10 Healthy Camping Meals to Fuel Your Outdoor Adventures

By Lauren Bellatti on August 3, 2016

Sadly, those roasted ‘mallows just aren’t nutritionally sufficient when you’re roughing it. Here are our favorite healthy camping recipes to help you stay energized through all of your wild adventures.


Lemon and Herb Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

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Simply toss spices, pre-cut veggies and chicken breasts into a foil packet and savor the caramelized, lemony goodness—sans cleanup!

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Grilled Mushroom Kabobs

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Accented with garlic and balsamic, these kabobs can be served as a savory side or satisfying main course.

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Campfire Quesadillas

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Fill whole wheat tortillas with a variety of veggies for a nutritious and kid-friendly supper.

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Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

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Packed with dried cranberries and toasted pumpkin seeds, these all-natural breakfast cookies can be made ahead as an alternative to store-bought granola bars.

Regina Braun


Shrimp Boil Foil Packets

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Spice up your campsite with a little Cajun flair.

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Campfire Pasta Packets

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Whether you choose to boil your pasta in a cast iron skillet over the coals or cook and pack it ahead of time, this hearty recipe can include a variety of toppings, with virtually no mess!

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Grilled Brussels Sprouts with Whole Grain Mustard

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Skewer, grill for 3-5 minutes, prepare to beg for s'more.

Lindsay Strannigan


Grab-and-Go Salads

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Packed in a cooler, you can keep these beauties fresh for days—just remember to keep the dressing on the side to prevent the lettuce from wilting. Pro tip: Stick a fork in the lid, so you can take them on a hike without having to worry about utensils.

Rachel Hollis


Omelet in a Bag

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Turn your campsite into a protein-packed, build-your-own omelet bar.

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Popcorn Satchels

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Pop and top with anything from dried fruit to Sriracha as a fun alternative to conventional camp snacks.

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