Food for Emergencies
We all know how unpredictable Mother Nature can be. That’s why stocking up on the right kinds of healthy, freeze-dried food is always a smart move. Many of our products were created for emergency situations and they do far more than give you a calorie boost — they’re also tasty and full of flavor. If you want to make sure you’re prepared for the unexpected check out some of our all-time favorite Backpacker's Pantry emergency preparedness picks, straight from the outdoor food experts.Shop Now
Preparing breakfast doesn’t get any easier than our wholesome granola with oats, real butter, almonds, blueberries, coconut, and milk. It’s an explosion of flavor and nutrition that you can make right from your sleeping bag! Simply add 1 cup of hot or cold water to the pouch and dig in.
Bring a bit of Thailand with you on your next backpacking adventure. Our mango sticky rice is a sweet, black sesame seed-topped Thai delight that’s vegan, soy free, and full of all the delicious mango and coconut flavors you’d expect from this classic dessert. Here’s a bonus secret — our mango sticky rice also makes for a delicious breakfast. All you need is 1-1 1/2 cups of boiling water and 15-20 minutes of patience.
This mouth-watering stroganoff recipe is the ultimate comfort food for wherever your adventures take you. It’s made with all-natural freeze-dried beef, wild forest mushrooms, noodles, and a tangy sour cream sauce to top everything off. Prep is a breeze, too — all you need is a pot, water, and some heat to get that water boiling. 20 minutes later you’ll be enjoying a nutritionally-balanced meal that refuels your body for backpacking, hunting, and all of your other favorite outdoor activities. A delicious, camp-ready entree that’s easy to prepare… is it too good to be true? We’ll let you be the judge.
Treat yourself to a taste of the Bayou! Our easy to prepare Louisiana Red Beans and Rice will have your taste buds singing. One of our original meals. Just add two and a half cups of boiling water directly to the pouch and wait twenty minutes. Goes great with a fresh filet of fish!
Protein-packed salsa for post-adventure snacking, and savory meal prep. A blend of whole black beans, golden corn, and bites of sweet mango that goes great served with chips, tacos, and your favorite grilled meals. All natural ingredients, with added protein from hemp and chia seed.
We can’t take the credit for this one, but we’re sure you’ll love these little packets of nut buttery goodness from Peanut Butter & Co. Every packet is full of delicious, all-natural peanut butter that’ll keep your body fueled and ready for your next hike. It’s great on it’s own, or paired with apples, crackers, bananas, celery, and anything else you can think of!
Our chef's sweet and satisfying twist on this classic French treat is sure to have you looking forward to dessert after setting up camp. If you’re wondering whether this treat comes complete with a burnt sugar topping, never fear — you’ll get the full creme brulee experience, no blow torch required. You won’t even need hot water for this one, because this sweet treat can be made with cold water.
Sinful dark chocolate cheesecake that only requires cold water? It is possible! Our dark chocolate cheesecake is rich, creamy, and comes complete with chocolate cookie crumbs to top it all off. Once you’ve added water, mixed everything up, and sprinkled the chocolate crumb topping over the filling, a mere 10 minutes is all that stands between you and a dessert you’ll want to bring along hiking again and again.