Amazing 5-Ingredient Recipes for Cooking in a Camper

When you’re on the road it can be easy to get in the habit of eating exclusively at fast food restaurants. Cooking can be a chore and we know how tiring long trips can be but fast-food can take a toll on your health. Gull Boats and RV wanted to help compile a list of healthy and easy to make recipes. 

Mac and Cheese


Macaroni and cheese is a crowd favorite and it’s sure to please every time. Once you’ve mastered the basic recipe you can customize it with your choice of fresh vegetables and proteins. The entire dish can also be changed just by switching up the kinds of cheeses used! So get creative and put a spin on your next batch of mac and cheese! 

Recipe: Food Network

Rice and Beans


Rice and beans are a staple in most cultures, and just so happens that they are super affordable! This recipe gets bonus points for using dry beans, which are cheaper and contain fewer additives than their canned counterparts (making them even more healthy). This is a super versatile dish that you can add your own spin to!

Recipe: From My Bowl

Overnight Oats


Looking for a super healthy, super cheap breakfast? This recipe lets you enjoy oatmeal for breakfast with no heat required! Try it out and get on the road to better health while en route to your next destination!

Recipe: Food Network



Chili is a meal that keeps on giving! Make one large batch and it can take on so many uses! If you get tired of eating chili on its own, you can ladle it over hot dogs or scoop it on some nachos, maybe even mix it with rice into burritos! Chili can do all of this and so much more.

Recipe: The Kitchn

Mexican Chicken

Looking for a protein-packed dish that you can serve by itself or with some amazing sides? This chicken recipe is delicious and incredibly versatile. Add it to salads, pastas, sandwiches, rice bowls, or whatever you’re craving! It creates a satisfying meal no matter how you use it.

Recipe: Skinny Ms

Teriyaki Stir Fry


Looking for some variety on the road? This Teriyaki stir fry recipe will helNew6p you curb your cravings and give you a delicious meal from the comfort of your RV! These days it’s easy to find a variety of premade sauces in the international aisles of grocery stores. This stir fry is the perfect base to add different flavors to so you can eat whatever kind of cuisine you’re in the mood for!

Recipe: Genius Kitchen

Sausage and Potatoes


Who doesn’t love sausage and potatoes? You can serve this recipe with eggs for a yummy brunch or make it a delicious dinner with a side salad and a glass of Riesling! This simple meal is made from two ingredients that can be easily stored for an anytime meal for whenever and wherever hunger strikes! 

Recipe: Kitchen Nostalgia

Barbecue Chicken

We standby this recipe as it is one of the easiest grilled chicken recipes out there! It can be made in a large batch for a crowd or to have leftovers for the week. Feel free to switch up the sauce to suit the occasion! Anyway you slice it, this barbecue chicken recipe is sure to please even the pickiest eaters. 

Recipe: Simply Recipes


We hope these recipes make your next RV trip even tastier! If you end up trying any of these recipes out, make sure to tag us in your finished product!


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