Trail Cooking

Five Trail Snacks To Make

It's far too easy to get into the habit of taking along bland energy bars. Far better to visit flavor town...just a bit of work will have you on the trail with great options. All freeze well for long term snacks. Just grab and let thaw on the way to the trailhead. Of the 5… Continue reading Five Trail Snacks To Make

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Trail Cooking

Allergy Friendly Trail Mix

Most trail mixes commercially made are a nightmare for nut/peanut allergies. Even the "safer" ones, made with seeds, can be a real issue. Alistaire hasn't had trail mix since he developed his sunflower allergy when he was around 4 years old. Even then, seeds are often packaged or processed in the same facility as nuts… Continue reading Allergy Friendly Trail Mix

Trail Cooking

Coconut Granola Bars

No-cook/bake granola bar recipes are often heavy on peanut butter/nut butters, which while tasty, pose a huge challenge to those with food allergies. I set out to make a bar that was allergy friendly for our youngest son. He loves the bars, and it's such a different taste, you might not want to go back… Continue reading Coconut Granola Bars

Trail Cooking

Chewy Granola Bars (Allergen Friendly)

Chewy granola bars are a trail staple. They are tasty, easy to eat and portable. However, if one has food allergies and/or is celiac, finding a commercially made bar that is safe to eat, and not $4 a bar is a hard road. For the past few years we had removed most seed butters out… Continue reading Chewy Granola Bars (Allergen Friendly)