Notes On Freezer Bag Meals

Why are they good?

Weight

  • No water
  • Water can be gotten locally

Size

  • Very small.
  • Generally grows a large amount while cooking.

Don’t go bad

  • Dry goods

Dishes

  • Nothing but spoon and zippable bag.
  • NO dish washing to make a mess or waste water!!

Can contain contents which wouldn’t last otherwise

  • Meat
  • Milk
  • Vegis

Easy to cook

  • At most 10 minutes per meal to cook

Allow different scouts to easily have different meals
Nutritionally balanced

  • When you are hiking, carbs are a necessity!!

Examples

Morning couscous:

  • Couscous: High in carbs, low fat, lots of protein.
  • Fruit: Lots of vitamins & fiber

Breakfast Trail Rice

  • Rice: carbs
  • Powdered milk: dairy
  • Fruit: Lots of vitamins & fiber
  • Nuts: protein

Trail oatmeal:

  • Oatmeal: carbs & protein
  • Powdered milk: dairy
  • Fruit: Lots of vitamins & fiber

Freezer Omelet:

  • Eggs: dairy, protein
  • Ham: protein
  • Peppers: Vitamins
  • Potatoes: Vitamins, fiber, carbs

Apple Pie Pudding:

  • Milk
  • Fruit
  • carbs
  • fiber
  • cinnamon (antioxidant, lot of vitamins)

Brownies

  • Chocolate (fat, dairy, carb)
  • Fiber
  • Milk
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