Bike Touring Recipes
With markets available along the way, you can get ingredients almost daily, making weight less of an issue than backpacking, but perishable items are still excluded. Bicycle tour recipes are somewhere between backpacking and car camping recipes, allowing for lots of creativity and satisfaction.
Quesadillas are fantastic made over a campfire. Here’s an easy recipe for Campfire Mushroom and Corn Quesadillas, but you can make them with any fillings you like.
Here are some quick backpacking breakfast ideas for those of you who want to get up, energized, and on the trail without having to worry about cooking.
Here’s a one of our favorite kale recipes. Get all the health benefits of kale without compromising flavor with this easy camping recipe for Tomato and Kale Pasta.
A twist on an easy potato salad recipe, we add caramelized onions, tomatoes, and Indian spices, turning an easy picnic recipe into gourmet outdoor cooking.
The Summer Vegetable & Zucchini Slaw is crispy and refreshing. It’s great for lunch, as a side dish or even in a good ol’ hot dog.
You can make your own version of creamed corn while camping using fresh sweet summer corn. This is a very easy camping recipe that can be eaten all summer long.
Black Bean Huevos Rancheros is a high protein meal perfect for cycling touring and car camping. Make for it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Here’s an easy camping recipe for an Indian inspired Bell Pepper and Tofu Curry. Serve it with rice or pita bread for delicious meal.
Onions and zucchini cook down to form a deliciously creamy sauce to coat your pasta. Zucchini Pasta is an easy way to use up all the zucchini in your garden.
If you love a savory southern grits breakfast, you should be able to take it camping. Here’s the secret easy camping recipe for the best creamy grits.
Make a batch of toasty Almond Flax Granola at home and bring it along on your outdoor adventures.
Smores wrapped in bacon makes a salty sweet treat for campfire cooking. Bacon wrapped smores taste excellent, though they are definitely different!
Keep cool with this summer Caramelized Onion & Feta Chickpea salad. It’s perfect for a picnic or for lunch on a day hike.
This brown sugar spice rub is excellent on any protein or vegetable you’d like to grill. The brown sugar is my secret weapon in my famous brown sugar spice rub.
This Chunky Mango Guacamole dip recipe is perfect for the summer season. Make this Chunky Mango Guacamole dip while camping or for your BBQ parties.
Shrimp marinated in chipotles, lime juice, and olive oil are grilled over a campfire. You only need a few ingredients, and the Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers will cook in minutes.
Skillet enchiladas taste as great as if baked in the oven. Made with chipotles, corn, black beans and tomatillos, skillet enchiladas is truly an easy camping recipe.
No more uninspired sandwiches for lunch! This Chipotle Turkey Bacon sandwich is meal worthy with chipotle peppers, turkey, bacon, avocado and a generous shmear of cream cheese.
This Chunky Roasted Red Pepper Dip is packed with peppers and walnuts and flavored with caramelized shallots, garlic, cumin, and paprika. Serve it with crackers for an easy camping snack.
An easy arborio rice and white bean vegetable soup recipe with arborio rice, onions, zucchini, and carrots. Don’t be fooled by it’s simplicity, this is no ordinary vegetable soup recipe.
Our Creamy Macaroni and Cheese is so much better than the boxed stuff and it’s almost as easy to make.
This is a versatile and quick spicy peanut sauce recipe for noodles, chicken, or rice. It utilizes peanut butter that is usually on hand camping.
This smoky and spicy chipotle black bean is ideal for backpacking or camping. This easy and quick camping recipe will satisfy the hungriest camper (and skeptics who think soup can’t be a meal!).
Making Backcountry Jello is fun and easy. Drink half of the Backcountry Jello while it’s hot, and eat the other half the next day. Kids will love it.
Here’s an easy camping recipe using ingredients for oatmeal pancakes that are always on hand backpacking.
Chocolate Chip and Coffee Biscotti are crunchy, sweet, and great for dipping. Bake them at home and take them with you on the trail.
These roasted balsamic Brussel sprouts will convert any Brussels sprout hater into a lover. Just add onions, garlic, olive oil and a splash of balsamic vinegar to create hearty side dish or appetizer.
This easy chocolate fondue recipe is perfect for sharing by a campfire on Valentine’s Day. Dip anything from fruit to cookies into the melted, hot chocolate.
Oatmeal pancakes with dried fruit compote are a gourmet version of the typical camping cuisine of instant oatmeal and trail mix. This would make an excellent breakfast for Valentine’s Day morning.
Delicious nachos recipe with tortilla chips covered in melted cheese, black beans, and seasoned ground beef. This quick and easy nachos recipe is perfect for camping!
Butternut squash cakes topped with pecans, honey, apples, and mascarpone cheese are a fancy yet hearty appetizer.
Just like a baked lasagna—hot and bubbly layers of pasta, sauce, and cheese, except that it all happens in a skillet.
A toasted marshmallow and dulce de leche sandwiched between two Geneva cookies.
Sweet and spicy chowder recipe made with sweet potatoes, corn, and chiles, great for winter and camping.
Kale and spinach salad with black eyed peas and cider shallot vinaigrette, a variation of the New Years Day southern recipe for good luck.
Red wine mulled with spices such as orange juice, orange zest, cinnamon sticks, and cardamom seeds.
Sweet mini bell peppers stuffed with herbs and cream cheese, campfire roasted in foil packets.
A hot and gooey toasted marshmallow and melted milk chocolate sandwiched between two graham cracker squares.