Food with Altitude


Cajun Trout Bites + Roasted Veggies

Inspired by the cold waters of Lake Superior, this recipe uses fresh ingredients and can easily be made at campsites during autumn for a warm meal around the campfire after a day on the water or on the trail.

Chickpea Wrap Recipe

Spiced Chickpea Wrap + Summer Crunch Slaw

I believe in adding extra weight to my backpack if it means lunch on the summit is as good as it is at home. And you know what they say — home is where the hearty hike lunch is. Pro tip: make the spiced chickpea wrap in the morning and keep your dressing separate for the slaw until you are…

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Ovenless Pizza

Dine like a dirtbag with dishes fit for royalty! This over-a-campfire pizza is legit fit for a backcountry king or queen.

Vegetarian Ramen

Bringing the tropics to the Rockies! A vegetarian ramen dish inspired by a noodle house in Honolulu.

Raw Swiss Chard Wrap

I was inspired to re-create this delicious wrap after one I recently had at Mana Foods in Paia, Maui. It goes together quickly, as long as you remember to soak the almonds the night before! Wrap and refrigerate leftovers to assemble to take for lunch the next day. Makes 6-8 wraps Ingredients -2/3 cups raw almonds, soaked overnight in 2 cups water…

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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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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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