Food Find: Happy Hour Pico de Gallo Salsa


Happy Hour Pico de Gallo Salsa from PackitGourmet is an easy-prep, cold water side: Simply add ½ cup water, seal bag and gently shake. Let rest 10 minutes, and instant Pico de Gallo dip. Pack in some tortilla chips, and instant mid-day break! The dry mix would also work well added to instant rice for a […]

Food Find: Sunbutter Sunflower Spread


Awhile back I had picked up some packets of Sunbutter sunflower spread from Packitgourmet but had forgotten about them. On yesterday’s hike I noticed one in my food bag and thought about it: I had a cinnamon raisin bagel in my pack as well and the thought of it for lunch sounded good. A quick […]

Commercial Meal Review: SW Black Beans and Corn Salad


For lunch yesterday Kirk, Ford and I sampled PackItGourmet’s Southwest Black Beans and Corn Salad. Photo © Kirk Kirkconnell. In the bag is the veggies, tortilla chips, dressing packet, oil and vinegar packets: Photo © Kirk Kirkconnell. The meal offers a couple ways to prepare it – first is a cold prep where you add […]

Meal Review: Apple Waldorf Salad


New to Packitgourmet’s meal lineup is an Apple Waldorf Salad. It contains an inner bag of the dry veggies and fruit, a bag of currants, mayo packet and blue cheese dressing packet: Incredibly easy to prepare: Add the dry items to the outer mixing bag (reserve the smaller bag for garbage), top with currants, then […]

Meal Review: Ginger Sticky Toffee Pudding Cakes


My readers know what a long time fan of steam baking I am. It is simple, the results always taste good and more so, it is soft, moist and tender – especially in baked goods. I have used a couple of PackitGourmet’s steam baked goodie mixes with always good results so I was not disappointed […]