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Commercial Meal Review: Backpacker’s Pantry Red Beans and Rice

I was working on our truck's emergency ammo can. The one that has a stove, fuel, utensils, a pot and a couple freeze-dried meals. As I was digging through the meals I noted something....first, the expiration dates were getting closer (this meal was dated 10/27/2024) and that the packaging had changed since I picked those… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Backpacker’s Pantry Red Beans and Rice

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Commercial Meal Review: Backpacker’s Pantry Fettuccini Alfredo With Chicken

I was working on our truck's emergency ammo can. The one that has a stove, fuel, utensils, a pot and a couple freeze-dried meals. As I was digging through the meals I noted something....first, the expiration dates were getting closer - this meal had actually "expired" back in March. Oops. And that the packaging had… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Backpacker’s Pantry Fettuccini Alfredo With Chicken

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Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Southwestern Chicken

Thrive Life Southwestern Style Chicken - just add boiling water and let sit for 10 to 15 minutes, and dinner is ready. It is part of Thrive Life's ready to go meal collection that now has 9 meals. It retails for $15.87 or $13.49 for those using Thrive‚Äôs Monthly Delivery service. It is a 3… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Southwestern Chicken

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Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Breakfast Skillet

Thrive Life Breakfast Skillet - just add boiling water and let sit for 10 to 15 minutes, then have a hot breakfast to get fueled on. It's a simple concept but often freeze-dried food companies mess up the breakfasts. As if its an afterthought, and they shove one together so they can say they have… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Thrive Life Breakfast Skillet

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Meal Review: Three Meat Keto Next Mile Meals

Back in 2021 I had bought to review a wide range of Next Mile Meals freeze-dried meals. I reviewed a number of them and then the other meals got lost in the Hiker Pantry, way in the back. Oops. I came across them recently and was "I really need to finish the reviews". I actually… Continue reading Meal Review: Three Meat Keto Next Mile Meals