Easy Meals to Eat on the Go: RV Edition

RV Lifestyle


Keeping your stomach filled while on the road is an easy endeavor. It doesn’t take mastery-level culinary skills to make a delicious meal that you can consume over and over. With a few recipes, basic cooking tools, and a positive mindset, you can make easy meals to eat on the go.

Continue reading to learn more about some tasty options you should consider before setting out on your next adventure. 

10 Easy Meals To Eat on the Go

  1. Avocado and Bacon Chicken Salad

Here is what you need to make an avocado and bacon chicken salad:

  • 3 cups of diced cooked chicken

  • Avocados

  • Crispy strips of bacon

  • Mayonnaise

Start by chopping and combining all of your ingredients. Then, thoroughly combine the mayonnaise into the mix. If you want, you can add salt and pepper for added flavor. 

  1. Fluffy Pancakes

Get your day started with a solid breakfast like fluffy pancakes. Here are the ingredients:

  • One cup of all-purpose flour

  • Two tablespoons of baking powder

  • Salt

  • Two tablespoons of white sugar

  • Two tablespoons of milk

  • One large egg

  • Two tablespoons of unsalted and melted butter

  • One tablespoon of pure vanilla extract

  • Vegetable oil

Mix your flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder in a bowl. Combine your egg, milk, vanilla extract, and melted butter in a separate bowl. Then, pour your wet ingredients onto the dry ingredients (mix thoroughly). Set aside the butter for five to 10 minutes. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and add some oil. Drop your batter into the pan and flip until both sides are golden brown.

  1. Grilled Corn on the Cob

Not only does corn contain insoluble fiber, but it is also easy to make. Gather the following ingredients to make grilled corn on the cob:

  • Foil 

  • Garlic salt

  • Butter 

  • Corn on the cob

Start by firing up your grill at medium heat. Remove your corn’s outer husks before rubbing it down with unsalted butter. Place the ears of the corn on aluminum foil. Make sure to roll up your foil to create moist corn. Cook your corn on grill gates for approximately 20 to 30 minutes. Roll your corn throughout the cooking process. 

  1. Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

If you have an Instant Pot cooker, you won’t want to pass up on mac & cheese. Assemble the following necessities:

  • One pound of elbow macaroni

  • Kosher salt

  • One 12-ounce can of evaporated milk

  • Three tablespoons of unsalted butter 

  • Three cups of medium cheddar cheese

Set your Instant Pot maker to cook on high for four minutes and combine your macaroni, four cups of water, and one tablespoon of salt. After four minutes, unlock your lid and switch your device to the low saute setting. Combine your evaporated milk, butter, and ¼ cup of water. While adding your cheddar, make sure you stir until the cheese melts.

  1. Coleslaw

For something tasty, coleslaw is an ideal selection. These ingredients should do the trick:

  • Three cups of sliced, thin, green cabbages.

  • Three shredded carrots (tricolor)

  • One cup of grated cauliflower

  • Two tablespoons of fresh red onion

  • One cup of coleslaw dressing

Slice your cabbage into thin strips. Then, grate your carrots and the cauliflower. Finally, mix your vegetables and the other ingredients in a bowl. 

  1. Honey Lime Fruit Salad

Going on the road is no excuse to skip out on nutritional needs. A Honey Lime Fruit Salad is a great selection to keep your appetite in check.

  • Six cups of fresh fruit

  • Two tablespoons of pineapple juice

  • One tablespoon of fresh lime juice

  • Two tablespoons of honey 

All you need to do is whisk together pineapple juice, lime juice, and honey in a bowl. Pour your dressing over your fruit and serve within 15 minutes. 

  1. Chia Pudding

When stored in a fridge, chia pudding can boost your energy levels with its exquisite flavors. Gather the following ingredients:

  • Two tablespoons of chia seeds

  • ½ cup of almond milk

  • One teaspoon of honey

  • Strawberries

Mix your ingredients in a jar until there’s no clumping. Store the jar in your refrigerator for two hours before topping your dish off with your favorite fruit.

  1. Tuna Salad

Tuna salad is one of the best, easy meals to eat on the go.

  • One 7-ounce can of white tuna

  • ¼ cup of salad dressing

  • One tablespoon of pickle relish 

Are you ready for a shocker? All you need to do is mix your tuna, salad dressing, and relish in a bowl. 

  1. Asian Fried Rice

When it comes to Asian fried rice, the best strategy is to cook the rice ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator. 

  • Rice 

  • Cooking oil

  • Your choice of vegetables

  • Soy sauce 

  • One egg

Chop your vegetables before adding them to a pan with cooking oil. Add your rice to the pan and combine it with your fried vegetables. Make sure to add three turns of soy sauce to the mix. Finally, add your egg to the rice and cook thoroughly for five minutes.  

  1. Granola & Yogurt Breakfast Popsicles

Get creative with your culinary skills by making granola & yogurt breakfast popsicles

  • 1 ¼ cups of low-fat yogurt

  • 1 ½ cups of chopped berries

  • Four teaspoons of pure maple syrup

  • One teaspoon of vanilla extract

  • Six tablespoons of granola

Combine your yogurt, berries, two tablespoons of maple syrup, and vanilla in a bowl. Divide the mixture among your popsicle molds while stirring the granola and the maple syrup in a separate bowl. Finally, add one tablespoon of the granola mixture to your popsicles before storing them in the freezer overnight.  

Get Cooking On the Go With Cruise America

Cooking on the go is a fun way to keep your family satisfied and energized. With Cruise America, you can take your culinary skills to the next level. Select one of our many customized RV rentals with a high-powered gas cooktop. You’ll be amazed at what you can cook! Contact us to see what we have available.