Bacon and Eggs in a Bag!

Interesting video by Assistant Editor Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan of Backpacker Magazine. Learn how to cook a bacon and eggs meal in a paper bag while backpacking! Great for over-night treks, especially since you don’t even need a stove! Enjoy!

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Breakfast Scramble

Here is a quick and simple recipe to start your morning off with a kick. It takes only minutes to prepare and only requires heated water! Enjoy!

* 3/4 cup mashed potatoes, instant
* 1/2 cup freeze-dried eggs, with bacon (optional)
* 1 1/2 cup water
* 1 Tbsp dry milk
* Cheddar cheese (optional)

At home: combine all dry ingredients in a zip lock freezer bag.

On the trail: heat water in pot (the hotter the better). Add to freezer bag and stir. Let sit for 5 minutes.

This recipe courtesy of Wild Backpacker

How to Eat Well While Backpacking

Here is a great article on creating a nutritional diet while backpacking. This is a quick and simple article for all those who don’t want to spend hours reading all the science behind the nutrients! Enjoy!

How to Eat Well While Backpacking | eHow.com.

Sweet and Spicy Tuna Couscous

* 1/3 cup couscous
* 2 Tbsp dried mixed vegetables
* 1 5-ounce package sweet & spicy flavored tuna

At home: combine the couscous and vegetables in a zip lock plastic bag.

In camp: add just enough water to cover. Stir well. Let sit for 5 minutes. Just before serving, stir in the tuna.
Makes 1-2 servings

This recipe courtesy of One Pan Wonders

Strawberry Almond Cream of Wheat

* 1 single serving package plain cream of wheat
* 2 Tbsp freeze dried strawberries
* 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
* 1 tsp sugar
* 1 Tbsp powdered milk
* 1 Tbsp slivered almonds

At home: put everything in a freezer zip lock bag.

In camp: add enough hot water to cover, stir. Let sit for 5 minutes. Stir again and enjoy.
Makes 1 serving

This recipe courtesy of One Pan Wonders

Cherry Almond Oatmeal

* 1 packet instant oatmeal
* 2 Tbsp dried cherries
* 1 Tbsp slivered almonds
* 1 Tbsp powdered milk
* 1 tsp brown sugar

At home: combine everything in a freezer zip lock bag.

In camp: add 2/3 cup boiling water to oatmeal (or more if you like a thinner cereal)
Makes 1 serving

This recipe courtesy of One Pan Wonders

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

This backcountry dessert might not look very appetizing in the zip lock bag, but trust me, it tastes like heaven. Try it out for yourself! Thanks for another great recipe One Pan Wonders!

* 5 chocolate wafer cookies, crushed
* 2 packets True Orange
* 2 Tbsp mini chocolate chips
* 1 tsp sugar
* 1 2-ounce package shelf stable cream cheese

At home: combine everything in a zip lock bag. Do not open the cream cheese.

In camp: add the cream cheese to the dry ingredients. Seal the bag and smoosh until well combined. Serve.
Makes 1 serving

This recipe courtesy of One Pan Wonders