I have read in a few places about how good honey is in terms of a quick boost of energy and just being more healthy than most overly processed sugars. Taking a little honey bear on the trail is not exactly easy, so I’ve started collecting honey packets from restaurants. When I am on the trail, I can just eat one or two when I need it, and I don’t have to worry about a big mess. Plus, honey tastes much better than those horrid gel packets like Clif Shots.
A couple of places that I have found that will reliably have the packets are Starbucks and Chick-fil-A (woe to those that do not have CFA). Grab a few the next time you see them and try them out!