organic vegetarian meals for the trail

Tag: Food

Best Backpacking Meals

Best Backpacking Meals

We are often asked by new customers, “What are your best backpacking meals?” These were our customer favorites from 2017 – 1. Best Trail Breakfasts The time between dinner to the next morning is a long time for your body to go without food, so […]

Outdoor Herbivore Gift Wrapping Options

Outdoor Herbivore Gift Wrapping Options

Trying to find a useful gift for that special someone that spends time on the trail? Outdoor Herbivore’s one-pot meals are the perfect option for backpacking, cycle touring, paddling, camping, and travel. With a shelf life of one to two years, these meals are ideal for […]

Eating on the Playa: Food options for Burning Man

Eating on the Playa: Food options for Burning Man

Many are preparing for the journey to the Black Rock Desert in Nevada to be part of the temporary community called Black Rock City. Organizers describe this event as an experimental community centered on radical self-expression and art. Participants must bring and prepare their own food. […]

Planning Your Backpacking Meals

Planning Your Backpacking Meals

Planning a backpacking trip and not sure what to eat? Find the best backpacking food to sustain you with these tips.

Why Ginger is an Important Spice for Wilderness Travel

Why Ginger is an Important Spice for Wilderness Travel

Ginger is a pungent rhizome (underground part of the stem) of the tropical herbaceous plant Zingiber officinale botanically related to turmeric. Like turmeric, ginger contains many active beneficial constituents. While ginger is most known for soothing an upset stomach, it is also a mild stimulant that promotes […]

Quinoa as a Backpacking Food

Quinoa as a Backpacking Food

Quinoa is a fascinating plant food that is worthy of its own blog post. It has remarkable nutritional properties, not only from its protein content (15%) but also its energy composition. Here we take a closer look at why quinoa makes an excellent backpacking food.