Are you an avid hiker looking for some delicious and nutritious snacks to fuel your next adventure? Look no further than these five vegan and gluten-free hiking snacks!
Trail Mix: Trail mix is a classic hiking snack that can be customised to your liking. You can choose a variety of nuts, seeds and dried fruit to create your perfect blend. The protein and healthy fats in the nuts will keep you energized, while the dried fruit will give you a boost of carbohydrates for quick energy.
Seed Nut Super Food Bars: If making your own trail mix feels like too much hard work, pick up a few of Rebel Food Company's Seed Nut Superfood Bars. Also containing nuts, seeds, dried fruit and packed full of protein and healthy fats.
Roasted Chickpeas: Roasted chickpeas are a crunchy and flavourful snack that can be seasoned to your liking. Chickpeas are a great source of plant-based protein and fibre, making them a filling and satisfying snack. They are easy to make, just pop them on a baking tray, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with sea salt and bake for around 30 minutes. Season with all your favourite herbs and spices!
Oat Bars: Rebel Food Company's Peanut Butter Oat Bars are an ideal snack for hikers because they are loaded with healthy carbohydrates from gluten-free oats and natural sweeteners like maple syrup, providing a quick energy boost during long hikes. The bars are also high in protein and fibre helping to promote healthy digestion, which help keep hikers feeling full and satisfied.
Veggie Chips: Veggie chips are a healthy alternative to traditional potato chips including kale, carrot and beet chips. These chips are packed with vitamins and minerals, making them a nutritious snack for hiking.
In conclusion, hiking can be a demanding physical activity that requires proper fuelling to maintain energy levels. These five vegan and gluten-free hiking snacks offer a variety of options to keep you energized and satisfied during your next adventure. So, pack these snacks in your backpack and hit the trails!
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