Think oatmeal is boring? Think again. Not only are oats lightweight, easy to transport and good for you, but you can turn them into a feast that everyone will love with these simple camp stove and campfire recipes. Think rich, delicious date and chia before a day of hiking. Or try tart and tasty cranberries…… Continue reading How to make oatmeal porridge in the backcountry
Omelet doesn't sound like a camping meal, but with this neat trick, it can be. Can eggs really be boiled in a Ziploc bag? They sure can. Watch me make a delicious omelet wrap to see how easy it is. Kids will love this. What's more, I use only things you'd carry on a multi… Continue reading How to make Ziploc bag omelet
Space exploration has given us great ideas that we’ve re-used right here on earth, including, famously, the ball point pen. But it’s NASA’s ideas on food innovation that we ought to be copying. NASA scientists are faced with a particular challenge for feeding the astronauts on smaller spacecraft. The food needs to provide: …Enough calories as…… Continue reading Why we should copy NASA’s ideas on food
Whether you’re looking for the best food to eat before running, the best backpacking food, or simply food to take camping, you’ll be interested in the most calorie dense foods you can get your hands on. What is a calorie dense food? Food that is calorie dense has a lot of calories for its weight.…… Continue reading Why calorie density is vital for hiking and running
Miso – the delicious soup made from soy beans. You’re probably used to enjoying it at Japanese restaurants. But did you know it’s ideal for camping meal recipes? Practicality A sachet of miso paste is lightweight and compact, and oh so tasty when you need to replenish salts. It’s an ideal food after hiking, climbing or…… Continue reading Camping meal ideas using miso paste
How about this for a camping food idea? Fruit leather. Also known as fruit roll ups, they’re delicious and nutritious and perfectly portable – now is the best time of year to take lots of ripe fruit and turn it into hiking superfood! Not only that, but when you make your own, you can create…… Continue reading Food of the week: fruit cocktail roll-ups
This hiking hummus recipe is quick and easy peasy! No boiling dried chickpeas, no zesting lemons or grinding sesame seeds.