iron, but it
also has calcium and essential vitamins to start your day.  Mix it
freeze dried fruit or applesauce; or top creamy wheat with
maple syrup or brown sugar. Right is Creamy Wheat for the
prepper's pantry ~ it has a shelf life of 10 years and provides 36
servings. Augason Farms recommends you add their freeze dried
strawberries, raspberries or blueberries.

#3: Granola.
Granola is both a snack and a breakfast food, granola goes even
beyond this as a food stroage. Pour it in a bowl and add a little
milk for a superb breakfast cereal, or use it as a base for building
a down-to-earth trail mix or for making cookies or muffins.
Granola is good to have in your food storage:

  • Augason Farms Super Nutty Granola. Super Nutty Granola
    in the #10 can, right,consists of 24 servings and 6,000
    calories. It's a deal when compared ;with the Mountain
    House Granola, but there is a difference. Mountain House
    granola includes the milk and delicious blueberries. With
    Nutty Granola, you'll need to stock the powdered milk!

  • Mountain House Granola. With Mountain House Granola
    with milk and blueberries, you just add water, not milk.
    Also, it comes with a 30-year taste guarantee! Mountain
    House is scientifically proven to last 25-years, but they back
    you up for an extra five years. Perfect with hot or cold water,
    Mountain House granola and blueberries has fueled everyone
    from United States Special Forces to explorers on Antarctic
    expeditions, and everywhere in between. Made with crunchy
    granola, milk and real blueberries.

    Another benefit of Mountain House granola is that it comes
    in individual packets of granola for backpacking or camping.
    You don't even need a bowl! Packed with energizing dried
    fruit, fiber, and unsaturated fats the Mountain House
    Granola and Blueberries breakfast will keep your metabolism
    humming all day long. Contains 2 1/2-cup servings. You get
    4.0z of food.

  • Backpacker's Pantry Granola with Bananas. If you want
    variety to your meal offerings, add Backpacker's Pantry to
    your lineup. Backpackers Pantry Granola with Bananas is
    more expensive than the Mountain House brand, but you'll
    get variety and almost double the portion of food. It works
    as a satisfying breakfast for two campers, or you can scarf it
    down by yourself when you need a lot of fuel for a big day of
    backpacking. Makes two 13 oz servings. It has 16 grams of
    protein per serving and is made with hormone-free milk! You
    get 9.5 ounces of food, almost double the Mountain House.
    This is delicious granola with a hint of vanilla topped with
    bananas and milk powder.

#4: Oats, oatmeal and Muesli.
Oats are great for breakfast. Oatmeal is a classic cereal porridge
that's making a comeback.
Oatmeal is extremely versatile, but
also Muesli, which is a mostly oat cereal that's so tasty with
dehydrated fruit.

Prepare for emergencies! Stockpile the prepper's pantry with a
variety of your favorite cereals as food storage. You can buy
ready made cereal buckets and #10 cans, or pack your own.

Happy endings...
Remember the to stock the
powdered milk! Also stock up on
freeze dried and dehydrated fruit for your prepper's pantry.

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