Day 7: Food Storage Christmas (legumes)


Next up on our list is Legumes! Legumes can be very intimidating to a lot of people so this is a great one to help people realize they aren’t so bad. Here are some ideas to help people use, and understand legumes a little better:


Options that are Free or Under $1

12 Bean Soup

Purchase a 1 lb bag of 12 bean soup mix from the grocery store. Tie a ribbon around it and include the Day 7 Tags. If you want to be really ambitious you can include this 12 Bean Soup Recipe on a cute recipe card too. It’s delicious!


An Option that is $5-$30

Sprouting Kit

Ever tried sprouting? Well if you know someone who wants to get into the really good stuff, give them this sprouting kit and as a bonus, include a few of the legumes that are good for sprouting! Sprouting is a great way to use some of your food storage, and it’s super healthy and nutritious! Add your Day 7 Tags and it’s the perfect food storage gift.


A More Expensive Option

Pressure Cooker

Here’s another one of those – if you’re feeling REALLY generous gifts. This electric pressure cooker is a DREAM come true for cooking dry beans. No pre-soaking, waiting hours, and worrying about your beans turning out ever again! Don’t forget your Day 7 Tags.

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