Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Creamy Beef with Rotini Pasta

Thrive Life Creamy Beef with Rotini Pasta is a new meal this past month to the lineup of hiker-friendly meals that is coming out for sale. The price for each bag is $17.07 for retail, if you buy using Monthly Delivery it takes it down to $14.51 a bag. The meal has a 20 year… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Creamy Beef with Rotini Pasta

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Apple Cinnamon Granola

Thrive Life has introduced two ready to go Freeze Dried Meals this month, adding to the 4 they already had brought to market, with more to come. Thrive Life has entered the market with meals, and have made some interesting choices. This is a no-cook option for breakfast, the Apple Cinnamon Granola. It has a 20 year shelf… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Apple Cinnamon Granola

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Blueberry Oatmeal

Thrive Life has introduced two ready to go Freeze Dried Meals this month, adding to the 4 they already had brought to market, with more to come. Thrive Life has entered the market with meals, and have made some interesting choices. These are ready to make – rip the top and add boiling water to the mylar bag.… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Blueberry Oatmeal

Gear · Trail Cooking

First Look: Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

After a lot of talking it over, and justifying it, we picked up a Harvest Right Freeze Dryer awhile back. When at home freeze-dryer units started showing up a few years back I really questioned if it was worth buying one. I'd think to myself "for the initial cost we could buy a lot of… Continue reading First Look: Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Vegetable Pasta Primavera

Thrive Life has introduced two ready to go Freeze Dried Meals this month, with more to come. These are ready to make - rip the top and add boiling water. The newest meal is vegetarian friendly. Thrive Life Vegetable Pasta Primavera: While it doesn’t list “bag prep” on the back, I opened the pouch up, pulled… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Vegetable Pasta Primavera