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Campfire Cooking: Chipotle Tacos with Chili Lime Corn

Heading out into the woods this weekend? Thinking you’d rather be taken by a pack of wolves than be forced to choke down one more ‘spider-dog’? You’re not alone. We’re here to help you add some flavour to your fireside, and what better... read more

The Perfect Stew for after an Adventure

First make the walnut parm. Pulse 1 cup of walnuts, lemon zest, small pinch of salt, and 2 tablespoons of nutritional yeast in a food processor – until it forms a crumble. Chop the onion, leek and carrots to be a similar size – so that they cook at the... read more

Trail Recipe: Healthy Chocolate Chip Cake Pops

Do you remember back to a few years ago  when coconut flour was all the rage? I jumped on that healthy living food trend quicker than the hottest juice cleanse. Coconut waffles and pancakes were the center of my breakfast world and then I forgot about it. By the way,... read more

Recipe: Overnight Breakfast Parfaits

Life hack: If you keep nutritious food in your home, you’ll eat it. What is it with women and our incessant desire to eat and drink everything out of a mason jar? Ever notice how something as simple as a salad doesn’t seem appealing, yet when it’s... read more

Backpacking Meals For A 4-5 Day Trip

Food, food! Glorious food! We spend so much of a typical day thinking about it, planning, prepping, eating and enjoying, and cleaning it that it’s no wonder there is so many different opinions on food or meal planning for the backcountry. Luckily, on a shorter... read more

Meal Planning For The Long Distance Trek

The food you take for a weekend jaunt is significantly different than what you plan for a 10 day adventure with no resupply option. I’ve carried 10 days of food on the CANOL Heritage Trail in 2014 and, in 2015, I had another 10 day food carry through the Sierra... read more

5 Ingredient Fudgey Energy Bites

Hello Live Out There friends! I’d like to introduce you to my current favorite treat. With only a handful of ingredients, you may be wondering HOW ON EARTH can these possibly taste like fudge? Oh, you’ll see. I made these during the work week in... read more

A Moveable Feast: Backcountry Pad Thai

When it comes to eating on excursions, we tend to think simple: three-ingredient concoctions, dry goods that travel well, and unfussy fare that’s feasible—but also somewhat uninspired. However, what happens when you simply add a few steps to your trip prep, plus a dash of creativity (and cilantro)?

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Adventures In Clean Eating: Campstove Oatmeal

I once made the mistake of packing sandwiches and fresh fruit to eat for lunch during a backcountry camping trip. By the time lunch time rolled around, everything was a squished, soggy, disgusting mess. I realize I could’ve packed everything in a lunch box, but... read more

6 Healthier Food Hacks For Backpackers

Before packing your sustenance for the trails, think about making some substitutions, both in terms of available health benefits easier back country execution. The following items will reduce backpack weight, dollars spent, and empty, non-useful calories ingested –... read more

Fuel Your Adventure: No Bake Trail Mix Cookies

If it’s one thing I know about athletes and outdoor enthusiasts (myself included), it’s that we eat a LOT. We need to carry a decent amount of compact energy-dense food with us to fuel our adventures. Whether it’s climbing mountains, trail running or... read more

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