RECIPE #255, DAY #380
ORIGINAL RECIPE: Internet research on GORP*
TIMING: 5 minutes
TOOLS: Nothing special. It barely counts as a recipe.
COOK TYPE: None
HEALTH: GORP is intended for those engaged in rigorous activity, like a long hike. This GORP is especially not meant for an sedentary day, as it is loaded with sugars and less protein than some. Then again, it sure beats a bag of chips.
EXPERIENCE: Aaaand another GORP mix for our third camp of the summer. This one did not originally have nuts in it, but since I often buy chocolate almond bars for our s’mores, I figured it would be a match made in heaven.
In the end, I just didn’t like how the marshmallows blended in with everything else. They tasted right, which is why it made it eve more annoying that they all wanted to rise to the top and group together. Otherwise, it was yummy.
NOTES: The photo shows O’s cereal instead of honey graham, because the store was out of the honey graham cereal. But it would have been much better, and I highly recommend it.
Make sure your mini mallows are fresh (as in newly bought). You don’t want them sticking together when you toss them with the other ingredients, or when you eat them.
Speaking of which, you should always eat GORP within a few days of making. Yeah, it seems like it would keep forever, but between melting, dusting, and humidity exposure, it doesn’t really taste great after a bit.
- In a zipper-top bag or air-tight container, mix equal parts dark chocolate chips, mini marshmallows, salted peanuts or almonds, and honey graham cereal.
Serve on the trail with a water bottle.
*Recipe has been changed from the original.