Homemade LARAbars

I don’t usually like to republish posts from other blogs here because I prefer to try and keep the content my own, but sometimes there is a post that’s just too good not to share, like this one. LARA Bars are easily my favorite pre-packaged snack bar of all the types that are on the […]

Vegetarian Trail Burritos

During our cross-country family camping trip this summer we tested out a few new home-made recipes that took advantage of dried ingredients made using my L’Equip dehydrator. I’d like to share one of them that was easy to make ahead of time, very successful when re-hydrated and totally delicious to eat – called Trail Burritos. […]

Trail-Tested Recipes

In early July my family and I embarked on a two-week cross country car camping vacation that took us from North Carolina to Montana and back with dozens of interesting pit stops along the way.  I’ll post more updates on our vacation as time permits. One thing that we had to change for this type […]

New Beef Jerky Recipe

I just made another batch of ground beef jerky in my L’Equip dehydrator and think I’ve hit on a really good seasoning recipe.  It’s been a little bit of trial and error, but this last batch is really pretty good and gets a huge thumbs up from Jack – my trusted food taster. Lots of […]

L’Equip 528 Food Dehydrator Review

For Christmas this year I got a L’Equip 528 6-tray Dehydrator. I had been wanting to buy a dehydrator for a very long time but could never quite make my mind up on what make or model to buy.  Based on recommendations from my friend and food guru Sarah, I bit the bullet and bought the L’Equip […]

Homemade hot granola trail breakfast

I’ve been inspired by Phil’s homemade Logan bread to come up with some of my own replacement recipes for those expensive freeze dried food pouches that are marketed to hikers. For me, one of the most important meals of the day is breakfast. Have a bad breakfast and my day and the upcoming hike is […]