Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Food Find: Ruvi Smoothies

If you are on Facebook or Instagram, you are sure to have seen ads for freeze-dried smoothies. There are 2 companies in the market pushing it, Ruvi and Kencko. I was doing research on both companies and was going to do a comparison of the two. However, Kencko doesn't sell a trial or starter kit,… Continue reading Food Find: Ruvi Smoothies

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Thrive Freeze-Dried December Specials

Every month Thrive Life offers a 'delivery pack' at a good discount off of retail prices (often 30%). The packs are a way to affordably buy more freeze-dried goods for your hiker pantry. Or your prep shelter. Either or both 😉 And hey, Winter is nearly here. Where we live, on an island, we have… Continue reading Thrive Freeze-Dried December Specials

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Commercial Meal Review: Polenta with Pork Sausage

Our youngest loves polenta with a passion. Not a normal meal for the Pacific Northwest, and not one many children here are exposed to, however he got hooked a few years ago on it. He was digging thru the container of commercial meals that need to be reviewed and spied a bag of Packit Gourmet's… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Polenta with Pork Sausage

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Meal Reviews: 2 From Next Mile Meals

Two beef meals from Next Mile Meals, a brand that sells in the tiny niche for Keto followers (and happen to be gluten-free as well). Their line of freeze-dried meals is easy to prep, just requiring boiling water. Although I do recommend letting the meals sit for 15 minutes after adding the water, instead of… Continue reading Meal Reviews: 2 From Next Mile Meals

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Meal Review: Next Mile Meals Breakfasts

Two breakfast options from Next Mile Meals. These options are Keto diet friendly, which isn't an easy to find area of hiker food. However, if you are not following Keto their meals are great served with a carb of choice. Being breakfast, you can pair either of these meals over warmed up tortillas, and bring… Continue reading Meal Review: Next Mile Meals Breakfasts