These 35 delicious vegan picnic recipe ideas have been collated from some of our favourite vegan bloggers! We all love a picnic, but sometimes get stuck doing a quick supermarket raid for hummus and carrot sticks (nothing wrong with those). But with a tiny bit of prep, you can make a delicious vegan picnic that even the Famous Five would envy!
When heading out on a vegan (or any) picnic, it's important to think of portability. Easy to eat sandwiches and hand held savoury snack foods are perfect. Salads that are pre-chopped and that can take a bit of a bashing as you search out the perfect spot to lay your blanket are also key. These yummy recipe ideas will keep your vegan and non vegan friends happy!
Of course, no picnic is complete without something sweet to finish, so we have also included here some great vegan sweet treats that are portable and won't end up melting or in a gooey mess. However be sure to take along some reusable napkins for the ineveitable sticky fingers. And don't forget the lashings of Ginger Beer!
Sandwiches & Wraps
Yummy vegan sandwiches are probably the ultimate vegan picnic food. Mix and match these recipes so you can try a few different flavours. Sandwiches are also great if you're out hiking or on a longer walk as they don't require any cutlery or plates.
Recipe from Delightful Adventures
Thanks to Strength & Sunshine for this yummy recipe.
Recipe from Yup It's Vegan
Recipe from Veggie Desserts
Recipe from Seven Roses
Robust salads that don't mind a bit of bashing around while you search for the perfect picnic spot! Pretty much all of these are just as happy being eaten with a spoon, a fork, or squashed into a roll or a sandwich, or even eaten in a lettuce leaf! Versatile salads for the win!
Recipe thanks to Vegan Huggs
Recipe from My Goodness Kitchen.
Recipe from Lettuce Veg Out
Recipe from Full of Beans
Recipe from Veggies Don't Bite.
Little snacky things to nibble on while drinking vegan rose or sipping a spritzer in the park! Not every picnic has to be a full on meal, sometimes you just need a little vegan snacky thing while you catch up with your besties! These yummy vegan snacky picnic recipes are perfect for just that.
Recipe from Go Dairy Free
Recipe from Vegan Doll House
Recipe from The Vegan Lunch Box
Recipe from Conflicted Vegan
Dips and Bits
Forget the store-bought hummus and make one of these dips for your vegan picnic instead! A batch of your own yummy dip or some spreadable cheese, along with some crudites, chips or crackers will elevate your picnic. Just be sure to avoid double dipping! (terrible manners even before the plague, even more so now!)
Recipe from Sarah's Vegan Guide
Recipe from Pink Fortitude
Recipe from My Quite Kitchen
Recipe from Flourishing Kitchen.
Recipe from A Sweet Alternative
Round off your lovely vegan picnic with a sweet little something. Fresh fruit, a little choccy nibble or a lovely nutty wholesome bar. Some of these little snacks are also perfect for taking on hikes, for when your sugar levels dip & you need one last push to the summit!
Recipe from Wholehearted Eats
Recipe from Rainbow Nourishments
Recipe from Dreena Burton
Recipe from Conflicted Vegan
Whether you're hanging out in your garden with friends, hiking up a mountain for some fresh air, or catching up with some of your favourite people in a park, we think these delicious vegan picnic ideas will definitely help your spring and summer plans along in the most delicious way!