We’re going to Banff in a few weeks, and I’m starting to get really excited about the possibility of seeing grizzlies, moose, caribou, wolves, and the insane wilderness of the Canadian Rockies! My excitement is reminding me that I’m in charge of the food for 4 people, and I better get prepping.
I am not the master baker of this group. We all know that title belongs to Aimee. But I’ve been backpacking a lot lately, and baked goods seem to be the best thing to eat on the first morning of the trip. So not only have I been baking, but I’ve been vegan baking! I’ve […]
I don’t get many weekends off from work. When I get lucky with more than one day off in a row, I take advantage. This has lead to a bunch of fun quick trips so far this summer.
As part of our Dirty Gourmet adventures, we have the chance to connect with like-minded people who push us and inspire us in our craft. At the end of May we had the pleasure of being part of Aspire2Be fundraising effort as a sponsor. Aspire2Be is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young women through […]
How exciting to have Independence Day on a Saturday this year! Hopefully that means that all of you will be able to escape to somewhere beautiful and high up so you can see a fabulous fireworks show and enjoy a warm summery evening with your friends. Here is a recipe that’s perfect for a day […]
When I’m not busy having fun with Dirty Gourmet, I’m having fun teaching classes at Art Center College of Design. One of the many perks of teaching is keeping up-to-date with latest and greatest trends through my students and colleagues.
It’s time to get in shape for summer, but it’s also time to get outdoors and relax with your friends. Is there a way to eat clean while camping? We think so! Here are some of our best tips for staying healthy away from home.
Chia pudding is the perfect lightweight, non-perishable superfood for backpacking. Mix chia seeds with water or milk to create a tapioca-like pudding, and then top with anything you’d put on your oatmeal.
Sesame soba noodle salad is the perfect ready-to-eat lunch for a day of fun in the outdoors. Make sesame soba noodle salad at home, and eat it hot or cold.
Need something easy to get you started on your new year goals? This Layered Cabbage Jar Salad is the perfect healthy recipe to take on your upcoming outdoor adventures.