These meals in jars have shelf lives of 5 to 7 years. This blog has instructions on how to make a large variety of meals that can be prepared with minimal effort and resources.
72 Hour survival kit items that should be in your kit, this list comes directly from FEMA.
Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. every athlete should pin this!
A candle made from a tub of shortening will burn for 45 days.