Backpacking · Prepping · Recipes

Taters Made Portable: 10 Recipes For Hiking & Prepping

Potatoes have gotten the short stick in the past few years in the healthy eating discussions, but there is something enduring about them for backpacking recipes and food prepping. The massive hit of potassium helps prevent painful nighttime cramps if you have exerted yourself during hot days. Which, when it happens in a tight sleeping… Continue reading Taters Made Portable: 10 Recipes For Hiking & Prepping

Recipes

Pantry Staples: Instant Chocolate Cake In A Mason Jar

Microwave mug cakes have been a hot trend for years, however it's even easier if you make the dry mix in advance. If you get a sugar craving, grab, add in the liquid items, stir, and 70 seconds later you have a warm, melty chocolate cake. The charm of my recipe is I cut back… Continue reading Pantry Staples: Instant Chocolate Cake In A Mason Jar

Backpacking · Prepping · Recipes

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

Homesteading · Prepping · Preserving · Recipes

Pantry Staples: Instant Pot Dehydrated Vegetable Soup

Instant Pot dehydrated vegetable soup combines the simplicity of Instant Pot cooking with one of the best methods of pantry stocking. One of the easiest methods of preserving your garden's harvest is to dehydrate the produce. I often have our dehydrator running for days in summer, processing produce from our gardens or from good deals… Continue reading Pantry Staples: Instant Pot Dehydrated Vegetable Soup

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Ranch Dressing Dry Mix

Looking for healthier alternatives to dry mixes? Salad dressing is a great start. Dry mixes (and premade) contain a wide range of cheap oils, sweeteners and questionable thickeners. It's easy to make your own and have it on hand in the pantry for a quick solution. Ranch Dressing Dry Mix Ingredients: 2 Tbsp dried parsley… Continue reading Ranch Dressing Dry Mix