Seven Long-lasting Foods We Should Always Have At Home

Are already bored from throwing food just because you haven’t watched the expiring date, and you have forgotten it in the fridge, and now you have to throw it because it get bad? Why don’t you try to fill your fridge with non-perishable foods that will last you longer? It’s not that this kind of foods don’t go bad, it is just that they have a much longer shelf life and they will last you for months. Below we have listed some of the non-perishable food people use the most and we recommend you to keep some of them in your fridge all the time, so that you will have ea fast meal any time you need it.

Peanut butter

Peanut butter is one of the most popular non-perishable foods. It is sweet, creamy and packed with fiber and proteins, so it is the best way to start your day with, as there are so many breakfast ideas that may include peanut butter. The best is that a peanut butter can last about 9 months at room temperature, so you won’t have to worry if it is going to go bad.

Canned or dried beans

The list of possible ways to cook these versatile legumes is definitely endless. You can use them in salads, to make tacos, chili, or to add them with meat as a sauce. When canned, beans can last up to 2-5 years on room temperature, while dried beans packaged correctly can last indefinitely.

Dried fruits

One of the favorites breakfast ideas for those willing to keep healthy life habits are dried fruits. They are nutrients rich and contain soluble fiber and they can last up to 1 year when kept on room temperature. the best is that you don’t need to buy them from the grocery market, because you can make them on your own with a food dehydrator.


Canned tuna

One of the most popular long-lasting foods is definitely canned tuna. Fishes are great sources of proteins and it is recommended to eat them at least once a week, so always when you don’t have time to prepare fresh fish, open a canned tuna, and have the healthiest meal ever. Canned tuna can last for up to five years at room temperature.

Shelf-stable milk

Fresh milk is one of the foods that last shortest, which is not the case with shelf-stable milk which can last up to 9 months and it doesn’t need to be refrigerated. Coconut milk for example can last even up to five years when canned.

Nuts and seeds

These bite-sized protein rich snacks that we all adore can also last long time, especially pumpkin seeds and cashews. Together with dried fruits they can be the best and the healthiest breakfast mix you can ever imagine.

Canned vegetables

Canned vegetables are also long lasting foods that we all adore, because we can easily and very fast cook them when lack of time. Low-acid canned vegetables have a shelf life of about 2-5 years when kept on room temperature.

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