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Top 10 Tips for Happy Hiking with Kids
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Top 10 Tips for Happy Hiking with Kids

by Aimee Kennedy, MS, RD Are you an adventure seeking parent? Do you love to explore the outdoors and want your kids to do the same? Kids are naturally very curious creatures. They love the outdoors and are very imaginative. They also love to spend time with their mommy and daddy. Here are my top...

Dehydrating Canned and Frozen Food for Backcountry Meals
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Dehydrating Canned and Frozen Food for Backcountry Meals

By Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD Is there anything more exciting than preparing for a trip to the mountains?  I’d argue the mere potential of seeing wildlife and stepping foot in few places that others have wondered is reason enough to keep me coming back for more.  In the same breath, I’d say there’s very little...

Protein, Fats, and DIY Backcountry Meals, Oh My!
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Protein, Fats, and DIY Backcountry Meals, Oh My!

By Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD What’s the first reply you’d come up with if someone asked what your main goal is in preparing food for the backcountry? My guess is you wouldn’t say “Ehhh, I don’t give it much thought. I’m just out there to survive”. A person could theoretically throw some rice, a few...

Benefits of DIY Backcountry Meals and Nutrition Performance
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Benefits of DIY Backcountry Meals and Nutrition Performance

By Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD Packaged food has gotten a bad reputation as of late; however, I’d be the first guy to admit that shoveling in a Mountain House after a tough hike tastes like a gourmet meal. I’m talking gourmet as in a five-star restaurant where your name has to be on ‘the list’...

Snack Ideas for Hiking and Biking
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Snack Ideas for Hiking and Biking

By Kim Pierce, MS, RD, LDN, CDE I’m a snack girl!  People always seem to comment on the fact that I bring snacks everywhere I go.  I’m here to explain why I do.  I find that I am ALWAYS hungry.  When I get hungry, I want to make sure I’m providing myself with good nutrition...

Wild Edibles of the Northwest – Part Two
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Wild Edibles of the Northwest – Part Two

by Rachel Patrick, RDN, LD Live to eat or eat to live? Whether you find yourself in a survival situation or just want to try a few backcountry delicacies, expand your outdoor knowledge with this guide exploring some foods that can be foraged, nutrition information, and preparation ideas. If you missed the previous part of...

Cake Batter Hummus
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Cake Batter Hummus

Oh, yes! Hummus CAN taste like chocolate cake batter! This hummus recipe is unlike any dehydrated hummus recipe you’ve likely taken into the backcountry up until now. The recipe is incredibly simple and only takes a few minutes to prepare at home. The hummus takes even less time to rehydrate in the backcountry which is...