Healthy Campground Cooking Recipes: Salad & Trail Mix

Greetings health conscious campers! I know you are out there and if you are anything like me, I have a hunch that you always have your eyes out for new recipes that are healthy, tasty and of course, easy to make.

Well, today I have this salad recipe that I came across in my readings and thought for all you camping health nuts, this would be great campground cooking recipe to have on hand. As much as I love a good salad, I also have a bit of a sweet tooth. I was looking over my past campfire cooking posts and noticed a lot of very, very sweet dessert recipes. What about a healthy dessert or snack recipe that will satisfy your sweet tooth? The first thing to come to mind was trail mix! I love trail mix as it’s quick to make, tastes great and if you use the right ingredients, can be healthy too.  So, read on as I share my Quick and Easy Camping Salad and Trail Mix recipes below.

Quick and Easy Camping Salad
What you will need:

1 1 pound can cut and drained green beans
1 15 ounce can sliced small tomatoes drained
Shredded lettuce, 3 cups
½ cup bottled thousand island dressing

Directions:

  • Mix your beans and tomatoes and chill them.
  • Put lettuce in a large bowl and cover with chilled beans and tomato mix.
  • Spoon dressing over the tomatoes and toss right before serving.

This salad serves 6. Looking to make it really healthy? Replace the canned veggies with fresh tomatoes and green beans from your local farmer’s market and prepare using this Low-Fat Thousand Island Dressing recipe.

Easy Camper’s Trail Mix:
What you will need:

1 package of granola cereal
½ pound chocolate chips
½ box raisins
½ pound peanuts
½ pound banana chips

  • Preparation is easy, just mix all ingredients together in a bowl or Tupperware container and your tasty snack is ready to go!

Thanks for tuning in to Campground Cooking, do you have any healthy camping recipes that are staples during your RV trips that you’d like to share? Please share in the comment fields below, I’d love to hear your favorites! Until next time, this has been SJ from Lakeshore RV Center wishing you good eating and happy camping!

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