I have written an article recently about my love for camp fire games. Well, more of my love for nature actually. I love going in the outdoors on hikes with my friends. Most of the times we decide to go for two-three day trips in the mountains. It somehow turns out that I am the most experienced mountain climber of the group so I often get asked all sorts of questions. Many of them are regarding what to wear or what kind of food to bring. Seeing that this happens quite often, I've decided to wrote an article about the subject. So for today, I want to share with you my camping food suggestions. I'm sure that it's very likely for you to have other ideas so I will be happy to hear you out if you would leave a message in the comment section which you can find at the end of this article. I will put my two cents in, even though I'm sure that there are others with much more experience than mw who could do the same. But for now, you're stuck with me. So, here are my camping food suggestions:
1. Powdered milk with Nutella. One of the best camping food suggestions I can give you is to try the awesome combination of powdered milk and Nutella. It is jam packed with calories and it will give you an instant burst of energy when you most need it. Not to mention that it tastes great. It may not be to everyone's liking, especially those who don't have a sweat tooth, but I think it's just magnificent. It is something I came across by accident. I have a habit of drinking cocoa with milk in the morning, so I always carry around powdered milk with me when I go on hikes. One morning I had finished putting Nutella on my bread but then when I turned around to get my cup I accidentally spilled the bag with the powdered milk, which was of course open at the time, and it landed on my bread. Since I didn't want it to go to waste I gave Nutella with powdered milk and bread a chance and I've been hocked on it ever since.
2. Tea of any kind. I think that there is no camping food suggestions which can rival with a simple hot cup of tea. This is because after a long hike in cold weather, a cup of hot tea would just be exactly what the doctor ordered. Trust me, when you get to a cabin cold and tired, a hot cup of tea will seem much more appealing than any other thing on the menu, including caviar, if they would for some absurd reason have it anyway.
3. Pork fat. I'm sure many people have started to cringe when they first read pork fat. I would have been one of them a few years ago. But then I realized that organic, natural pork fat is much healthier than any of the things that we can find in cans which have been pumped with so many chemicals that it's hard to feel any kind of taste anyway. And on the plus side, pork fat will not go bad, unless there are some extreme circumstances.
4. Cucumbers. One of my favorite vegetables when I was growing up was the cucumber. Lucky has it that I still love it and that it is one of my camping food suggestions, because it will not spoil very fast. And another advantage is that it can go in almost every kind of combination with all sorts of different foods.
5. Peppers. If you love vegetables than I'm sure you like peppers. One of the things I love best about the pepper is that it can come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, even tastes. They have an amazing variety which is liable to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.
6. Cereal bars. Everyone knows that when you are going for a hike you will not have too much time to sit and prepare a decent meal. Most of the time you eat while you walk until you reach your destination. And what better snack than a cereal bar which will give you enough energy to get through the day.
7. Apples. And last, but definitely not least on my list are the humble apples. They are absolutely fantastic to take on a hike. They have lots of vitamins, and nutrients, and they will keep you from getting dehydrated if you eat lots of them.
There are many more camping food suggestions that spring to mind but I think I will stop the list here. But if you think you have a suggestion that is worthwhile just write it in a comment.