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Meal Review: Wild Zora Bedrock Beef Chili and Summit Savory Chicken

For the times when you need a go-to brand, and don't have the time to make your own meals - or source out free range chicken and/or grass-fed beef. Wild Zora meals are a favorite brand of ours, particularly for our youngest son. The meals are all gluten-free, and the dinners are a safe choice… Continue reading Meal Review: Wild Zora Bedrock Beef Chili and Summit Savory Chicken

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Meal Review: 2 New Wild Zora Soups

Wild Zora has introduced recently two new flavors of their soup packets. (For the other three flavors, see here for our review). Both new flavors have reasonable levels of sodium, are gluten-free, no added sugar, paleo and keto friendly, and are nightshade (no tomatoes), soy and peanut/tree nut free. They are AIP friendly (Auto Immune… Continue reading Meal Review: 2 New Wild Zora Soups

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Commercial Meal Review: Simple Sensations by Mountain House

As the long time readers of Trailcooking well know....I don't have a love affair with the Mountain House brand. It was what drove me to developing hundreds and hundreds of recipes. For the first years of my backpacking I often had MH meals in my backpack, I ate them often 4 weekends a month. Then… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Simple Sensations by Mountain House

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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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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