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Make your own DIY Adventure Food

by Jill Schuman | February 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Foul weather keeping you indoors this weekend? No reason to let that get you down! Why not spend some time in the kitchen experimenting with these homemade energy bars, DIY backpacking meals, and good old fashioned chocolate chip cookies? Find one you like and bake them before your next adventure!

No-Bake Raspberry Chia Breakfast Bars

DIY Chia Seed Raspberry Breakfast bar

Delicious and easy? Sign us up! Chia seeds, as you may know, are a much heralded superfood, rich in healthy nutrients like fiber and protein. This DIY breakfast bar recipe from The Daily Burn makes full use of chia seed's natural properties: each bar contains 7g of fiber and 6g of protein!

Monica's 6 Homemade Backpacking Meals

DIY backpacking meals The Yummy Life

Monica from The Yummy Life has a fantastic blog with some great DIY backpacking recipes. Try mixing up one of these six recipes this weekend and sample them from comfort of your own home, before you take them on the trail. Curry Chicken Rice, anyone? 

Fresh Electrolyte Recovery Drink

DIY Electrolyte sports drink

You've no doubt seen the bottles of electrolyte drinks and powders in your local health food store (or even outdoor gear store!), but are quite often filled with artificial sweeteners and food dyes. Try out one of these homemade, all-natural drinks from Everyday Roots after your next workout session.  

Healthy Homemade Granola from Cookie + Kate

Homemade Granola by Cookie + Kate

Love granola? Don't love all the words on the ingredients list you can't pronounce? Try making your own granola at home. It's incredibly easy and more cost efficient than buy boxes of store bought granola. We're big fans of the recipe blog Cookie + Kate, which provides a huge variety of recipes and beautiful photography to boot! Insider tip: granola is a great backpacking breakfast. Mix up a cup of dehydrated milk powder and serve your homemade granola! 

The Wild Backpacker's Latte Bars

Need a little afternoon kick on the trail? Try making this Latte Bar recipe from the Wild Backpacker. With minimal ingredients and a short bake time, you'll be enjoying these bars in no time! 

Tagged: DIY backpacking food, homemade dehydrated backpacking food, homemade energy bars, homemade granola, homemade protein bars, how to make your own backpacking meals, how to make your own hiking food


Afrim Haxhaj
February 13, 2017

Afrim Haxhaj

I will be sure to try it out. These snacks look great and will keep me up and running pre/post workouts!

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