A few years ago, on a lovely trip in the Cascade Mountains, I took a treat with me called the “Raw Oreo”. It was a phenomenal treat. These are for cooler weather trips, where high calorie is essential. If you can have nuts, these are so tasty (unfortunately, now we can’t have these in our […]
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 […]
Two new recipes added to TrailCooking recently – S’mores Granola Bars: Pasta Primavera: Enjoy!
I might be in the minority (but I doubt it!), in that I love pudding for dessert when I backpack. It is comforting, easy to make and kids really love it. You can have it plain – or make it special with crumbled cookies, chocolate, granola, well pretty much most anything out of a trail […]
National Take a Hike Day is coming up soon, on November 17th, 2014. Just because it is in late fall is no reason to not get out for a hike! If I have learned anything from my youngest children, who are in an all-outdoor preschool this year, as long as one is prepared, it can […]