Here we will help you with some great camping food ideas. As often when camping we tend to eat a lot of meat and salad, sausages in bread, hamburgers in rolls etc.
But as most of us are aware, when our kids aren't offered foods with a variety of nutritional content they become tired, upset or even aggravated, due to no fault of their own.
All of this can be avoided if you plan right.
In the days leading up to your camping trip prepare meals that can be heated in a camp fire or BBQ.
There are many simple camping food ideas and tricks in the preparation that will make your camping trip a healthy yet fun one.
Below are some recommendations at what you might like to consider putting in your camping pantry:
The key to feeding kids whilst camping is to keep it basic.
Below are some camping food tips when cooking for kids, just to ensure they are not only having a great time but eating well too.
Lightly steam vegetable and place in tray with a dash of garlic butter.
Then when camping place this in the fire or BBQ allowing the butter to melt over the vegetables as they heat up.
This is great on its own or as a side dish.
Traditional Lasagne can be made with grated vegetables such as carrot and zucchini or a Vegetable Lasagne, which ever you prefer.
Again simply prepare in advance and put individual serves in foil trays to ensure heating up of meal is completed in a timely manner.
Zucchini or Vegetable Slice
A Zucchini or Vegetable Slice is another great one, which is often eaten as a snack as well as a meal.
Make this in advance and wrap in cling wrap.
You can either put this on ice or refrigerate or if you don’t think you’ll eat if in the first day or too, why not freeze it to ensure it remains fresh.
Another great camping food tip is to have a number of cooking activities that involve the kids which will enhance the camping experience. Check out our Kids Camping Recipes for some fun camping food ideas and safe cooking ideas that involve the kids.
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