Now that we are plant-based, I am always looking for Vegan Camping Food Ideas since we camp often. I reached out to the top food bloggers around for their input on the best vegan recipes that are suitable for camping and that the whole family will enjoy.
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 so that we can enjoy more quality time around the campfire.
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 really stick with you! It’s packed with tofu scramble & veggie sausage.
Tropical Banana Muffins
Make these Tropical Banana Muffins at home and take them with you to the campsite.
Healthy Hemp Granola
This Healthy Hemp Granola contains rolled oats and hemp hearts. It makes a great breakfast or snack.
Make ‘vegan eggs’ with this Chickpea Scramble that are top 8 allergen free.
These Vegan Blueberry Muffins which are fluffy, moist, and better than your local bakery!
Oatmeal Breakfast Cookie
These simple Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies are baked ahead of time. They also make a great snack!
Chickpea Flour Omelette
This gluten-free Chickpea Flour Omelette is a vegan version of the classic egg dish.
Vegan Buckwheat Pancakes
These vegan, gluten-free Buckwheat Pancakes are hearty and delicious. A great way to start your camping day.
Grilled French Toast Skewers
These Gluten-Free Grilled French Toast Skewers are perfect for a kid-friendly breakfast or snack on a stick!
Chocolate Mocha Muffins
These Chocolate Mocha Muffins are perfect for breakfast on the go.
Chocolate Overnight Oats
These Chocolate Overnight Oats can be made out at the campground or at home before heading out.
These Vegetable Frittatas are a perfect energizing breakfast or on-the-go snack.
Carrot Applesauce Muffins
These Vegan Carrot Applesauce Muffins are make a great breakfast, snack, or dessert.
Vanilla Chia Pancakes
These easy Vegan Chia Pancakes are fluffy and have a hint of vanilla. Don’t forget the maple syrup.
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.
Vegan Lunches or Sides for Camping
These colorful recipes made with fresh produce are sure to 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.
Vegan “Chicken” Salad
This Vegan “Chicken” Salad makes for an easy lunch. Less than 10 ingredients in just one bowl!
Zucchini and Pesto Muffins
Those savory Zucchini and Pesto Muffins are a perfect balance of flavors for a meal on the go.
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 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!
These Vegan Kimbap Rolls are stuffed with seasoned rice, colorful veggies, and marinated tofu. They travel well!
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.
Grilled Green Goddess Wraps
These Grilled Green Goddess Wraps are full of green goodness.
Campfire Bread on a Stick
Wrap dough on a stick to make this Campfire Bread baked over an open flame.
Lemon Grilled Asparagus
Grilled Asparagus in Foil has just a few ingredients and big delicious flavors. It’s so easy to prepare and throw over hot coals on the grill.
Southwest Sweet Potatoes
Tin foil Grilled Southwestern Sweet Potatoes are a great side dish that’s easy to make while camping.
Corn on the Cob with Creamy Avocado Dill Dressing
This Grilled Corn on the Cob is very juicy and pairs so well with creamy vegan avocado dill dressing. Easy and impressive recipe for your summer barbecue!
Foil Packet Potatoes
Enjoy these Grilled Baby Potatoes in foil along with corn and basil pesto.
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.
Vegan Potato Salad
It is hard to believe this Potato Salad is vegan because it tastes like the American classic.
This healthy and refreshing Mediterranean Tabbouleh recipe is full of flavor, color and nutrition.
Quinoa Black Bean Salad
This Quinoa Black Bean Salad is hearty enough to be a lunch, but also works as a side dish.
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.
Four Bean Salad
This quick and easy Four Bean Salad is simple and delicious. With a tangy vinaigrette, it’s perfect for a bbq, camping, or a picnic. Tuck in!
Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad
This colorful fresh Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad with poppy seeds is ready in under 20 minutes.
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 out on the trail. They are gluten-free.
Vegan Trail Mix
Make a Vegan Trail Mix for a quick snack for when you’re on-the-go
Spicy Sriracha Tofu Jerky
This Spicy Tofu Jerky is made with oven dried tofu strips flavored with smoky seasonings and fiery sriracha sauce.
Cinnamon Spice Almonds
These Cinnamon Spice Almonds are a great snack to tuck into a pocket to eat on the go.
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 that are loaded with unwanted preservatives.
