Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Creamy Beef with Rotini Pasta

Thrive Life Creamy Beef with Rotini Pasta is a new meal this past month to the lineup of hiker-friendly meals that is coming out for sale. The price for each bag is $17.07 for retail, if you buy using Monthly Delivery it takes it down to $14.51 a bag. The meal has a 20 year… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Creamy Beef with Rotini Pasta

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Apple Cinnamon Granola

Thrive Life has introduced two ready to go Freeze Dried Meals this month, adding to the 4 they already had brought to market, with more to come. Thrive Life has entered the market with meals, and have made some interesting choices. This is a no-cook option for breakfast, the Apple Cinnamon Granola. It has a 20 year shelf… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Apple Cinnamon Granola

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Blueberry Oatmeal

Thrive Life has introduced two ready to go Freeze Dried Meals this month, adding to the 4 they already had brought to market, with more to come. Thrive Life has entered the market with meals, and have made some interesting choices. These are ready to make – rip the top and add boiling water to the mylar bag.… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Blueberry Oatmeal

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Backpacker’s Pantry: Making Sour Cream On The Trail

Sour cream powder is a great ingredient to have on hand. It's great added to recipes as a dry ingredient (instant mashed potatoes for example), but making it into a fresh bowl (or bag) of sour cream is just fun to do. If you love burritos on the trail, it will take them to a… Continue reading Backpacker’s Pantry: Making Sour Cream On The Trail

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meals Review: RightOnTrek

While the newer RightOnTrek meals may look like a typical freeze-dried commercial meal, they are designed to be cooked in a small pot, and not have hot water added to the bag. The bags are Biotrē 2.0 which are as far as I can tell are a "sustainable" bag that is bio-based. The outside of… Continue reading Commercial Meals Review: RightOnTrek