Get Ready Recipes: Stockpile meals to make during an emergency

Picture this: The power is off, your refrigerator is out and you can’t use the stove. So what’s for dinner? Lucky for you, you have your emergency preparedness stockpile full of healthy food. These no-cook recipes require no water (save that for drinking!) and are easily and quickly prepared. Use our shopping lists to make sure you have all the ingredients in your stockpile. (All recipes serve six.)

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Don’t-be-a-chicken corn and bean salad

Ingredients:
1 (16 oz) can corn
1 (16 oz) can black beans
2 (2 oz) pouches chicken
1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes
Preparation: Mix in large bowl.

Shopping List:
1 (16 oz) can corn
1 (16 oz) can black beans
2 (2 oz) pouches chicken, drained
1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes

Stuck-in-the-House Tuna Sandwich

Ingredients:
1 box rye crisp bread
2 cans tuna (use only as many cans as you
will need for a six-person meal, to avoid having leftover tuna)
1 small jar pimiento olives, chopped
6 mayonnaise packets

Preparation: In large bowl, combine tuna and mayonnaise.
Add chopped olives. Spread tuna mixture on crisp bread.

Shopping List
1 box rye crisp bread
2 cans tuna
1 small jar pimiento olives
6 mayonnaise packets*
*The next time you are at a sandwich shop, pick up a few extra packets of these for your stockpile. They may also be purchased at bulk food stores.

Get Ready Fruit Salad

Ingredients:
1 can (8 oz) can fruit cocktail
1 can (15 oz) sliced peaches
1 can (15 oz) sliced pears
1 bag trail mix or 1 jar wheat germ, any flavor

Preparation: Drain all canned fruits. Combine all ingredients in a large container. Mix well. Top with trail mix or wheat germ.

Shopping List
1 can (8 oz) fruit cocktail*
1 can (15 oz) sliced peaches*
1 can (15 oz) sliced pears*
1 bag trail mix or 1 jar wheat germ
*Look for fruit packed in juice instead of sugar or corn syrup.

Pandemic peanut butter sandwiches

Ingredients:
1 or 2 loaves of plain or raisin brown bread*
1 jar peanut butter
1 jar jam or jelly
Preparation: Cut brown bread into half-inch slices.
Spread with peanut butter and jelly as desired.
*Can substitute rice cakes for brown bread.

Shopping List
1 to 2 loaves of raisin bread
or 1 bag rice cakes
1 jar peanut butter
1 jar jam or jelly

Preparedness Pudding

Ingredients:
1 24-oz package chocolate or vanilla fat-free pudding cups (4 oz each, 6 per pack)
1 box animal crackers*
Preparation: Crumble animal crackers over pudding.
*Can substitute graham crackers for animal crackers.

Shopping List
1 24-oz package chocolate
or vanilla fat-free pudding
cups (non-refrigerated)
1 box animal crackers or
graham crackers

Get Ready Veggie Salad

Ingredients:
1 can (14 oz) diced potatoes
1 jar (16 oz) three bean salad
Preparation: Drain all ingredients.

Shopping List
1 can (14 oz) diced
potatoes
1 jar (16 oz) three-bean
salad

Combine in large bowl. Mix well.
For more tips on creating your emergency preparedness stockpile, see www.getreadyforflu.org/clocksstocks

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