The Quest for Healthy Family Meals on a Budget

I want to feed my family real food that is healthy and wholesome. There certainty is no shortage of cookbooks available to us. A person could spend a lifetime browsing the cookbook section of the local bookstore. I can imagine myself leaving the bookstore looking a little bit like Rip Van Winkle- having lost a … Continue reading The Quest for Healthy Family Meals on a Budget

Mix It Up!

Homemade Trail Mix

Trail mix is another versatile food to pack with you when hiking.  It comes pre-made in grocery stores, in brightly colored packages, with little bits of melty chocolate or yogurt covered somethings.  It's kind of spendy, too!  Even though nuts and dried fruit aren't exactly cheap, I can mix up my own blend for... maybe … Continue reading Mix It Up!

Logan Bread

logan bread

The kids and I have been preparing food to pack with us on an upcoming hiking/camping trip we hope to be taking the next few days.  Tonight we made a variation of Logan Bread, from "The Well-Fed Backpacker" by June Flemming.  My dad used to make this when I was a kid. Now my kids … Continue reading Logan Bread