38 Vegan Camping Food Ideas for Plant-Based Adventurers

Put the soydog down! With this list of delicious vegan camping meals, you’ll be able to whip up tasty, plant-based meals that you and your camp-mates will love.

Camping is about being one with nature. So what better place to embrace a plant-based diet, right? While being out in the wild should be a perfect fit for vegans, unfortunately, traditional camping meals tend to rely heavily on animal products. But, it doesn’t need to be that way! There are a lot of delicious vegan meals you can try on your next camping trip.

We’ve put together a list of our favorite vegan camping recipes that are perfect for enjoying around the campfire. Whether you are cooking for fellow-vegans or for a mixed group, these quick and easy meals are guaranteed to impress.

So the next time you head out camping, give one of these recipes a try and bring a little more plant-based adventure into the world.

Breakfasts

Coconut French Toast

Loaded with tropical flavor, this vegan coconut French toast is WAY better than the traditional milk & egg version.

Vegan Coconut French Toast in a skillet on a camping table.

Scrambled Tofu Breakfast Burrito

The perfect grab-and-go breakfast when you’re trying to get a jump on the day.

Vegan Tofu Scramble Breakfast Burrito

Johnny Apple Seed Oatmeal

Take your morning oats to the next level with this apple powered super seed oatmeal.

Apple spiced oatmeal and seeds in a white and red camping bowl.

Chickpea Flour Breakfast Scramble

Need a break from tofu? Give this chickpea flour breakfast scramble a try!

Pouring chickpea scramble mix into a camp frying pan.

Coconut Chia Oatmeal

Give your oatmeal a makeover by infusing it with the sweet tropical flavor of coconut!

A quick and easy coconut and chia seed oatmeal, a perfect breakfast for a camping trip or an early morning hike.

Apple Pie Quinoa Porridge

Feeling burnt out on oatmeal? This apple pie quinoa porridge is a great way to start your morning.

Holding a bowl of breakfast quinoa porridge with apples.


Snacks

Peanut Butter & Jelly Granola Bars

Transforming a school lunch classic into a portable hiking snack, these peanut butter and jelly granola bars are the perfect way to refuel out on the trail.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Granola Bars Recipe

DIY Fruit Leathers

Once you know how to make your own fruit leathers, the flavor combinations are endless!

Learn how to make fruit leathers in a dehydrator

Vegan S’mores Granola Bar

If you’re looking for the perfect portable camping snack this summer, look no further than these vegan S’mores Bars!

These chewy vegan s'mores granola bars are a delicious camping-inspired snack!

Smoky Spiced Campfire Popcorn

A perfect pre-dinner snack, this smoky spiced campfire popcorn is a great campfire appetizer.

Popping popcorn over a campfire.

Trail Mix Bliss Balls

These bliss balls are a great whole-foods and vegan alternative to pre-made trail snacks.

Hand holding three Trail mix bliss balls.

Chewy Chocolate Goji Granola Bars

Chocolatey and chewy, these goji chocolate granola bars are the perfect trail food to bring on your next hike.

Perfectly chewy and nutrient-packed, these Chewy Chocolate Goji Granola Bars are perfect for your next hike!


Dinners

One Pot Red Lentil Sloppy Joes

A plant-based twist on a summer classic, these red lentil sloppy joes pack in just as much flavor (and protein) as the original – but without all the funky extras.

A plant-based approach to a classic camping recipe: Make these easy one-pot Red Lentil Sloppy Joes on your next campout

Grilled Sweet Potato Fajitas

Grilled sweet potato “steaks”, roasted peppers and onions, and a New Mexican chile marinade, these vegan campfire fajitas are a new take on an old classic.

Grilled sweet potato “steaks”, roasted peppers and onions, and a New Mexican chile marinade, these vegan campfire fajitas are a new take on an old classic.

Mexican Tortilla Soup

Quick, easy, and super versatile, this Mexican tortilla soup is a great low fuss dinner idea.

Foil Wrapped Sweet Potatoes with Chili

Combining a campfire baked sweet potato with a simple vegan chili, this hearty recipe is a quick and easy meal to warm yourself up.

Foil wrapped sweet potatoes and chili on a blue camping plate.

Udon Noodle Salad

This flavorful udon noodle dish is loaded with pan-seared vegetables, marinated tofu, and topped with a spicy sesame dressing.

One Pot Lemon Broccoli Pasta

Light and bright, this one-pot lemon broccoli pasta is super simple and super delicious.

Lemon Broccoli Pasta in a green camping bowl.

