AIP in the Desert

Desert season has officially begun! While normally I would pig out on chips, burger, fries, and beer while adventuring in the desert, this time that was not an option. With some solid pre-planning we were able to prepare some stellar meals at our isolated desert campground. DSCN2633

For dinner the first night after a day exploring Goblin Vally and Carmel Canyon I cooked steak and bacon wrapped asparagus. Wrapping the bacon was actually a last minute decision, we bought it for breakfast but we were starving so we decided to us it with dinner too. It was the best decision of the day.

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For breakfast the next day we had bacon and sweet potato hash browns. I was skeptical about the hash browns but it turns out they were AMAZING. This meal gave us enough carbs and protein to complete a six hour hike through Little Wildhorse Canyon.

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It was a lot easier to do AIP while camping than I thought. We stuck with dehydrated fruits and veggies for the hikes and some jerky. I never felt like I didn’t have enough fuel which has always been my biggest concern. I have high hopes for the adventures ahead that I’ll be able to keep my body healthy.

Enjoy some pictures of our adventures through the desert!

Goblin Valley

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Little Wildhorse Canyon

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Slot Canyon Bouldering

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Super Excited Faces!

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Beautiful Desert Evening

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