Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Revisiting the Edamame Noodle Bowl

A few years back I created a noodle bowl, the Edamame Noodle Bowl. I updated the recipe today, to reflect some products I enjoy using. New products have come out since this recipe was created, and the choices for ingredients for backpacking meals have never been this large, or so easily attainable! The story of… Continue reading Revisiting the Edamame Noodle Bowl

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Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Tuscan Beef Stew with Italian Polenta

PackitGourmet has long been a favorite go to for us, when we want an easy to make meal for hiking & backpacking. Their Tuscan Beef Stew with Italian Polenta is a definite winner. As with most of PackitGourmet's meals, it tastes like "real" food, not what one expects from commercial outdoor meals. You get a… Continue reading Meal Review: Tuscan Beef Stew with Italian Polenta

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Wild Zora Foods Caldera Chicken Curry

For those who follow a Paleo, gluten-free or an allergy friendly diet, finding commercial trail meals can be a hard venture. Much is based on cheap carbs – which don’t get me wrong, can taste great and fuel you – but are not always friendly to the body. Wild Zora Foods joined up with Paleo… Continue reading Meal Review: Wild Zora Foods Caldera Chicken Curry

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Cold Prep Salads

Looking for inspiration if you need an easy way to have cold prep chicken and beef salad on the trail? PackitGourmet has a number of them, only requiring cold water and sit time, then enjoy out of the bag, or on your favorite carb. Curry Mango Chicken Salad - This cold prep salad has curry-spiced… Continue reading Meal Review: Cold Prep Salads

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Tex-Mex Breakfast Taco

Breakfast comes down to two parties: The get up and go's and the lolly-gaggers. I can be both. It comes down to what I am doing. Back in the day, when I was doing crazy miles and I had 18 miles in front of me, I was up before dawn and on the trail, with… Continue reading Meal Review: Tex-Mex Breakfast Taco