A 3-Day Sample Menu

I've dug all over the Internet for sample backpacking menus that provide enough calories but don't cost a lot of weight. I have had little success finding good suggestions, so if you have any post-away.

Here's what we typically take on a 3-day trip to feed two of us. We love food, so splurge on a few luxury items on day 1 like apples that are heavy but consumed quickly.

Day 1:
Lunch:
– Trail Mix (8.9 oz)
– 1/2 bar of dark choclate (1.5 oz)
– Power Bar (2.3 oz)
– Pre Made PB&J Sandwiches (13.8 oz)
– 2 Apples (15.3 oz)
– Dried Mango/Pineapple (2.8oz)

Dinner:
– Mountain House Beef Stew (4.3 oz)
– 1/2 bar of dark choclate (1.5oz)

Day 2:
Breakfast:
– Alpen & Dried Milk (8.2 oz)

Lunch:
– Trail Mix (8.9 oz)
– 1/2 bar of dark choclate (1.5 oz)
– Power Bar (2.3 oz)
– Cheese (4.7 oz)
– Crackers (3.2 oz)
– Dried Mango/Pineapple (2.8oz)

Dinner:
– Backpackers Pantry Katmandu Curry (4.3 oz)
– 1/2 bar of dark choclate (1.5oz)
– Mountain House Choclate Cheese Cake (5.5 oz)

Day 3:
Breakfast:
– Alpen & Dried Milk (8.2 oz)

Lunch:
– Trail Mix (8.9 oz)
– 1/2 bar of dark choclate (1.5 oz)
– Power Bar (2.3 oz)
– Cheese (4.7 oz)
– Crackers (3.2 oz)
– Dried Mango/Pineapple (2.8oz)

Backup-Food:
– Chicken Cashew Curry (6.3 oz)
– 2 Power Bars (4.6 oz)

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