4 Types of Backyard Camping Recipes to Bring the Outdoors to You

If this summer has you longing for the great outdoors but feeling like you can’t quite get away, why not turn your backyard into a personal campsite? Get creative, add a touch of imagination, and you’ve got the perfect staycation.

Start by pitching a tent – but make sure you’ve turned off your sprinklers first (nothing like a pretend “rainstorm” to ensure your tent is leakproof). Pull out the hammock and your favorite book. Then set up some camping chairs around the firepit. Don’t have a firepit? Use your grill or that handy camp stove for your meal prep. Now sit back, relax and prepare some of our favorite camping recipes.

After all, the best part about camping is eating around the fire! For more #DairyAmazing inspiration to enjoy this summer, check out our recipes.


By Jenna Allen, M.S., RDN

Jenna is a registered dietitian with a passion for communicating science in an approachable way. She has been part of the Dairy MAX team since 2008. When she isn't working, Jenna is trying out new recipes with her three kids and working on her food photography. Learn more about Jenna.

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