Holly Cooley

Your Independent Consultant


I've been a Thrive Life consultant for over 10 years and I absolutely love my job!  I get to share the best food on the planet and I get to teach people how they can create healthy quick dinners for their family so they have more time to spend around the dinner table.

THRIVE is in a category all by itself.  Delicious, nutritiuous food that happens to have a really long shelf life.  Vine ripened, no GMO food that you can have access to in a snap--for those little emergencies that don't feel so little when you're in them--like no time to cook, sick kiddo's, unexpected company, you name it! Emergencies happen every day.

This is great tasting, nutrient dense food packaged in double lined cans designed to keep the good stuff in and the bad stuff out. The 25 year shelf life comes in handy too!

Are you curious? So were we and we'd be happy to answer questions. We'd also love to share how you can earn FREE groceries.  Ask us how!  We are practically a walking coupon and we're here to help. 

Being prepared for emergecies brings peace of mind.--whether they happen or even if they don't! So create your own home store and get yourself some peace of mind!

Thank you for the opportunity to assist you in your journey towards that peace of mind ...Peace of mind that comes with being self reliant!


Holly and Mike


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Thrive Creamy Tomato Soup--Panera Bread Style

February 20, 2014

My friend, Deanna introduced me to a wonderful soup at Panera bread not too long ago. And now I am hooked! Whenever I go, I always order the Tomato Soup in a bread bowl.

At first I thought, how special can a tomato soup be, really?

If you haven't tried it yet, please give yourself the pleasure. And after you're hooked, you can thank me for this extremely easy copycat recipe that can take care of your craving in 10 minutes or less.

I made this recipe using items that I have stocked in my Home Store. What's a Home Store you ask?

It's the place that I shop for groceries and never have to stand in line. Never get tempted to spend money on other things that aren't on my list. Never even have to get in my car! And most definitely NEVER have to brave the crazy crowds right before bad weather hits.

In case you haven't guessed yet, it's in my pantry. My pantry has saved me more time, money, gasoline, headaches and stress than I can tell you. Having basics on hand at all times is a no-brainer, but being able to have vine ripened fruits and vegetables all washed, chopped, prepped and on hand has been such a blessing in my life lately—thanks to THRIVE! Whatever the elements are that will help save you time, money, and stress—please be sure to keep them on hand and build yourself a little home store. You'll be glad you did!

You could make a version of this soup using canned tomatoes, fresh garlic and onion, fresh basil, etc and I'm sure it would be wonderful. But the great thing about this recipe I'm going to share is being able to mix it up ahead of time and basically just add water when I want some delicious soup! In fact, I can fill as many quart jars as I want at one time, seal them up and then have the best tasting healthy fast food you can imagine—all with real food and no preservatives. I control the amount of salt, spices, etc. in any quick meal I make. At less than $2.00 per serving, that's quite a deal for a delicious convenience.

This recipe makes 8 cups of soup, so you can figure out how many folks that will feed at your house. Today I might just eat it all by myself!

5 minute Creamy Tomato Soup

(Copycat Panera Bread Tomato Soup) by Holly Cooley

If you're filling quart jars, begin filling in this order:

1 Cup THRIVE Tomato Dices

¾ C THRIVE Bechamel Sauce

1 ¾ T THRIVE Vegetable bouillon-Chicken flavored

1/3 Cup, plus 2 T THRIVE Tomato Powder

1 T THRIVE Honey Crystals

2 Tbsp THRIVE Freeze Dried Basil

1 tsp THRIVE Italian Seasoning


In a separate baggie, measure:


1 ½ tsp THRIVE FD Garlic

2 T THRIVE FD Onions

a dash of Crushed Red Pepper

Seal the baggie and place in top of jar.

Seal, using 300 CC Oxygen Absorber, if desired, to extend the shelf life.


Cooking directions:

In a 2 Qt Sauce Pan with a heavy bottom, melt 2 Tbsp butter. Saute contents of baggie until pale brown. Add 4 Cups water and bring to boil. Whisk in contents of jar. When combined, add another 4 1/2 cups hot water and allow to slowly simmer for about 5 minutes.

You can also just dump everything into a saucepan, slowly add add 8 ½ Cups of hot water and cook for 5 minutes. OR throw into a crockpot on low and come home to dinner!

Add a dash or two of heavy cream and top with Parmesan cheese. Enjoy with a grilled cheese sandwich or do it Panera style and serve in a bread bowl.

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do! ~ Holly

If you're interested in learning more about THRIVE and how you can get it for FREE, contact me at holly4shelfreliance@gmail.com!






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