Tag: hiking bar


Recipe: Almond butter

Since I want to start adding some of my recipes that I use when I plan for hiking, I figured that I also need to share some of the basic building blocks of my recipes. Sure you can always go out and purchase energy bars, dried food and breakfasts… But what fun is that? Part of the joy in backpacking is the preparation.

With that you will see one recurring theme with all of my recipes: fast and easy. Oh, and you need a food processor. I have a pretty cheap Electrolux that works wonders. Read More


Recipe: Dates and Cashews bar

What can I say? I love energy bars and as a start to this new section in Ultralight and Comfortable I will start with the worlds easiest and possibly one of the best energy bar recipes. I can literally make this energy bar in 5 minutes. This bar has more nutritional value than a snickers bar and is a hell of a lot tastier! On top of that it’s easy to make and fits within my philosophy of less is more.

Tools you need:

Food processor


1 portion dry (mushy fresh) dates – not the hard dried out sort. Just pinch the seed out before throwing in the processor Read More