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77 Vegan Camping Food Recipes

Since we are plant-based, I am always looking for Vegan Camping Food Ideas since we camp often. I contacted the top food bloggers for their input on the best vegan recipes suitable for camping and that the whole family will enjoy.

collage of Vegan camping recipes

The Top Vegan Camping Foods

These recipes are organized by meal, starting with breakfast and ending with dessert. You will mostly find recipes that can be made ahead of time, but there are a few foods to cook on your next camping trip. We love preparing our vegan food ahead of time to enjoy more quality time around the campfire.

These griddle recipes are in categories as follows:

These fantastic options are sure to satisfy the appetites of many happy campers!

Vegan Camping Breakfasts

A healthy breakfast is a great way to start the day. These plant-based breakfasts are no exception.

Cast Iron Breakfast Skillet

This Cast Iron Breakfast Skillet will stick with you! It’s packed with tofu scramble & veggie sausage.

vegan cast iron breakfast skillets on a grill
image credit: Cadry’s Kitchen

Tropical Banana Muffins

Make these Tropical Banana Muffins at home and take them to the campsite.

muffins made with tropical trail mix

Healthy Hemp Granola

This Healthy Hemp Granola contains rolled oats and hemp hearts. It makes a great breakfast or snack.

Healthy Hemp Granola Recipe
image credit: Healthy with a Chance of Sprinkles

Chickpea Scramble

Make ‘vegan eggs’ with this Chickpea Scramble that are top 8 allergen-free.

Chickpea egg Scramble
image credit: The Allergen Free Kitchen

Blueberry Muffins

These Vegan Blueberry Muffins are fluffy, moist, and better than your local bakery!

vegan blueberry muffins
image credit: Rainbow Nourishments

Oatmeal Breakfast Cookie

These simple Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies are baked ahead of time. They also make a great snack!

Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
image credit: Cooking Journey

Chickpea Flour Omelette

This gluten-free Chickpea Flour Omelette is a vegan version of the classic egg dish.

chickpea omelette
image source: A Sweet Alternative

Vegan Buckwheat Pancakes

These vegan, gluten-free Buckwheat Pancakes are hearty and delicious. A great way to start your camping day.

GF Buckwheat Pancakes
image source: A Sweet Alternative

Grilled French Toast Skewers

These Gluten-Free Grilled French Toast Skewers are perfect for a kid-friendly breakfast or snack on a stick!

Grilled French Toast Skewers
image source: Strength and Sunshine

Chocolate Mocha Muffins

These Chocolate Mocha Muffins are perfect for breakfast on the go.

Vegan Mocha Muffins
image credit: I Heart Vegetables

Chocolate Overnight Oats

These Chocolate Overnight Oats can be made out at the campground or home before heading out.

Chocolate Overnight Oats
image credit: A Virtual Vegan

Vegetable Frittata

These Vegetable Frittatas are a perfect energizing breakfast or on-the-go snack.  

vegan chickpea flour frittata
image credit: Flavours Treat

Carrot Applesauce Muffins

These Vegan Carrot Applesauce Muffins make a great breakfast, snack, or dessert.

stacked carrot applesauce muffins
image credit: My Plantiful Cooking

Vanilla Chia Pancakes

These easy Vegan Chia Pancakes are fluffy and have a hint of vanilla. Don’t forget the maple syrup.

Vegan chia pancakes
image credit: A Mummy Too

Instant Oatmeal

Prep Instant Oatmeal ahead of time and cook by adding water when camping or backpacking. It is our favorite way to make oatmeal while car camping.

mason jars with instant oatmeal
image credit: Take Them Outside

Vegan Lunches or Sides for Camping

These colorful recipes with fresh produce will fill your happy camper tummy and help maintain your vegan diet.

Potato & Parsnip Farinata

Potato and Parsnip Farinata Slices are made with chickpea flour. Jam-packed with goodness and easy to make. Tasty and filling hiking and camping food that keeps nicely.

Parsnip Farinata
image credit: Kind Earth

Vegan “Chicken” Salad

This Vegan “Chicken” Salad makes for an easy lunch. Less than ten ingredients in just one bowl!

vegan chicken salad sandwich
image credit: Make It Dairy Free

Zucchini and Pesto Muffins

Those savory Zucchini and Pesto Muffins are a perfect balance of flavors for a meal on the go.

zucchini and pesto muffins
image credit: Go Healthy With Bea

Vegan Tuna Sandwiches

This delicious Vegan Tuna Sandwich is satisfying and takes just 20 minutes to prepare. It is perfect for make-ahead lunches.

vegan tuna sandwich on a plate
image credit: Vegan Huggs

Vegan Carrot Hot Dogs

Change up your grilling routine with these Vegan Carrot Hot Dogs. They are so easy to make – just steam, marinate & grill them up to perfection!

