Gear · Hiking Gear

Gear Review: Birkenstock Jackson Boots

For over the past decade I have worn primarily Keen trail shoes, rather than hiking boots. Due to my aggressive working out schedule this past year or so, I developed some toe issues. Of the crippling pain kind. So I started looking for different shoes to wear, to lock my feet into place. I had… Continue reading Gear Review: Birkenstock Jackson Boots

Book Reviews · Foraging

Review: The Foraging Course

Over the years I have taken a number of course from The Herbal Academy for my herbalism work I do with our homestead. This Fall I took a new class, The Foraging Course, from them, this one is focused on the outdoors. Just in time to go explore the woods and do some (gentle) foraging… Continue reading Review: The Foraging Course

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Next Mile Meals Steak Omelette

For review today is a breakfast from Next Mile Meals, Steak Omelette with Green Bell Peppers. Just think Denver Omelette with beef instead of ham, and you will have it down. Eggs, cheese, bell peppers and meat go far to fill the belly. Next Mile Meals focus is Keto friendly outdoor meals. They are not… Continue reading Meal Review: Next Mile Meals Steak Omelette

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Ukrainian Borscht

Nomad Nutrition caught my eye with their Ukrainian Borscht. Let's put it this way....have you ever seen borscht sold as a backcountry meal? I'm going to hedge most of my readers didn't grow up eating borscht in their homes, much less on the trail. I did, my Mom loved making big pots of it that… Continue reading Meal Review: Ukrainian Borscht

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Herbed Mushroom Risotto

We looked through the products on Good To Go's website and our choice was the Herbed Mushroom Risotto. Vegan gluten-free meals don't get a lot of attention. However this one we tried out when we didn't have Alistaire along, as it contains walnuts in the pesto. Good To Go is based in Maine. The meals… Continue reading Meal Review: Herbed Mushroom Risotto