Fuel Up for Fall Hikes with these Foods1. Healthy Bars – Bars have always been a great “go-to” snack for hikers; they’re an awesome grab-n-go option. But… are protein bars actually good for you. Well, that depends. Did YOU know that some conventional protein bars contain upwards of 30g of sugar?! Some even contain more calories than a candy bar! Not to mention, conventional protein bars often contain lengthy ingredient lists filled with unrecognizable words; some ingredients are even lab-produced! Watch out for THESE specifically: high-fructose corn syrup, food colouring, and sugar alcohols… just to name a few! Freaking out yet? DON’T FRET! Ambrosia carries a wide variety natural and healthy bars like Mid-Day Squares Almond Crunch or Love Good Fats: Chocolatey & Chewy Nutty Bars. Mid-Day Squares are PACKED with antioxidants, 12 different vitamins and minerals, magnesium, 40% of your daily iron, 32% fibre, 30% calcium, & 20% protein… whew! Did you catch all that? Love Good Fats: Chocolatey & Chewy Nutty Bars are a keto-friendly snack that contain 6g of protein, 2g of sugar and NO sugar alcohols! 2. Salad – If you’re heading out on a lengthy hike, you’re going to need something more substantial than just protein bars! Pack a healthy, hearty salad in a re-usable container to get those added nutrients. Our go-to ingredients for a fall salad: • Living Earth Organic Microgreens – Ambrosia now carries Pea Shoots, Rainbow Micro Mix, Micro Cabbage, Micro Red Kale, Micro Broccoli, Micro Basil, & Micro Cilantro. Mix and match a couple of different microgreens in your salad to switch it up! • Cooked Organic Squash – Cooked squash is the perfect addition to a fall salad! Packed with flavour and nutrients, you can’t go wrong by adding this seasonal favourite to your salad! • Mary’s REAL Thin Crackers – Add a little crunch to your salad with Mary’s REAL Thin Crackers. Mary’s only uses whole, plant-base ingredients so top your salad with the Sea Salt or Garlic Rosemary for an added pop of flavour! • Dried Cranberries - Another fall salad go-to. Dried cranberries will add a tarty fruitiness to your salad that will up the flavour profile. • Salad Dressing – Ambrosia carries a wide variety of all natural salad dressings! Come on in and choose your favourite flavours!
3. Adaptogen Mylk Latte – Fall hiking can get a little cool in the weather department… cozy up with an Adaptogen Mylk Latte from Organika! Throw this ready-to-drink mix into a thermos and get moving. This latte provides you with a caffeine free energy boost that supports your stress response, and improves focus and memory. It contains locally raised mushrooms, and 2 grams of fiber per serving to help get you through your hike!