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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Homemade Travel SnacksSmack of Good Eating

 Janet Groene is a travelwriter who makes homemade pocket foods that can be carried anywhere, eaten anywhere. See her ideas for places to go next,  at 

Rice Cake Riot Gorp
    Miniature rice cakes are a wonderful fill-up and they weigh almost nothing in your backpack or travel vest. This low-fat, low-sugar recipe utilizes sweet rice cakes to make a gorp for dessert or a high-energy snack.

2 cups plain miniature rice cakes
2 cups caramel miniature rice cakes
2 cups miniature chocolate rice cakes
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 cups miniature marshmallows
    Break rice cakes in two or three pieces. Put in a large bag with sugar and shake to coat. Add marshmallows and shake again. Package in snack bags by the cupful. Makes 8 cups. 

Optional: add 2 cups whole pecans.  

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