Listen up, parents of Salty Running. Oh, we know you make your children’s snacks from scratch each day from fresh, all-organic, hand-selected fruits and vegetables. Of course you’d never countenance giving Junior any of those packaged, pre-processed packets or pouches. White sugar and refined flour? Will never cross her lips.
As for yours, dear runner, gels, bars, and beans are expensive and often only available at stores not along your regular path. Also, they’re basically expensive candy with a couple of electrolytes. Aha! Here’s what to do with those five kid items you absolutely, definitely don’t have somewhere in the back of your kitchen cabinet.