These Pizza Crackers are great dipped in hummus or the guacamole below.
This Homemade Guacamole recipe is the best because it uses fresh, high-quality ingredients.
Make this Cucumber Salsa to dip with tortilla chips.
If you have a dehydrator you can make Dried Pineapple for the next time you go camping.
Curry Broccoli Bites
You can also use your dehydrator to make these Curry Broccoli Bites.
Date and Coconut Balls
These Date and Coconut Energy Bites are an easy-to-make nutritious gluten-free, vegan, nut-free, and refined sugar-free snack.
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.
While this Jackfruit Stew Recipe is shown in the Dutch oven, it can be made in any pot.
BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches
Tastes like pork, but these BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches are vegan and much quicker to make.
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.
Grandma Jo’s Veggie Soup
Grandma’s Vegetable Soup is packed full of tasty veggies and has a Polish flair.
Vegan Corn Cakes
Grilled Corn Cakes are so delicious on a cast iron griddle. Serve them for breakfast or alongside the chili below.
This easy recipe for Chili goes together quickly with canned beans.
Vegan Walking Tacos
Freshen up an old favorite with these Vegan Walking Tacos. This easy meal is perfect for your vegan camping trip.
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.
Spicy Chickpea Burger
These Spicy Chickpea Veggie Burgers are easy to make and always a big hit it. Bonus: they don’t fall apart! They can be made in advanced too so 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 out to the campground. It is truly the good stuff!
Grilled Tofu Steaks
Learn how to make easy Marinated Tofu Steaks on the grill in minutes.
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!
Camp Stove Chana Masala
This Vegan Chickpea Curry is a delicious camp stove recipe that goes together in about 20 minutes.
Taco Bowl with Vegan Cheese
This Vegan Taco Bowl with Spicy Cashew ‘Cheese’ Sauce will satisfy all of your Mexican food cravings.
Smoky BBQ Beans
Smoky BBQ Beans and Mushrooms make a hearty meal and are perfect for a cold night camping.
Grilled Margherita Pizza
This Grilled Margherita Pizza is tasty and easy to make.
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.
This Kerala-style Vegan Vegetable Stew is wholesome and comforting.
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.
Red Lentil Dal
Besides being delicious, Lentil Dal is one of our favorite vegan recipes because it’s just so 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.
Grilled Veggie Skewers
Grilled Vegetable Skewers are made with your favorite veggies and are grilled to perfection and drizzled with tangy balsamic vinegar, and brushed with a garlic and fresh herbs sauce.
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.
Create your own Homemade Graham Crackers, then add chocolate and vegan marshmallows to make vegan s’mores over an open fire.
Salted Caramel Chia Pudding
This Vegan Salted Caramel Pudding made with chia seeds and almond milk, and is refined sugar-free and naturally gluten-free.
No Bake Pumpkin Bites
These easy, quick, no-bake Pumpkin Bites taste like pumpkin pie and are fun to eat out a the campground.
Easy No Bake Cookies
This Vegan No-Bake Cookies recipe makes soft and chewy chocolate-peanut butter oatmeal cookies with healthy ingredients in just 10 minutes.
Cranberry Apple Crisp
Make this Cranberry Apple Crisp with fresh fruit in the Dutch oven.
These peanut butter and chocolate Buckeyes are an easy and delicious vegan dessert.
Cookie Dough Bites
These healthy Cookie Dough Bites are as close as it gets to the real thing while using more wholesome ingredients. This recipe is no-bake, loaded with chocolate chips, and perfect if you’re craving a sweet, bite-sized snack!
Rice Krispie Treats
Not only are these Rice Krispie Treats vegan, they are gluten-free.
Trail Mix Cookies
These hearty Trail Mix Cookies are vegan and have all the best ingredients from classic trail mix.
Healthy Vegan Truffles
These Vegan Truffles are a healthy after dinner treat.
Vegan Snicker Bars
This homemade Vegan Snickers Bar Recipe is filled with chewy nougat with salted peanut caramel, roasted peanuts and chocolate. This easy, gluten-free and no-bake recipe makes a much healthier copycat treat than the originals!
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 even breakfast!
Easy Vegan Hot Chocolate
This Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix is perfect to have on hand so that you can whip up a mug or two. Store the mix in a Mason jar.
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.