Quinoa as a Backpacking Food 3

Quinoa as a Backpacking Food
We’ve talked about the merits of quinoa before. Not only is quinoa a complete protein, but it is also a valuable source of minerals, vitamins, phytohormones, and antioxidants, giving it an advantage over other plant foods. In comparison to the typical cereal grasses such as wheat or oats, quinoa contains a higher portion of both fat and ...

Dark Chocolate: why should you pack it? 2

Imagine biting into your favorite chocolate bar. That chocolaty chunk rests for a moment on your tongue, full of rich and creamy goodness. The juices flow from your salivary glands. You roll the piece around in your mouth, and it steadily liquefies by the warmth of your body heat. Your fingers reach for another piece to plop ...

Why Nuts make you a Stronger Backpacker

Why Nuts make you a Stronger Backpacker
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 it comes to caloric density, nuts are king. After pure fats ...

Sunrise Tofu Scramble

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 tastes like scrambled eggs, but is made with 100% plant ...

Chunky Chipotle Chili

Chunky Chipotle Chili
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.

Nutritional Yeast 3

Nutritional Yeast
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 refrigeration and has a long shelf-life. It makes a versatile ...