Sweet Tooth? Check Out These DIY Treats

Sweet Tooth? Check Out These Sugar & Gum Alternatives

A lot of people love candy and all things sweet. However, in the event of a SHTF scenario, not everyone will have the ability make their own treats. Eventually, we will all need to be self-reliant, but don’t worry you’ll still be able to enjoy the sweeter things in life.

Yukon12gauge will show you just how to tap into nature’s sweetness in the following video.

As you’ve likely guessed by the video, maple trees are a great way to satisfy that sweet tooth thanks to their famously sweet sap. Afterall, maple syrup isn’t just a name. All maple trees are capable of producing sap and can be tapped. As well as create a sweet candy ice when temperatures are cold enough to freeze the sap.

When you think of things that are sweet it’s doubtful that you think of grass, especially one commonly found in swamps, marshes, and other wet areas. However, Reed Grass when punctured on the stem, excretes a pasty substance that eventually hardens into gum.

These are only a couple of examples of the many plants that can fight off that sweet tooth craving. Even after researching sweet plants to eat you’ll see that even that list only scratched the surface of edible plants. Check out these commonly misconstrued weeds that can be used to help you survive. If you’re looking to forage, beware of these potentially fatal mistakes.

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