Pumpkin spice gets mocked a lot once fall starts showing up, but it has so much to offer. You wouldn't think of pumpkin spice rice, but you should. It's savory, with the tart sweetness of the dried fruit, and plenty of chicken for protein. It's not basic, and it's very tasty! Gluten-free and dairy-free as… Continue reading Not-So-Basic Pumpkin Spice Rice
Fall and winter cry for comfort foods on the trail, and pasta is right up there in the top spot. It's warm, sticks to the ribs, and the carb coma sleeps you through the night! Check out these 5 recipes - and pick one you love! All are one pot meals and ready for your… Continue reading 5 Comfort Food Pasta Recipes For The Trail
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!