Homemade Spiced Pecans

Sweet and crunchy spiced pecans

Homemade spiced pecans are an excellent homemade food gift during the holiday season and an excellent trail food snack during the summer hiking season! Spiced pecans are always around at Christmastime. However, one Christmas as I was munching on them, I realized they would make an excellent trail snack. Sweet, salty, full of protein-they were the perfect thing to keep … Read More

Trail Food Tip: Write Your Recipe On The Bag

A quick backpacking tip: write your recipe in Sharpie on the outside of the baggie that stores your ingredients.  That way you don’t have to rely on your memory in the woods and you don’t have to pack any paper.

Trail Food-No-Bake Energy Bars

No Bake Energy Bars

Nut-free, no-bake energy bars high in protein with no refined sugar. Perfect homemade camping and hiking snack for those high energy days! I like to be a bit outdoorsy.  But often what comes with the great outdoors is crazy raving hunger.  And I’m mean when I get too hungry.  So for the well being of everyone spending time with me … Read More

Trail Food-Backpack Chicken and Drop Dumplings

So…I signed myself up for a 5 day, 4 night backpacking trip to the the Wind River range in Wyoming in September…yeah.  Kinda nervous, but super excited.  Anyway, obviously we have to eat on this trip.  For any overnight backpacking/climbing trips Dave and I have done in the past, it has just been Ramen noodles or Backpacker’s pantry.  The other … Read More