Vegan Carrot Hot Dogs
image credit: Vegan Huggs

Vegan Kimbap

These Vegan Kimbap Rolls are stuffed with seasoned rice, colorful veggies, and marinated tofu. They travel well!

vegan kimbap plate
image credit: My Plantiful Cooking

Eggplant BLT Sandwiches

Make vegan bacon using eggplant to create these Vegan Eggplant BLT Sandwiches. It is sure to become one of your favorite vegan meals.

Vegan Eggplant Sandwich
image credit: Little Sunny Kitchen

Grilled Green Goddess Wraps

These Grilled Green Goddess Wraps are full of green goodness.

Grilled Green Goddess Wraps
image credit: Strength and Sunshine

Campfire Bread on a Stick

Wrap dough on a stick to make this Campfire Bread baked over an open flame.

Campfire Bread on a Stick
image credit: Vegan on Board

Lemon Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus in Foil has just a few ingredients and big delicious flavors. Preparing and throwing over hot coals on the grill is so easy.

grilled asparagus on foil
image credit: Cooking on the Weekends

Southwest Sweet Potatoes

Tin foil Grilled Southwestern Sweet Potatoes are a great side dish that’s easy to make while camping.

Grilled Southwestern Sweet Potatoes
image credit: Good Life Eats

Corn on the Cob with Creamy Avocado Dill Dressing

This Grilled Corn on the Cob is very juicy and pairs well with creamy vegan avocado dill dressing. Easy and impressive recipe for your summer barbecue!

Corn on the Cob with Creamy Avocado Dill Dressing
image credit: Happy Kitchen

Foil Packet Potatoes

Enjoy these Grilled Baby Potatoes in foil along with corn and basil pesto.

grilled foil veggies
image credit: Healing Tomato

Cucumber & Cannellini Bean Salad with Dill

This easy No-Cook Bean Salad recipe comes together quickly and can be made in advance to take on the go.

Cucumber & Cannellini Bean Salad with Dill
image credit: Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen

Vegan Potato Salad

It is hard to believe this Potato Salad is vegan because it tastes like the American classic.

vegan potato salad
image credit: Know Your Produce


This healthy and refreshing Mediterranean Tabbouleh recipe is full of flavor, color, and nutrition.

tabbouleh salad recipe
image credit: Cooking Gorgeous

Quinoa Black Bean Salad

This Quinoa Black Bean Salad is hearty enough to be a lunch but also works as a side dish.

Quinoa and Black Bean Salad
image credit: ifoodreal

Vegan Couscous Salad

This Vegan Couscous Salad recipe is packed with Mediterranean flavors, a healthy and delicious salad that is easy to prepare even when camping.

vegan couscous salad
image credit: Making Salads

Four Bean Salad

This quick and easy Four Bean Salad is simple and delicious. The tangy vinaigrette is perfect for a bbq, camping, or a picnic.

Four bean salad recipe
image credit: Aussie Home Cook

Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad

This colorful fresh Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad with poppy seeds is ready in under 20 minutes.

Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad
image credit: Budget Delicious

Vegan Camping Snacks

These snacks can be made at home before you take off for camping. They will tie you over on a long day of adventures.

Chewy Peanut Butter Granola Bars

These Chewy Granola Bars are packed with energy and make a great snack on the trail. They are gluten-free.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
image credit: Plant Based on a Budget

Vegan Trail Mix

Make a Vegan Trail Mix for a quick snack for when you’re on-the-go

Vegan Trail Mix in a Jar
image credit: Bree’s Vegan Kitchen

Spicy Sriracha Tofu Jerky

This Spicy Tofu Jerky is made with oven-dried tofu strips flavored with smoky seasonings and fiery sriracha sauce.

Spicy Sriracha Tofu Jerky
image credit: Connoisseurus Veg

Cinnamon Spice Almonds

These Cinnamon Spice Almonds are a great snack to tuck into a pocket to eat on the go.

image credit: Plant Based on a Budget

Date Energy Bars

These colorful Date Energy Bars are easy to make with a few pantry ingredients and are healthier and better than buying at stores loaded with unwanted preservatives.

peanut butter energy bars
image credit: Flavours Treat

Pizza Crackers

These Pizza Crackers are great dipped in hummus or the guacamole below.

