Trail Cooking

Revisiting Italian Couscous

The recipe for Italian Couscous dates back to the mid 2000's, it was one of the first 100 or so FBC (Freezer Bag Cooking) recipes I created. I did a re-do of it this week, making it a two serving recipe, but preparing it in a pot, instead of FBC. This way you can use… Continue reading Revisiting Italian Couscous

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Vanilla Strawberry Trail Mix

As the school year winds down for us, this week is 'camping' theme week for my youngest son's class. With his food allergies, I made him his own trail mix that he can safely eat - as the class is having a build a trail mix project midweek, that he can take with him. The… Continue reading Vanilla Strawberry Trail Mix

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Living The Life Backpacking Meal Plan

Heading out this weekend and looking for ideas for a more luxury food experience? Breakfast, hot drink, lunch, snack, dinner & dessert. It might not be the lightest food bag you will carry, but you will eat well! Perfect if you have a partner along and want to impress them a bit. Breakfast: Carrot Cake… Continue reading Living The Life Backpacking Meal Plan

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Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara is the carb fest of the gods. It is satisfying, fills the belly and has that salty taste you crave on hot days. It's also incredibly easy to make, as long as you have a wide/shallow 2 liter pot to work in. This version is similar to our trail classic Spaghetti Carbonara, but… Continue reading Pasta Carbonara

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Coconut Granola Bars

No-cook/bake granola bar recipes are often heavy on peanut butter/nut butters, which while tasty, pose a huge challenge to those with food allergies. I set out to make a bar that was allergy friendly for our youngest son. He loves the bars, and it's such a different taste, you might not want to go back… Continue reading Coconut Granola Bars