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Mama Geraldine’s Cheese Straws

March 30, 2020

Sooo delicious, you won’t be able to stop eating them! Yes, with Mama Geraldine’s Cheese Straws, there really is a Mama Geraldine, and this is her Southern family recipe for a baked cheese snack. Made with all natural ingredients, no preservatives, and nothing artificial, these stubby bites of deliciousness are a savory treat that will […]

Three Peaks New Zealand Manuka Honey

February 19, 2020

A superfood from New Zealand! Our friends at Three Peaks have created a Manuka honey that is super convenient for an on-the-go wellness or energy boost. Not familiar with Manuka honey? This is a special kind of honey known for its antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. Created in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island, the […]

Soylent Squared

February 3, 2020

Be sure to eat a square meal every day! Square, as in right, honest and proper, and you’ll get that with Soylent Squared. This little squares are 100 calorie mini meals that are packed with 5g of plant protein, 36 essential nutrients, and probiotics for your digestive health. Yes, amazingly each individually wrapped 2 inch by 2 […]

Top Hike of 2019

December 3, 2019

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2019 reviews in the Hike category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… Alyssa’s Healthy Cookies, guilt-free, delicious treats to take on all your hikes that are loaded […]

Nirvana Bars

November 27, 2019

Find your bliss with Nirvana Bars! Created by two sisters, Nirvana Bars are formulated with a carefully selected combination of ingredients designed to enhance your body’s ability to promote relief from inflammation associated with exercise. Key ingredients include whey protein isolate, a complete protein comprised of the 9 essential amino acids, essential for muscles to recover […]

America’s Best Day Hikes

November 20, 2019

Though the weather right now isn’t ideal for hikers, you can still dream about where to go with the new book from Derek Dellinger, America’s Best Day Hikes. This is a collection of 50 hikes across the contiguous United States, chosen based on a year of extensive research and the determination to find hikes that were […]

Super Lotus

November 19, 2019

Super seeds to satisfy your snack cravings! Our friends at Super Lotus have taken water lily seeds and created little puffs of yumminess. Super seeds, because they are an excellent source of plant protein and fiber with some trace minerals and antioxidants to boot. With a delightful crunch, choose from 3 flavors: Salt and Turmeric; […]

Root Republic Hiking and Trekking Sock

October 31, 2019

Socks that feel good to wear – for your feet and your soul! Root Republic is dedicated to producing top-quality outdoor products while encouraging and taking action toward global conservation. For every pair of socks sold, Root Republic will plant a tree through their partnership with the non-profit organization, One Tree Planted. Way to make […]

PATCH Bamboo Strip Bandages

October 29, 2019

It’s a bandage made out of bamboo! Yes, our friends at PATCH have produced a line of Bamboo Bandages that are an eco-friendly alternative for wound care. Noted as the first 100% compostable (including their packaging) and hypoallergenic bandages, they are made with organic bamboo fiber and are free of plastics, paraben, latex, silicone, and harmful toxins. […]

AshaPops

October 21, 2019

Little pops of yumminess! Created by a mother and son team, AshaPops are popped water lily seeds. Recommended as part of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian holistic healing science, this vegan-friendly, paleo-friendly superfood is hand-made and dry-roasted in Los Angeles. A healthy snack with a good dose of antioxidants, magnesium, and vitamin B, it’s also gluten-free, soy-free, and grain-free. […]

Women Who Hike

October 10, 2019

Step into Fall with the new book by Heather Balogh Rochfort, Women Who Hike! Live vicariously through stories from 20 women who describe their favorite North American trail. These strong women are pioneers, mothers, athletes, writers, editors, guides, and business owners in the outdoor community. As varied are these women, so too are the treks […]

Bohana Popped Water Lily Seeds

October 9, 2019

This could have been a snack for Claude Monet! Our friends at Bohana have taken the seeds from Monet’s favorite subject, water lilies, roasted them over high heat, and created light, airy puffs with brown freckles that are delicious! Water lily seeds may seem new, but they have been a popular snack known as makhana […]

