Figuring out what to eat while camping often takes advance planning and requires a special trip to the grocery store. Because we don’t always have a lot of time leading up to our vacations, Pat and I have created this camping oatmeal recipe made from things you probably have around the house to take with us while camping or hiking. I’m going to share a rough recipe for it as a guide, but really it is a “scoop of this” and a “spoonful of that” and not based on strict measurements!
This recipe is great because it’s healthy, balanced, portable and non-perishable. It’s basically the perfect camping recipes! You can also make it gluten-free if you buy gluten-free oatmeal.
I took these photos on our recent camping trip to Big Sur. You can read more about that adventure here.
Just heat up water with a camp stove to complete your breakfast on the go!Print
Camping Oatmeal Recipe
A good rule of thumb is about 1c. of oatmeal per serving, depending on how much activity you are planning to do!
- Prep Time: 1 minute
- Cook Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 6 minutes
- Yield: 4 1x
- Category: Breakfast
- Method: No bake
- Cuisine: American
- 4 c. oatmeal
- 1/4 c. brown sugar
- 1/4 c. slivered almonds or other nuts
- 1/2 c. golden raisins or other dried fruit
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- Banana (optional)
- Mix all ingredients in a large plastic bag.
- To Eat – place mixture in a heatproof plastic bowl and cover with boiling water. Top with Banana. Easy as pie!
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Do you have any good camping recipes that you love? Let me know in the comments below!
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