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Backpacking Food Weighing You Down?

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Aaron Owens Mayhew. Registered Dietitian and Long Distance Backpacker.
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I help backpackers (like you!) meal plan with ease so you can spend less time, money and effort preparing for your adventures. 
Backcountry Foodie was created while preparing for my thru-hike of the PCT in 2017. To learn more about my journey as a registered dietitian and ultralight long distance backpacker, ​click here
Homemade Backpacking Meals Made Easy

75 One-of-a-kind ultralight backpacking recipes

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Recipes Dashboard
Recipes organized by meal type, cooking style, & dietary needs. Recipes are cross referenced by common ingredients.
Don't Knock It Till Ya Try It Trail Mix hiking recipe ready to eat on trail
Ultralight Recipes
Detailed recipes with quick-reference icons, complete nutrition info, dry weight, prep time, & calories per ounce.
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Organized & Cross Referenced
Whether you're at home, the grocery store, or resupplying in town, recipes are at your fingertips via any device. 

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Ultralight Meal Plans
3000, 4000, & 5000 calorie ultralight meal plans with substitution lists for recipes and commercial bars/ snacks.
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Meal Planning Made Easy
All the information & tools you need to meal plan with ease. Webinars, worksheets, & tip sheets.
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Aaron holds TWO 60-min group calls each month to answer your meal planning questions & share her expertise.
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Delicious Ultralight Recipes

MAXIMIZE YOUR NUTRITION WITH SIMPLE HOMEMADE MEALS

Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta backpacking recipe ready to eat on trail
Quick & Easy
Combine simple ingredients & prepare freezer-bag style recipes in less than 5 min.
Yogurt Parfait ultralight backpacking recipe.
Make Every Gram Count
Maximize your calories & nutrition while minimizing pack weight & volume.
Cherry Macadamia Bites ultralight backpacking recipe. Delicious high energy trail snack.
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Recipes You Can Look Forward To...
Frequently Asked Questions...
Do I need a dehydrator?
No! Unless you choose to dehydrate your own fruit, vegetables and pasta at home.
Are vegan & gluten free recipes available?
Yep! We have a variety of vegan friendly, gluten free, & nut free recipes to choose from.
How much do the recipes weigh?
Recipe dry weight ranges from 1.5 oz (42 g) to 6 oz (168 g). Dry weigh of the meal is listed on each recipe. Click here to see an example.
Will I have to buy freeze-dried ingredients?
Nope! Some of our recipes include freeze-dried ingredients but most use ingredients commonly found at grocery stores such as noodles, parmesan cheese and nuts.
Do recipes include nutrition information?
Yes! Protein, carbohydrate, fiber, total sugars and fat content are listed on each recipe. Click here to see an example.
Are cold soak recipes available?
Oh, yeah! We have a large variety of cold soak and no-cook recipes. Leave that stove at home!
Are metric measurements included?
Absolutely! Both imperial and metric measurements are provided.
Will the recipes fit inside a bear can?
You betcha! Many of our recipes are 1/3 the size of commercially prepared freeze dried meals while providing similar calories.
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