Lipsmackin' Vegetarian Backpackin': Lightweight Trail-tested Recipes for Backcountry Trips

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Rowman & Littlefield, May 1, 2004 - Cooking - 240 pages
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Tired of power bars, half-cooked quick rice, and endless trail recipes featuring dehydrated chicken by-products? Try meat-free dishes like Flyin' Brian's Triple Crown Curry Couscous, Springer Mountain Pesto, and Time-Traveler's Tamales instead.
The sequel to the top-selling Lipsmackin' Backpackin', this all-in-one backpacker's food guide has more than 150 trail-tested, meatless recipes that provide at-home preparation directions, trailside cooking instructions, detailed nutritional information, serving suggestions, the weight of the ingredients, and meal-planning tips from some of the most experienced long-distance hikers in the world. The recipes are organized in six sections: breakfast, lunch, dinner, breads, snacks and desserts, and drinks. There is a separate chapter on food preparation and cooking tips, contact information for sources of ingredients, measurement conversions, and a special section of Packable Trailside Cooking Instructions--short directions for each recipe so readers don't have to pack the whole book. This is the most complete guide ever written to meatless eating on the trail, an indispensable resource for vegetarian backpackers, and a great source for recipes for anyone who wants great-tasting and nutritious meals trailside.

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I love it! My mom and I are vegetarian and we go camping all the time. The recipes are delicious- lightweight for hiking, and they provide the energy that I need. My personal favorite is the Cheese Nibs which are made of sesame seeds and cheddar cheese. I give it to my friends all the time!


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Christine and Tim Conners have been hiking together since they began dating. Marriage and four children later, they're still chasing each other down the trail. Chris, a graduate of Outward Bound, is a children's mental health therapist and psychology instructor. She is currently working on an advanced degree in illustration. Tim is a propulsion engineer specializing in advanced aircraft design.

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