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Re: Nuts

Postby maverick » Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:41 pm

I now also take a few dark chocolate covered almonds.


Ever try some Italian Chocolate Covered Hazelnuts WD? :yummy:
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Re: Nuts

Postby gary c. » Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:46 pm

Honey roasted peanuts.
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Re: Nuts

Postby Jimr » Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:48 pm

None. The last couple of years, they've given me acid indigestion, so it's off the nuts or on the antacids. I'll go with the former for awhile and see how it goes.
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Re: Nuts

Postby alpinemike » Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:49 am

My favorites are peanuts. But I love all nuts! My roommates back in college would make fun of me regularly since I'd be munching on nuts hah. I buy the Tempting Trail Mix from Trader Joes. Yes, it's more expensive but it comes in prepackages 1.5 oz bags that are great for my daily trail mix intake. Peanuts, cashews (which are a close second), almonds (3rd favorite), chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, and craisins. My absolute favorite trail mix for years!
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Re: Nuts

Postby paul » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:56 pm

Roasted, salted peanuts. However I have found that peanuts are social animals, and start to act up if carried all by themselves. So I add some M&M's, and that seems to make the peanuts much happier.
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Re: Nuts

Postby jeremiahkim » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:08 am

Dry roasted almonds from Trader Joes and pumpkin seeds are my go-to.
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Re: Nuts

Postby Tom_H » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:39 pm

MountainMinstrel wrote:
RichardCullip wrote:Cashews for me


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Gotta say, though, one time I brought back some chocolate covered pineapple chunks from a Dole store in Hawaii. That was the most delicious munchie I ever had on the trail.
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Re: Nuts

Postby tomba » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:41 pm

Nuts/seeds are the main source of food when I backpack. Many calories per gram and they pack tight. Other nuts/seeds: pine nuts, sunflower seeds, pepitas, sacha inchi, hickory (not much), coconut chips. Most unsalted (and not sugar coated), but some salted. Mostly roasted, but not always. Not mixed - each in a separate ziplock bag. Chocolate covered? Rarely (almonds). Also chocolate peanut cups. Actually, a lot of chocolate.
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Re: Nuts

Postby maverick » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:52 pm

Actually, a lot of chocolate.


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Re: Nuts

Postby limpingcrab » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:55 pm

JORDAN ALMONDS!!!

(Those candy covered almond things)
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