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Menu Maker

Not sure how to eat right on the trail? You're in luck. We've taken the liberty of coming up with the perfect plan for breakfast, lunch, and dinner—for just about every situation. So break out your inner chef and get cooking. You'll be eating like royalty in no time.

by: The Backpacker Editors

Photo by Justin Bailie
Photo by Justin Bailie
Chicken Posole Wraps, Justin Bailie
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Salmon-studded Spaghetti, Justin Bailie
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Rouse
Apr 25, 2012

I'm not going to tell you what to eat but how to eat.
BREAKFAST: High protein/carb menu w/plenty of water.
BRUNCH: Small protein/fruit snack w/water.
LUNCH: Protein w/low carbs and water.
SNACK: Small protein w/fruit and water.
DINNER: Fish, vegetables, fruit. Keep dinner light. DRINK WATER.

Rouse
Apr 25, 2012

I'm not going to tell you what to eat but how to eat.
BREAKFAST: High protein/carb menu w/plenty of water.
BRUNCH: Small protein/fruit snack w/water.
LUNCH: Protein w/low carbs and water.
SNACK: Small protein w/fruit and water.
DINNER: Fish, vegetables, fruit. Keep dinner light. DRINK WATER.

AY
Mar 02, 2011

It wont open the link for simple weekends it just takes me to the home page. Is there a link?

Ryan Hull
Sep 07, 2010

They have specialty meals at philmont you can reguest

Ryan Hull
Sep 07, 2010

They have specialty meals at philmont you can reguest

experienced
Jul 29, 2010

unfortunately for a magazine that is titled backpacker - pure fluff - doesn't even scratch the surface and by no means a 101

Trudy
Jul 24, 2010

I can see the packing lists, but not any menus. Is there a glitch.

luke
Jul 02, 2009

It seems the link for the weekend menu simple meal preparation is not working

christopher
Mar 15, 2009

im currently plannin a trip for my whole family when i get back form iraq (me my wife and two kids 5 and 30 what would be a good menu to put together for 5 days in the smokeys

john
Oct 05, 2008

You may consider makeing your own granola without seeds, nuts . Use for breakfast n snacks

John
Oct 05, 2008

Cheese n precooked bacon on a bagel

Suzanne
Jun 07, 2008

I have a 6'5 120# son about to embark on 10 days hiking in Philmont. He is allergic to ALL nuts, peanuts and seeds...any recommendations for nutrition.

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