6 Best Meal Ideas When Camping with Kids

Camping with kids can surely be a lot of fun, very exciting with no dull moment around. But it can also be very challenging to keep the little tummies of kids full all the time. Kids love to eat new and tasty snacks and dishes when out on camping and hence as a parent you have to have a few easy to make meal ideas up your sleeve.

Cooking on a camp must not be very time consuming and should yet be filling. The following are the top 6 meal ideas when camping with kids and each one is pretty easy to make:

1. Grilled Picnic Taco Nachos

Grilled picnic taco nachos are a superb recipe to try when you are out camping with your kids. This recipe is easy to make, a hit among kids and adults and definitely very filling. All you need to do to make it is take a tin container, put tacos and nachos in it with your choice of dressing and then grill it over the grill oven.

2. Foot Long Double Hot Dog

foot long double hot dog

All kids love hot dogs, don’t they? So why don’t you try making this simple recipe while out camping with the little ones? All you need to do is to carry hot dog buns, cook the rest of it on the camp itself and then pour in a few of the dips and sauces right before serving.

3. Blueberry Maple Pancakes

blueberry maple pancakes

Pancakes are very popular on campsites and when served in blueberry and maple flavor, no kid will be able to say no to them.  To make this recipe, you will need a 2 burner stove, a small pot, a frying pan and your ingredients. It hardly takes any time to make this meal for your kids on the camping site but will definitely win you a lot of praises.

4. Breakfast Sandwiches


Sandwiches are the easiest to make and work well at breakfasts at camps. You can make your choice of the bread, the cheese, the vegetables and the method of cooking. Some sandwiches can even be served without grilling and those are surely the fastest to make.

5. Campfire Corn on the Cob

This is a cheap and easy to make side dish for camping sites, when accompanied with kids.  To make it, all you need are a few corn cobs and a bonfire. Cook the corn cobs on the fire and serve. It is definitely a hit among kids too. Serve with butter, salt and pepper for a better taste.

6. Campfire Pizza

There is nothing better than being able to eat a pizza at the camping site, atleast for the little ones.  Just carry the pizza base, cut and frozen veggies and a grill to cook the pizza. The cheese will melt on its own and the sauces can be poured on top at the camp site itself. Grilled pizzas turn out to be absolutely yummy and fill the stomachs of your kids as well.