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The Offgrid Thanksgiving Menu

I have been writing recipes for backpackers/hikers/hunters/preppers for the past 15+ years and doing themes is something I like. A few years ago I published a Thanksgiving menu on TrailCooking. Thing is, it is perfect for any offgrid adventure: camping, cabin stays, or getting out over the long weekend. It's also great for using up… Continue reading The Offgrid Thanksgiving Menu

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Not-So-Basic Pumpkin Spice Rice

Pumpkin spice gets mocked a lot once fall starts showing up, but it has so much to offer. You wouldn’t think of pumpkin spice rice, but you should. It’s savory, with the tart sweetness of the dried fruit, and plenty of chicken for protein. It’s not basic, and it’s very tasty! Gluten-free and dairy-free as… Continue reading Not-So-Basic Pumpkin Spice Rice

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Trail Eats: No Cook Meal

Three courses for spring hikes! Do the work at home and eat gourmet while everyone else has a boring PB&J and enjoy a no cook meal on the trail..... Pistachio Couscous Salad Ingredients: 2 cups lower sodium vegetable or chicken broth 1 Tbsp diced dried onion 1½ cup couscous 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained… Continue reading Trail Eats: No Cook Meal

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Trail Eats: Dinner, Soup & Nibbles

Wether you use these recipes for hiking, camping and around the house, these are great for easy planning! P’Nut Butter & Granola Bites 1/4 cup honey or agave nectar 1/4 cup natural peanut butter, creamy or chunky 1 cup puffed rice cereal (Rice Krispies©) 3/4 cup granola of choice Spray a 9×5” loaf pan with… Continue reading Trail Eats: Dinner, Soup & Nibbles

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Trail Eats: A Backpacker’s Feast For Two

Summer planning? If you are looking for ideas for a backpacker, or you are backpacking, this is a long-time favorite of ours to take along. Fish Tacos Bring: 2 5-ounce pouches Albacore tuna or salmon 1 Tbsp olive oil (1 packet) 2 small or 1 large fresh lime(s) 4 small soft taco size tortillas In… Continue reading Trail Eats: A Backpacker’s Feast For Two