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Rip & Go: Mathews Arm Loop – Shenandoah National Park

Ramble through brilliant red and yellow fall foliage.
october 2010 rip n go mathews arm 445x260The Ash Canopy near Thornton River Trail (Tim Seaver)

On The Menu
Breakfast 1
On the road
Lunches 1 & 2
Tomato sandwich with garlic-olive oil dressing
Dinner 1
Spicy Tuna Linguine
Breakfast 2
Mathews Arm Almond Toast
Snacks
Cheddar sticks, dried fruit

Spicy Tuna Linguine
A one-pot, Italian classic

8 ounces linguine
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1 pouch tuna in oil
Salt to taste

Boil pasta, drain, and set aside. Sauté spices in olive oil until garlic powder turns golden brown. Add tuna and heat until bubbling. Return linguine to pot, toss and serve.

Skyline Almond Toast
Cinnamon dresses up this surprisingly satisfying breakfast.

2 slices whole-grain bread
2 oz. almond butter
1 oz. honey
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Pan fry bread until toasted. Spread almond butter on each slice, drizzle with honey, and sprinkle cinnamon on top. Repeat. Devour.

The Grocery List – (Aisle #) In nearest store below

whole-grain bread (entrance)
1 jar almond butter (2)
honey (2)
1 bag dried fruit (2)
1 pouch tuna (3)
linguine (4)
cinnamon (5)
dried oregano (5)
garlic powder (5)
red pepper flakes (5)
1 bag cheddar sticks (17)
2 tomatoes (produce)     
Pack Olive oil, salt

NEAREST GROCERY STORE 
FOOD LION
260 Remount Rd.,
Front Royal, VA; (540) 622-2704

PIT STOP Taste the South with a house-rubbed pulled pork sandwich at Soul Mountain Restaurant, 300 E. Main Street, Front Royal, VA; (540) 636-0070.

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