Pizza Crackers in a bowl
image credit: Living Healthy With Chocolate

Vegan Guacamole

This Homemade Guacamole recipe is the best because it uses fresh, high-quality ingredients.

Guacamole Vegan in a Bowl with Chips
image credit: Our Plant Based World

Cucumber Salsa

Make this Cucumber Salsa to dip tortilla chips in.

Fresh Cucumber Salsa in bowl with chips
image credit: Low Carb Yum

Dehydrated Pineapple

If you have a dehydrator, you can make Dried Pineapple for the next time you go camping.

dehydrate pineapple
image credit: Masala Herb

Curry Broccoli Bites

You can also use your dehydrator to make these Curry Broccoli Bites.

Curry Broccoli Bites
image credit: Veganic Panic

Date and Coconut Balls

These Date and Coconut Energy Bites are easy-to-make nutritious gluten-free, vegan, nut-free, and refined sugar-free snacks.

gluten-free coconut date balls
image credit: A Sweet Alternative

Vegan Dinner Ideas

These main dishes range from recipes made in the Dutch oven to roasting over the campfire. Enjoy these easy meals!

Red Lentil Sloppy Joes

These Red Lentil Sloppy Joes are a plant-based twist on a summer classic.

red lentil sloppy joes
image credit: Fresh off the Grid

Jackfruit Stew

While this Jackfruit Stew Recipe is shown in the Dutch oven, it can be made in any pot.

Jackfruit Vegetable Soup in a Dutch Oven

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches

It tastes like pork, but these BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches are vegan and much quicker to make.

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich
image credit: Fresh off the Grid

Grilled Stuffed Poblano Peppers

These Grilled Vegan Stuffed Poblano Peppers are a delicious spin on traditional stuffed peppers and kicked up a bit with the spices.

vegan stuffed poblano peppers
image credit: Make It Dairy Free

Grandma Jo’s Veggie Soup

Grandma’s Vegetable Soup is packed with tasty veggies and a Polish flair.

a close up of a bowl of grandma's vegetable soup

Vegan Corn Cakes

Grilled Corn Cakes are so delicious on a cast iron griddle. Serve them for breakfast or alongside the chili below.

Corn Cakes over the Fire
image credit: Cadry’s Kitchen

20-Minute Chili

This easy recipe for Chili goes together quickly with canned beans.

chili in a crock with corn bread on the side
image credit: The Carrot Underground

Vegan Walking Tacos

Freshen up an old favorite with these Vegan Walking Tacos. This easy meal is perfect for your vegan camping trip.

Vegan Walking Tacos
image credit: Serene Trail

Vegan Mac & Cheese

Create a tasty pot of Macaroni and Cheese with this Vegan Mac & Cheese Powder. It is an easy way for the kids to eat their favorite.

vegan camping mac cheese in a pot
image credit: Vegan on Board

Spicy Chickpea Burger

These Spicy Chickpea Veggie Burgers are easy to make and always a big hit. Bonus: they don’t fall apart! They can be made in advance, too, so they are perfect for meal prep and camping. *I have been using this recipe for YEARS! We double the recipe and freeze the patties to take to the campground. It is truly the good stuff!

spicy chickpea veggie burgers
image credit: Running on Real Food

Grilled Tofu Steaks

Learn how to make easy Marinated Tofu Steaks on the grill in minutes.

grilled tofu steaks being basted
image credit: The Hidden Veggies

Vegan Minestrone Soup

This hearty Vegan Minestrone Soup is packed with seasonal vegetables, beans, lentils, and whole grains. A perfect comforting vegan soup full of flavor and nutrients!

One Pot Vegan Minestrone Soup
image credit: Happy Kitchen

Camp Stove Chana Masala

This Vegan Chickpea Curry is a delicious camp stove recipe that goes together in about 20 minutes.

Campfire Chana Masala
image credit: Champagne Tastes

Taco Bowl with Vegan Cheese

This Vegan Taco Bowl with Spicy Cashew ‘Cheese’ Sauce will satisfy all your Mexican food cravings.

Vegan Taco Bowl with Cashew ‘Cheese’ Sauce
image credit: Happy Honey Kitchen

Smoky BBQ Beans

Smoky BBQ Beans and Mushrooms make a hearty meal and are perfect for a cold night camping.