Quinoa Chili

Lightweight and protein-packed, this homemade vegan dehydrated chili is perfect for your next camping or backpacking trip.

DIY Backpacking Food - a healthy vegan quinoa chili made with a dehydrator, perfect for your backcountry adventures.

Grilled Ratatouille Kebabs

A vegan kebab with a French twist, this campfire grilled Ratatouille is a great way to incorporate some vegetables into your camping diet.

Ratatouille kabobs grilling over a campfire.

5 Ingredient Vegan Tacos

Quick, easy, and totally delicious, these vegan tacos were a mainstay on our year long road trip.

Vegan tacos are a surprisingly easy camp meal. This fast & easy recipe will have you enjoying your favorite street food in the great outdoors!

Southwest Sweet Potato + Bean Burger

Combining healthy sweet potato and bean patties with smokey southwestern spices, these burgers are the perfect excuse to fire up the grill!

Sweet potato burger on a blue camping plate.

Drunken Cauliflower Tacos with Quick Pickled Onions

Beer-simmered vegan cauliflower tacos topped with zingy quick pickled red onions are the perfect camping food for hanging out with friends!

Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew

If you’re looking for something hearty, comforting, AND healthy the next time you’re out camping, you need to try this vegan sweet potato peanut stew.

Hearty, healthy, and satisfying - this #vegan Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew is a perfect meal to make over the campfire.

Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Poblano Tacos

Toothsome sweet potatoes, assertive poblano peppers, and flavorful black beans wrapped up in a crispy corn tortilla. These tacos deliver a smoky southwestern sensation with each and every bite.

Three sweet potato tacos on a white and red camping plate.

Maple Soy Grilled Tempeh

This sweet & savory maple soy tempeh is a wonderful vegan grilling option for your next BBQ or camping trip!

Grilling tempeh on a campfire

Vegan Dan Dan Noodles

This super saucy, spicy peanut noodle dish is one of our all-time favorites.

vegan dan dan noodles in a camping pot

Coconut Red Lentil Stew with Kale

Just because it’s healthy doesn’t mean it can’t be delicious too. This red lentil stew is loaded with all the right kind of nutrition and flavor.

Coconut red lentil stew in a camping bowl

5 Can Chili

There’s nothing like gathering around a fire at night with a heaping bowl of chili in hand.

5 ca chili in a red and white camping bowl next to a Dutch oven.

Summer Rolls with Almond Butter Satay

No matter what the weather is doing outside, these summer rolls can bring you back to the carefree days of summer.

These summer rolls (aka fresh spring rolls) with almond butter satay are great for picnics and camping trips!

Campfire Paella with Artichokes and Poblanos

This campfire paella is packed with tasty vegetables and spices, and can be made vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free – a camping meal that everyone can enjoy!

Paella might be the ultimate one pot camping meal - you can easily scale it up for groups and change the ingredients to whatever sounds tasty to you!

 


Drinks

Spiked Pumpkin Chai

Our 21+ and over twist on the Pumpkin Spiced Latte craze. Bottoms up!

Pouring whiskey into a mug of pumpkin spiced chai with a campfire in the background

Plum Prosecco Spritz

Bright and refreshing, this plum and rosemary prosecco spritz is a wonderful way to relax at the end of the day. If Audrey Hepburn went camping, this is what she would be drinking.

Plum Prosecco Spritz on a wooden background.

Campfire Mulled Wine

The wintery version of sangria, a camping mug full of mulled red wine is all we need to keep warm.

This cozy spiced mulled wine recipe is perfect for your next camping trip!

Ginger Apple Cider

When it’s cold outside and you’re in need of some relief, this hot ginger apple cider is a wonderful companion to spend some time with.

Ginger spices up a classic apple cider to make a perfect drink for sipping around the campfire. This is a perfect camping cocktail for cooler evenings!

Blackberry Citrus Old Fashioned

Looking for the perfect summer camping cocktail? This Blackberry Citrus Old Fashioned is the warm weather whiskey drink you’ve been waiting for.

Looking for the perfect summer camping cocktail? This Blackberry Citrus Old Fashioned is the warm weather whiskey drink you’ve been waiting for.


Desserts

No Bake Apple Crisp

A quick and easy fall-inspired camping dessert, this vegan campfire apple crisp is guaranteed to leave you feeling warm and cozy at the end of the night.

Apple crisp in a blue camping bowl with a scoop of ice cream.

Vegan S’mores

S’mores! The one and only campfire classic, now sourced with vegan ingredients.

Super simple vegan s'mores

 

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