Recent food finds – I’ve had these bars many, many times on hikes. They are soft, easy to chew, and very kid friendly. The Fruit and Veggie Strip bars are fruit leather, the Fruit Sandwich Bars are thicker. At a recent bloggers conference I was introduced to Elmhurst Naturals line and had a chance to […]
I know many of our readers love tucking in preserved meats and tasty cheese in their food bags on hikes….so head over and enter Jarlsberg® Cheese’s Extraordinary For Entertaining giveaway. The contest goes till December 31st, 2015 and features fun prizes!
I spent a long weekend In Denver – and realized as I was on the airport train that the first time I came to this airport it was 2-3 days after it opened in 1995. That’ll make you feel old knowing its been there for 20 years….. I was in town for the Food Allergy […]
Fall brings cold weather and that means an overhaul to your food choices when hiking. Summer months you can get by on lighter fare (and let’s be honest, often hot weather leaves less desire to even eat!), but once cool weather shows up, you need more calories, more fats and more snacking choices to ensure […]
Fun items that have been floating around the office and the great outdoors these past few months. It’s hard to believe summer is winding down, all too quickly. But…that does bring cool weather fall hiking, which is my favorite time to be out! Mountain America Jerky – Made in Colorado, ranging from traditional beef, bison […]
Dried mushrooms have an intense flavor that is perfect in backpacking meals – it is very concentrated and adds a depth you don’t get other ways. While finding dried mushrooms has become easier in the past decade (thank you internet), many dried mushrooms take a while to rehydrate. An easy solution? Mushroom powder: finely ground, […]
While out this week I saw something that caught my eye. It is a new line called “Simply Cocoa”, touting the new line of natural drink mixes. It is better than most sold in the instant cocoa aisle but you still have the limitation of not being able to control what kind of cocoa, sugar […]