Grub

 

Nothing is more important than good food on the trail.

A few weeks ago my friend Carrie and I ran into three ladies who had hiked the Wonderland Trail successfully a few years ago. 

Since we were hut mates for the evening, Carrie, mostly picked their brains for the entire evening. Their food looked delicious and they talked about how many things they had dehydrated and dumped into ziplock baggies. 

Ziplock baggies is key here because on the Wonderland it is pack it in and pack it out. You might find yourself with trash for days if you take the store brand sealable cooking pouch bags. Also if you’ve ever actually sampled those, they are hit and miss with taste with some of the desserts being overly sweet and lacking fresh taste.

When Carrie and me returned after our stay at the hut, these recipes magically appeared in my email box. 

I’ve also decided to dive into the world of dehydration. I should be able to do this with my oven that has low and convection settings. 

Also important to note, a wonderful website TrailCooking.com

I’m doing the happy dance!

A Word on Supplements

Iron

Calcium

Potassium

Vitamin D

Collagen Peptides

BCAA

Protein Powders