Author name: Casey Atwood

Casey Atwood is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, living in Fayetteville, Arkansas. As a registered dietitian passionate about nutrition and camping, Casey's mission is to empower individuals with accurate and practical nutrition information for a healthy lifestyle on the go. With the goal of providing valuable insights, tips, and recipes to help fellow campers and travelers Casey hopes to help others make informed choices while enjoying life's greatest adventures.

Pancake

Sustainable Energy: High-Protein, High-Fiber Camping Breakfast Ideas

When you’re out camping, starting your day with a nutritious breakfast is essential to fuel your adventures. A balanced camping breakfast should be rich in protein, high in fiber, and packed with complex carbohydrates. These nutrients provide sustained energy, help with muscle repair, and keep you feeling full longer, ensuring you’re ready for the day’s […]

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Non-Perishable Camping Recipes

Non-Perishable Foods for Camping: Delicious and Convenient Recipes

When you’re out camping, the last thing you want to worry about is food spoilage. Non-perishable foods for camping are perfect because they require no refrigeration, are easy to pack, and provide hearty, nutritious meals. Here are some fantastic shelf-stable recipes that will keep you fueled and satisfied during your outdoor adventures. Hearty Lentil Stew

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Leftover Grilled Veggie Omelet

10 Strategies to Minimize Food Waste While Camping

Understanding how to minimize food waste while camping is crucial for both the environment and your wallet. With some careful planning and mindful habits, you can enjoy your outdoor adventures without contributing to waste. Here are ten practical strategies to help you reduce food waste on your next camping trip. Meal Planning Effective meal planning

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Mental Health

Wilderness Therapy: Exploring the Mental Health Benefits of Camping

Are you ready to embark on a journey that not only rejuvenates your body but also revitalizes your mind and soul? Look no further than the great outdoors! Camping isn’t just about pitching a tent and roasting marshmallows – it’s a powerful antidote to the stresses of modern life, offering a myriad of benefits for

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Tumeric

Campfire Cooking: Turmeric Infused Meals

When embarking on outdoor adventures, fueling your body with nutrient-dense foods becomes even more crucial. Camping provides an opportunity to connect with nature and nourish your body with wholesome ingredients that support your health and well-being. In this blog post, I’ll focus on campfire cooking and how to incorporate nutrient-rich foods and bioactives into your

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Minialist camping

Embrace Nature with Minimalist Camping: A Comprehensive Guide

Studies have shown that being in nature or greenspace has some huge benefits for our mental health. Decompressing in nature while camping is a great way to “detox”. In a world cluttered with technology and materialism, minimalist camping offers a much needed escape into nature’s embrace. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast seeking simplicity or a

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Gluten-Free Restaurants in Little Rock, Arkansas

Gluten-Free and Allergy-Friendly Restaurants in Little Rock, Arkansas

Looking for a gluten-free or allergy-friendly option while traveling? Check out these options in Central Arkansas, specifically in Little Rock and the surrounding areas. Is there an allergy-friendly restaurant that you know of that is not on this list? Send an email to let me know, I’ll be happy to add them to the list

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Total Solar Eclipse

Camping Adventures Under the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse

Download Your Free Eclipse Camping Meal Plan! When we traveled to Saint Clair, Missouri to see the eclipse in 2017, I really did not grasp the rarity of this natural phenomenon. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, there have only been 8 total solar eclipses to have crossed our path since the signing of the Declaration

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Wild Purslane

Wilderness Foraging: 7 Wild Edibles to Discover on Your Next Arkansas Camping Trip

In the heart of Arkansas’s wilderness lies a hidden treasure trove of edible delights waiting to be discovered. Embarking on a camping trip in this picturesque state offers more than just scenic views; it presents an opportunity to delve into the diverse array of wild foods that thrive in its landscapes. In this blog post,

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Dehydrated Foods

Healthy Camping Snacks: Dehydrated Mushroom Jerky Recipe Included

Camping trips are a thrilling escape into the great outdoors, but ensuring you have the right snacks on hand is crucial for maintaining energy levels during your adventures. While traditional camping snacks like chips and candy may provide a quick fix, they often lack the essential nutrients needed for sustained energy. In this comprehensive guide,

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