It's been awhile since we had reviewed Packit Gourmet meals, and with a number of road trips under our belt this summer, I was excited to try the no-cook chicken salad meals the most. I've often said that the hardest meal for us is lunch. Too often ends up being a bag of chips, some… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Packit Gourmet
Potatoes have gotten the short stick in the past few years, but there is something enduring about them for backpacking. The massive hit of potassium helps prevent painful nighttime cramps. Which, when it happens in a tight sleeping bag sucks beyond belief. But outside of that, there is something so comfort food-y about potatoes on… Continue reading 10 For The Trail: Taters Made Portable
Quinoa.....a seed rather than a grain, yet treated a grain. One of the many so-called "super foods". Gluten-free. Works great as a substitute for rice, especially for brown rice. However, it isn't easy to find 'ready to use' or 'instant' versions of it at stores. But with a little tinkering you can eat it on… Continue reading The Quinoa Question!
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?
Hiking Free: Allergy Friendly Recipes For The Outdoors is our newest trail cookbook and was just released. This cookbook was inspired by our youngest son Alistaire who has severe food allergies, and our many readers who have reached out for help with dietary needs. 110+ Recipes That Are Top 8 Allergen Free: No Gluten, Peanut, Tree… Continue reading Our Newest Book: Hiking Free