Trail Mix Recipes

Keep up your stamina with these healthy trail mix recipes that you can take along during a hiking trip. Basic Trail Mix Ingredients: 1/2 cup banana chips 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup dry roasted peanuts 1/2 cup plain M&Ms 1 cup Cheerios cereal (any flavor) Directions: Mix all ingredients together …

Mudpie Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups sugar 2 tablespoons cocoa 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup peanut butter 2 cups oatmeal 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring Cooking Instructions Mix the sugar and the cocoa together in a bowl. Stir in the milk. Have a grownup put the mixture in a pot, add …

Creamsicle Drink Mix

1 part orange-flavored instant drink mix (Tang) 1 part powdered milk 2 parts instant vanilla pudding To use, stir 2 tablespoons of Creamsicle Drink Mix into 1 cup of cold water.

Backpacker Bars

1 cup butter 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1 cup quick cooking oats 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup white flour 1/2 cup wheat germ 4 teaspoons grated orange peel 4 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups whole almonds 1 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped dates 1/2 cup …

Easy Outdoor Snacks

by Melani Roewe Now that we have our bird friends’ tables set, it’s time to begin planning what you might like to munch on while hiking or camping outdoors. Even a few hours’ walk can be enough to make your tummy grumble! Did you know that even the simplest foods …