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Healthy Camping Treats For Your Long Weekend Getaways

The long weekend is time for rest and relaxation. If you're camping, it can become easy to indulge on quick-cooking foods like pre-packaged burgers, hot dogs, and instant-anything. 

With a little planning, it is actually quite easy to put together healthy meals for the whole crew, and keep your diet on-track. 

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Make your camping mates jealous with these easy and healthy eats for your weekend getaways!

Things to make while you're there: 

Healthy Camping Treats For Your Long Weekend Getaways

Campfire Banana S'mores
Serves 2
Recipe Inspired by Eating Well 

Ingredients: 

  • 2 bananas
  • 1 small handful of marshmallows 
  • 1 small handful of dark chocolate chips (or 2 pieces of dark chocolate chopped up finely) 

Directions: 

  1. Cut through the inside peel (the curved edge) of the banana and peel back from the cut. Keep the banana inside. 
  2. Cut the banana in-half, lengthwise (without cutting bottom peel). 
  3. Gently push the marshmallows into the banana and top with chocolate
  4. Wrap banana in heavy-duty tin foil.  
  5. Place on grate about 4-6 inches above the camp fire (only coals should be warm, no flame) and cook for 7-10 minutes. 

Healthy Camping Treats For Your Long Weekend Getaways

Veggie Kebabs

Ingredients: 

  • Brussels sprouts
  • Red peppers
  • Mushrooms
  • Broccoli
  • Red onion

Dressing: 

  • 1 tbsp. yellow mustard
  • 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil 

Directions: 

  • Place veggies on a kebab stick in any order you choose
  • Mix dressing ingredients and spread evenly over veggies
  • Wrap in tin foil and place on BBQ grill over hot coals (or on portable BBQ on low). Check in about 25-30 minutes.
  • When soft, take out of aluminum foil and place directly on grill for char marks. 

 

Healthy Camping Treats For Your Long Weekend Getaways

Campfire Quesadillas
Serves 4
Inspired by Dirty Gourmet

Ingredients: 

  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 10 button or cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese

Directions: 

  1. Place mushrooms, onion and corn on the foil. Drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Fold the foil to make a packet and place on grate to cook until veggies are tender. **The veggie mixture can be made a day or two ahead of time.
  3. Lay out 4 pieces of foil, and place a tortilla on top of each piece.
  4. Divide the cheese and veggie mixture among the 4 tortillas. Spread mixture on only on one half of the tortilla
  5. Fold in half, and wrap in foil. Seal the edges to make a packet. 
  6. Cook for a few minutes on each side, or until the cheese is melted and the tortilla is crisp.

Healthy Camping Treats For Your Long Weekend Getaways
Breakfast Skillet 
Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs 
  • 1 bell pepper (chopped)
  • 4 turkey sausages, or 1/2 cup ground turkey 
  • 2 cups spinach 
  • 2 potatoes, grated 
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil 

Directions: 

  1. Cook sausages or ground turkey in 1 tbsp coconut oil in a cast iron skillet. If using a non-stick skillet, use 1/2 tbsp oil. 
  2. Add in grated potatoes and peppers, and stir until cooked/slightly browned. 
  3. Add spinach and let slightly wilt. While you wait, scramble 4 eggs in a separate bowl. 
  4. Pour in eggs, and stir using a wooden spoon until all eggs are cooked. 

Other items to keep handy/Prepare before you go: 

  • Greek yogurt
  • Whole grain bread for quick sandwiches
  • Fruits like bananas and apples
  • Healthy muffins and energy balls (you can find the recipes here
  • Nuts and seeds (you can find this is any bulk foods section) 

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