Camping seems to make any activity you usually do feel like a whole new experience. An early mug of coffee accompanied by the relaxing sounds of nature, birds chirping in the air, and the smell of a smoky mountain morning is simply magical. Cooking while camping can also be a new and exciting experience. The great thing is, that you’re not just limited to a PB & J sandwich while you’re out in the wilderness, you can choose to make something as easy or as elaborate as you so desire.
Here are some of our favorite fueling breakfast ideas for any camping morning situation you find yourself in. You’re up and ready to go but need some fast fuel? We got it. You want to treat your loved ones to an indulgent and memorable breakfast? Check. Whatever you do, make sure you eat a good hearty breakfast so you can have the energy to explore the wild outdoors!
Blueberry Muffins in Orange Wraps
Blueberry muffin mix
Oranges (2 for each person)
Whip up a blueberry muffin mix according to the package directions.
Cut an orange in half get all the orange flesh out. Maybe make some yummy juice with the leftover pulp, or you could even mix it into the mix for some more orange flavor.
Then, fill one half of the orange with the mix. Put the other on top, and tightly wrap them with the aluminum foil. After that, just toss them in the fire! They won’t burn. The orange peel works as an insulator to keep the muffin mix from burning up, and it’ll cook inside with all sorts of delicious orange goodness.
Just make sure to turn the aluminum balls in the fire, about every minute. Keep it on there for around 10 minutes, but check on them every once in a while until they are totally firm in the middle.
These are really great for being portable if kept within their wraps. Once you’re ready to eat just unwrap, and enjoy!
Sausages or bacon
Frozen hash browns, or diced cooked potatoes
Chopped tomatoes and green onions, or any other vegetables you like.
Shredded cheese, pick your favorite!
Cooking spray and foil
Spray some foil with cooking spray or some butter you have on hand, and make a double layer my folding it. Lay the sausages or bacon on the bottom so it gets the most direct heat from the grill to let it cook properly. If you don’t care for meat, just put in some hash browns and lots of butter.
On top of the sausages or hash browns, start layering the eggs, diced tomatoes, green onions and any other veggies. After this, you can add salt and pepper, as well as any other spices your family likes.
You’re all ready to wrap up your packet of deliciousness, and place it on a hot grill or fire for around 15-20 minutes or until you see that the meat is cooked all the way through. After its been in there and everything is done I like to add some cheese and take a few more minutes to melt the cheese. After this, its ready!
This can work for breakfast or brunch, and makes for a very filling meal!