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Trail Cooking With: Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP)

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Fresh meat spoils quickly on the trail, canned and pouched versions are heavy enough to carry, freeze-dried meat expensive and you do not have a dehydrator yet. What to do? Textured Vegetable Protein is an excellent alternative to meat for using on a backpacking trip. What is TVP? According to the USA Emergency Supply data, “TVP is a…

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Trail Cooking With Ghee

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Most of the recipes available in my app and books are made up of ghee. This has made my readers curious and they often ask me questions such as: What is really ghee? Why do I make use of it, and how to store and package it for a backpacking trip? Well, here are the answers to all of those…

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10 Superfoods Every Backpacker Should Know About

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The most important part of any hiking or backpacking trip is to make sure that we have the right food to see the event out. Knowing what to take and why it’s beneficial for us can be such a help in the long-term. What are Superfoods? Although there’s no official standard or definition to go…

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Trail Cooking With Apples

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Apples are an incredible ingredient for backpacking meals – they are budget-friendly, easy to work with and can be used in a dozen of recipes. This favorite fall fruit delivers a wonderful sweetness and delicate flavor to any dish from breakfast granola to savory stew. Get the most of the apple’s season with these quick…

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Trail Cooking With Wild Berries

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“When the wild berries are ripe, the hiking is sweet.” Nancy Prichard. Wild berries is a healthy, full-flavored hiking snack and a great addition to your backcountry diet. They are a rich source of vitamins (C and K), minerals (potassium, magnesium) and antioxidants; promote good heart health and fight diabetes. Just a handful of wild…

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Trail Cooking With: Rhubarb

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Rhubarb is a perennial plant, which looks very similar to celery.Its fleshy stalks mostly are treated as a fruit, however, botanically, rhubarb is a vegetable. There are several varieties of rhubarb, and they can range in colour from deep red to pale green. Although you can find rhubarb from the middle of spring to early…

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