How to eat healthy when you are backpacking?


If you are finicky about what you eat and insist on cooking as much as possible, chances are you would like to do the same even when you are camping… But when camping, there are certain factors that you must keep in mind:

First, it is a strenuous activity, so you don’t want to be burdened with a lot of things to do in order to prepare your food. There are certain tips that will help you lessen the job at hand. Also, you need to eat healthy.

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Secondly, what you will eat is very important. You will need energy and just because you’re backpacking doesn’t mean you need to eat like birds! There are many tricks and easy to prepare recipes that will give you quality dishes at a fraction of the hassle!

Thirdly, you have to decide what you want to eat. Whether you source it locally or you carry it with you, you have to find out and decide first!

And fourthly, cooking equipment – what to carry, and how much of an added burden will it be? Also it will eventually depend on what you wish to eat…

And finally, remember to be hygienic. After all you are going to eat it!

Here are some pointers on what you will find in our inner pages:

  • The one-week back-country menu
  • Cooking tips
  • Recipes
  • Five-minute meals
  • Lunch, breakfast, dinner, snacks, soups and desserts
  • Nutrition Primer
  • What to carry; fish, meat, fruits and veggies
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Gears – What to carry and even a sneak peek into some products you can consider buying!

So worry no more, and click on the inner pages you wish to visit and find out all there is to know about eating quality and healthy meals while you backpack across your favorite trails!

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