Why We're Not Afraid of Sodium
Health & Wellness

Why We're Not Afraid of Sodium

It’s no secret sodium has a poor reputation when it comes to the essential minerals playing an important role in our health.  While most of the attention sodium attracts is negative, we’re here to...
From the Alpine to Your Holiday Table
Alaska

From the Alpine to Your Holiday Table

Foraging is an important part of my aspiring local diet. The cold climate of Alaska makes growing food year-round challenging. That, coupled with the lack of growing space at my small apartment, me...
Five Ways To Care For Your Health this Winter
Alaska

Five Ways To Care For Your Health this Winter

As winter wraps us in its cold embrace and daylight becomes a rare commodity, prioritizing self-care during the hibernation season is critical. Below are five easy solutions I incorporate into my d...
Why Grass-Fed Matters | Ingredient Highlight
Nutrition

Why Grass-Fed Matters | Ingredient Highlight

Responsibly sourced ingredients have always been an important part of the Heather’s Choice mission. Central to this goal is our commitment to grass-fed, wild caught, or organic proteins. In all hon...
Recipe for Adventure | Dehydrated Fruits & Vegetables
Backpacking

Recipe for Adventure | Dehydrated Fruits & Vegetables

I wish I could say that chips were one of my favorite foods to eat on the trail, but truth be told they rarely make it out of the house! When I first started dehydrating food, I made a big batch of...
Recipe for Adventure | Backcountry Friendly Fruit Leathers
Backcountry Meal Planning

Recipe for Adventure | Backcountry Friendly Fruit Leathers

I absolutely love making fruit leathers. They are so fun to make, such a great gift, and I always feel like a kid when eating one! They are such a great snack on and off the trail and you're hiking...
Why You Need More Protein In Your Backcountry Meal Plan
Backcountry Meal Planning

Why You Need More Protein In Your Backcountry Meal Plan

When I developed the first Heather's Choice recipes back in 2014, I knew I wanted to apply my sports nutrition knowledge to my backcountry meal plan. This meant, I needed to have protein at every ...
Our Favorite Calorie Boosts for Backcountry Trips
Backcountry Meal Planning

Our Favorite Calorie Boosts for Backcountry Trips

One of the best parts of working as a food manufacturing company is hearing how people take our meals and customize them. In the backcountry, this is also known as calorie boosting. On multi-day tr...
An Ode To Trail Mix
Backpacking

An Ode To Trail Mix

My love for trail mix runs deep. It's practically one of my main food groups.  My answer to the ever difficult question, “If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it...