Hiking · Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Hidden Trails in Coupeville

I have often felt that a town can be ranked upon it's paths. Is the town easy to walk? Can you get around safely? Does it lead from housing to public areas and parks? Many towns do not have this, and suffer for it. When people have to walk on roads or simply cannot walk… Continue reading Local Adventures: Hidden Trails in Coupeville

Trail Cooking

FBC Meals: Creamy Chicken Rice

A classic FBC (Freezer Bag Cooking) recipe for the trail. Quick to make, and quick to eat. A balance of carbs and protein, and being rice, is easier on the stomach when at altitude or in hot weather. Ingredients. Dry ingredients packed and vacuumed sealed for storage. Ready to enjoy. Creamy Chicken Rice In a… Continue reading FBC Meals: Creamy Chicken Rice

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Cheesy Chicken

A few weeks ago Thrive Life announced a new line of products. Meals ready to go, with a 20 year shelf life. And as I saw the first photos I was smiling - these were backpacking meals! Big, huge backpacking meals, with both meat and vegetarian options. The first 2 meals went up for sale… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Cheesy Chicken

Trail Cooking

FBC Meals: Herb Vegetable Couscous

A vegetarian friendly FBC (Freezer Bag Cooking) recipe, if you leave the Parmesan cheese out it is vegan. Comes together quickly and is ready to eat in 10 minutes. If the carrots are left out (they are dehydrated, not freeze-dried, so take a lot longer to hydrate) you can prep this meal with cold water… Continue reading FBC Meals: Herb Vegetable Couscous

Trail Cooking

FBC Meals: Broccoli and Chicken Couscous

Freezer Bag Cooking done simple in this recipe. Mini pasta, veggies and meat. It's a filling meal, that while is considered a single serving, if you have a smaller appetite it will serve 2 easily. Couscous is an instant pasta, just needing water added and a few minutes to rehydrate, and it's far more filling… Continue reading FBC Meals: Broccoli and Chicken Couscous