Trail Cooking

Making Trail Mix At School

I volunteered this week at the boys' school for a new program combining nutrition and gym class.Part of it is involving the children in talking about food. First week up was making trail mix, and trying new flavors/textures outside of just eating candy/chocolate. I was impressed by the number of kindergartners I helped with that… Continue reading Making Trail Mix At School

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Hiking · Trail Cooking

A Recipe and A Tale of Mentorship

Far too many years ago, when I was younger and still scared of the woods, I found solace in a regional hiking column, Hike Of The Week, written by Karen Sykes. Every Thursday I waited for the newspaper to show up at work, and I carefully slipped the outdoors section out of the Seattle P-I,… Continue reading A Recipe and A Tale of Mentorship

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

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

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