A totally sugary treat, with zero redeeming qualities, S'mores Trail Mix is bribery for kids to keep moving on the trail or as a treat in camp when you can't have campfires. It really does taste exactly like S'mores. Without the mess or fire needed! This mix comes kid approved - and adult child approved.… Continue reading S’mores Trail Mix Recipe
It's been awhile since we had reviewed Packit Gourmet meals, and with a number of road trips under our belt this summer, I was excited to try the no-cook chicken salad meals the most. I've often said that the hardest meal for us is lunch. Too often ends up being a bag of chips, some… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Packit Gourmet
Potatoes have gotten the short stick in the past few years, but there is something enduring about them for backpacking. The massive hit of potassium helps prevent painful nighttime cramps. Which, when it happens in a tight sleeping bag sucks beyond belief. But outside of that, there is something so comfort food-y about potatoes on… Continue reading 10 For The Trail: Taters Made Portable
Quinoa.....a seed rather than a grain, yet treated a grain. One of the many so-called "super foods". Gluten-free. Works great as a substitute for rice, especially for brown rice. However, it isn't easy to find 'ready to use' or 'instant' versions of it at stores. But with a little tinkering you can eat it on… Continue reading The Quinoa Question!
For most of us, hiking season is here finally. (Well, unless you live in the desert or the frozen hinterlands....) Looking for some new ideas for your trail meals? For trail snacks? Jack Link's Beef Steak Strip bars. It's meat. In a portable bar form, made for easy snacking. If you are on a higher-protein… Continue reading May Food Find Round Up