A Gift Idea for the Day Hiker

Warmth + Nourishment + Guide = The perfect gift for your favorite outdoors person.

Warm hands.
... I couldn't resist, they have llama's on them!

Maple Nut Granola
5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats1 cup unsweetened coconut chips or flakes
1/2 cup sliced almonds1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup unsalted pumpkin seeds
1/3 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup canola oil
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup raisins

1. Preheat oven to 275°F. 2. Combine oats, coconut, almonds, pecans, brown sugar, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds in a large bowl. Combine syrup, water and oil in a medium bowl or large measuring cup and pour over the oat mixture; stir until well combined. Spread the mixture into a large (12-by-15-inch) roasting pan or large rimmed baking sheet.3. Bake for 45 minutes. Remove from the oven, stir, and continue baking until golden brown and beginning to crisp, about 45 minutes more. Stir in cranberries and raisins. Let cool completely before storing.
Courtesy of Eating Well

California Hiking
This one happens to be for California, but they have hiking guides for all regions.

Store granola in a decorative plastic container and throw them all in a basket or eco-friendly tote bag and embellish with your favorite holiday decor.


  1. I have tried to make granola sooo many times and it never, ever comes out good. I am definitely going to give this recipe a sounds so good. I love the mittens, how cute!


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