Free shipping on orders over $75! ✈️

Bushka's Kitchen Launches Line of Gourmet Freeze Dried Meals

Gourmet Freeze Dried Food

Nov 1 2018 San Francisco, CA: Bushka's Kitchen believes everyone should have access to healthy, filling meals no matter where, when, or what you are doing. This belief is what inspired Deana Del Vecchio, longtime backpacker and avid outdoorswoman, to launch a line of healthy and delicious ready to eat freeze-dried meals. Bushka meals stand out from other dried food options due to flavor, texture, and wholesome ingredients.

“Consumers have become accustomed to opening a pouch and seeing a lump of unidentifiable ingredients that reconstitute into a meal that has little depth in flavor or texture. We are changing that with our products. When you open one of our pouches, you can immediately identify an apple or a Brussels sprout - which is how food should be!” says Del Vecchio.

Bushka meals feature wholesome ingredients such as quinoa, wild rice, and chia seeds. “All of our meals are made in small batches in our San Francisco kitchen. We chop, cook, and freeze-dry our ingredients and then hand package each pouch,” says Del Vecchio. “This obsession with quality and detail allows us to produce the absolute best possible meal-in-a-bag experience.”

While Del Vecchio says they are currently targeting the outdoor industry, they've seen a growing interest from busy professionals who are on the go and are seeking a convenient, healthier meal to enjoy in the office or on the road.

Bushka's Kitchen currently has four meals on the market with plans to launch additional meals and a snack line.

Vegan:
  • Citrus Chia Morning: Creamy Citrus Chia Pudding topped with Crunchy Coconut, Pineapple and Kiwi
  • Zesty Zoodles: Zesty Parsley & Avocado Sauce with Zucchini, Pasta, Lightly Sautéed Tomatoes and Fennel
Meat Meals:
  • Unstuffed Pepper: Seasoned Ground Beef in a Savory Tomato Sauce with Quinoa, Red Bell Peppers and Green Onion
  • Harvest Bowl: Ginger Spiced Wild Rice and Pork with Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Caramelized Onion and Apple

All meals are currently available on their online store. Follow Bushka's Kitchen on Facebook and Instagram for company updates and other product announcements.

__

About Bushka's Kitchen:
Founded in 2018 in San Francisco, CA, Bushka's Kitchen produces gourmet freeze-dried meals. No matter if your next big adventure is taking center stage at a conference, tackling the biggest peak on a mountain, or relaxing at the lake with your kids, our meals are ready for your schedule and your speed of life! Packed with only real ingredients, Bushka's delicious and nutritious freeze dried meals will power you through your day. Just add hot water and your Bushka meal is ready to eat directly from the pouch in 3 minutes!





Also in Blog

traveling with freeze dried food
Traveling Internationally with Freeze Dried Food

Travel enriches our lives in innumerable ways! But travel can also be daunting, especially if you head to a country that differs culturally or speaks a different language. Be a travel warrior, not worrier - and the best way to have a great time is by traveling prepared. This includes having ready to eat freeze dried meals!

Continue Reading

freeze dried zesty zoodles vegan dish
Processed Foods Are Part of a Healthy Diet!

I would challenge us to rethink our negativity towards processed food and begin asking questions such as “what is the purpose of the processing”, “how is the processing impacting shelf life”, and “what has been added because of the processing”. If a food is processed in such a way that artificial flavors, such as MSG, are needed for taste, or emulsifiers are needed for shelf life, perhaps we should reduce those from our diet and start emphasizing foods that are preserved in a way, like freeze drying, to keep it as natural as possible. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again - let’s make food shelf stable by removing what causes food to go bad (oxygen, moisture) rather than adding preservatives into food.

Continue Reading

freeze dried bison
The Health Benefits of Game Meat

Wild game satisfies our hunger needs, daily energy levels and stabilize our hormones \effectively because of their unique blend of nutrients. Game meats are rich in essential amino acids that are not made in the body and therefore necessary for healthy muscle function and energy production. This combination is ideal for someone with a hectic day or an adventurer on a physically taxing outdoor excursion and a key reason why we include them in our freeze dried meals!

Continue Reading