Ten of our favorite recipes that are perfect for a picnic! These packable recipes travel well and are great for sharing with friends.
Now that the warmer weather is here, we love packing a delicious picnic and heading outside. At first thought, it seems like picnic food might just be simple sandwiches. But we’ve had success with all kinds of delicious things!
All these recipes today would make great picnic food, perfect for sharing with friends and family. We’ve included our favorite focaccia bread that makes the most amazing sandwiches. Plus there are salads and sides that are great warm or cold. And of course a few favorite desserts. We hope you find one to enjoy this week!
With less than 10-minutes of hands-on time and no-kneading, the name Ridiculously Easy Focaccia Bread says it all! Almost. It’s also ridiculously delicious! It’s the perfect bread for picnic sandwiches.
This healthy Roasted Veggie and Crispy Chickpea Salad combines crispy, spicy chickpeas, caramelized veggies, Israeli couscous, buttery, toasted pine nuts and a generous shower of fresh herbs. It makes a delicious side or fabulous main course!
Quintessentially summer, this Blueberry Spinach Salad with tender corn, pickled red onions and sweet/spicy almonds is fresh, delicious and goes so well with grilled entrees!
This easy slow cooker (or instant pot) Brown Sugar Balsamic Pulled Pork is healthier than most, takes minutes to put together and is a delicious crowd pleaser!
Think you need to avoid Italian food if you’re trying to eat healthier? Nope! This fabulous ancient grain salad is loaded with all the delicious flavors of Italy minus the refined carbs and high-calorie counts!
This Mediterranean Couscous Salad combines pearl pasta, crisp cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, tender corn and ribbons of fresh spinach to create a healthy, delicious salad. A sunny lemon dressing and lots of fresh herbs take it over the top!
One delicious bowl, brimming with the summer’s finest fare, this Roasted Tomato Fresh Mozzarella Pasta is perfect for lunch or dinner and always brings rave reviews!
This easy, one-bowl, no-mixer recipe really does produce the BEST chocolate chip cookies we’ve ever tasted. They’re buttery and crinkly with crisp edges, a chewy interior and lots of delicious chocolate chips.
This delicious, one-bowl, no-mixer Peanut Butter Texas Sheet Cake is one of our favorite desserts EVER! It’s also one of the quickest and easiest cakes you’ll ever make!
These Candied Pecan Brown Butter Blondies are one-pot, no-mixer and my family thinks they’re one of the best things they’ve ever eaten!!
Thought for the day:
I love the Lord, for he heard my voice;
he heard my cry for mercy.
Because he turned his ear to me,
I will call on him as long as I live.
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