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Top 10 Best and Light Hiking Foods #2

When considering what backpacking food is simply the best for your hiking trip, you may want to take goods that are full of essential nutritional values and, also, those that are non-perishable, easy to carry and prepare. The sky is the limit, so you can mix these foods as ingredients with pretty much whatever you like or find on your way.

tuna hiker food1. Tuna

You can find tuna in different forms: it can be foil packed or canned. One thing is for sure: it provides one thing that is usually in short supply on the trail: Protein. Protein is essential for cell rejuvenation and muscle maintenance. As you know it, it simply tastes good and can be easily paired with many other foods (macaroni, pasta, tortillas, etc.)

2. Pastries and Bagels

These the most popular ones among a lot of hikers, as they can be consumed anytime with no cooking or preparation. If you need a sugar-filled blast of calories, a bagel will definitely rocket you up. They can pack upward of 600 calories in just a few bites.

3. Instant Mashed Potatoes

Instant Mashed Potatoes are simply wonderful because they are very easy to make, as it does not require cooking. Just add water and let it rehydrate. It comes in different flavours (cheese, sour cream, spices, etc.), and it can be prepared with healthy and nutritious olive oil. A rocket of calories is guaranteed!

4. Pasta/Rice Sides

pasta sides hiker foodThis is something most hikers won’t do without. Being another great inexpensive and easy-to-prepare meal, pasta or rice sides make a great main course for a hungry hiker. And they come in a variety of flavours, too. All you need to do is simply ignore a lot of instructions that call for huge amounts of water. You just need 1.5 cups of it. Also, a stove and a pot. Add spices or tuna to your liking.

 

 

 

 

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