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One question that might be on your mind this summer is: what makes the perfect vegan summer picnic hamper?

What Makes the Perfect Vegan Summer Picnic Hamper?

Whether you're planning a day at the beach, a hike in the woods, or just a lazy afternoon in your own garden, or to the extremes a tour du Mont Blanc, picnics are the perfect way to enjoy good weather and good company. And what better way to enjoy a picnic than with a delicious vegan hamper?

There are a few things to consider when putting together the perfect vegan summer hamper. Here are some ideas to help you put together a tasty, cruelty-free spread that everyone will enjoy!

A Portable Treat...

Vegan picnics make a perfectly portable treat. No need to worry about packing a lot of separate containers - everything can be stored in one handy hamper.

To create the perfect Vegan Picnic Hamper the first thing you'll need is a good cooler bag or insulated box. This will keep your food and drinks cool for hours, even in hot weather. Make sure to pack some ice packs or frozen water bottles too, just in case it's a particularly warm day.

Next, it's time to choose your picnic food. There are plenty of delicious vegan options available, so you're sure to find something to suit everyone's taste. Popular picnic foods include vegan snacks, tasty homemade treats, and easy-to-eat finger foods.

You'll also need drinks. Water is always a good idea, but you might also want to pack some vegan soft drinks, iced tea, or even a bottle of tasty vegan wine. Just don't forget the cups!

Last but not least, don't forget your sun cream, insect repellent, and a blanket or two. These will all come in handy once you've found the perfect spot to enjoy your vegan picnic feast.

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What Makes the Perfect Vegan Picnic Hamper?

The perfect vegan picnic hamper is packed with delicious, portable foods that will keep everyone happy - and cool - all day long. With a few simple tips, you can put together a cruelty-free spread that's sure to please everyone. To make the perfect summer picnic basket, we recommend:

  1. Set your theme and invite your friends: Will it be an elegant red wine affair, a laid-back picnic with a vegan BBQ, or a pink prosecco picnic (pictured below) fit with strawberry and cream desserts? Make your theme choice and invite your loved ones.
  2. Order your vegan snacks or hampers in advance: This will help you make sure you have enough for everyone, and it'll save you time on the day of the picnic.
  3. Choose your location: The best picnic spots are usually quiet, shady, and somewhat close to a bathroom.
  4. Set out your blankets and enjoy! Now that you know how to put together the perfect vegan picnic, it's time to start planning your own. Gather your friends, choose your food, and find the perfect spot to enjoy a summer day.

The Best Vegan Picnic Food For Your Hamper

First things first, your vegan picnic hamper needs good food. Here are some ideas:

Vegan picnic snacks

From super healthy to sinfully delicious, just a handful of these vegan snacks will keep you going all day long, but a whole hamper full will ensure there's something for everyone. Popular vegan snacks you could include in your picnic hamper include:

Super delicious vegan picnic recipes

Add some vibrant veggie dishes to your summer picnic basket with these flavour-packed recipes. By adding some homemade dishes to your picnic, you'll be sure to impress your fellow picnickers!

Here are some of our favourites ideas:

(All ideal served with some biodegradable plates!)

Tasty Vegan Picnic Drinks

Vegan Wine

In 2022, there's almost a plant-based version of everything, including wine of course!

Vegan wine is the perfect accompaniment to any picnic hamper. It comes in a variety of delicious flavours, and it's a great way to support vegan-friendly businesses. For a summer picnic, you might like to go for a nice vegan prosecco or rose wine.

If red is more your thing, there are plenty of delicious vegan red wines to choose from too. Just make sure to pack some wine glasses so you can enjoy your drinks in style! And bring some kitchen rolls or napkins, just in case.

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Vegan Soft Drinks

Drinks like iced tea or fruit spritzers are perfect for a summer picnic. They're refreshing, and they'll keep you hydrated in the heat. If you're packing them in a cooler bag, make sure to add some ice packs to keep them nice and cold.

Most supermarkets now sell a variety of vegan-friendly soft drinks, but they can be time-consuming to find. We recommend preparing in advance by ordering delicious vegan soft drinks online.

For a refreshing and summery drink, you could also consider taking some homemade lemonade. It's easy to make, and you can sweeten it to your taste. Simply mix together freshly squeezed lemon juice (or get creative with lime juice!), sugar, and water. Add some ice and enjoy!

Vegan Beer

Beer is often overlooked as a vegan-friendly drink, but there are actually a lot of vegan beer options available. Many big brands, such as Budweiser and some Brewdog beers, are now vegan-friendly. And, there are also plenty of smaller craft breweries that make delicious vegan beer.

When you're packing your picnic hamper, make sure to include some vegan beer. It's the perfect refreshing drink for a summer day spent outdoors!

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Where To Buy Vegan Picnic Hampers

With a range of Luxury Vegan Picnic Hampers available to purchase online, it has never been easier to enjoy a delicious vegan picnic.

The Goodness Project offers a range of different hampers, all of which are packed full of delicious vegan food and drink. Ordering one of our hampers is the perfect way to treat yourself, or to share a special occasion with friends and family.

If you're looking for a more budget-friendly option, you can always put together your own vegan picnic hamper. Simply fill a basket or cool bag with all of your favourite vegan snacks and drinks, and you're good to go!

The Best Vegan Picnic Ideas To Try This Summer

Here are some fun vegan picnic ideas you can try on your next picnic:

  1. Have a vegan potluck picnic - everyone brings a dish (or surprise) to share!
  2. Make it a BYOB (bring your own blanket) picnic - perfect for lazy summer days in the park.
  3. Go on a hike and have a picnic at the top of the trail.
  4. Visit a farmer's market and put together a picnic using all local ingredients.
  5. Have a themed picnic - choose a country or cuisine and make all the food and drinks fit the theme.

Looking For Tasty Vegan Snacks, Drinks or Hampers?

With these tips in mind, you're sure to create the perfect vegan summer picnic hamper. So what are you waiting for? Get packing!

If you're looking for tasty vegan snacks to fill your picnic baskets, or full tasty picnic hampers to enjoy with family and friends, we've got you covered. At the Goodness Project, we offer a range of delicious vegan hampers, all packed full of tasty treats and drinks.

Order your hamper today and enjoy a hassle-free picnic this summer.

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