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Kale Mac and Cheese

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Kale Mac and Cheese servings: 1, cooking time: 15 min, weight: 130 g /4.59 oz, cooking gear: one-pot Category: dehydrated, dinners, high-energy, lightweight, one-pot, pasta nutrition info: calories: 502, protein: 18 g, carbs: 85 g, fat: 11.1 g, sugars: 3 g, sodium: 199 mg you’ll need: 1 tablespoon  full cream milk powder (Nestle Nido) 2 tablespoons freeze-dried Mozarella cheese (powdered) 1 tablespoon organic kale powder 1 and 1/2 cup pre-cooked and dehydrated pasta shells Salt, to taste…

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Mushroom Mac N Cheese

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Mushroom Mac N Cheese servings: 1, cooking time: 15 min, weight: 120 g / 4.23 oz, cooking gear: one-pot Category: dehydrated, dinners, high-energy, lightweight, one-pot, pasta nutrition info: calories: 517, protein: 24.2 g, carbs: 68.6 g, fat: 17.2 g, sugars: 0.2 g, sodium: 237 mg you’ll need: 2/3 cup pre-cooked and dehydrated whole wheat macaroni 1 handfull dehydrated porcini mushrooms 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 tablespoon  full cream milk powder (Nestle Nido) 3 tablespoons freeze-dried Cheddar cheese (powdered) 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour Salt, to…

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Easy Cheesy Salmon Pasta

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Easy Cheesy Salmon Pasta servings: 1, cooking time: 15 min, weight: 204 g / 7.20 oz, cooking gear: one-pot Category: dehydrated, dinners, high-energy, one-pot, pasta nutrition info: calories: 517, protein: 29.4 g, carbs: 63.2 g, fat: 15.4 g, sugars: 1.9 g, sodium: 864 mg you’ll need: 1 tablespoon  full cream milk powder (Nestle Nido) 2 tablespoons freeze-dried Cheddar cheese (powdered) 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour 2/3 cup pre-cooked and dehydrated macaroni Salt, to taste 1 tablespoon ghee 1 pouch (about 70 g/2.5 oz) smoked salmon at…

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Tortellini Miso Soup

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Tortellini Miso Soup servings: 1, cooking time: 15 min, weight: 68 g / 2.40 oz, cooking gear: one-pot Category: asian, dinners, one-pot, pasta, soups, vegetarian nutrition info: calories: 238, protein: 12.4 g, carbs: 35.9 g, fat: 5.5 g, sugars: 5.2 g, sodium: 1047 mg you’ll need: 2/3 cup dried tortellini, cheese and spinach-filled 1 packet (18 g/ 0.63 oz) instant miso soup with tofu  1 teaspoon dried wakame seaweed at home: Pack all the ingredients separately.…

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Spicy Peanut Butter Ramen

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Spicy Peanut Butter Ramen servings: 1, cooking time: 15 min, weight: 123 g / 4.34 oz, cooking gear: one-pot Category: asian, dairy-free, dinners, high-energy, one-pot, pasta, vegan, vegetarian nutrition info: calories: 463, protein: 14.9 g, carbs: 57.9 g, fat: 18.6 g, sugars: 9.4 g, sodium: 1873 mg you’ll need: 1/4 cup dehydrated frozen vegetable mix 1 block ( about 50g / 1.7oz) ramen noodles For the sauce: 1 tablespoon peanut butter 1 tablespoon…

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Good Old Mac N Cheese

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There are lots of Mac n Cheese versions available now on the web. But I’ve tried to develop recipe that would be suitable for prolonged backpacking trips and thru-hikes. I wanted it is lightweight, tasty, quick and easy-to-cook, preferably in one pot, and with long shelf live. I wanted to use also as more natural, non-harmful ingredients as possible.
To minimize the cooking time on the trail, I cooked the pasta in advance and then dehydrated it. For sauce I used whole milk powder (Nido), ghee, flour and freeze dried Cheddar cheese that has been ground in a coffee grinder into a powder. As a result, I’ve got silky smooth Macaroni and Cheese.

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