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!
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 […]
Zucchini Gummy Candy? Oh yes. Don’t be afraid – and be sure to not let anyone know what you made them out of – till after they have tried them. This recipe was inspired by a post on Common Sense Home. I figured if I could score a free bloated zucchini, even the better. And […]
Last week I was digging in my snack bag, while we had lunch at a lake, and I found a packet of Mario Snack Olives that I had forgotten about. Ready to take with you, the packets come in 7 flavors/varieties, all of which are pitted. The small packets weigh in at 1.05 ounces […]
When I go hiking without my kids, I usually have “forbidden” treats with me. The kind my youngest son cannot have. I grew up on peanut butter cookies and have such a weak spot for them when I hike. A stack of delicious peanut-y cookies while taking a rest along a creek? Oh yeah. And […]