A Delicious DIY Touring Snack to Keep you Going this WinterHave the right nutrition for a full day in the backcountry can take months, maybe years of trial and error. Whether you're eating pure coconut oil and keeping the ol' HR below aerobic threshold, or squeezing packets of maple syrup into your mouth once an hour - it has to be delicious, portable, and calorie dense. The cold temps usually assist with refrigeration too.
For those of you interested in a more high-fat approach, check out these knock-off perfect bars with only four ingredients:
- 375g (1 cup) of peanut butter
- 65g (1/4 cup) of honey
- 65g (1/4) cococnut oil (or butter)
- 250g (1 cup) of whey protein (chocolate flavor tastes great!)
- sea salt flakes
Heat all four ingredients together to combine, then garnish with chia seeds, chocolate chips, dried blueberries, or anything that strikes your fancy. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours to form, and enjoy in any size or shape you like.
Here's a rough macro-nutrient breakdown: