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Local Adventures: Mystery Bay State Park & 3 Meals Reviewed

We ended up visiting Mystery Bay State Park out of almost desperation, while out on a day of visiting a couple "bigger" state parks. It was lunchtime, and we had gone prepared to do outdoor cooking for lunch, but the winds were rather never ending. Every picnic table we passed at the previous park was… Continue reading Local Adventures: Mystery Bay State Park & 3 Meals Reviewed

Food Finds · Hiking · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Packit Gourmet Fall Meals

The Fall temps are dipping lower, and winter is whispering here. Recent hikes left me very cold in the first mile, where you start looking for a trail that goes uphill at first, so you can warm up! This brought out some new meals to review, with a Fall theme going. Hearty, comfort food is… Continue reading Meal Review: Packit Gourmet Fall Meals

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Cold Prep Lunch and Dessert

Fall is here and it's time to take the hikes where a heartier lunch comes along with us. But it's also not so cold that it is stove season, with cooking time added to our hikes. The boys and I tested a couple meals from Packit Gourmet this week that are both cold prep (just… Continue reading Meal Review: Cold Prep Lunch and Dessert

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: Good Day Sunshine Bowl

A great option for a healthy, nutrient packed breakfast when you need a commercial option. The Good Day Sunshine Bowl is both vegan friendly and dairy-free. With rolled oats, hemp hearts, chia seeds, amaranth, quinoa, toasted almonds and pecans, mango, cranberries and currants with a pinch of organic Vermont maple syrup, this breakfast fuels you… Continue reading Meal Review: Good Day Sunshine Bowl