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Camping is a perfect time to get creative and excited for all the delicious food you can enjoy while kicking your feet up under the stars. Planning healthy, plant-based meals for an overnight camping trip doesn’t have to be complicated either. Get our printable, plant-based meal plan guide that will make your camping trip in the backcountry a breeze!
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5 Healthy Camping Recipes

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Camping is a perfect time to get creative and excited for all the delicious food you can enjoy while kicking your feet up under the stars. Planning healthy, plant-based meals for an overnight camping trip doesn’t have to be complicated either. Get our printable, plant-based meal plan guide that will make your camping trip in the backcountry a breeze!

Breakfast: Matcha Chia Seed Pudding

 This is the perfect meal if you like to keep it light and easy in the mornings. If you are planning on doing any activities such as hiking or water sports, you may want to avoid a heavy meal. As a bonus, this recipe uses Sencha Naturals Matcha Latte powder, which will give you an added boost of energy. Make this recipe the night before, and wake up to a delicious, hassle-free breakfast.

Ecoidea White Chia Seeds are an amazing superfood that are high in omega-3 fatty acids and are full of fiber. Combining them with coconut milk and a little bit of cane sugar will give it a creamy texture. Top it off with sliced strawberries for added sweetness and unsweetened coconut flakes for a little crunch.

Get the full recipe here: Healthy Plant-Based Camping Meal Guide 

Lunch: Fire Roasted Black Bean Chili        

 This classic, hearty chili recipe comes together in a pinch and is always a crowd-pleaser. It can be made on either a stovetop in a large pot, or in a cast iron skillet on a grill over the fire. Everything can be prepared in one pan, which will stream-line your cooking process, leaving you with more time to enjoy the outdoors.

This dish features Muir Glen Organic Crushed Fire Roasted Tomatoes which will provide a bold flavour for the base as well as sautéed onions, garlic and bell peppers. For protein, Eden Organic Canned Black Beans provide 12 grams per serving and are canned with kombu seaweed which reduces digestive gas and bloating commonly associated with eating beans. Add in your spices—chili powder, oregano, cumin, sea salt and pepper. Finish with a pinch of cayenne (or more!) depending on your spice preference.

Diced avocado, crushed tortilla chips, green onions and chopped chives make for a great garnish in this recipe.

Get the full recipe here: Healthy Plant-Based Camping Meal Guide

Dinner: Pulled Jack Fruit Sliders with Corn on the Cob

 Pulled Jackfruit Sliders provide the perfect plant-based spin on your classic pulled pork sandwich. Ecoidea Organic Shredded Jackfruit is a vegan, soy-free meat alternative that contains a whopping 8g of fiber per serving! It is also a rich source of vitamin B6 and magnesium. Enjoy this sticky, finger licking slider by tossing together shredded jackfruit, smoky spices and no-added sugar BBQ sauce such as Crazy Mooskies BBQ Sauce in a skillet over medium heat.

For a tropical twist, try adding freshly sliced pineapple to your slider! This dish is best served with lightly grilled corn on the cob.

Get the full recipe here: Healthy Plant-Based Camping Meal Guide

Snacks

 No camping trip is complete without snacks! Fresh fruit, veggies and hummus are always healthy staples. You can also pack whole grain rice cakes or crackers with Nuts to You Smooth Almond Butter. Whereas, MadeGood Chocolate Banana Organic Granola Bars, Angie’s Boom Chicka Pop Sea Salt Popcorn and Prana Machu Pichu Exotic Fruits & Nuts Mix make for easy to pack snacks for boating or setting up lakeside for the day!

Camping meals don’t have to be complicated or boring! These mouth-watering meal ideas will keep you full of energy and save you time, so that you can make the most of your trip enjoying nature’s medicine.

What are your favourite go-to healthy camping recipes?

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This article is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent diseases. We cannot provide medical advice or specific advice on products related to treatments of a disease or illness. You must consult with your professional health care provider before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, and before taking, varying the dosage of or ceasing to take any medication.

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