Pantry Prep List

Building your food stores is a crucial prep and one that needs to be done carefully.  Remember that you can easily build your pantry up by buying a few extra items every time you go to the store.  Just bring this list with you and add a few items on every visit.  This will not sustain you for long periods of time it is merely the base of your food storage preps.  This list contains crucial items that you need to have in your pantry.  When building your inventory be sure to buy things you and your family will actually eat.  If you hate canned salmon and vegetable soups then don’t buy them it will be a huge waste of money!

Lets Get Started

Prepping can be a daunting task and expensive task these lists will help guide you and get you started.  The nice part about your pantry essentials is that you actually use them on a daily basis when you cook.  It helps to justify the extra few cans and products here and there.  Just be sure to keep an eye on your inventory levels as you could wake up one morning and find that something you want is gone.

Be sure to set up an innovatory system with basic pars as a guideline for when you need to buy more.  For example I always have 3 bags of coffee on hand so every time I open one I buy one more on my next visit to the store.  The pars should be set up by how often you use something and how important it is to you if the SHTF happens.

Once you start prepping your pantry you will become more comfortable with your budget and the idea of buying extra products for your pantry.  All you need to do now is start!


Pantry Essentials

  • Rice
  • Protein Bars
  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Brown sugar
  • Vinegar
  • Red wine Vinegar
  • baking powder
  • Boullion cubes
  • chicken stock
  • beef stock
  • veggie stock
  • Enough Water for each person for three days
  • Storage containers for water
  • Water Filter
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Powdered Drinks
  • Pasta
  • Mac N Cheese
  • Ensure
  • Oil 
  • Peanut butter
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Crisco 
  • Mayonnaise
  • Salad dressing
  • Canned meats- ( Tuna, Chicken, Spam, Salmon, etc)
  • Chocolate 
  • Dry Beans
    • Lima beans
    • Soy Beans, Dry
    • Split Peas, Dry
    • Lentils, Dry
    • Dry Soup Mix, Dry
    • Chickpeas, Dry
    • Black beans, Dry
    • Navy Beans, Dry

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