What's new? If you are looking to taste something different in your backpacking food, you are in luck! Outdoor Herbivore has several new flavors. Here is a look at our latest offerings.
Open Sky Yasai (Japanese Cold Vegetable Stir Fry)
Yasai means vegetables in Japanese which was the inspiration for this savory cold stir fry. Chock full of vegetables including cabbage, broccoli, peas, and carrots marinated in ginger sesame vinaigrette. No Cooking required. If you love stir fry, you're gonna love this one! At 130 calories/oz it is not wimpy either! Vegan. Gluten Free.
Cheezy Squeezy (Instant Cheese Sauce)
Squeeze the cheese! This instant dried cheese mix is made from pure organic sharp cheddar cheese. To make a cheese sauce, add a few drops of cold water to the included packet, seal shut, knead to mix, and squeeze. Serve with flat bread or crackers for a midday snack or quick lunch. High Calorie. No cook. Gluten Free. 175 cal/oz. Other flavors now available include Herby and Plain Cheddar.
New Bulk Items
Many of you have asked for us to carry more ingredients in bulk and we are starting with some of our favorites. The first one is Baja Black Bean Mix which provides the base flavor for several of our meals. Need to save money on your trail food? Consider purchasing easy to find ingredients, such as noodles, rice, and tortilla at the grocery store and flavoring it with bulk items such as this bean mix.
Outdoor Herbivore's instant Baja Black Bean flakes are precooked and dehydrated with a flavorful blend of crushed bell pepper, garlic, onion, and Mexican spices that will have your mouth watering in no time. Eat as a dip, soup, burrito filler, or like we do: right out of the bag for a crunchy bean snack. This 11 oz package makes 4 cups or 8 servings of prepared beans. To prepare, add an equal amount beans to boiling water and reconstitute for 5 minutes in hot water. Black beans are prized for their folate and fiber content. They are also a good source of plant protein.
A bulk soy milk made from U.S. grown organic soybeans. Unlike other plant-based powdered milk, this soy milk is very soluble and does not require hot water to mix. Measure 1 part soy powder to 4 parts cold water and stir. Enjoy this creamy milk as a drink by itself, in cereals, and smoothies! 136 Cal/Oz. No added sugars, flavors, or salt. Vegan. Gluten Free.
New Breakfast Cereal
New Seasonal Item for Autumn! This hot breakfast porridge features an ancient grain called Pinole, which are toasted corn grits similar to masa harina. Pinole is a staple food of the Tarahumara, a Native American people of northwestern Mexico who are renowned for their long-distance running ability. The version featured here is a unique crop variety that is naturally instant and higher in protein. The combination of cranberries and nuts will sustain you for hours. 110 Cal/Oz. Vegan and Gluten Free.
Newish Entrees (Fall 2017)
This is the answer to a fresh salad on the trail. Just add water and allow to hydrate 5 minutes. Made with CA grown freeze-dried broccoli, slivered almonds, plump sweet dried cranberries and raisins marinated in a zesty vinaigrette. Enjoy this salad with trail sprouts for a touch of raw goodness. 126 Cal/Oz. Vegan and Gluten Free.
This refreshing and filling Spanish inspired cold soup quenches your thirst while providing the nourishment of a fresh salad. No-cook. Just add water. Make it as a salsa and enjoy with a side of flat bread for more calories. 113 Cal/Oz. Vegan and Gluten Free.
Organic matchstick sized buckwheat noodles in a creamy basil walnut pesto sauce. 123 Cal/Oz. Vegan.
Our version of potato cheese soup made with all organic ingredients.This delicious cheesy potato soup is high calorie and quick to prepare - just add hot water. Makes 1.5 to 2 cups of soup depending on your desired soupiness. 131 Cal/Oz. Lacto-Vegetarian.
Are you looking for a quick mid-day snack? This instant hummus mix is lightweight and packs 133 calories/ounce. The bell pepper, lemon & garlic brings this hummus alive with flavor. Just stir in a small amount of cold water and the included olive oil and enjoy the robust flavor in 5 minutes.
Hummus is a delight on the trail and a rich source of complex carbohydrates. Try this creamy hummus on a tortilla. Vegan. Gluten Free.
You asked us for more snacks, so here are a few more high calorie, yet healthy, snacking options for the trail.
A flavorful fusion of crystallized Fiji ginger bites, turmeric dusted coconut chips, chewy cranberries, and assorted nuts delivering a burst of energy. 143 Cal/Oz. Vegan. Gluten Free. Read about the health benefits of this powerful trail mix.