Happy New Year and Boot Camp Days 2 and 3

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It’s here, 2018!!  I don’t know why we get so excited when December rolls over into January but I’m all for a reason to celebrate and remember that each year (or day) is a time to think fresh and new.  Let’s carry all the good stuff forward and leave the unwanted back in 2017.  And […]

Paleo Holiday Baking: A Few of My Favorite Things

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It’s Saturday and instead of snowshoeing somewhere beautiful like this… …I’m inside cleaning my house (oh, the dust, dishes and dirt) so I can decorate for Christmas. There may even be some holiday music in the background…and a stack of movies to get me through the weekend.  What, you didn’t know Die Hard was a […]

Friday Faves 11/10/2017

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Wahoo, TGIF! These are some of my favorite articles and links that I checked out this week. And since I didn’t post any food links last time, it’s all about the yummies today! Enjoy them.  Then GET OUTSIDE! Paleo OMG I thought I was the only one who sat at home for Halloween with the lights out […]

Trail Meal Bases: 5 Grain Free Swaps

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If you have been following me for awhile, you already know some of the ways I assemble my backpacking meals without using pasta, rice, and beans for a base. Those foods are the mainstay of most backpacking meals but for those following the paleo lifestyle or who simple want to eat more nutrient dense foods, […]

Stone Age Bread and Squirrels

  This is going to be harder than I thought.  Turns out, I am having a hard time doing a lot of the things that make me happy, not just hiking and being outdoors.  Aside from simply being exhausted from recovery, by the end of the day I am not accomplishing much more than breathing, […]

Friday Faves 3/10/2017

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Wahoo, TGIF! These are some of my favorite articles and links that I checked out this week. Enjoy them.  Then GET OUTSIDE!  If this isn’t your first Friday Faves, you may be looking for my latest trip reports here.  I have now moved these to a newsletter that goes out to my blog subscribers.  If you would like […]

Chocolate Paleo Granola

What kind of “change” person are you?  Do you seek out change?  Do you avoid it as much as possible? Are you the kind of person who likes stability but secretly longs for change to happen?  Can you roll with change or resist it?  If you do a Google search for “dealing with change”, you […]

Friday Faves 12/23/16

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Wahoo, TGIF! And it is almost Christmas! These Are A Few of My Favorite Things articles and links that I checked out this week, plus my latest hikes. Enjoy them.  Then GET OUTSIDE. And Have A Merry Christmas! My Latest Hike(s) I had 3 outings this last week in between Christmas lights, presents wrapping and baking those holiday treats […]

Lemony Ginger Crackers

We took these crackers on our weekend getaway to the coast last month. They were a great snack with guacamole and cashew butter (not together, of course). And my bf says they are the best ones yet! #almondflour #sweetpotatoflour #ginger #lemonjuice #eggs #oliveoil #garlicpowder #seasalt #tahini This recipe follows closely with my recipe Garlic Cilantro […]

Bacon Trail Mix

    Ah, bacon. I’m not sure this recipe needs much selling but I figured I better write up a little bit.  I did take all these pictures… Trail mixes are a staple of most any outdoor menu and there are a billion ways to put one together.  Everyone has their favorite things to toss in!  […]