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posted May 8, 2010, 2:35 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Aug 26, 2011, 5:46 PM ]



Pita bread


“Sandwich Thins” whole-grain bread

These keep for 2+ weeks if kept dry and sealed


Ritz, Townhouse, Wheat Thins, etc.

Cans or Foil Packets of Chicken, Tuna, Smoked Salmon



Either stick or ziplock variety; doesn't need to be refrigerated and will last several days if kept cool

Summer Sausage / Salami

 smaller individual sizes

Vienna sausages

Small can


Small can or Spam singles
(lower sodium variety tastes better)



Underwood Deviled Ham, Chicken Salad

Spreadable, 4-oz cans

Cured Ham

individual slices

Hard Cheeses

Firmer varieties keep well without refrigeration

String cheese

In single-serving packs

Beef Jerky

12-oz pack from Wal-Mart is resealable and good for 4+ meals; available in 3 flavors

Hudson Bay Bread

Look up recipe on internet -- pack individual servings in cling wrap

Peanut Butter

Jif To Go singles


Get single serving sizes from I-Hop

Ramen / Cup-o-Soup Noodles

Some varieties have dehydrated vegetables

Spicy Asian noodles

 many varieties available in international aisle


Dried Fruit

Recommended:  cranberries, apricots, bananas