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Vegan Backpacking Foods

Vegan Backpacking Foods






Backpacking season is rapidly approaching, and I’m itching to get out into the woods. Now that I have transitioned almost completely to a whole food plant-based diet, I thought it was about time that I put together a list of my favorite vegan backpacking foods.

Hike of the Month: Mason Lake and Mount Defiance

Hike of the Month: Mason Lake and Mount Defiance






Mason Lake and Mount Defiance Hike For this venture into the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, I strongly suggest making it an overnight trip – two if you can swing it. The hike is certainly doable in one day, but the trail up to the top of […]

On Hiking: 5 of the many reasons to spend time in the forest

On Hiking: 5 of the many reasons to spend time in the forest






The forest has been an important part of my life since childhood. As a kid, family vacations often consisted of camping trips, and I was lucky to live in a rural area where nature was right outside the front door. As I’ve gotten older, and […]

Autoimmune Paleo Backpacking Foods

Autoimmune Paleo Backpacking Foods






My mom and I take at least one multi-day backpacking trip each summer. When I was a teenager, we would bring along the usual staples of ramen, grain-based energy bars, grits, cheese, snickers bars (my favorite!), and plenty of other non-paleo snacks. When we made […]