July 15, 2022
Camping and glamping are popular means of vacation or just a change of scenery the last two years. The 2022 North American Camping Report showed camper households increased drastically in 2020, going from 4% increase in 2019 to a 21% increase in 2020. If you are planning a camping trip or living the camp life while working from anywhere, take these healthy, quick camping meal ideas with you.
Grilled Pita Pizzas: a family favorite since everyone can choose their own toppings. Try one of these for a healthy, high protein pizza. Start by lightly toasting whole wheat pitas on the grill. Remove from the grill and choose your toppings:
Grilled Barbecue Chicken Pita Pizza: spread 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce on one side of each pita. Top with your choice of:
Grilled Greek Pita Pizza: spread 1 to 2 tablespoons hummus on one side of each pita. Top with your choice of:
Grill 5 to 6 minutes or until the bottom of the pita lightly browns; or cook in the oven at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
Veggie Packed Foil Packets: these are versatile and easy to clean up! Make them with lean meat like shrimp and a variety of non-starchy vegetables for a low carb option. Start with a large piece of foil (about 15-20 inches). Try any of these combos:
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Hawaiian Overnight Oats: camping and hiking? Definitely make overnight oats for a morning energy boost or mid-day snack. These are good for 3 days once mixed up. In a small dish with a lid or mason jar, combine:
Stir to combine and top with pineapple tidbits, shredded coconut, chopped macadamia nuts or pistachios. Refrigerate overnight and enjoy in the morning cold or warmed up.
If you are looking for a gift your camping/glamping friends will love and use, check out this cookbook from Claire Thomas and mini waffle maker that you can make MUCH more than maple laden waffles with. Claire makes everything from pizza waffles to perfect on-the-go breakfast sandwiches. Get the cookbook and waffle maker here and be sure to follow Claire on Instagram to see all the fun ways she uses her waffle maker on her van-life adventures.
September 13, 2022