Overcoming hiking fears

Yesterday at my book signing (Great event – met a lot of interesting people!), I met a man who said he was really afraid of hiking.  He kept hearing about people having to be rescued. Overcoming hiking fears can be an easy thing if you use the following suggestions: 1) If you are new to Read More …

Recipes for the Trail

Posted by on Sep 1, 2012 in For the Trail, Healthy Recipes | No Comments

Getting ready for a Couch Potato Hike with Easy Trail Recipes This section of our website features many easy-to-make recipes for the trail. After all, you don’t want to be in the kitchen, you want to be on the trail! Over the years, I have created and have been given many recipes that are perfect Read More …

Easy and Healthful Snack

Posted by on Aug 30, 2012 in For the Trail, Healthy Recipes | No Comments

(In Hiking for the Couch Potato, this is called “Andrew’s Favorite Snack”) An easy and healthful snack – My son Andrew loved and I still do!  As long as you are not allergic to peanuts, this tastes SO good! 1 apple per person – any variety you like will work Peanut butter – crunchy or Read More …

Celebrate! September is National Potato Month!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2011 in For the Trail, Healthy Recipes | No Comments

Who better to celebrate National Potato Month than the “Original” Couch Potato! Since we are all about eating healthy and becoming more active couch potatoes, we especially want to celebrate one of the most edible, adaptable, and (without all the toppings) healthfully delicious foods – the potato! Below is one of our favorite recipes – Read More …