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

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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

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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

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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