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The Best Autumn Inspired Camp Meals & Desserts For RVers


We’re nearly a week into September, so there’s no better time to start planning your fall inspired campground meals. These instant camp meals are ideal for active RVers and leisure travelers alike. We taste tested some of the most popular instant meals on the market and we’re pleased to share our delicious findings. Keep a few just-add-water to the prepackaged freeze-dried or dehydrated meals for those times when you arrive at your campground late and are just too tired to cook, or when you’re up early and have a full day of adventuring ahead. These easy and nutritious meals are perfect for adults and children alike. Check them out below.


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Price: $7.50
Ingredients: Long grain brown rice, black beans, organic quinoa, green chili pepper sauce, soup base, sea salt, garlic granulated toasted, free-dried sweet corn, extra virgin olive oil, dried tomato flakes, onion, and free-dried zucchini.
Serving Size: Two
Details: This vegan, gluten-free hearty stew is perfect for those wanting to fuel up for epic camping adventures! Best of all, it contains no genetically modified ingredients. Simple to make, just remove enclosed oxygen absorber and empty contents of olive oil packet into the pouch. Add 2 and 1/2 cups boiling water, stir well, seal, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Give it one more stir and serve!
What People Are Saying: “This unique dish is a great mix up from normal backpacking meals. The zucchini adds a lot of hearty flavor. I eat this a few times every river trip. 10/10 A++” – Trenton T.

Price: $9.00
Ingredients: Potatoes, tomato, freeze-dried beef, onion, freeze-dried cheddar cheese, butter sauce, sugar, free-dried sweet corn, savory soup base, freeze-dried peas, garlic, sea salt, black pepper, and thyme.
Serving Size: Two
Details: Enjoy shepherd’s pie, minus the pie. This delicious comfort food is perfect for RVers traveling this fall! To cook, simply remove the oxygen absorber, add 2 and 3/4 cups boiling water, stir, seal, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Stir one more time and serve! Nothing will warm your belly after a long day RVing like this all-natural, gluten-free meal.
What People Are Saying: “Love this meal! My husband and I split this meal and we’re easily full. It’s very tasty and one of my favorites from Backpacker’s Pantry.” – Susan L.


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Ingredients: Brown sugar, diced apples, currants, french vanilla granola, corn starch, ground cinnamon, orange granules, butter powder, citric acid, and vanilla powder.
Serving Size: Two
Details: This incredibly delightful, all natural, 0g trans fat dessert can be ready in less than fifteen minutes. Simply open the pouch, remove the oxygen absorber and the topping packets inside. Add one cup boiling water to ingredients, stir, cover, and let stand for ten minutes. Add your toppings and dig in!
What People Are Saying: “Though it’s a dessert, I would eat this for breakfast. It tastes like apple sauce on steroids.” – Megan T.

Price: $5.50
Ingredients: Cheese cake mix, cream, nonfat milk, cocoa powder, food starch, chocolate cookie crumb, vanilla extract, salt, and chocolate liquor. For a full list of ingredients, click here. This mouthwatering dessert is made with milk, soybean, gluten, and wheat so if you have food allergies, we suggest you sit this one out.
Serving Size: Two
Details: This fall, indulge in this truly delicious dark chocolate cheesecake. This easy to prepare dessert takes under five minutes to make! Just add boiling water in the measured pouch provided, stir, let stand for a few minutes, and then dig in.
What People Are Saying: “This takes me back to those times when my grandmother would make cake mix and let me lick the spoon – this dessert tastes like a healthy version of that. It really appeals to your inner child.” – Deanna P.

Looking for more delicious instant RV camping meals? Check out recent post, We Tasted These Instant Campground Meals… Here’s the Verdict to learn everything you need about the most delicious instant meals on the market. Are you a baby boomer who fell in love on the road? We want to hear your story! Leave us a comment in the section below for a chance to be featured on our blog!


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