While traveling in van life (or any mobile life) the dishes need to be properly stored so as not to bounce around and damage one another. I've sewed a few covers that are super easy to do (anyone can do them they are that easy) and so maybe it will help you also.
Sewing a protective cover for a pan.
Sewing a simple cover to protect a lid.
Sewing a cover for the microwave base.
Sewing a cover for coffee mugs.