Fish for Lunch

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We have just discovered this excellent product which no doubt had been hiding for years at our local supermarket (in with other spreads such as jam – which we hardly ever eat, and not the canned fish): John West’s Tuna … Continued

Lunch on the Trail:

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Arnotts VitaWeat Biscuits 9 Grains are one of our standbys. Each biscuit is approx 8 grams and 100 kj or 25 calories (3 per gram) so that about 6 biscuits (150 calories) plus some nutritious topping makes an adequate lunch. … Continued

Calories per gram:

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More Food: Useful information for folks who don’t cook. NB Calories per oz/gram is everything: Here are some good hiking food ideas: Here are some more of my own:

Hiking Food: Continental Spring Vegetable Simmer Soup

Making (delicious use) of everyday supermarket dehydrated food instead of those awful backpacking meals: Continental Spring Vegetable Simmer Soup + 500 ml water (1/2 quantity) + I Tablespoon (approx) Surprise Garden Peas + 8 Teaspoons Continental Deb Instant Mashed Potato. … Continued

Hiking Food

HIKING FOOD: We are always working on this: one thing is pretty certain: those dehydrated meals sold in hiking shops & etc are almost universally inedible. We did a survey of them, cooking them up and sampling them at lunchtime … Continued

Hiking Food: McKenzie’s Quick Cook Soups

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McKenzie’s Quick Cook Soups (180 grams per packet). We tried the first of these, Hearty Vegetable tonight. I expected it would need a bit of spicing up but it did not; it was excellent. HIGHLY recommended. Also discovered that you … Continued

More Hiking Food: Low GI

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MORE HIKING FOOD: Low GI and cooks in seven minutes, and VERY tasty: Low GI food (like porridge etc) will last you a lot longer as it takes longer to digest. It is also much better for your health. … Continued

Hiking Food: Bulgur Wheat

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Hiking Food: There are quite a few suggestions and recipes below. I admit I hadn’t thought of using bulgur as an alternative to rice, pasta, couscous, etc, but it does have a different taste, so I will try it out. … Continued