Pumpkin powder is the best form of preserving this humble but tasty vegetable for backpacking meals. It weighs nothing, takes very little space and can be added to so many recipes. Creamy soups, spicy curries, pies and hot drinks – we’ve found a plenty of ways to use pumpkin powder for: Curried Pumpkin Soup Pumpkin…

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dehydrating mushrooms

Dehydrating mushrooms is a great way to preserve them for long-term storage or later use in backpacking meals. They are extremely lightweight, nutritious and very easy to rehydrate. Dried mushrooms can be used in soups, stews, omelets, pasta and many other dishes. What mushrooms can be dried? You can dehydrate nearly all of edible mushrooms like,…

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dehydrated cauliflower rice step 1

If you are backpacking keto, paleo or low-carb, dehydrated cauliflower rice is just a godsend. It’s tasty, weights almost nothing and could be used as a base for curries, soups, stews or any other dish you would eat with rice, bulgur or couscous.

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dehydrating hummus, dehydrating123

Hummus has become a favorite no-cook food for hikers over the last few years and there is a reason for this. This rich and creamy dip made from chickpeas, sesame and garlic is absolutely delicious and loaded full with essential nutrients. It is an excellent source of protein, good carbs, fiber, minerals and B-group vitamins.…

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Georgian Chicken Stew, dehydrated backpacking meals

This Chicken Stew is a traditional Georgian dish called Chakhokhbili. It’s name comes from the Georgian word “khokhobi” which means “pheasant”, but nowadays it’s usually cooked with chicken, turkey, duck and even beef. You’ll need: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 kg / 2.2 lb chicken breast, cubed 2 red onions, sliced 2 red bell peppers, cut…

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