|Coffee (week supply = 1/3 of Tasters Choice 4 oz jar (1.3 oz)|
|2 pkgs instant oatmeal|
|4 TBSP Protein & cocoa mix|
LUNCH / SNACKS - EMERGENCY MEAL(S)
|LUNCH / SNACKS daily:|
|4 to 4.5 oz (about 1 cup of trail mix )|
|1 candy bar (Hersheys bar, Snickers, or similar.)|
|Hersheys has highest calorie to weight ratio.|
|1 Chocolate covered granola bar|
|All lunch/snack items require no water or cooking and are suitable as meals where water is not available or in a situation where one cannot cook.|
All meals can be made with just water. Olive oil substituted for butter and powder milk and your own seasonings will enhance them. Minimum simmer times will conserve fuel. For variety, choose from: Lipton Noodle & Sauce or Rice and Sauce mix packages, or Bens quick cooking Rice or Stove Top Stuffing. (1 meal = 1 pkg.) or Mashed Potatoes (1 meal = 3 srv) Dry gravy packs add flavor.
Cals avg: 700 - 1000 Each item repackaged in ZL bags to reduce weight.
NOTE: write down cooking instructions and pack with food.
Couscous may be used as a meal or filler for other meals. Many hikers love packaged macaroni & cheese or just plain macaroni. I carried extra potatoes (light) for emergency.
|Support items:||4 fl oz Olive oil sub for butter in above; seasonings|
|pwdr milk: 1.25 pkts = ~4 oz in zl bag|
Daily Calories total: about 2400 Adequate daily salt is provided by evening meals
With luck, you'll find other foods to supplement your AT diet not too far off the trail.