End your day with a delicious, energy-restoring meal Who says you can’t eat well while backpacking? After backpacking all day, end the night with a dinner that isn’t short on nutrition or taste.
What’s on Chef Glenn's backpacking menu? I rustle up familiar comfort foods like Mashed Potatoes with Meat & Vegetables or Mexican Beef and Rice with Peppers . By combining one meat, one vegetable, and one starch, I get a tasty meal with lots of color and texture; and the balanced nutrition I need to tackle the next leg of the trail. My basic backpacking menu plan accomplishes three objectives: Reduce meal weight to three ounces or less with a dehydrator.