Are you getting ready for Labor Day activities and fun? Are you getting ready to go camping or should I say “glamping”? Do you still want to eat healthy while camping?

Here are 13 healthy recipes that you can prepare ahead of time to make your camping experience that much easier and to give you more time to enjoy with your family and friends.


13 Camping Recipes

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1. Healthy Instant Oatmeal Packets

Looking for a healthy breakfast for camping? Check out these 12 different make-ahead recipes for instant oatmeal from The Yummy Life. When you’re camping all you have to do is boil some water and breakfast is served!

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The Yummy Life

2. Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

Want an even easier grab and go camping breakfast food? Don’t let the name of this breakfast fool you. This is one healthy cookie! Get this yummy recipe from Leela Licious.

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Leela Licious

3. Banana Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Don’t these breakfast bars look mouth watering? I can’t wait to try this recipe from The Healthy Maven. If you don’t think the chocolate chips scream healthy than the recipe recommends substitutes such as dried fruit or coconut.

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The Healthy Maven

4. Five Breakfast Parfait Recipes

Here is another ready to grab and go breakfast great from The Two Bite Club for an easy stress-free morning of camping allowing you more time to enjoy your time with your family and friends.

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The Two Bite Club


5. Dark Chocolate Almond Coconut Trail Mix Cookies

Want an easy snack that you can just grab and is ready to enjoy? Check out these deliciously tasty trail mix cookies from Beaming Baker.

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Beaming Baker

6. Dark Chocolate Trail Mix Energy Bites

Love trail mix? Here is another even simpler bite sized trail mix from Simply Taralynn to make ahead for camping.

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Simply Taralynn


7. Salt and Vinegar Roasted Edamame

Ditch the salty chips and try this roasted edamame recipe from Emilie Eats.

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8. Caramelized Sweet Potato and Kale Fried Wild Rice

Looking for a yummy salad to make ahead of time? Check out this salad from Iowa Girl Eats.

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Iowa Girl Eats

9. How To Make DIY Instant Noodle Cups

Prep cups of instant noodles from The Kitchn so all you have to do while camping is add some hot water!

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The Kitchn

10. Asian Cold Noodle Salad

Want a dinner idea that is completely ready to go? Try this Asian noodle salad from Ahead of Thyme.

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Ahead of Thyme

11. Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts

This delicious looking recipe is from The Food Charlatan. Prepare the sweet potatoes and brussels sprouts ahead of time and simply reheat on your camping cooktop stove.

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The Food Charlatan


12. Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Brownies

Just looking at these brownies are making me want one! Check out how to prepare these delicious brownies ahead of time from Amys Healthy Baking.

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Amys Healthy Baking


13. Skinny Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

How does no sugar, no white flour, and only 2 tablespoons of butter in an entire batch of cookies sound? Healthy? Yup, you guessed it these chocolate chip cookies from The Food Charlatan will help you keep up your healthy habits while camping.

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The Food Charlatan


camping make ahead

Assemble these delicious recipes in advance to make cooking while camping a snap.

With a little work ahead of time, you can stock your cooler with healthy, ready to eat foods to enjoy while camping.

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