Here Is The Perfect Energy Filled Treat For Wyoming Adventures
Before long, the mountains, trails and lakes will be full of vacationers and outdoor enthusiasts, taking in the incredible Wyoming air and opportunity. .
When you head out, you should always be prepared. Have your outdoor kit with you that has everything you'll need to keep your adventure fun.
One of the most important items in your kit, is your food options. Staying energized is a must for your body to continue to push forward. You may think because you're in good physical shape, that your body will keep going without eating...nope.
Trail mix dates back to the early 1900's when outdoorsmen put a mixture of nuts, chocolate and raisins in their packs to help sustain them on the trip. Their reasoning was, you could pack multiple ingredients in one container that would give you the energy and nutrition your body needed to reach your destination.
Today, you can't walk into a store without seeing hundreds of trail mix options. Dried fruit, nuts of all types, pretzel's, granola, seeds, dry cereal and m&m's are all ingredients typically found in the store bought trail mixes.
The best part about trail mix, is you can put whatever ingredients in it that you'd like. When you buy it in stores, you're only options are what was pre-made. If you were to make it up at home, the options are endless. Especially if you have picky kids or kids with certain food allergies, you can make up your own batch that's safe and desirable to your family.
The trail mix making process can be a family project too, giving the kids a hand in what they're eating.