Want to the inside scoop on awesome high-quality backpacking snacks and meals? The November Backcountry Fuel Box has got it.
African Peanut Stew
Our friends at Heather’s Choice are back in the box this month with another excellent meal, African Peanut Stew. This crowd-pleaser is a hearty and flavorful dish and includes lots of curry powder, ginger, and fresh vegetables for a meal that is sure to be satisfying on the trail. They also like it topped with a bit of hot sauce, in case you are the type that likes a little extra zest.
Toasted Coconut + Vanilla Bean and Pecan Praline + Maple Syrup Bars
Taos Bakes is passionate about using simple, whole ingredients in all of their snacks. Unlike traditional energy + snack bars, each Bake is mixed, baked, cut, and packaged before shipping. Taos believes you should love what you eat and know where your food comes from.
Flacco Pacco Pepperettes Pack
Well-known for their restaurants and delis in Portland, OR these folks know a thing or two about excellent quality charcuterie. They stick to making products the traditional way, resulting in snack sticks with delicious, authentic flavors much better than your average gas station sticks.
Adapted Fats provide a blend of ghee and coconut oil in a 120 calorie, half-ounce package. They toss in a touch of salt and stevia for flavor, and the resulting mixture is excellent in coffee, added to meals, or enjoyed by itself. Bring these single-serving oils into the backcountry to improve your calorie to weight ratios in your pack, and because they’re delicious!.
Simply Sunflower Noshes
These healthy buckwheat snacks are made for the adventurous lifestyle. Despite its name, buckwheat is actually a gluten-free seed, a complete plant-based protein, a good source of fiber, and highly sustainable. Buckwheat is combined with a few other whole food plant-based ingredients, and absolutely no added sugar in these BuckWHAT Noshes! These are a great bump in healthy carbs and super tasty snack for your backpack
Mother of All Bars (MOAB) and Full Battle Rattle (FBR)
Battle Bars have 25 grams of whey protein and the right macros to maintain energy and perform better. The Mother of All Bars (MOAB) is made of marshmallow & crisps SMOTHERED in chocolate? The Full Battle Rattle (FBR) includes caffeine and BCAA’s for a powerful energy kick.
ALPINE START FOOD
Original Blend Instant Coffee
Alpine Start’s instant coffee packs are tastier than Starbucks, quicker than Keurig, and take up very little space in your pack. For you cold brew-drinkers, you can also enjoy these bad boys fresh out of the pack without needing to boil any water, making them super convenient for a caffeine jolt in a pinch.
The Maverick is a brand new flavor from Protein Puck including peanut butter, cocoa, cashew, cinnamon flavor and it is a delicious blend of some of your favorite whole-food ingredients. Protein Pucks pack 450 calories per package, making it a great nutrient-dense meal replacement in the backcountry while also tasting fantastic.