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)