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.
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What chocolate best stands up for backpacking? Not all chocolate is created equal. There is the junk food variety of chocolates and the pure, minimal ingredient chocolate sources. There is also white chocolate, which is not chocolate at all. Here we’ll compare the processing and nutritional details of the different types of chocolate.
Nuts are an important source of food for backpackers. Nuts promote a healthy immune system by restoring nutrients and calories that are lost through backpacking and outdoor activity. Nuts also make a delicious snack food and add a crunchy texture to freeze-dried backpacking meals. When […]
Looking for a hot, healthy breakfast dish to take on your next backpacking trip that offers protein without the cholesterol? Sunrise Tofu Scramble Cal: 230 Fat: 6g Sodium: 470mg Carbs: 26g Protein: 16g Try our new Sunrise Tofu Scramble, made with dried organic tofu and tossed with diced organic potatoes and mixed vegetables. It […]
The weather is turning cold and we’ve got something new to help warm you up. Try our new Chunky Chipotle Chili, a medium-spicy soup featuring lentils, mixed beans, and peppers. Organic, Vegan and Gluten Free.
We often are asked why we use nutritional yeast in some of our products. Nutritional yeast is a concentrated source of protein and B-complex vitamins and is prized for its creamy, cheese-like flavor. It makes an excellent condiment to take backpacking because it requires no […]