Month: January 2018

Easy Backpacking Meals – Pesto Pasta

Easy Backpacking Meals – Pesto Pasta

Ingredients: 8 oz Angel hair pasta 1/4 c sun dried tomatoes 1 oz pine nuts, walnuts, or almonds 3 T dried basil 3 T nutritional yeast 1 T garlic powder 2 T olive oil 2 T hemp seeds 1/4 c water (hot or cold) 1/4 […]

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The Best Daypacks for Hiking

The Best Daypacks for Hiking

A daypack is a key piece of gear for any hiker.  For day hikes, you really only need a bag to carry some water, a small first aid kit, an extra layer or rain jacket, a headlamp, and snacks or lunch.  Day packs vary from […]

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How to make homemade meal replacement shakes for backpacking

How to make homemade meal replacement shakes for backpacking

If you’ve ever been on a long and strenuous backpacking trip, then you probably understand the allure of meal replacement shakes.  Cooking can become quite the chore when you get into camp after dark or before dawn in the cold when you’re trying to get […]

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Healthy Backpacking Food Ideas – Superfood Ingredients

Healthy Backpacking Food Ideas – Superfood Ingredients

What are superfoods? Superfoods are nutrient rich foods that can help you achieve better health.  There is no set criteria for what qualifies as a superfood, but they are rich in antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals.  Regularly consuming superfoods has been shown to prevent chronic […]

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