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Backpacking friendly foods

Are you looking for some alternatives to the 'Boil-in-the-bag meals'?

  • Beef Jerky
  • Bread/Buns/Rolls
  • English Muffins/Bagels
  • Tortillas
  • Dry Cereal
  • Cheese (low moisture/hard)
  • Chocolate/Candy
  • Cookies
  • Crackers
  • Fruit
  • Fruit, dried (e.g. raisins, apricot, etc.)
  • Granola
  • Noodles
  • Nuts (e.g. peanuts, almonds, etc.)
  • Pasta
  • Peanut Butter
  • Potato Chips
  • Ramon Noodles
  • Candy Bars
  • Vegetables
  • Dried Vegetables (e.g. mushrooms, onions, peas, beans, carrots, etc.)
  • Oatmeal
  • Smoked Meats
  • Trail Mix
  • Tinned meats (e.g. tuna, ham, chicken, turkey, etc.)
  • Dried meats (e.g. salami, peperoni, etc.)
  • Protein Bars
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Dehydrated Cream/Milk
  • Sugar/Sweetener
  • Instant Soup

Optional Equipment
    • Dehydrator
      • Allow you to make healthier backpacking food, that doesn't require refrigeration.
    • Vacuum Sealer
      • Allows you to store the dehydrated food for a longer time.
    • Campfire Broiler Basket
      • Great for cooking foods over the campfire.  You can make roasted vegetables, hamburgers, toast, bacon, etc.

Tips
  • If you need to bring seasoning with you, save the condiments (e.g. salt, pepper, sweeteners, hot sauce, jam, etc.) when eating out.
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