My Top 20 Vegan Picnic Ideas

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My Top 20 Vegan Picnic Ideas

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Creamy cucumebr salad on a plate

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and the temperature is rising! I love the spring and summer. Give me all that vitamin D after a long winter. One of the best things to do to really soak in that nicer weather is to enjoy a meal (or all meals) outside. I love BBQ season, I love picnics, and that’s why I wanted to compile a list of my go-to vegan picnic ideas for you to take into your summer activities. 

How to Make Guacamole
Let me show you how to make guacamole in only 10-minutes. This recipe is fresh, easy & versatile.
6 Easy Tofu Marinade Recipes
Sharing my 6 favorite tofu marinade recipes that can be used on feta, protein, veggies, and more!
Tofu marinating in containers with veggies
Jennifer Aniston Salad (Grain Bowl)
This healthy grain bowl is our spin on what we actually think the Queen Jennifer Aniston would eat for lunch every day.
Grain bowl with serving spoons in it
Creamy Cucumber Salad (in 10-Minutes)
Easy and creamy. This creamy cucumber salad is like deconstructed tzatziki. It’s healthy, fresh, and can be made in 10-minutes.
Creamy cucumber salad on a plate
Vegan Rice Paper Rolls with Peanut Sauce
These easy, fresh rice paper rolls with peanut sauce (aka spring rolls) are Vietnamese-inspired, versatile, and delicious.
Mediterranean Orzo Salad
Whether you are looking for the perfect side salad or for a dinner party, my orzo salad recipe with a Greek twist is will be your go-to.
Greek Lentil Salad
This delicious, hearty lentil salad recipe is packed with nutrients and protein from the lentils, and all the delicious flavors of a Greek salad.
Spoon scooping lentil salad
Blood Orange Salad with Red Onion & Mint
This easy, fresh blood orange salad with red onion and mint can be whipped up so quickly, is loaded with health benefits, and great for a refreshing side or lunch.
How to Make Hummus
Want to learn how to make hummus at home? This recipe takes 10-minutes and will be 110 times better than store-bought hummus. It’s creamier, healthier, and more delicious.
Fresh homemade hummus in a white bowl on a counter
Green Goddess Mason Jar Salad Recipe
These easy mason jar salad recipes are perfect for meal prep. I’ve created four different ways you can whip them up to have healthy lunches all week long.
No-Bake Granola Bars
A simple, and healthier alternative to granola bars. This no-bake granola bars recipe will be your new go-to snack that can be made in 10-minutes.
Cauliflower Bites
These easy, tasty cauliflower bites are the perfect snack or appetizer. They’re healthy, quick to make, and delicious.
bowl of cauliflower bites
Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
This Mediterranean quinoa salad is fresh, easy, and the perfect healthy lunch loaded with flavor.
Mediterranean quinoa salad in a bowl with serving spoons
Carrot Cake Banana Bread
This easy carrot cake banana bread can be a sweet breakfast treat or a great dessert. Combining the spice of carrot cake, with classic banana bread.
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
These chocolatey homemade peanut butter cups take your favorite candy/treat and make it into an easy recipe that you can do right at home with simple ingredients.
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups stacked on a plate
Vegan Soft Pretzel Bites
These pretzel bites are easy and so delicious. They’re perfect for game day, an appetizer, after-school snack, or just any occasion.
Cheddar Biscuits with Sage
These cheddar biscuits with sage are perfect for fall. They’ll make your house smell like heaven and pair nicely with a big bowl of soup or stew.
Walnut Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce
These delicious walnut meatballs are so versatile and can be served however you like (my fav is with tzatziki).
Easy Vegan Deviled Potatoes
This yummy recipes is great for an appy, a snack, or a pot luck! Easy Vegan Deviled Potatoes can be made with ingredients already in your pantry, and I bet you can’t just eat one.
Vegan Soba Noodle Salad (Garlic, Ginger, Miso + Tahini Dressing)
This Vegan Soba Noodle Salad is loaded with healthy vegetables and a ton of flavor with the nut-free tahini dressing. It’s a perfect salad to prep for a summer vegan picnic.
Bowl of Vegan Soba Noodle Salad sitting on counter with chopsticks.
Caitlin

THANK YOU for this summer recipe guide book! I will definitely be making all of these! The ones I’ve tried are extremely delicious, and im excited to try the rest.

Maria Koutsogiannis

so excited for you!! thank you!

Marissa Kimble

So light, fresh and easy to take on the go! Yumm!

Maria Koutsogiannis

you’ve got that right 🙂

Marta Tarré

5 stars
Made this tonight and it was absolutely delicious. That dressing is INSANE. So so tasty, I’ll share it with everyone I know!

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thank you so much for the love, Marta!!!!

Lucy Stephens

5 stars
I have no words. This dressing is really good. It as really easy too! Thank you Maria!

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thank you so much, Lucy!!

Nicole Laroch

5 stars
This Soda Noodle Salad is amazing Maria! Thank you so much. I will be making this dressing all the time now.

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thank you Nicole!!!!

Lauren Marinigh

5 stars
Yum going to save this for meal prepping!

Maria Koutsogiannis

You’re really going to love this recipe, Lauren!

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