Sulfur Dioxide FAQ: Top Reasons Why Harmony House Only Sells Sulfite-Free Freeze Dried Fruits

Posted by Harmony House Foods on 4/19/2017 to Health & Nutrition
Sulfur Dioxide FAQ: Top Reasons Why Harmony House Only Sells Sulfite-Free Freeze Dried Fruits
You won’t find sulfur dioxide on the labels of any Harmony House dried fruits. It is true that the chemical preservative sulfur dioxide is often added to dried fruit sold by some other companies. But Harmony House never has and never will use sulfur dioxide or any other sulfuring agents on our fruit. If you are wondering why, or have questions about sulfites in general, we have answers for you.

AT Hiker Dale Sanders “Grey Beard” Q&A at Harmony House HQ

Posted by Harmony House Foods on 4/4/2017 to News
AT Hiker Dale Sanders “Grey Beard” Q&A at Harmony House HQ
Dale Sanders, better known as Grey Beard, is well on his way to becoming the oldest person ever to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail (he’ll be 82 when he finishes the trail in September or October). Harmony House Foods is proud to be sponsoring Dale on his trip and we invited him to visit us at our headquarters in Franklin, North Carolina, when he passed through on the AT.

 

Harmony House Interviews Dale Sanders: The Backpacker Seeking to Become the Oldest Person to Ever Thru-hike the Appalachian Trail

Posted by Harmony House Foods on 3/14/2017 to News
Harmony House Interviews Dale Sanders: The Backpacker Seeking to Become the Oldest Person to Ever Thru-hike the Appalachian Trail
Dale Sanders currently holds the world record as the oldest man to have solo paddled the entire Mississippi River. Dale—who is also known as the Grey Beard Adventurer—completed the course, traveling some 2,320 miles from the Mississippi’s source in Lake Itasca, Minnesota, to the Gulf of Mexico over a three-month period. He and his record-breaking trip on the Mississippi were profiled in the 2016 documentary film Dale Sanders: Source to Sea.

Dehydrated Food + Hot Water + Thermos = Yum!

Posted by Harmony House Foods on 2/28/2017 to Tips & Resources
Dehydrated Food + Hot Water + Thermos = Yum!

If you have a thermos and some dehydrated veggies, beans, or other favorite dried ingredients on hand, you can cook a delicious, healthy, hot meal—whether you are on the trail in the backcountry or making a healthy and nutritious lunch for work. For thermos cooking, all you need is boiling water!

3 Ways to Chili Out This Winter

Posted by Harmony House Foods on 2/8/2017 to Recipes
3 Ways to Chili Out This Winter

At Harmony House, we find that when the winter blues are getting us down, there is nothing better than a bowl of hot and delicious vegetarian chili to cheer us up. We love veggie chili so much that we created three unique, delicious recipes for our customers using our premium quality dried beans and vegetables (though, you could count them as six because we offer a seasoned and unseasoned version of each)!

Harmony House Backpacking Soup & Chili Kit vs. the Trail Ready Soup & Chili Pack: Which is Right for You?

Posted by Harmony House Foods on 1/13/2017 to Backpacking & Camping
Harmony House Backpacking Soup & Chili Kit vs. the Trail Ready Soup & Chili Pack: Which is Right for You?
Backpackers love our dried soup and chili mixes and blends because they are tasty, nutritious, lightweight, and easy to cook on the trail. To make meal planning for long distance backpacking trips simple, Harmony House offers two different dehydrated soup and chili variety packs. Yes, you can get all of the meals for your next backpacking trip shipped to you in one box! Hikers can choose between our Backpacking Soup & Chili Kit or our Trail Ready Gourmet Soup & Chili Pack.

Why You Should Keep Dried Soup in Your Pantry to Fight Cold & Flu

Posted by Harmony House Foods on 12/22/2016 to Recipes
Why You Should Keep Dried Soup in Your Pantry to Fight Cold & Flu
The famous advice from Hippocrates, “let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” is very wise to follow during cold and flu season. Warm soup eases cold and flu symptoms and may possibly help prevent you from getting sick in the first place! Here are a few of the ways you can turn your pantry into a veritable medicine chest by stocking it with a variety of dehydrated soups. 

RV & Camper Pantry Stocking Tips

Posted by Harmony House Foods on 12/12/2016 to RV Food & Storage
RV & Camper Pantry Stocking Tips

There are a few special complications to consider when planning how to stock your RV pantry. You may a limited amount of space for storage, a cramped kitchen, vehicle weight restrictions and other issues to overcome. We have heard from many of our loyal customers that they solve several of the challenges of RV cooking by stocking their camper kitchen with a variety of dehydrated soups and chilis. Here are a few of the top reasons to stock your pantry with dehydrated soup and chili mixes, whether you are a snowbird travelling in a luxury RV or a boondocker setting out for the backcountry in your camper van.


Watch: This Video Proves How Simple it is to Make Unbelievable Black Bean Chili

Posted by Harmony House Foods on 11/17/2016 to Recipes
Watch: This Video Proves How Simple it is to Make Unbelievable Black Bean Chili
You’ll be a believer after watching how quick and easy it is to make Unbelievable Black Bean Chili from our dehydrated mix. If you’ve got a stove, water, and 15 minutes, you can cook a hearty and delicious chili that will please your taste buds and satisfy your hunger. Don’t believe us? Watch here! 

Watch: You Won't Believe How Easy it is To Make This Veggie Chili

Posted by Harmony House Foods on 11/15/2016 to Recipes
Watch: You Won't Believe How Easy it is To Make This Veggie Chili
You have to see to believe how easy it is to make our Verylicious Veggie Chili. We’ve done all the prep-work for you so you can put a wholesome, home-cooked dinner on your table in minutes. We made this video just to prove just how simple and fast it is. Watch here!