Responses from Backpacking Adventures Food Tuesday when asked: 

“What do you like to bring for lunch on the trail?”

  • One of my favorites is pepperoni and hard salami on a sandwich thin with sharp cheese topped with horseradish spicy brown mustard. Throw in a half a bag of corn chips and an Arnold Palmer...
  • Sandwich thins, Starkist with sunflower oil with a Kool-Aid drink with peanut butter M&M’s for desert
  • I like the sandwich ready tuna too but I use tortilla's instead of bread. About the same calories but easier to backpack with.
  • Some sort of bread, Justin's peanut butter, and either jelly or honey; homemade jerky; homemade fruit rolls; packaged tuna on some bread.
  • A tortilla with a foil pack of flavored tuna, salmon or Justin's peanut butter & honey. Shake a packet of drink mix in a bottle of cold spring water and I'm good to go.
  • Spam singles, extra sharp cheddar and a wrap.
  • Mac & Cheese w/ Tuna stirred in or Peanut Butter and Mustard sammiches. Yes, PB & Mustard sounds strange, gross even, but if you haven't tried it I encourage you to give it a try. The two flavors combined make a surprisingly delicious duo. I've been eating it since I was old enough to eat solid food, and I genuinely have yet to find someone who's tried it and hasn't immediately added it to their sandwich rotation.
  • PB and crackers... Or summer sausage, cheese and crackers. If it is multi-day trip I will pack some tortillas and PB.
  • Wasa crackers PB & Fluff
  • Sometimes spam singles, bagel thins and mustard. Other times PB and crackers. Once in a while, I will cook up some kind of soup.
  • I did tortillas and peanut butter this past weekend for the first time. That's a keeper. Usually I do a spam single on a tortilla with some string cheese and mustard.
  • Everything Thomas bagel with lemon pepper tuna fish...still looking for the right cheese for this, but use a stick of mozzarella for now. On the side a Claassen pickle.
  • I love Justin's PB or Justin's Hazelnut Chocolate butter and Tortillas. I also like Salami or Pepperoni and cheese with crackers. These are usually my go to when it comes to lunch.
  • Very simple, PB and bagels.
  • I don't do much for lunch. An apple or apple slices, some "homemade" trail mix, and a lot of water. Breakfast and dinner is where I chow down.      

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