Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Backpacking Year 2 Part 2
Here is a complete menu:
Dinner: Chili (see above post)
Trail Bread (see recipe below)
Drinks ( our drink bag included: Gatorade Packets, 2 kinds of caffeine free tea bags, Maté, Coffee, Apple Cider, and Hot Chocolate)
Breakfast: Instant Oatmeal w/ Dried Fruit and Sugar
Boulder Lake Breakfast Bars from Lipsmackin' Backpackin'
Lunch: Bagels with PB and Trail Mix
Dinner: Jamaican Red Beans and Rice (We bought a pre made mix from REI, [GASP!] but it was basically instant rice, beans, and seasoning. Easy!)
Breakfast: Instant Grits
Lunch: Trail Bread/GORP/Breakfast Bars (everything left over)
The Trail Bread was a recipe from Lipsmackin' Backpackin' that was basically 2 kinds of flour, molasses, agave nectar, vegetable oil, and water. It packed really well though! I was impressed.
If you look, last year I made the Boulder Lake Breakfast Bars, and the only problem we had with them was that they didn't stay together, they were crumbly. This year I added 3 tbsp of flax seed to the liquid in the recipe and it kept them together great. I'm definitely doing that every time I make them now.
Posted by Emma at 9:46 AM