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The Best Vegan Granola (easy!)

Making your own vegan granola couldn’t be easier. I love baking up a big batch of this mix and sprinkling it on vegan chia pudding or plant-based yogurt. It lasts about 3 weeks in the pantry, but if you’re like me, it will be gone way before the expiration date. This vegan granola mix is…

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Vegan Backpacking Chia Pudding

When you’re looking for vegan backpacking breakfast options you’ll often find a sea of different oatmeal recipes. I love a hearty vegan oatmeal, but I do get sick of eating the same thing every morning. Although this is not a far departure from traditional oatmeal, vegan chia pudding is another satisfying breakfast option in the…

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Vegan Backpacking Food Essentials

If you’ve decided you’re going to make your own vegan backpacking food, there are a few ingredients you’ll definitely want to consider adding to your backpacking kitchen pantry. For me it’s important for my trail meals to be full of nutrients, protein and flavor. I’m going to go over all of the essential ingredients you…

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Easy DIY Dried Mango

It’s easy to dehydrate most fruits and bring them along on the trail, but mango dries into a wonderful chewy texture while retaining its bright flavors. It’s my favorite fruit to bring backpacking or hiking and it’s super simple to make yourself. I usually go for two mango max. My dehydrator is kind of small…

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Lemony Cashew Date Vegan Bliss Balls

Vegan bliss balls are nothing new. They’ve been a favorite snack of mine and many others for a long time. That being said, the flavor combinations of these things are endless! I add lemon juice to just about everything I cook these days, so I tried adding lemon juice and lemon zest to this bliss…

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Chocolate Coconut Pecan Vegan Trail Mix

The secret to a tasty vegan trail mix is combining sweet and savory flavors along with crunchy and chewy textures. This mix checks all of the boxes. The pumpkins seeds (or pepita) and coconut chips give a satisfying crunch, while the dried cranberries and dark chocolate give this trail mix a hearty chewy texture. The…

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Golden Oats | Vegan Backpacking Food

The flavorful mix of sweet cinnamon, spicy ginger, and turmeric makes golden milk one of my favorite morning beverages. So why not try pouring it into oatmeal? I did just that and “Golden Oats” where born! It took some experimenting to come up with a good spice to oat ratio, but I finally made a…

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How To Pack The Best Vegan Picnic

The perfect vegan picnic starts with a beautiful spot outside and some tasty finger food. It’s Spring where I live and I’ve been dying to spend time outside hiking and camping, but it’s too early to get out on most mountain trails right now. The next best thing? The local city park! I’m going to…

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Curry Roasted Chickpeas

Curry roasted chickpeas have been a long time favorite of mine and I always bring a bag of these with me when I’m backpacking, camping, or on a long road trip. The ginger, cayenne and lime zest give these a refreshing bite, while the garlic, coriander and curry come in for that earthy balance. The…