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Boundary Waters Foraging Trip: Day 2, A Decent Meal.

November 19th, 2012 (1 Comment)

  Anxious about finding breakfast, I wake at dawn and quickly head out to take advantage of prime fishing, or the short time before the sun gets too high in the horizon. One advantage of not having food is that I don’t have to take the time to make breakfast or even pack a snack […]

Forager’s Journal: Day 1 (Mosquitoes 1000000, Fish 0)

November 15th, 2012 (1 Comment)

For those of you who haven’t followed the previous posts, I entered the Minnesota/Canada Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area and relied exclusively on foraged and hunted (fished) foods for the entirety of a 7 day trip. I was diligent about keeping a journal, documenting much of my experience and the foods that I ate.  The […]

A simple, healthy, and easy sandwich: Garbanzo Bean and Avocado

November 9th, 2012 (No Comments)

I enjoy cooking and experimenting with different foods with the caveat that recipes are not overly time intensive or too complicated.  Recipe books and cards handed down through families can be the source of quality recipes, but I find they often tend to use foods I’ve never heard of or consist of so many ingredients […]

The Rock Warrior

September 28th, 2012 (No Comments)

Bouldering is a newer discipline of rock climbing in which one does very difficult and often gymnastic movement up short climbs (boulders). Ropes are not utilized for this style of rock climbing, instead crash pads are used to protect ground falls, which are frequent. In bouldering, one seeks out the most difficult and aesthetic climbs […]

Pumpkin Spice Whey Protein Smoothie

September 19th, 2012 (1 Comment)

Mike’s Mix customer, Frank, sent us this tasty recipe just in time for the autumn season.  Frank says,  “Pumpkin Spice is a lot more than advertised!  It has a very creamy, milkshake like texture and if you have any customer or yourself who are big fans of either apple or pumpkin pie, this is a […]

The Forager Returns

July 25th, 2012 (4 Comments)

I have returned from my trip to the Boundary Waters and I am still alive and healthy. For those of you who haven’t followed the previous posts, I entered the Minnesota/Canada Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area and relied exclusively on foraged and hunted (fished) foods for the entirety of a 7 day trip. I was […]

Preperation for Foraging Trip

July 13th, 2012 (No Comments)

I begin my trip to the Boundary Waters, where I will rely on fishing and foraging for food, this coming Monday the 16th of July. I am accompanied by my longtime friend Jorma and this will be our 6th trip into canoe country together. Jorma is also excited about the prospect of foraging and fishing, […]

Coffee Smoothie

July 12th, 2012 (2 Comments)

Also known as an Iced Mocha Recovery Drink!  This recipe was submitted by a Mike’s Mix user, Lisa, who is doing the P90X program along with her family.  Although trying to cut down on caffeine, they have allotted themselves this one treat.  In her words “No workout, no caffeine”.   Although it would be difficult to […]

I’m headed to the Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area for over a week and I’m not bringing any food!

July 3rd, 2012 (2 Comments)

I have lost track of the exact count, but I have visited the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota and the adjacent Quetico Provincial Park almost 20 times. For those that are unfamiliar with this pristine area it is an enormous wilderness park that takes up much of northeastern Minnesota and is over 1,000,000 […]

Featured Athlete Friday #6 Ashima Shiraishi

June 15th, 2012 (No Comments)

Welcome to Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink’s Featured Athlete Friday! Get ready to be amazed and inspired by the human potential for athleticism! Here we feature an athlete that demonstrates super-human displays of strength, flexibility, power, speed and agility that won’t fail to make your jaw drop. These videos are meant to help you push your […]

Banana Chocolate Recovery Smoothie

June 14th, 2012 (No Comments)

Thanks to a Mike’s Mix customer for sharing this tasty chocolate recovery smoothie recipe. A classic recipe that everyone should try; it is fast, easy and one of the least expensive recovery smoothies you can make. Bananas are full of health benefits that their rounded brethren don’t have. Bananas are loaded with potassium which promotes […]

Blue Raspberry Whey Smoothie

June 14th, 2012 (2 Comments)

Thanks to a Mike’s Mix customer for coming up with this tasty protein smoothie recipe.  This smoothie has two full servings of fruit and 47 grams of protein! Using blueberries and raspberries together combines for a great taste with Mike’s Mix Whey Protein.  Both fruits are full of antioxidants and vitamins and only contain a […]

I Need Your Help Creating a Mike’s Mix Sports Drink

June 13th, 2012 (6 Comments)

Designing a New Product: Energy Drink   I have had numerous requests for new Mike’s Mix products. The most common of these requests are for an energy drink, which could also be termed a sports or hydration drink. I’m looking to move forward with this idea and wanted to keep my customer base updated with […]

Stawberry Kiwi Recovery Smoothie

June 10th, 2012 (1 Comment)

Thanks to a Mike’s Mix customer for coming up with this refreshing post-workout smoothie. This thick and delicious smoothie is one of the best I have tasted! Using frozen strawberries with fresh kiwi combines for a sweet taste that goes perfectly with Mike’s Mix Original Recovery Drink.  This recovery smoothie has many benefits; kiwis are […]

Featured Athlete Friday #5, Slacker Andy Lewis

June 8th, 2012 (No Comments)

Welcome to Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink’s Featured Athlete Friday! Get ready to be amazed and inspired by the human potential for athleticism! Each Friday Mike will post a video that demonstrates super-human displays of strength, flexibility, power, speed and agility that won’t fail to make your jaw drop. These videos are meant to help you […]