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!
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 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?
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.
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!
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!