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 smooth – either will work

Core the apple (take out the seeds and hard area in the middle of the apple – plunge a small knife down near the center – dig down and remove the apple seeds until you get to the bottom)

Fill the hole with peanut butter.

Crunchy apple, rich peanut butter, such satisfying contrasts – sweet, salty, and tart.


When preparing a snack, you want to be quick, have easy-to-store ingredients, and know that whatever you are making someone wants to eat.  After all, what good is food if no one wants to eat it?

Voila! – Easy and healthful snack- protein and fiber – and it tastes good!

This can become messy, so you might want to bring along something to wipe off a messy face.

You can put this in a small cooler bag to keep it cool to bring on the trail or just eat it at home.