Originally Posted by Whiterabbit
Try no-cook. You'll never go back to a camp stove and white gas again.
No cook is good for minimalist ultralight, but any one of the small penny stove/alcohol jobbers and a few ounces of dna is a lot less weight (and $) than traditional backpacker and white gas.
Of course, OP could always gather, build a small fire and heat from there.
As for the snack/junk food, Hostess twinkies and ding dongs are always good, but those will be in short supply following the liquidation. Get 'em now, they're known to last a while