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so, I am sitting here waiting for the day to end so I can go home. Tomorrow I am heading out for a short solo(my first solo), overnighter. I am only planning on doing about 16 or so miles, since last weekend I sprained my ankle a bit. Its much better now as I have iced it, elevated it, wrapped it and took care of it all week. So to kill my boredome for a few minutes I will share with you my meal plan for the night. Its nothing fancy so take what you may from it.
  Day 1. breakfast..Protein shake and a salt bagel with cc on my way to trailhead. RedBull also.
             Lunch...A nice thick gooey PB&J sandwhich on whole wheat bread and a small protein bar as an after lunch snack while I hike.
             Dinner..I grilled an organic chicken breast with no salt lemon pepper, sliced it up and vaccume sealed it for this occasion. So I will put that on a whole wheat wrap with broccoli slaw, some fresh bacon bits, pepper jack cheese and some buffalo sauce.
             
  Day 2. breakfast..A Protein shake and a trailmix breakfast mix blend.
             Lunch...I made some nice beef jerky and I will enjoy that with some sliced pepperjack cheese. I figure I can eat this while hiking if I desire.

  I will be drinking water only, but I will bring a gatorade powder for replenishment if I feel I need it. Its a simple "no cook" plan while trying to keep it as healthy as I can. I did not weigh it, in fact maybe in the morning before i pack it in, I will. I'm just curious what it comes in at.
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Lunch...I made some nice beef jerky and I will enjoy that with some sliced pepperjack cheese. I figure I can eat this while hiking if I desire.

I would never eat on my feet except in an emergency type of situation. Just cause you're solo doesn't mean it isn't still a pleasure to drop your pack, rest a few minutes, and enjoy your lunch.
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Freeze that chicken overnight, and drop in to the middle of your pack.  Check on it about 4 PM, and move it closer to the outside if it is still too frozen.  I'd hate for you to get ill from a chicken gone bad.  

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Lunch...I made some nice beef jerky and I will enjoy that with some sliced pepperjack cheese. I figure I can eat this while hiking if I desire.

I would never eat on my feet except in an emergency type of situation. Just cause you're solo doesn't mean it isn't still a pleasure to drop your pack, rest a few minutes, and enjoy your lunch.

true..thats why I added..if I desire. Most likely I will eat while stopping for a break. The option is there though, if I am not hungry for a sitdown lunch, that I can pick at it while I hike. Regardless, i will for sure have a few rest stops and enjoy my day and take my time.

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Freeze that chicken overnight, and drop in to the middle of your pack.  Check on it about 4 PM, and move it closer to the outside if it is still too frozen.  I'd hate for you to get ill from a chicken gone bad.  

yeah, I was wondering about this. Even though its vacumme sealed? I guess I can throw it in freezer and around mid afternoon check on it.

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I can also dehydrate it tonight..but its not really enough food to warrent running the dehydrator for, lol.

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Night 1 dinner is best frozen.  No dehydration required.  Now that it is vacu-sealed, just drop it in the freezer.  Lots of times steaks can be cooked on night 1 this way.

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Lunch...I made some nice beef jerky and I will enjoy that with some sliced pepperjack cheese. I figure I can eat this while hiking if I desire.

I would never eat on my feet except in an emergency type of situation. Just cause you're solo doesn't mean it isn't still a pleasure to drop your pack, rest a few minutes, and enjoy your lunch.

Plus eating while walking on anything but maybe a pool table risks turning an ankle or worse. In attention is what gets people "falling off terrain" resulting in injuries and even death.

OTOH I totally applaud the fresh foods approach. I habitually take Chinese takeout from my local favorite for a weekender dinner.
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Night 1 dinner is best frozen.  No dehydration required.  Now that it is vacu-sealed, just drop it in the freezer.  Lots of times steaks can be cooked on night 1 this way.

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I have found whole pork tenderloin the greatest.  I cook it on the grill to med rare, freeze in foil, place in center of pack and then throw in fire later to fully cook...of course if you live where you can't have a fire, cook until done at home.

it is a great meat, very tender and you can spice it up anyway you see fit.

I've done Strip steaks like that as well......when on sale :-)


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My experience with the g-aid type products has been less then, for me, ideal. I used to wake up in the middle of the night with toe or foot cramps, even after drinking the g-aid type products.

I've switched to a coconut powder product (Coco Hydro) for the last year-ish. I find I am more refreshed and that I am not waking up in the middle of the night, after a hard day backpacking, with toe or foot cramps.  

I tend to, using a 14oz wide mouth bottle, have a coconut powder  drink at lunch and at dinner.
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Night 1 dinner is best frozen.  No dehydration required.  Now that it is vacu-sealed, just drop it in the freezer.  Lots of times steaks can be cooked on night 1 this way.

+1

I have found whole pork tenderloin the greatest.  I cook it on the grill to med rare, freeze in foil, place in center of pack and then throw in fire later to fully cook...of course if you live where you can't have a fire, cook until done at home.

it is a great meat, very tender and you can spice it up anyway you see fit.

I've done Strip steaks like that as well......when on sale :-)

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Your avatar looks like a very young Frank Zappa.

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