You probably won’t want to spend too much of your time at the campsite preparing meals and you can avoid much of that by making meals ahead and bringing them with you. There are plenty of ways to do this and it will free you up for more play time while you are here.
Mason jar salads are a great way to eat healthy while you are out there in the woods. There is no reason for you forgo a nutritious meal because you are at home. There are numerous guides online that can help you assemble the perfect salad for your next trip. Make sure that you carry your salad dressing in a separate container since adding it directly to the jar can make things unappetizing and soggy.
Consider making crockpot meals and tossing them in the freezer. When it is time to head out, grab the bags along with a pot that has a lid. Using this to reheat something that you made previously is much simpler than trying to prepare a meal from scratch when you don’t have all of your usual utensils available to you. These frozen meals also double as ice packs for keeping things cold in your cooler.
Hobo packs are a great way to have a tasty meal without having to carry along any heavy pans. All you need to do is pack your meat, potatoes, vegetables and seasoning in aluminum foil. Add some oil so everything will not stick. Throw these directly on the campfire and you should have a delicious meal in around 45 minutes. You can make these at home and toss them in the freezer. Bring them with you to the campground and you’ll have ready-made meals for your whole group.
You don’t have to leave all of the tasty foods you love behind when you are heading on a camping trip. Using all of the tips you were given here means that you can have a full meal or a healthy salad at your disposal. All it takes is a little time to prep things ahead.