16 Snacks That Can Take A Hike ~ Catherine O’Donnell

Being hungry is the worst.

Being hungry is the worst.

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Being hungry while on the top of a mountain, isolated somewhere in the woods, or at a swimming hole quite literally off the beaten path? That’s the worst of the worst. Whether it’s savory granola you eat by the handful, cold grilled cheese (it’s awesome, trust us), or classic trail mix, here are 16 portable snack ideas for your next outdoor adventure.

1. Double Corn, Quinoa & Cheddar Muffins

Double Corn, Quinoa & Cheddar Muffins

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This muffin is what your body is craving. Right now. Get the recipe.

2. Gabrielle Hamilton’s Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Gabrielle Hamilton's Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

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Just because it’s a sandwich doesn’t mean it can’t be a snack. Get the recipe.

3. What I Do For Love Bran Muffins

What I Do For Love Bran Muffins

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Want love? Make these bran muffins. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Get the recipe.

4. Banana, Coconut, Chocolate Chip Snack Cake

Banana, Coconut, Chocolate Chip Snack Cake

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Are overripe bananas calling? This is the recipe for them. Get the recipe.

5. Wasabi Pea Snack Mix

Wasabi Pea Snack Mix

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This snack mix is for when you’ve realized that eating an entire store-bought container of wasabi peas every three days is not the best idea. Get the recipe.

6. Corn Muffins

Corn Muffins

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Sometimes #basic is the best. Get the recipe.

7. Trail Mix

Trail Mix

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This is hardly a recipe so no excuses. Get the “recipe.”

8. Sriracha Cocoa Cashews

Sriracha Cocoa Cashews

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We like it hot! Add Sriracha to get on our level. Get the recipe.

9. Hermits in the Backseat

Hermits in the Backseat

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Old New England did something right with these gingery molasses cookies. Get the recipe.

10. Sweet and Spicy Pretzel and Nut Mix

Sweet and Spicy Pretzel and Nut Mix

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Grown-up Chex Mix. Get the recipe.

11. Walnut-Rosemary Savory Granola

Walnut-Rosemary Savory Granola

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Savory granola is the new granola. You heard it here first. Get the recipe.

12. Bulgogi Jerky

Bulgogi Jerky

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A sweet, salty, and spicy jerky that’s better than anything you’ll find at a roadside rest stop. Get the recipe.

13. Apricot, Date, and Cashew Snack Balls

Apricot, Date, and Cashew Snack Balls

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The perfect anytime, anywhere snack. Get the recipe.

14. Toasty Roasted Chickpeas, Cajun Style

Toasty Roasted Chickpeas, Cajun Style

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If you’re vying for something crunchy, this is it. Get the recipe.

15. Almond Butter, Dark Chocolate & Coconut Cookies

Almond Butter, Dark Chocolate & Coconut Cookies

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Dark chocolate, coconut, and almond. Does this “healthy” snack mean I can eat a dozen? Get the recipe.

16. Blueberry, Oatmeal and Flaxseed Muffins

Blueberry, Oatmeal and Flaxseed Muffins

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These wholesome muffins are a delicious upgrade on the classic. Get the recipe.

Riddley Gemperlein-Schirm contributed to this post. For more, visit Food52.

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