Recipes

Cacao Hot Chocolate Recipe

Cacao Hot Chocolate Recipe

Sometimes when I’m backpacking, I really crave a sweet treat at the end of a long, hard day.  This homemade cacao hot chocolate always hits the spot.  Cacao does contain caffeine so if you’re not able to have caffeine before bed, maybe try this drink […]

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Easy Backpacking Meals – Pesto Pasta

Easy Backpacking Meals – Pesto Pasta

Ingredients: 8 oz Angel hair pasta 1/4 c sun dried tomatoes 1 oz pine nuts, walnuts, or almonds 3 T dried basil 3 T nutritional yeast 1 T garlic powder 2 T olive oil 2 T hemp seeds 1/4 c water (hot or cold) 1/4 […]

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Easy Backpacking Meals – Veggie Couscous

Easy Backpacking Meals – Veggie Couscous

    Ingredients:                                                                             1 – 5.8 oz box […]

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Yogurt Chia Fruit Roll Ups

Yogurt Chia Fruit Roll Ups

  Fruit leathers are really great snacks for families on the go and I love to take them backpacking for a quick burst of energy if I’m feeling sluggish.  I like adding the yogurt because it creates a nice creamy texture and adds a bit […]

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Peanut Butter Banana Chia Seed Pudding

Peanut Butter Banana Chia Seed Pudding

A typical backpacker’s breakfast usually consists of oatmeal or a meal bar of some sort.  If you are looking for something different to try for your backpacking meals, this recipe might just be for you.  I like having chia pudding for breakfast because it fills […]

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Best 15 Trail Mix Recipes for Hiking

Best 15 Trail Mix Recipes for Hiking

Trail mix is commonly known as GORP (good old raisins and peanuts) in the hiking world and is one of the best foods for the trail because it is high in calories, healthy fat, and will give you the sustained energy you need to keep […]

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Easy Peanut Butter Bars

Easy Peanut Butter Bars

All you need for this super simple, delicious recipe is THREE ingredients!  Peanut butter, oats, and honey.  I cook and do A LOT of food prep in my day to day life so any easy recipe that I can get my hands on is a […]

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Pumpkin Bark Recipe

Pumpkin Bark Recipe

Pumpkin is thought of as a fall food, but you should consider adding it to your year round and backpacking diets. It is loaded with lots of fiber and key vitamins and minerals.  Most Americans are not getting enough fiber on a daily basis to […]

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