Outdoor Pantry is a newer face on the block for commercial freeze-dried meals. The past few years have seen an explosion in new brands, with new ideas. For the review, we tried out these items: Buttermilk Biscuits & Sausage Gravy I liked the gravy. It does the thick gravy, with the expected saltiness. The freeze-dried… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Outdoor Pantry Meals
Somehow, when backpacking, around day 2 to 3, conversation and mental day dreaming seems to end up centered on carby, cheesy foods. Especially pizza. There is something about the bread, cheese piled on, warm sauce and toppings.... Maybe with a cold beer? Well, for me it's an ice-cold ice tea. I can help you with… Continue reading Craving Pizza While Backpacking?
It's late January, and new ideas are starting to show up for fresh choices for the snack bag in your pack. This round-up is all gluten-free, and a focus on allergy-friendly. Made Good - an allergy friendly treat to have along. They make granola bars, crispy squares and granola minis. Alistaire, our allergy child, loved… Continue reading Winter Food Finds
Food finds on the radar for winter - Honey Gummy Bears are artificial color/flavor free, no HFCS, gelatin free (vegan friendly) and safe for peanut allergies. Our boys went crazy over these treats, I loved the sour ones. Like Sour Patch Kids Lite. Honey Truffles. Lovely Candy Co makes four versions of them. Simplistic, minimalist… Continue reading Winter Food Finds
Thanksgiving in the outdoors is a huge fantasy for many: escape the crowds, family that drives you crazy, commercialism and everything else. Maybe you want to try backpacking over the long weekend (it's usually really quiet out!) or you want to sneak away to a cabin, having easy recipes really helps. You can have the… Continue reading Thanksgiving In The Outdoors Inspiration