Trail Cooking

Steak and Mashers

I am the queen of being lazy (why else did I develop hundreds of Freezer Bag Cooking recipes? Ha), but there are times when a small amount of work can be worth it. In this case Alistaire asked if we could do trail cooking during a short hike. Being winter, I was all for it.… Continue reading Steak and Mashers

Gear · Hiking Gear

Gear Review: Hill People Gear Runner’s Kit Bag

In early summer of 2003, on a trip into the Olympic Mountains, I met the Hill brothers. They became a legend*. I think mostly it was envy of their tent setup that included a light weight wood stove. Sitting on the outside of their tent, the flaps open and the heat pouring out as a… Continue reading Gear Review: Hill People Gear Runner’s Kit Bag

Trail Cooking

Hiking Free

Of our 7 books "Hiking Free: Allergy Friendly Recipes For The Outdoors" means the most to me. I wrote the book for Alistaire 2 years ago, it was my gift to him, so that when he was older he'd have a guide to eating safely when hiking and in the outdoors. My goal was him… Continue reading Hiking Free

Work Out

4 Months In

Much to my ever growing dismay, I knew deep down that my physical shape was not where I wanted it to be. It had gotten worse after we moved to the island. With not living in town I wasn't walking daily, my step count on some days was as low as 2,000 - where in… Continue reading 4 Months In

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Food For The Sole Green Bean Cashew Stir Fry

I recently picked up the Taster Pack from Food For The Sole, which showcases 7 meals in sampler sizes. It’s a great way to try out all of their the meals and see what you think – without a huge price commitment. I picked it up on Amazon, but a week later the sampler box… Continue reading Meal Review: Food For The Sole Green Bean Cashew Stir Fry