If you’re new to keto it’s probably already hard enough just to plan your regular everyday meals, let alone trying to figure out how to stay keto while hiking and backpacking! I’ve been eating keto since October, 2017 and each season I figure out a few more things about eating keto as a backpacker – what I like on the trail, what I don’t, what packs well, what doesn’t and how to meal plan and prep for my backpacking trips. [Read more…] about 3 Keto Backpacking Breakfast Ideas + Recipes
Backpacking Trail Meals
True confessions of Mallory Moskowitz: At age 23, after my long distance hike on the Appalachian Trail, I started to gain weight. Quite a bit of weight. During my hike, between carrying a giant ass pack on my back up and over mountains every day and then getting Giardia and basically not keeping food in me for a couple weeks, I was at my lowest body weight of adulthood at about 115-120 pounds.
I had always been really active so just assumed that when I returned to the real world after my long hike I would just keep hiking, walking, working out and everything would be fine. Well that didn’t work! [Read more…] about How Keto Supercharged My Hiking
If you eat meat, chances are that beef jerky is a staple hiking snack! Don’t be scared off or intimidated by keto beef jerky either. In this case, keto beef jerky simply means jerky without sugar and as little carbs as possible – which is arguably the way beef and steak should be.
Even non-keto eaters can enjoy these beef jerky recipes, and hikers can celebrate some of these keto friendly backpacking food ideas. While beef jerky is arguably the best hiking snack, you can grab my complete list of keto friendly hiking snacks here. [Read more…] about 3 Tasty Keto Beef Jerky Recipes
Let’s talk about hiking snacks. I don’t about you, but I get burned out pretty quick on the same old protein bars over and over again. So, just wanted to share some of my go-to hiking snack ideas with you that have been getting me through my hiking trips so far this summer, and would love to hear what some of yours are too. For even more hiking snack and backpacking meal ideas, steal these 23 Easy Backpacking Meals And Snacks! [Read more…] about 10 Easy Hiking Snacks
Living in a rural mountain community in the US it’s actually really hard to find any sort of grab and go snacks or meals that aren’t loaded with junk. I know because I’ve been practicing the ketogenic way of eating since October 2017. Yes, I’ve become one of those people who walks through the grocery store reading every single label, checking the ingredient list and nutrition facts and then 99.9% of the time putting the product back on the shelf where it belongs. Really, I just stick to the produce, deli and frozen meat sections of the stores now.
But as you can imagine it gets a little tricky to find food to take hiking and backpacking that will pack out well and isn’t too perishable.
That’s why I was so excited to hear about Nutberg drinkable meals. [Read more…] about Nutberg Drinkable Meals: An Honest Review