Dehydrate Fresh Strawberries For One Healthy Snack

Once you dehydrate fresh strawberries you will be hooked on dehydrating, even more, fruits and vegetables. I posted this article a few years ago but I think it needed a little work to refresh the article so here I go. I have taught classes to many people on how to dehydrate just about every fruit and vegetable known to man. I have dehydrated hamburger jerky as well. I need to update that post as well. I’m all about making dehydrating fresh strawberries as easy as possible. Call me lazy but I use a strawberry slicer for a few reasons. The biggest one is the fact that it makes all the slices the same thickness, which means they should dry evenly.

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How To Dehydrate Pineapple When It’s Fresh-Healthy Snacks

Today it’s all about how to dehydrate pineapple when it’s fresh and juicy. You can see why I have been showing you different foods to dehydrate. I would love it if everyone could get a dehydrator of some kind. This is probably my favorite fruit to dehydrate. My grandkids love freeze dried pineapple. Of course, I can’t freeze-dry my stuff so….I dehydrate it. I had purchased some pineapple from Costco and I could see that my husband and I were not going to be able to eat it as quickly as I had thought. So I put the dehydrator on the counter and started slicing the spears. So easy! Here’s the deal if you have any fruit that you know you won’t be able to eat in the next day or so, you can usually dehydrate it. I dehydrate bananas all the time. The take up less freezer space.

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How To Dehydrate Cucumbers-Amazing Health Benefits-Uses

Today it is all about how to dehydrate cucumbers. I recently did a dehydrating class right here in St. George, Utah at a local kitchen store. It was so fun to hear the people talk about what they have been dehydrating. I love the fact that I can dehydrate most fruits and veggies when my garden is overloaded. Sometimes I purchase more veggies at the grocery store than is feasible to eat in the short term and they just sit in the refrigerator.

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How To Preserve Cilantro From The Garden

I want to show you today how to preserve Cilantro from the garden. I dehydrated some Cilantro about three years ago and I was hooked on it. Thankfully Cilantro grows like a weed here in Southern Utah! All you need is good soil and some awesome seeds and you are ready to plant. It sprouts here in about two weeks, so don’t give up if you don’t see those little leaves start sprouting right away. The only downside to growing your own Cilantro is once you clip it, your crop is done. In other words, you have to replant some more seeds. But, here’s the deal, you can grow so much that one crop can give you lots and lots of Cilantro to eat and preserve.

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