My boyfriend pokes fun at me for packing enough food to feed an expedition of 50 whenever we go hiking. But when we need some extra fuel to power us up the mountain or an edible reward as we enjoy the view at the top, everyone's grateful for the cache of food. These are some of my top snacks for outdoor excursions…
• Trail mix – The yummiest mixes have a balance of salty, sweet, and sour; here are some of our favorite ingredient combinations.
• Granola – Make Chunky Granola Clusters for easy eating on the go.
And, of course, don't forget water! We sometimes take a bottle of refreshing iced barley tea, too.
Any other suggestions?