Whether you are an experienced camper or just a beginner, you know that food planning is a critical task for successful and delicious camping and tenting trips! A healthy camping breakfast is a secret to a day full of energy.
When space is tight and no refrigeration is available, it’s time to get creative with healthy camping breakfast ideas. This way, camping breakfast food doesn’t need to be boring, unhealthy, or heavily processed food. One of the easiest ways to add all-natural, healthy, and nutritious ingredients to your camping breakfast meals is to always take some berry powders with you. Why is that? Because they require no refrigeration, are light to carry, and transform any breakfast to taste like fresh berries.
Below, we provide some simple tips to help you create a simple, delicious, and healthy camping breakfast. Also, they work perfectly as afternoon or evening snacks. Here are our top 5 ideas on how to use berry powders in your healthy camping breakfast.
1. Oatmeal or porridge
Firstly, one of the most nutrient-rich, filling, and most delicious camping breakfasts or snacks is oatmeal. It is simple and quick to make by just boiling water and mixing it with the oats. Oatmeal is always super delicious as long as you add exciting toppings such as berry powders, nuts, chia seeds, honey, or peanut butter.
Secondly, pancakes are surprisingly easy to prepare when camping. Many grocery stores sell pancake batter mixes where you only need to add water. Quickly make on a pan and top with berry powders and any other goodies you love! Nuts and nut butter add a lot of nutrients and protein to the meal. Perfect as a breakfast, snack, or even dessert.
3. Banana blueberry toast
Thirdly, banana is a great fruit for camping or tenting trips, and the combination with blueberry is unbeatable. Slice banana on top of bread, sprinkle some blueberry powder on top and optionally finish with a drizzle of honey. Filling, delicious, and healthy!
4. Avocado blueberry toast
Fourthly, if you want to have a super easy and filling toast, this one is a gem! Avocados are perfect for camping breakfast as they don’t require refrigeration and can be used in multiple ways. Our favorite way is this recipe – just cut the avocado in slices on top of bread, and sprinkle some berry powder and sea salt.
5. Fruit and berry crumble
Lastly, a simple crumble is always an easy and delicious recipe to make on the pan. Just add some juicy fruits such as apples, peaches, or nectarines on a pan, bake them for a little while until they are soft, and then mix in oats, some berry powder, oats, and sugar or maple syrup. Toast until lightly crispy.
In summary, berry powders are great for camping because they check all the important boxes. They are delicious, nutritious, easy to carry, and can be stored at room temperature. They can also be used in so many different ways that every camper should always have them available.
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