12 Food Ideas for Your Picnic Basket
National Picnic Day is Friday, April 23rd which means… picnic season is officially here! All you need is a blanket, a cooler, and some yummy food. Sometimes the best food options for a picnic are also the easiest. So, what should you bring? From sandwiches, to salads, to dessert… we put together a list of our favorite ideas that all your friends and family are sure to enjoy. Check out the links below for all the recipes!
You can’t go wrong with a caprese sandwich! Stuffed with fresh basil and tomatoes, it’s so simple, yet delicious. It’s also the perfect vegetarian dish!
Yum… this vegan sandwich is a must have. With veggies, herbs, and olives on a soft baguette, you really can’t get much better.
This recipe isn’t just any old egg salad… it’s fresher and more flavorful than you can imagine! The lemon, mustard, and herbs really take this dish to the next level.
If you’re looking for something that isn’t too heavy, Avocado summer rolls are the perfect picnic snack. These rolls are filled with avocado, peach, and fresh herbs.
If you’re looking for something healthy, this is the perfect option! This hummus wrap filled with veggies is super easy to make and will stay fresh for hours.
Filled with veggies and a tangy dressing… this recipe will not disappoint. This dish adds a nice twist to a typical pasta salad and the dressing add a ton of more flavor too.
This salad is just as fresh as it sounds. Mango is added to fresh herbs and crisp veggies, giving it a sweet contrast. Finish it off with pine nuts for toasty crunch!
This Watermelon salad with feta recipe is as refreshing as it gets. If you’re looking for both savory and sweet, this is the perfect mix of that, with avocado, mint, lime, and of course, feta cheese.
Who doesn’t love some pico de gallo?! If you want to go the Mexican route, this salsa is a necessity. It only takes 7 ingredients and is super easy to make.
This baba ganoush dip is smoky, savory, and creamy all at once. Pair it with veggies and pita bread, and you have the perfect picnic snack.
Every picnic needs some dessert options. These cookies have a sweet citrusy flavor and you won’t be able to have just one!
Another perfect picnic dessert… this chocolate zucchini bread recipe is bound to satisfy. Not only is it delicious, but it is also secretly healthy!