Spinach Fried Eggs

Looking for a way to get more veggies in your diet? Start the day with a serving of spinach to go along with your eggs. Cooked this way the spinach gets a crispy texture like a chip. It takes only a minute longer than making regular fried eggs but bumps up the nutrients, while adding…

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Thai Peanut Chicken

Recipe: Serves 2 Ingredients: 1/2 cup dehydrated chicken 1/4 cup dried spinach flakes 1/4 cup dried shredded carrots 2 tablespoons dried scallions or garlic chives 2 teaspoons dried cilantro 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts 1/4 cup peanut butter powder 1 tablespoon soy sauce powder 1 teaspoons garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon sugar 1…

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Carnitas

Mouth-watering, tender, shredded pork, paired with creamy avocado slices, fresh cilantro, and a squeeze of lime, all wrapped in a hot flour tortilla, eating carnitas is not merely sustenance but an experience. By far one of our favorite meals in this house. We aim to enjoy it every week. Recipe Makes 4 generous portions Ingredients:…

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Carnita Soup

This soup is a great way to use up the delicious broth leftover from making carnitas. The broth has a full, rich flavor that makes an excellent base for this soup. Recipe Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of fat from refrigerated carnita broth 3 large cloves of garlic, finely chopped one large onion, finely chopped…

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

Healthier than your typical Chinese takeout, this recipe still has all the flavor you could want. With its sweet flavors, it is a hit with kids. Recipe: Serves 2 Ingredients 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon dried ginger 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/2 cup dehydrated chicken breast 1 tablespoon minced dried onion 2 tablespoons…

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Illinois River, Tahlaquah, OK, Kayaking Trip

The Illinois River outside of Tahlequah, Oklahoma is a great river, clear water, rocky bottom, and some class I and II rapids to keep things interesting. There are numerous rental services and supposedly a couple shuttle services. Unfortunately, these businesses’ websites are not very informative and many of the numbers are out of service so…

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Fish Stew

Warm and hearty, this stew makes an excellent meal after a cold day hiking. If you are going to be doing any fishing on your trip adding some fresh fish to the recipe will make it even tastier. Ingredients: 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup dried fish (order from Amazon through…

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Sri Lankan Chicken Curry

My Sri Lankan neighbor was kind enough in sharing her delicious chicken curry recipe. I have taken it and modified it into a great dehydrated backpacking meal. The original is below and is worth trying out at home: Ingredients: 1/2 cup dried chicken 1 teaspoon powdered ginger or dried diced ginger 1 teaspoon garlic powder…

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Want to Avoid Injury? Stretch!

I know many fitness enthusiasts who will spend 2 hours at the gym and only five minutes stretching. I know hikers who will hike all day and not stretch once; Paddlers who’s only arm stretch is when they wake up in the morning and stretch as they get out of bed. There has been plenty…

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