Month: March 2018

Adobe Chili Beef Barbacoa

Its week two and I’m still highly addicted to protein bowls. Yes, hello, my name is Amber, the Hungry Mountaineer, climber of mountains, inhaler of goat cheese, and I’m crazy for a healthy veggie filled protein bowl of goodness. Do you like healthy, easy breakfasts, lunches and dinners chock full of brown rice, black beans, avocado, …

Hike the year; 2,018 miles of Trails in 12 Gorgeous months!

A year ago I told myself; I’m going to start trail running again. Then I tried to go for a run and my left knee hurt like a bitch. Seriously after two years of incredible back pain, surgery and recovery time and now my knee fucking hurts, I thought as I limped up the trail. …

Gluten Free Almond Butter Brownies

Let me make one thing clear. I hike up mountains so I can eat brownies. And also because I love nature and mountains and okay maybe this little ding dong. When you live in a sunny southern California resort town snow days are few and far between. I don’t think I’m the only Big Bear, …

The Hungry Mountaineer’s Favorite St Patrick’s Day Healthy Snacks

It’s St Patrick’s Day and that has everyone asking the question, just how Irish am I? Our families heritage is not Irish at all but somehow my dad has a red beard and both my brothers have red hair. Yet we are not Irish. I was over at my parents house recently and my dad …

Bienvenido to a Baja California Adventure!

It’s February twenty-second and Baja California has welcomed me with open arms on this winters day. While most of this nation is in a deep frost I enjoyed an amazing beach view complete with the dolphins frolicking and seagulls serenading me while sipping on my coffee this morning. Las Gaviotas, our beach villa of choice …