Tag: sheep hunting

Low-Carb Collagen Coffee “Peanut” Butter Cups

Lately, I have found myself eating too many Justin’s Peanut Butter Cups, and each time I eat one I think, this is a little too sweet. After I eat all those carbs, I don’t feel great either. Luckily for me, I already developed a… Continue Reading “Low-Carb Collagen Coffee “Peanut” Butter Cups”

Low-Carb Dehydrated Berbere Chicken Soup

Low-Carb Dehydrated Berbere Chicken Soup

Low-Carb Dehydrated Berbere Chicken Soup is based on Somalian Inspired Chicken Soup, one of my most popular recipes. I tried to keep down the number of ingredients for simplicity. “Berbere is a chile and spice blend used to season many Ethiopian dishes.”  Epicurious.com 5… Continue Reading “Low-Carb Dehydrated Berbere Chicken Soup”

High-Fat Keto (ish) Backpack Food Round-UP

DIY Low-carb backpackingfood

I have posted some of the recipes from my Dall Sheep Hunt last year, but I thought a little High-Fat Keto (ish) Backpack Food Round-UP would be helpful. I learned a few things on my hunt, a couple of things I  do differently next, found… Continue Reading “High-Fat Keto (ish) Backpack Food Round-UP”

Paleo Green Chile Meatballs with Pan Sauce

I love steak. There is nothing more delicious and easy to cook than a pan-seared choice cut with fresh herbs and butter. But the reality for hunters is, a large portion of the meat they bring home is turned into hamburger and for people,… Continue Reading “Paleo Green Chile Meatballs with Pan Sauce”

3 Supplements to Bring Backpacking

supplements for backpacking

During my Delta Dall Sheep Hunt, I took 3 Supplements and was amazed at how big of a difference it made. Every ounce counts, but with some research, these three found a place in my pack. (Here is a Round-Up of all the food… Continue Reading “3 Supplements to Bring Backpacking”

DIY High-Fat Dehydrated Dinners for Backpack Hunting

After going through all the work to become fat-adapted for my sheep hunt, I couldn’t find premade backpacking meals that were high enough in fat and lower-carbs.  made my own DIY High-Fat Dehydrated Backpacking Dinner. (Here is a Round-Up of all the food I… Continue Reading “DIY High-Fat Dehydrated Dinners for Backpack Hunting”

Delta Dall Sheep Hunt 2018

Gina Ciolkosz wtih Dall Sheep

  A LITTLE BACKGROUND ON MY HUNTING BUDDY   Just before I started dating my husband, I was about to join Match.com (I promise this is about hunting!) It was August 2013, I needed a hunting buddy for the upcoming sheep season. I would… Continue Reading “Delta Dall Sheep Hunt 2018”

Designing a Sheep Hunting Fitness Program

Now is the Time to Get Ready for Hunting Season Now is the time to think about designing a sheep hunting fitness program. A couple weeks before sheep season the shooting range is packed, and you see people walking around with their packs, don’t… Continue Reading “Designing a Sheep Hunting Fitness Program”

Why Go Keto for Sheep Hunting

sheep hunting

his Monday, I’m going Keto! This will be the first time I’ve ever tried. I generally eat Paleoish/low-carbish but I’ve never been very strict about it. I’m definitely a believer in the 80/20 rule. So, a Ketosis diet will be a change. I decided to try Keto for sheep hunting because I need all the help I can get in lightening up my pack.

NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR SHEEP HUNTING

Backcountry Nutrition The first time I went sheep hunting, I did not have a nutrition program. I was, however, in it to win it. I carried food for over 20 days. My plan was to stay out until the last day of the season if… Continue Reading “NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR SHEEP HUNTING”