Two lines of snack/energy bars made locally in Washington State, by Fairlight Bakery, are the Zac Omega Bars and Zac Attack Snack Bars. The Omega bars are in the 250-ish calorie range (some more than others) and come in 5 varieties to choose from: The bars are hefty, moist and with my favorite..lots of filling:… Continue reading Food Finds: Zac Bars
Yeah, yeah....I am sure you are saying "Fiber One?" but lets talk tasty snacks here first....single serving packets of moist brownies.And did I mention moist? That and and tasty! Chocolate Fudge Brownies: Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies: .89 of an ounce each, 90 calories, 3 grams fat and 5 grams of fiber. Lets face it...we hikers… Continue reading Food Find: Fiber One Brownies
New to the scene is Dr. Drip Coffee, an easy to use way to make fresh coffee on the trail (or really anywhere) using ground coffee, not instant. The entire packaging is compostable (and or recyclable for the outer box) - all of it - making it a friendly choice. (I am testing it out… Continue reading Dr. Drip Coffee
What does a vegan cookbook have to do with trail cooking? Well maybe something.....and it can be delicious! Vegan Unplugged: A Pantry Cuisine Cookbook and Survival Guide is an easy to use cookbook that while aimed at those on the go, emergency planning and car camping can be also adapted to backpacking. The recipes rely… Continue reading Book Review: Vegan Unplugged
Kirk and I came across the line of Febreze Sport Spray recently at Target (look in the laundry cleaning product aisles) and it is carried by other big retailers including grocery stores and drug stores. Designed to be used on items you can't launder such as shoes, gear, backpacks and more it cuts the stench… Continue reading Got Stinky Gear? Febreze Sport Spray!