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Best winter foods for your next camping trip

25th Jun 2021

The key to a great winter adventure is to have your favourite comfort foods while camping. Here are our top winter dishes to keep you warm during your next trip!

1. Bacon, eggs, or pancakes

For a taste of ‘home’, cook up some classic eggs and bacon on toast. This is something that could be whipped up over a fire pit too. For winter warmer breakfast that will impress the whole family, we recommend packing supplies for hotcakes for a store-bought powder mix and some water. Top off this meal with fresh fruit from the local market. You can’t go wrong with your breakfast favourites, cooked to your liking.

2. Warm soup and pasta dishes

Nothing beats a warm bowl of soup on a cold winter’s day. Many of the best winter lunches can be pre-made so you can easily heat it up on the road as you go.You can also create a large dish of your favourite pasta such as macaroni and cheese or spaghetti for an easy no-fuss meal.

3. One-pot meal

One-pot meals are delicious and easy to make. They can be created with any protein food source and vegetables of your choice, making it the perfect healthy winter camping dish for the whole family.  There are endless recipes you can find on the internet and we guarantee they won’t disappoint!

4. Pizza, quesadillas and open pocket pitas

There are several flavour and meal combinations you can create on the road with pita bread. What’s great about flatbread is the option to cook your favourite pizza, quesadillas, wraps, and open pizza pockets.

Your all-time favourites can be cooked on a pie iron or cast-iron skillet, on a grill, or over the fire. If you’re planning to have a winter feast, be sure to pack pita bread and your go-to toppings.

5. S’mores

It’s not a winter camping trip without s’mores! They are one of the best winter foods to have while camping. All you will need are crackers, melting chocolate, and marshmallows. Like some camping foods, s’mores can be premade and simply heated up in a microwave or on a grill.

If you want to take your road trip to the next level, heat up your s’more over an open campfire for a complete winter camping experience.

6. Hot Chocolate

Nothing beats hot chocolate on a cold winter’s day. A classic hot chocolate is an Aussie go to drink on-road. To enjoy a warm cup of coco on your journey, ensure you pack the chocolate power mix, long-life milk, and a thermal mug.

Add more flavour to this classic drink with marshmallows, a sprinkle of cinnamon or extra chocolate powder, and a biscuit on the side.