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Protein, Fats, and DIY Backpacking Meals, Oh My!
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Protein, Fats, and DIY Backpacking Meals, Oh My!

By Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD What’s the first reply you’d come up with if someone asked what your main goal is in preparing food for the backcountry? My guess is you wouldn’t say “Ehhh, I don’t give it much thought. I’m just out there to survive”. A person could theoretically throw some rice, a few...

Carbohydrates and DIY Backpacking Meals
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Carbohydrates and DIY Backpacking Meals

By Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD We’ve looked at the overall benefits of dehydrating your own meals to take in the backcountry.  The question that we usually want to be answered next is “what do I take?”. Most meals are built on three main components: carbohydrates, proteins, and fat.  While each serves their own purpose, we’ll...

Top 4 Reasons to Dehydrate Your Own Backpacking Meals
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Top 4 Reasons to Dehydrate Your Own Backpacking Meals

By Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD DISCLOSURE: THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS WHICH MEANS THAT BACKCOUNTRY FOODIE LLC WILL RECEIVE A SMALL COMMISSION IF YOU CHOOSE TO PURCHASE A PRODUCT. THIS WILL OCCUR AT NO COST TO YOU AND SUPPORTS ONGOING RECIPE DEVELOPMENT. Questioning if making your own dehydrated meals for backpacking is right for you?...

How to Choose Snacks for Your Hiking Adventures
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How to Choose Snacks for Your Hiking Adventures

By Kim Pierce, MS, RD, LDN, CDE DISCLOSURE: THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS WHICH MEANS THAT BACKCOUNTRY FOODIE LLC WILL RECEIVE A SMALL COMMISSION IF YOU CHOOSE TO PURCHASE A PRODUCT. THIS WILL OCCUR AT NO COST TO YOU AND SUPPORTS ONGOING RECIPE DEVELOPMENT.   Depending on the duration and difficulty of your hike, you’ll...

Wild Edibles of the Northwest – Part Two
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Wild Edibles of the Northwest – Part Two

by Rachel Patrick, RDN, LD Live to eat or eat to live? Whether you find yourself in a survival situation or just want to try a few backcountry delicacies, expand your outdoor knowledge with this guide exploring some foods that can be foraged, nutrition information, and preparation ideas. If you missed the previous part of...