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…

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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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…