If you’re looking for some delicious and amazing gluten-free camping food ideas that are certain to hit the spot, you won’t want to miss out on these yummy recipes!
Check out these delicious gluten-free camping meal ideas that make the perfect food options while camping.
Every time our crew goes camping, I already have a long list of camping recipes that I can’t wait to test out. I’m a self-pronounced foodie that loves to try new things…and when camping, what better time to cook and explore all the tasty options?
Due to some recent diet restrictions that my body decided to play on me, I’ve switched to a gluten-free diet for myself.
While I do miss the bread…I don’t miss the part of the day that I feel like crap after consuming…so, there’s that. My mission is to find some delicious camping food ideas that not only taste great but are simple as well.
I think I’ve nailed it with these gluten free camping dinner ideas….what do you think?
All of these recipes are a great way to cook meals over the open flame, without the stress of added gluten. Who says that you have to give up on your dietary needs on your camping adventures?
Gluten Free Camping Meals
These are literally some of the best camping dinner ideas! If you have food allergies, be sure that you always check the ingredients yourself before eating any gluten-free food.
The simple recipes below might work for some, but not for all.
The Best Gluten-Free Camping Food Ideas Your Family Will Love
This camping food list will have your mouth watering and you’ll be packing your camping bags to go! As some who has to eat gluten free, I’m always aware of needing to plan ahead some I can enjoy grain free camping food.
If you suffer from gluten-intolerance or are even diagnosed with Celiac, then you know all too well the importance of making certain that you’re packing gluten-free vegan camping food (if you’re vegan!) for your trip. I’ve spent one too many camping trips not feeling well due to my poor planning ahead.
Best Gluten Free Camp meals!
Crazy simple and easy camping meals for families! Next time you go on a camping adventure, these gluten-free camp meals need to be on your radar. Super simple and easy to do…and best of all, gluten-free!
These are perfect for camping season and make for good backpacking food, too! When it comes to gluten-free recipes, this just might be the ultimate guide. Don’t forget to take along some quick cook veggies and a camp stove as well.
gluten-free Campfire Stew
This campfire stew can be made over the campfire with ease. One bite of this hearty soup and you’ll be licking your chops for more!
gluten-free Shrimp Foil Packets
Have you ever cooked over the campfire with foil? It’s the best! There may not be a simpler way to get a more classic camping food cooked easier than this! You’ll love these Shrimp Foil Packets!
gluten-free S’Mores Muddy Buddies
It just wouldn’t be camping without SOMETHING S’mores, right? Treat your taste buds with this simple and delicious S’Mores Muddy Buddies recipe.
Homemade gluten-free Corn Tortillas
I don’t know about you, but I eat Homemade Corn Tortillas with everything. They are awesome for tacos, great for a grilled cheese and perfect to use as a crust for a mini little pizza!
gluten-free Shrimp on the Barbie
Cooking shrimp while cooking is seriously crazy simple! You can cook these Shrimp on the Barbie or over the open campfire with ease!
Low Carb gluten-free Chicken Fajitas on Skewers
Isn’t eating off skewers so much fun? You’ll love the taste and flavor of these delicious and simple Low Carb Chicken Fajitas on Skewers!
gluten-free Pinchos Puerto Rico Marinated Grilled Chicken Kabobs
These Pinchos Puerto Rico Marinated Grilled Chicken Kabobs are crazy good. Like…crazy, crazy good. Plus, kabobs over the campfire never get old!
And honestly, these are just a few of the simple camping recipes! If you like being outdoors and hiking as well, some of these are great to cook up and pack in your cooler for simple gluten free backpacking ideas as well.
Gluten-Free Tin Foil Dinners
Part of the fun of campfire cooking is being able to use tin foil. Let’s be a bit honest….it’s a super simple way to get out of having to wash the dishes, right?
We always find a way to cook using tin foil, so I’m a big, big fan of any and all gluten-free tin foil meals. While there are a ton to choose from, these are just a few of my favorites.
Sample Menu for Gluten-Free Camping Food Meals
Don’t fret, planning out a menu for your gluten-free needs isn’t hard. If you’re planning a weekend camping trip, you really only need a few main meals!
Breakfast: Scrambled eggs and gluten-free sausage
Lunch: Ham Sandwich Lettuce Wraps
Dinner: Steak and Potatoes
See the pattern here? Most people arrive at a campsite around 3 PM on a Friday night and leave by noon on Sunday morning.
When you factor in that time, you really only need to play for 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 2 dinners. Make up gluten-free camping meals that you can reuse leftovers for other meals, too!
What kind of food should I bring for camping?
A good rule of thumb is to bring food that’s simple to make and doesn’t require to be kept hot or cold. Of course, if you have room in your cooler or fridge, it’s a different story, but make certain that you pack food items that can handle the weather as well.
Canned food items and fresh fruits and veggies are always a great choice! Other great food items to take camping are:
- Peanut Butter
- Chips/Snack Mix
What snacks should I take camping?
Again, the simpler, the better! Snacks that can withstand all types of weather are the best. Examples include:
- Granola Bars
- Fruit like apples, oranges, and bananas
- Pre-baked goods like cookies or brownies that don’t need to be kept cold
What can you cook over a campfire?
Oh, friends…Campfire cooking is the best! You can cook any type of meat (chicken, beef, pork) that you want. Plus, don’t forget about the classic campfire hot dogs and s’more as well!
Now that you know a bit about what to take and pack for camping, let’s dive into some of these delicious camping food ideas!
What toppings and condiments should I pack for camping?
This all just depends if you’re going to make an easy breakfast or focus on a lunch or dinner delicious gluten-free meal. A great idea is to take gluten-free BBQ sauce, ketchup, sour cream, and salt and pepper. They go with just about anything!
You can also make sure that you pack items for your camping menu that you can enjoy for dessert, too. Meal options that require minimal meal prep are great options, too!
This would be skillet meals, foil packet meals, and anything including fresh veggies as well.
What are good and quick options for camping?
When it comes to make-ahead meals, I’m all about this list of gluten-free camping recipes. You can also prep any of your favorite camping meals and pack them in a large plastic container or storage container for your outdoor adventure.
Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, I’ll often pack fresh fruit, energy bites, and a simple protein source as a way to feed myself and stick to my gluten-free lifestyle.
You can also premake some pancake mix and pack some maple syrup as a fun treat for special occasions, too.
No matter the cooking method that you are used to, remember to pack a cast iron skillet or dutch oven so that it can cook over the campfire and withstand the heat.
All of the great recipes above are simple choices to pack and add to your camping menu plan.
Looking for a few more easy camping meals and other camping tips?
When it comes to finding delicious camping food ideas for your next camping adventure, these recipes are certain to be a hit!
All you need to do is think about what food you and your family like, and what your taste buds are craving, and then pack and plan accordingly!
Do you have any camping food ideas planned for your next camping trip?