Food with Altitude

Recipes and ideas to fuel your next mountain adventure.

Veggie Thai Green Curry

We’re lovin’ this latest recipe from Highline’s veggie guru, Mystee. It’s perfect to throw together on a cold, snowy winter’s day. – Highline The curry paste for this spring coloured green curry is made from scratch, vegetarian-style. I have substituted kelp and a little miso for fermented shrimp paste. Fish sauce lends a truly authentic flavour to the dish, however,…

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Underestimating Electrolytes

“Aaaaaaagggghhhh!!! Cramp! Calf cramp! End it now…I’’ve had a good run!” Those are the words I was screaming after an hour of cross-country skiing at the spectacular Nordic Centre in Canmore. See, as much as I would like to brag about being a tough guy, the truth is, needles make me jumpy, I’’ll never finish watching The Exorcist, and a muscle…

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Wild Waldorf Salad

 Our Queen of Vegetarian Goodness, Mystee, has done it again with this easy-to-make recipe for Wild Waldorf Salad. We suggest preparing a batch for the week ahead: you’ll be happy you did when you open that fridge door! – Highline Wild rice is actually a seed from a marsh grass, rather than a grain. It is far superior nutritionally to…

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Raw Chocolate Bliss Balls

We would love to see how these Bliss Balls turn out in your kitchen. Send us your delicious photos at info[at]highlineonline.ca  – Highline Cocoa in its raw form has been named one of the top ten nutrient-dense foods on the planet. Most natural foods stores carry the raw ingredients to make your own raw chocolate. If you’re in a pinch, good quality…

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A Warm, Sweet Treat on a Winter's Day

It is hard to believe fall has come and gone, and winter has most definitely reached The Rockies! I don’”t know about you, but personally, I am starting to crave a little warmth in my diet, especially in the mornings and evenings. The perfect solution – stewed fruit! It’”s super easy to make, warms you up to the core, and…

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The Snack Attack Survival Kit

By Katherine Feeney You never know when he’’s going to appear. He arrives suddenly and unexpectedly, causes pain, a foggy brain, low energy, poor judgment and cravings galore. This, my friends, is the Snack Attack. To fight the Snack Attack we must be prepared at all times with awesome snacks (store bought cookies and muffins won’’t do). If we feed…

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Hot Apple Chai

Traditional Chai spices infused in organic unfiltered apple juice creates a warming holiday drink. My favorite apple juice is Santa Cruz and comes in a gallon jug. 4 one-inch slices of fresh ginger 2 two-inch cinnamon sticks 6 whole cloves 1 tsp. freshly ground cardamom 1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract dash of ground nutmeg 1 tsp. whole fennel 6 whole…

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Do It Up, Butternut!

Does fresh snow and cold weather have you craving something warm and cozy? This recipe’s a winner! Just to be safe, better make an extra big pot of this soup to last you all week…more powder in the forecast! -Highline Butternut squash is one of my all time fall faves!!! This delightful butternut squash and red lentil soup is all…

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Super Recovery Smoothie

We love to push our bodies hard, but are we taking the right steps in recovering after exercise? Nutritionist Samantha Peris takes us through the steps to making sure we’re adequately recovering (and offers a great recipe, too!).  She introduces some funky ingredients, but explains each of their benefits. It might be worth a trip to the health food store…

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Mmmm…Additives. My Favourite!

What the Monoisopropyl Citrate is Polyvinylpyrrolidone? And are you really going to eat something that you can’’t even pronounce? The Challenge Go into your pantry or refrigerator and pull out any boxed item, dessert item, or any other item that is flavoured (i.e. salad dressing, sauces, etc.) Now look at the label and see how many ingredients you either can’’t pronounce…

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Apple Almond Galette

Our resident healthy food blogger, Mystee, had us drooling over her latest recipe! We can’t wait to try it, though we can’t guarantee the result will look as great as hers does. – Highline   In this  gluten-free dessert, cardamom scented apples studded with blackberries are piled onto an almond flour pie crust. Pears also work well in this tart. If…

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Baked Kale Chips

Summer is the season of potlucks, and we want you to get raving reviews the next time you whip out your contribution to picnic time. Bring a batch of Mystee’s Baked Kale Chips, and you’re sure to score some serious bonus points. – Highline These crispy chips are coated with a cheddar like coating made from pureed cashews and nutritional…

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The Fast and the Furious: 5 Nutrition Tips for People On-the-Go

It’’s tough to eat well when you’’re constantly on the go, though, and getting some good grub in your system is crucial to being at your best.

BBQ Pizza: Grilled Veggies on a Spelt Crust

Summer in the Rockies means we can finally remove the “toque” from the ol’ barbeque. But time is short, and we must be creative! Ever BBQ’ed a pizza? It’s fun, easy, and you’ll simply have to try it after reading this recipe. Makes 6 – 8, 8″ pizzas Because spelt is low in gluten and is not a high rising flour,…

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Hazelnut Raspberry Tart with Raw Chocolate Ganache

Summer is here! And to celebrate, we’ve asked healthy cook, Mystee, to share her recipe for a yummy raspberry tart. Bring this to your next patio potluck and, no doubt, you’ll have friends kissing your feet! – Highline This delicious, gluten-free hazelnut crust topped with fresh raspberries, fruit juice aspic and a raw chocolate ganache is a perfect summer dessert! The…

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Grizzly Granola

Kick start your morning and energize your entire day with the endurance power of organic oats, nuts, seeds and dried fruit! Feel free to substitute your favourite dried fruit. Enjoy with organic yogurt, soy, rice, almond or regular milk. Ingredients 5 cups of organic slow cooking rolled oats 1 cup of unsweetened organic coconut Pinch of sea salt 1 tsp….

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Stop and Smell the Orange Blossoms

The province of Valencia, Spain is well known for its delicious and plentiful oranges. I had the privilege of visiting this region during a recent trip and I was pleasantly surprised to find out that the orange blossoms were in full bloom and their sweet fragrance filled the air everywhere I went. Given my passion for food and a healthy…

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