I love picnics. Summertime lends itself so well to outdoor activities as I’m sure you know! Whenever we do outdoor activities, I love to pack a picnic. Today I’m sharing a collection of delicious vegan picnic recipes for those of you who have special diets, food allergies, or even family members who are vegan.
Finding the perfect picnic recipes really can make your picnic so much more enjoyable!
Picnics can be as simple or as elaborate as you like. What’s really important is that you have fun. Packing food your family (and friends) enjoy and look forward to is definitely part of the experience!
Vegan Picnic Recipes & Ideas
These vegan picnic recipes are simple to prepare and will make the perfect addition to your picnic whether everyone at your picnic is vegan or not.
In our house, we’re vegetarian and a lot of my extended family is vegetarian or vegan. My girls and I like to eat vegan much of the time, but still eat dairy products from time to time.
For me personally, I feel better when the majority of my meals are vegan. I feel healthier and it’s easier to maintain my weight.
Our family loves picnics and in the warm weather months (and sometimes even when it’s chilly) you’ll find us at the park sharing a picnic together – often on a weekly basis.
We usually meet a bunch of our extended family who live in the area at the park and everyone will bring something to eat. It’s nothing fancy, but it’s fun and creates wonderful memories for our family.
We like to take hikes, swim in the lake, watch the kids on the playground and basically just enjoy the great outdoors.
Of course, we have our favorite picnic recipes, but I’m always looking for new ones to add to our repertoire. I hope you’ll find some new favorite picnic recipes today!
11 Vegan Picnic Sandwiches
These simple vegan sandwiches would be a perfect addition to your picnic. Simple and easy to make picnic recipes are a must!
It legit taste just like traditional Chicken Salad, except theres no meat and no dairy. This salad has all of your favorite flavors of a traditional chicken salad with mayo and crisp veggies, with a little bit of a tang, and it’s incredibly easy to make.
Air Fryer Tofu is delightfully crunchy on the outside and light on the inside. Learn how easy it is to make a delicious protein-packed Air Fryer Asian Tofu Wrap that's perfect for quick and healthy lunches, midweek dinners, and packing into lunch boxes.
This hummus veggie wrap makes a perfect fresh lunch on a summer day! These wraps are economical as they’re made with just a few simple ingredients, they’re vegan, and perfect for packed lunches and picnics.
Don’t you just love a crisp sandwich with a smoky kick mixed with the smooth, nutty taste of avocado? Then you are going to enjoy this drool worthy Vegan Tempeh Sandwich. It’s a whole lot healthier than your traditional BLT, but you’re guaranteed to be just as satisfied after your plate is polished off.
Nothing screams New England summer than a lobster roll! These Easy Vegan Maine Lobster Rolls are gluten-free, allergy-free, meatless, and fit for everyone to enjoy! A simple, healthy, and delicious recipe that redefines this classic fast-food sandwich!
This Vegan Lobster Roll recipe uses 10 simple ingredients that you can make ahead of time! This recipe makes a batch of vegan lobster salad that you can eat solo or add to a bun to make a vegan lobster roll during your vegan picnic!
22 Vegan Picnic Salads
Some of these salads would make a perfect main dish recipe and others are more fitting as a side dish. One things about it though, every picnic needs a salad!
A healthy Summer side dish, that’s fresh and tasty! You can serve it warm or cold, it will be delicious either way. Packed with juicy tomatoes, basil, cucumber and black olives, this is a perfectly light meal for hot Summer days.
The best Classic American Macaroni Salad now with a perfectly gluten-free, vegan, and top 8 allergy-free recipe! Summer isn’t complete without this traditional BBQ and grilling cookout essential pasta side dish!
Fill that salty crunchy craving with an incredibly healthy, vegan, gluten free option! These Kale Chips are super easy to make at home with a food dehydrator and they’re crispy, crunchy, “cheezy”, and incredibly healthy, too!
This is the BEST baba ganoush dip that you will ever have! Silky and smooth luxurious eggplant dip, that is savory, smokey, and irresistibly delicious! Enjoy it as a dip with baked pita flatbread, freshly chopped vegetables, or as a part of the Middle Eastern mezze platter!
Easy mini vegan lemon tarts filled with low-sugar custard and topped with fresh berries! The perfectly healthy spring and summer treat, naturally gluten-free and dairy-free. We love this quick no-bake plant-based dessert!
My name is Melissa Ringstaff and I've been blogging here at A Virtuous Woman since 2001. I'm a pastor's wife and homeschooling mom living in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of Southeastern KY. I believe in finding freedom from perfection and living life with purpose and I want to help you do exactly that.
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