Bada Bean Bada Boom Snacks

October 2, 2019

Broad Beans are an excellent vegetable source of protein and fiber. And now you can take them on the trails with you as a satisfying, healthy nibble, thanks to the folks at Bada Bean Bada Boom Snacks! Broad beans, commonly known as fava beans, are large flat beans from the legume family that taste like […]

Patagonia Ultralight Black Hole Tote Pack

September 11, 2019

Compact and flat out indispensable! The new Ultralight Black Hole Tote Pack from our friends at Patagonia is designed to be the ultimate TrailblazerGirl friend. This bag has so many hidden, well-thought-out, useful features that make it the perfect travel bag. Choose from three modes of carrying: tote, over the shoulder, or backpack. Plus the padded […]

Avana Bottles

August 6, 2019

Sip or swig…you can have it both ways! With the recently released Avana Bottles, described as bottles that balance artful design with simple utility, you have 3 style choices. The Ashbury, available in 18 and 24 ounce sizes, is a tall, sleek bottle with a carrying loop attached to the lid. The more robust looking Beckridge […]

Foodstirs Chewy Oat Bar Mixes

July 22, 2019

Organic. Ethically sourced. Delicious. Yep, that’s Foodstirs Chewy Oat Bar Mixes, and we should add that you get to bake it yourself! Don’t worry, you don’t need Le Cordon Bleu baking skills to successfully create these bars. Just add a little water and oil to the mix, bake it in a square pan and in […]

Chomps

July 8, 2019

A different kind of jerky. It’s Chomps, a jerky stick that is made with healthy, 100% grass-fed meat. That means that you’ll have quality meat that is humanely and sustainably raised, free of nitrates, nitrites, hormones, and antibiotics. Each stick has 9-10 grams of protein, less than 110 calories, and as an added benefit, they’ve replaced […]

Women Who Hike

June 10, 2019

Get inspired and go for a hike! Heather Balogh Rochfort’s latest book, Women Who Hike, is a collection of stories from 20 women with impressive credentials as modern, adventurous outdoorswomen. Each chapter highlights a different women and outlines their favorite trail with the essentials like location, elevation, length, difficulty level, and insider tips. Beautiful pictures […]

Old Trapper Beef Jerky

May 30, 2019

It’s all about the beef! From a small roadside grocery store back in 1969 to a major operation sold throughout the country, it’s easy to see why this jerky has grown in popularity (impressively, it’s the country’s second-largest beef jerky manufacturer!). Thick cuts of lean steak are seasoned and smoked over a wood fire in […]

Hiking Washington’s Fire Lookouts

May 3, 2019

How about a hike to a fire lookout? In Amber Casali’s book titled, Hiking Washington’s Fire Lookouts, you’ll get the scoop on 44 of these buildings that were essential in the early detection of fires in forested areas, as well as a brief history of these structures in the Evergreen State. For each lookout, she […]

Nui Cookies

April 29, 2019

Sweets without the guilt! No, it’s not an oxymoron, it’s Nui Cookies! Here at TrailblazerGirl, we have a big sweet tooth, but we know the processed sugar that’s found in most cookies isn’t healthy for us. With Nui, we can get a cookie that is made with no added sugar and no artificial sweeteners, yet […]

Split Nutrition

April 1, 2019

A classic combination simplified! The folks at Spilt Nutrition are making it easy to get that much loved dynamic duo of childhood lunches – peanut butter and jelly – in a single serving snack pack! For the on-the-go TrailblazerGirl, pop one of these snack packs in your pocket or backpack, and you’re set with a […]

KRAVE Gourmet Beef Cuts

March 20, 2019

Not your typical jerky! KRAVE Gourmet Beef Cuts are thick pieces of meat that are just so tender and flavorful. They come in a variety of flavors, and we tried their newest flavor, Cracked Peppercorn – a little spicy, a little garlic-y, a little sweet, and a lot yummy! You won’t find any nitrites or […]

FITS Medium Hiker Crew

March 18, 2019

We introduced you to FITS several years ago, and those Light Active Socks are still going strong, so we were excited to check out their Medium Hiker Crew socks. First off, they feel great, both inside and out – super soft and cushy. A topnotch sock, especially with hiking boots, since the entire sock is […]