Finally, picnic season is here, and you are probably already planning your next outing to enjoy the sunny weather. Making a picnic party for your friends and family requires planning.
If you or someone you love is a vegan, you’ll have to think of vegan picnic options too. In this article, we have brought you 35+ easy vegan picnic ideas as recipes.
Don’t worry, all of them are plant-based and will guarantee you a cruelty-free time spent outdoors.
Let’s dig in!
35+ Vegan Picnic Ideas
#1 - Vegan Pizza
Who doesn’t love pizza? Combine some vegan parmesan and sauteed tomatoes, and even the non-vegans will want a bite.
#3 - Vegan No-Bake Cookies
Using only simple ingredients like oats, vegan butter, and almond milk, these cookies are addictive and light, just right for the summertime.
#4 - Beginner-Friendly Falafel
Falafel is a super-spicy option, tender on the inside, and crunchy on the outside. After trying these, you’ll never miss meat again.
#5 - Dakos Salad
The combination of cherry tomatoes, olives, and rusks makes this an irresistible and rejuvenating combination, you have to try out.
#6 - Strawberry Lemonade
Refreshing lemonade with a sweet twist of real strawberries, combined to make the most refreshing summer drink.
#7 - Tofu and Avocado Salad
This green salad will perfectly accompany any picnic. It tastes even better if you marinate the tofu the night before.
#8 - Snack Board for Vegans
Arrange your snacks comprising dips, vegetables, fruits, and nuts, all on a large enough board.
#9 - Italian Grissini or Breadsticks
One of our favorite party snacks are these delicious breadsticks, which you can combine with any vegan dip from our list. Try them out, so they become your favorites too!
#10 - Vegan Pasta Salad
Serve it as a salad or a main dish with minimal fuss and combine ingredients with what you have in the kitchen.
#12 - Easy Vegan Brownies
This beloved dessert is a perfect mixture of rich and fudgy, try it out..
#13 - Vegan Gyros
Caramelized onions and jackfruit pork, wrapped in vegan pitas with maple syrup and soy sauce, is going to leave you wanting more.
#14 - Vegan Tomato Orzo
Serve this tasty tomato orzo as a salad, everyone will love it for its roasted tomato relish.
#16 - Spring Pasta
Served warm or cold, spring pasta consisting of peas, leeks, and asparagus will leave them asking for more.
#18 - Beetroot Hummus
An earthy but innovative dip for your vegan picnic. Beetroot hummus is a fun version of hummus, you should try out.
#19 - Artichoke Hummus
Another light but easily made hummus version is artichoke hummus.
#20 - Mushroom Pate
Creamy cheese, savory mushrooms, and virgin olive oil all come together to make this mouth-watering spread.
#21 - Mango Sorbet
Putting this velvety mango sorbet into glass bowls will take more time than its preparation.
#22 - Asparagus Noodles
Shaved asparagus noodles, topped with some tofu and classic pesto is just as light as it needs to be, for a summer vegan picnic.
#23 - Peach Iced Tea
Unsweetened peach syrup perfectly matches a hint of black tea, all that with some ice on top, to refresh your guests.
#24 - Fruit Salad with Citrus Maple Syrup
Top your favorite seasonal fruit’s fresh taste off with some maple syrup and apple juice dressing.
#25 - Raw Zucchini Wraps
These raw zucchini wraps are the vegan version of finger food. Combine them with seasonal veggies and pesto, for the crispest of tastes.
#26 - Simple Vegan Guacamole
Without this dish, you can’t even imagine a picnic. So hurry up and smash those avocadoes!
#27 - Grilled Vegetables
Another one of our easy vegan picnic ideas is this staple picnic food, grilled vegetables. It doesn’t get simpler than this.
#28 - Sesame Crackers
If you’re looking for a fun way to spice up your dips, why not try this sesame goodness?
#29 - Oven Beet Chips
These delicious oven-baked beet chips are the healthy version of potato chips.
#30 - Ginger Root Tea with Lemon and Mint
This refreshing and very easy-to-prepare drink takes only three aromatic plants: ginger, lemon, and mint, to make you a drink that will refresh your tastebuds.
#31 - Olive and Rosemary Focaccia
This focaccia bread combines olives and rosemary, it’ll make you feel like you’re picnicking in Italy.
#32 - Vegan Peach Cobbler
Juicy peaches topped with fluffy biscuits make this a staple picnic food but turned vegan.
#33 - Vegan Apple Crisp
An array of nuts over juicy fruits in a huge ceramic baking dish. Is there anything that sounds better than that?
#34 - Falafel Burgers
Looking for a healthy way to substitute burgers on your grill? Try falafel patties, topped with some hummus and pita bread.
#35 - Banana Bread
Last but definitely not least is another staple of our easy vegan picnic ideas. Who doesn’t love this recipe?
#36 - Vegan Oat Bars
These oat bars are perfect if you’re on the run to make it to that picnic, or if you’re looking for a timeout snack.
So far, we have reviewed 36 easy vegan picnic ideas. The goal was to help you find the perfect recipe for your picnic, be it the main course, dessert or drink.
We hope our short but informative article helped you in doing just that and enjoying a beautiful summer outing with your vegan friends or family.