22 Vegan Camping Food Recipes to Stay Fueled

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Stay fueled while you hit the open trail with these vegan camping food recipes featuring cookies, pancakes, skillet scrambles, and more!

A night or two under the open sky, listening to the beautiful sounds of nature can be a relaxing and rejuvenating experience. 

But nothing is worse than scrounging on freeze-dried astronaut food! Instead, fix yourself a few of these tasty camping recipes and make your experience even more memorable. 

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Vegan Camping Food

Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes
Unzip from your sleeping bag and make yourself a camping breakfast staple. Enjoy a large stack of these nutritious blueberry oatmeal pancakes full of fiber and protein, guaranteed to keep your morning adventures fueled and fun!
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Silken Tofu Scramble
A crisp morning at camp calls for a warm and protein-rich breakfast. This easy silken tofu scramble is so comforting and filling. Enjoy it as is, or enjoy it with a slice of fire-toasted bread!
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Vegan Loaded BBQ Dogs
Why not make meals fun with these loaded BBQ dogs? Smoky campfire-roasted veggie dogs are easily garnished with this assortment of exciting toppings. Beans, crispy onions, slaw, and thick, sweet BBQ sauce are a combination to live for!
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Gooey Vegan S’mores
No camping trip is complete without an ooey gooey s'more! Made with gelatin-free marshmallows, dark chocolate, and crunchy cinnamon graham crackers. A simple, sweet dessert that will bring smiles to everyone.
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Grilled Veggie Fajitas
Enjoy a bounty of grilled vegetables with Mexican-inspired seasoning with this crowd-pleasing camping-friendly fajitas. In a cast iron grill, cook the vegetables and dish them into a toasted tortilla – so easy!
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Raspberry Banana Bread
Make ahead and pack for a no-mess breakfast or snack. This sugar-free banana bread is made with wholesome and nutrient-dense ingredients that are perfect for indulging in while exploring the wild – enjoy with a dollop of nut butter for added goodness!
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Vegan Sloppy Joes
A throw-back to 90's summer camp, these cult-favorite sloppy joes are always a welcomed meal on the camping rotation. Easily prepare in a pot over the fire and enjoy scooped up onto a warm bun – so yummy!
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Satay Sweet Potato Lentil Curry
With one pot on the fire, create a flavorful and filling dinner ready in only 30 minutes! Packed with abundant vegetables, lentils, and yummy nut butter, the camp will adore this aromatic curry!
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Fruity Sugar-Free Flapjacks
Enjoy these refined sugar-free flapjacks as an easy-to-enjoy snack on your hike. Meal-prep friendly, these fruit-filled bars are ideal for preparing as you get your camping gear together – a snack the whole family will enjoy!
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Chili Sin Carne
Enjoy this one-pot wonder, easily made over a crackling fire. Mexican-inspired spices complement the buttery beans and are exceptionally tasty with a garnish of fresh cilantro and vegan cheese — so good!
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Baked Potatoes With Smoky Beans
Who doesn't love beans? Dress your baked potato with a generous helping of smoked campfire beans for a comforting, oh-so-good meal. Enjoy with a little garnish of herbs and vegan yogurt.
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Easy Vegan Bean Burrito
Burritos are a camping favorite. Not only are they easy to make, but they are a perfect combination of texture and flavor. Easily customizable, these burritos are a great plant-forward meal you'll love on your next adventure.
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Vegan Potato Curry
Explore the aromatic spices of Thai cuisine with this potato curry. Infused with red curry paste, this stew is full of complexity yet easy to prepare in one pot! A dollop of vegan yogurt and fresh parsley ties it all together.
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Peanut Butter Bliss Balls
Another camping essential, these peanut butter bliss balls are a trail-worthy snack! Made with protein powder, beans, peanut butter, and cocoa, each ball is packed with protein and fiber. Prepare ahead and enjoy on the go!
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Creamy Mushroom Pea Risotto
A one-pot dinner that requires no special attention. This creamy risotto is ready in 30 minutes and effortlessly versatile. A fire lick infuses the rice with a delicious smoky flavor that goes great with garlic and mushrooms!
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Johnny Apple Seed Oatmeal
This fall-inspired oatmeal is brimming with apple pie spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. A gorgeous campfire breakfast that warms you from the inside out and smells sweet and nutty!
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Chewy No Bake Granola Bars
Save a penny and skip the store-bought snacks. These homemade granola bars are packed with nourishing, wholesome ingredients that will energize you. These bars have A little of everything: nuts, oats, dried fruits, chocolate, peanut butter, and sticky date!
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Homemade Fruit Leather
A trail favorite, these leathers are a perfect way to enjoy fruit while in nature. Use your favorite fruit or berries and prepare a large batch ahead of time. They will last for two weeks at room temperature!
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Vegan Kebabs
Skewer up a few kebabs made from your favorite vegetables and tofu. Prepare ahead of time and allow the savory herb marinade to infuse every inch of the kebabs when the dinner bell rings; easily BBQ over the fire pit for a tasty, simple meal.
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One Pot Pasta
There is no need to pack a cauldron; this one-pot pasta requires no draining! Create tasty, tender pasta cooked in a flavorful sauce and infused with vegetables, tomato sauce, coconut milk, and spices.
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Quick Vegan Apple Crisp
There is no need to skip dessert while camping. Enjoy this healthy apple crisp made in a Dutch oven or cast iron on an open fire. Fill with a medley of toasted pecans, cinnamons, and tart apples to satisfy your sweet tooth!
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Tropical Trail Mix Breakfast Cookies
Combine all your yummy favorites into one decadent and over-stuffed breakfast cookie! These oatmeal-based cookies are packed with tropical trail mix, Making each bite flavorful, texture-rich, and nutrient-dense! Perfect for a long hike.
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22 Vegan Camping Food Recipes to Stay Fueled

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Stay fueled while you hit the open trail with these vegan camping food recipes featuring snacks, dinner, breakfast, and more! Easy recipes for the whole family.
Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 4 slices slices whole wheat bread
  • 4 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • Sprinkle of cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup optional

Instructions

  • Lay out the four slices of whole wheat bread (toasted or untoasted.)
  • Spread about 1 tbsp of peanut butter on each slice of bread, distributing it equally to cover most of the surface.
  • Peel and slice the bananas. Arrange the slices evenly on two of the bread slices. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  • Drizzle with maple syrup if using, then place the remaining two slices of bread on top of the bananas to complete the sandwiches. Press down gently, then cut in half and serve.

Notes

  • Add a small handful of chocolate chips for added flavor if you want!
  • You can wrap each sandwich in plastic wrap or aluminum foil to store in a cool place for up to a few hours.
  • Find 22+ more vegan camping food recipes in the article above!
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Nutrition Facts
22 Vegan Camping Food Recipes to Stay Fueled
Amount per Serving
Calories
603
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
34.4
g
53
%
Saturated Fat
 
7.3
g
46
%
Sodium
 
559
mg
24
%
Potassium
 
912
mg
26
%
Carbohydrates
 
58.6
g
20
%
Fiber
 
10.2
g
43
%
Sugar
 
21.4
g
24
%
Protein
 
24.3
g
49
%
Calcium
 
67
mg
7
%
Iron
 
8
mg
44
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

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