Smoky BBQ Beans
image credit: Splash of Taste

Grilled Margherita Pizza

This Grilled Margherita Pizza is tasty and easy to make.

grilled vegan margherita pizza
image credit: Strength and Sunshine

Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos

These Sweet Potato Bean Tacos are loaded with tender sweet potatoes, tasty black beans, corn, fresh toppings, and garnished with lime.

sweet potato black bean tacos
image credit: Savvy Honey

Vegetable Stew

This Kerala-style Vegan Vegetable Stew is wholesome and comforting.

kerala vegetable stew
image credit: Caramel Tinted Life

Broccoli Stir Fry

This Broccoli Stir Fry is easy, light, and totally delicious. Using simple ingredients, like soy sauce, this recipe is ready in just 25 minutes from start to finish in a frying pan.

Broccoli Stir Fry
image credit: Spoons of Flavor

Red Lentil Dal

Besides being delicious, Lentil Dal is one of our favorite vegan recipes because it’s incredibly convenient. It relies largely on pantry staples and a handful of veggies. It is also easy to make ahead of time and reheats exceptionally well later in the week.

Red Lentil Dal

Grilled Veggie Skewers

Grilled Vegetable Skewers are made with your favorite veggies and are grilled to perfection, drizzled with tangy balsamic vinegar, and brushed with a garlic and fresh herbs sauce.

Grilled Veggie Skewers
image credit: The Forked Spoon

Vegan Camping Desserts

Satisfy your sweet tooth with one of these great vegan desserts that can be eaten while camping. They will be the best part of your day.

Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

These quick flourless, 3-ingredient Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies can be adapted with chocolate or dried fruit.

Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
image credit: My Pure Plants

Vegan S’mores

Create your Homemade Graham Crackers, then add chocolate and marshmallows to make vegan s’mores over an open fire.

Woman holding a vegan s'more
image credit: Beet of the Wild

Salted Caramel Chia Pudding

This Vegan Salted Caramel Pudding is made with chia seeds and almond milk and is refined sugar-free and naturally gluten-free.

Salted Caramel Chia Pudding
image credit: Whole Food Soul Food Kitchen

No Bake Pumpkin Bites

These easy, quick, no-bake Pumpkin Bites taste like pumpkin pie and are fun to eat at the campground.

No bake pumpkin bites
image credit: The Lunch Box Ladies

Easy No Bake Cookies

This Vegan No-Bake Cookies recipe makes soft and chewy chocolate-peanut butter oatmeal cookies with healthy ingredients in 10 minutes.

Vegan No Bake Cookies
image credit: Amee’s Savory Dish

Cranberry Apple Crisp

Make this Cranberry Apple Crisp with fresh fruit in the Dutch oven.

pan of cranberry apple crisp

Vegan Buckeyes

These peanut butter and chocolate Buckeyes are an easy and delicious vegan dessert.

Vegan Buckeyes
image credit: I Heart Vegetables

Cookie Dough Bites

These healthy Cookie Dough Bites are as close as possible to the real thing while using more wholesome ingredients. This recipe is no-bake, loaded with chocolate chips, and perfect for craving a sweet, bite-sized snack!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls
image credit: Her Wholesome Kitchen

Rice Krispie Treats

Not only are these Rice Krispie Treats vegan, but they are also gluten-free.

Gluten Free Rice Krispie Treats
image credit: Strength and Sunshine

Trail Mix Cookies

These hearty Trail Mix Cookies are vegan and have all the best ingredients from the classic trail mix. 

Trail Mix Cookies
image credit: Hassle Free Vegan

Healthy Vegan Truffles

These Vegan Truffles are a healthy after-dinner treat.

Vegan Truffles
image credit: Our Plant Based World

Vegan Snicker Bars

This homemade Vegan Snickers Bar Recipe is filled with chewy nougat, salted peanut caramel, roasted peanuts, and chocolate. This easy, gluten-free, no-bake recipe makes a much healthier copycat treat than the originals!

Vegan Snicker Bars
image credit: Addicted to Dates

Stewed Pears

These Stewed Pears have just four ingredients and are quick and easy to make. They are refined sugar-free and make a delicious snack, dessert, or breakfast!

Stewed Pears
image credit: Keep Calm and Eat Ice Cream

Easy Vegan Hot Chocolate

This Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix is perfect to have on hand to whip up a mug or two. Store the mix in a Mason jar.

vegan hot chocolate in mugs with mix
image credit: Vegan on Board

All this great vegan camping food has got to have your tummy rumbling. Time to add these easy vegan recipes to your meal planning! I love how this collection helps me maintain my vegan lifestyle.

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