14 Keto Campfire Recipes for Peak Adventure Energy
By: Rebecca Paredes
What is a campfire recipe? It’s a meal cooked over an open flame in the great outdoors. (Backyard camping and using your grill counts, too!) On the keto diet, you want high-fat, lower-carb foods that help support lasting energy and keep you in ketosis. Below, you’ll find our top selections for keto campfire recipes. They’re simple to put together, travel well and taste amazing — aka everything you need to enjoy a delicious meal al fresco.
Keto camping recipes for your next campout
- Fluffy Almond Flour Paleo Pancakes: Make the batter ahead of time for fast-and-easy campfire breakfasts.
- Smoked Salmon and Garlic Spinach Breakfast Sandwich: Thanks to powdered eggs, these sandwiches travel light. (But if you’re backyard camping, feel free to use regular eggs.)
- Low-Carb Cabbage Dumpling Wraps: By using pre-cooked meatballs, this recipe comes together in a flash and features a flavorful finishing sauce for extra umami goodness.
- Fluffy Keto Buns: When your burger needs a pillowy-soft roll, these keto buns deliver with just 6.1 grams of net carbs.
- Keto Hamburger Salad: Enjoy these flavorful patties with the Fluffy Keto Buns above, or enjoy them in a salad with arugula and avocado.
- Keto Halibut Ceviche: Keep this no-cook dish cold until you’re ready to serve, and enjoy it with jicama chips or lettuce wraps.
- Keto BLT Sandwich: Crisp up bacon on a skillet and you’re halfway to a satisfying keto-friendly BLT.
Salads and keto camping snacks
- Stone-Smashed Guacamole With Radish and Jicama: This guac is made with sturdy ingredients that will survive a trip in your pack. Enjoy it with sliced low-carb veg like jicama and cucumber.
- Rainbow Mason Jar Salad: There’s no cooking required for this refreshing salad recipe, which you can enjoy directly from the jar.
- Avocado Pineapple Paleo Coleslaw: This light, crunchy and refreshing coleslaw just gets better as it sits.
- Keto Snack Plate: Make the pesto ahead of time and fill out the rest of this snack plate with your favorite bites. Hot tip: Snack plates can double as lunch or dinner.
- Gluten-Free Tabbouleh: This zingy and refreshing salad is delightful on its own or as a low-carb side.
And if you want a no-cook keto camping snack, pack a few Collagen Protein Bars. These keto-friendly protein bars are made with quality fats (like cashew butter and MCT oil) and no added sugar.* With flavors like Café Latte, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and Lemon Cookie, they taste like a satisfying treat any time of day.
*not a low calorie food
- Campfire Keto Coconut Chai: Deceptively simple, totally delicious. This chai recipe elevates standard bagged tea into a cozy experience.
- Adaptogenic Turmeric Latte: Sip this soothing golden tea before bed — all you need is a saucepan, coconut milk and spices.
Oh, and here’s a winning recipe: Bulletproof Coffee Cold Brew. Having coffee around the campfire doesn’t have to be complicated. Just grab a creamy Cold Brew and say hello to quality fats with just 6 grams of net carbs.
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