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Jerky & Vegetable Noodle Bowl

Ramen is pretty low class. It's also pretty nutritionally dismal. It is however comfort food that is easy to prep. When you use ramen, see it as the carb, and add in goodies to make it a worthy meal. This noodle bowl only takes a few more minutes of prep time than plain ramen, and… Continue reading Jerky & Vegetable Noodle Bowl

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Comfort Food: Brothy Pasta and Veggies

Not quite a soup, but not a bowl of noodles, Brothy Pasta meets it halfway. It is a bowl of comfort carbs, studded with plenty of vegetables. Prepped one pot method, it is easy to make and both fills up the belly and rehydrates the body. Winter trips call for meals that warm you up,… Continue reading Comfort Food: Brothy Pasta and Veggies

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Chicken Green Bean Mac & Cheese

Simple meals go far in cold weather. It doesn't mean they need to be boring though. A few extra ingredients go far to liven up a box of mac and cheese. Chicken Green Bean Mac & Cheese Ingredients: 6-ounce box organic mac n’ cheese 1/3 cup freeze-dried green beans ΒΌ cup shelf stable parmesan cheese*… Continue reading Chicken Green Bean Mac & Cheese

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The Olympic Mountains and Asian Inspired Chicken & Veggies

Sometimes there are stories behind recipes and this is one of them. I had finally dialed in how to cook pasta that didn't need to be drained, and could be done in a smaller pot. My first successful recipe for this one pot method was Asian Inspired Chicken & Veggies. We packed up our gear… Continue reading The Olympic Mountains and Asian Inspired Chicken & Veggies

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One Pot Comfort Food: Bacon & Pea Alfredo

A much loved recipe on TrailCooking has been Bacon & Pea Alfredo, an easy one pot meal that is a snap to whip up. Perfect for chilly Fall evenings when you have comfort food cravings in camp. Ingredients packed and ready to go. Yes, you can use shelf-stable Parmesan cheese. But if you have room… Continue reading One Pot Comfort Food: Bacon & Pea Alfredo