# Thursday, June 24, 2004

This weekend I'm going backpacking for the first time in probably 12-13 years.  I'm ardently trying to remember what kind of food is good for backpacking that isn't the hideously priced stuff they sell in outdoor stores.  I'm just going overnight, so weight is important, but not crucial.  The classic macaroni and cheese is just a bit too high-glycemic for me.  There are several good brands of sealed and irradiated Indian food that might be good.  Not as light as dehydrated stuff, but tastier, and not nearly as heavy as cans.  You just boil them right in the package and out comes delicious veggie Indian food.  There are even some rice dishes now, although they don't survive the process quite as well.  Peanut butter and jelly works well, and keeps well.  Not too heavy.  Hmmmm.  Some low-glycemic, whole wheat pasta might work.  My son requsted alphabet soup.  We'll see how that works out...

For breakfast there's the classic instant oatmeal.  There are several good organic, not-too-sweet brands.  Salted cashews make a good snack, or jerky. 

Luckily I still have a few days to decide...

Thursday, June 24, 2004 12:29:08 AM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #    Comments [0]
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