If you’re looking for some new ideas on what to cook for your next camping trip, you’re in the right place! The appeal of one-pot camping meals is that there’s usually less kitchen-ware to pack and fewer dishes to clean afterward, a win-win.[Read more…] about Easy One-Pot Camping Meals
Backpacking Trail Meals
If you’re anything like me…. you freaking love cheese! Depending on the kind of cheese and how it’s stored, cheese can make a wonderful hiking snack or addition to your backpacking and camping meals.
Read on to find out the best kinds of cheese to take into the backcountry plus some ideas on how to best enjoy them.[Read more…] about Best (Shelf Stable) Cheeses For Backpacking And Camping
Have you ever actually read, or attempted to read, the list of ingredients in many common hiking and backpacking snacks? Or checked how many grams of sugar is in each thing you eat throughout the day?
Wowza! Many typical hiking snacks are loaded with overly processed, non-food ingredients, as I like to call them, or have lots of added sugar or both!
Some hikes are already hard enough as it is, we don’t need to add even more stress to our bodies by filling them with food that we can’t actually process or use as fuel.[Read more…] about Healthy Hiking Snacks
Eating the same lunch over and over again can get pretty boring while backpacking. On the flip side, being able to take a mid-day break and refuel with some food that you actually love could restore your hiking motivation and morale for the rest of the day!
Read on for more lunch ideas for backpacking trips, from classic backpacking staples to some out-of-the-box backpacking lunch ideas to keep you going even on difficult hikes. Most of these lunches are no cook, and a few are cold soak or just add water.[Read more…] about 10 Backpacking Lunch Ideas
I’ve gone through phases of my hiking life where I would just skip my morning coffee while backpacking, it was just one less thing to do in the morning.
Those days are over however and I’ve decided I enjoy coffee too much to leave it behind! If you’re like me and just can’t go a day without coffee, first, you’re in good company, and second, here are some of the best ways I’ve found to make coffee while backpacking or camping.[Read more…] about Backpacking Coffee: 4 Ways
True confessions: I avoided dehydrating meat for far too long because I just wasn’t sure how to do it or confident that I could do it safely – but it turns out dehydrating ground beef and other meat actually isn’t that hard at all!
Plus, I think it’s totally worth the time put into dehydrating meat and vegetables to be able have my own healthy backpacking meals on hand.[Read more…] about How To Dehydrate Ground Beef