nutritious gifts for backpackers, hiking snacks

Surprise your family, friends and hiking buddies with beautifully made and truly useful gifts created right from your own kitchen. Try these great recipes at home for some very tasty edible gifts: 1. Cranberry Orange Granola Granola is an essential ingredient in many snacks, especially those meant for hiking or backpacking. 2. Date Pecan No-Bake Energy…

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dehydrating hummus, dehydrating123

Hummus has become a favorite no-cook food for hikers over the last few years and there is a reason for this. This rich and creamy dip made from chickpeas, sesame and garlic is absolutely delicious and loaded full with essential nutrients. It is an excellent source of protein, good carbs, fiber, minerals and B-group vitamins.…

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paleo jerky, backpacking food ideas, hiking snacks, no-cook backpacking food

Beef Jerky is perhaps the favorite snack among hikers, backpackers and other outdoor enthusiasts. They are lightweight, tasty and rich in protein, which is so necessary for the repair of tissues and muscles after a long day of activity. There are many different kinds of jerky in the marketplace today. However, many products are filled…

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blackberry, trail cooking with wild berries

“When the wild berries are ripe, the hiking is sweet.” Nancy Prichard. Wild berries is a healthy, full-flavored hiking snack and a great addition to your backcountry diet. They are a rich source of vitamins (C and K), minerals (potassium, magnesium) and antioxidants; promote good heart health and fight diabetes. Just a handful of wild…

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