Posts Tagged ‘trail cooking’

Best Hiking Foods: Ghee

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Ghee is a healthy and nutritious product. It’s considered to be one of the best hiking foods, especially among ketogenic diet followers. What is really ghee and why it’s so good?  Well, here are the answers to all of those questions. What is ghee? Ghee is a clarified cow butter made by melting butter and skimming…

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Trail Cooking With Nettles

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Next time you’re out on the trail, do not just pass by the nettles. Carefully collect a bunch of young leaves to take with you to the campsite. You can later turn them into an extremely healthy and flavourful trail meal. Nettle health benefits With no fat, sodium or sugar and with tiny amounts of…

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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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Trail Cooking With Oats

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Since childhood we’ve heard stories telling us that we need to eat oats. But exactly why are oats so good for us? Well, oats are an important grain. Adding oats to our diet provides a wide range of health benefits. First of all, oats are a great source of energy. One cup of cooked oats can…

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