The Best Picnic Recipes
It’s picnic season! Whether you’re headed to the park, the rooftop, or down the hiking trail, our list of The Best Picnic Recipes will get you off on the right foot.
A perfectly packed picnic basket is like a work of art. A tantalizing puzzle of stacked goodies to be discovered, layer after layer.
Today I’m sharing the best of the best Picnic Recipes here on A Spicy Perspective. Picnic Recipes, that taste great at room temperature, are sturdy enough to haul around, and make any picnic feel like a feast fit for royalty.
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An easy Bean Salad recipe with amazing taste and texture! This Market Bean Salad is loaded with black eyed peas, field peas, sprouted lentils and sweet peas, and fresh cherry tomatoes. It’s tangy flavor and clean ingredients make it a shoe-in for your favorite weekly go-to side dish.
Crispy Baked Zucchini Chips. A healthy paleo-friendly snack recipe that is loaded with flavor and crunch, yet light in calories!
Smoky zippy 5-Ingredient Chipotle BBQ Chicken Skewers that are so easy to make you’ll serve them all grill season…. And make them in the oven the rest of the year.
Pulled Pork Tenderloin is the quickest way to satisfy a craving for southern pulled pork. This east-meets-west Sweet Chili Pulled Pork Recipe is a great take-along for all your spring and summer picnics.
A zesty Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich, stuffed with cucumbers, pickled veggies, and fresh herbs.
Layers and layers of meat and cheese with bold chunky olive salad piled high, sandwiched between two massive slices of bread. The Muffaletta is pure sandwich ecstasy.
Cool fresh Italian Pasta Salad with Sweet Oranges, Basil, and Golden Tomatoes. So easy and so delicious! A summer pasta salad you’ll be making all season.
Simple and sensational parmesan pesto chicken served over fresh summer pasta salad. This pesto chicken pasta dish is sure to be your new go-to dish this season!
Easy baked apple chips that you can feel good about serving your family. These crunchy little chips are low on fat and high on flavor.
Itty bitty pretzel knots kissed with honey and sriracha salt! This sweet and spicy pretzel recipe will be a hit on game day, or at your next party.
Fresh and vibrant Thai Chicken Noodle Bowl with Peanut Sauce! Loaded with veggies and kissed with creamy peanut sauce, these noodle bowls make a marvelous meal any time of day.
Salty-sweet indulgences to brighten your day. A salsa you just can’t stop eating!
A slightly wilted kale salad recipe kissed with a honey-lemon dressing, and tossed with crunchy pine nut, nutty pecorino cheese, and bright blushing strawberries.
Want to make famous Garrett’s Popcorn at home? This simple guide to blending the perfect caramel popcorn recipe and cheese popcorn will make you feel like you’re strolling down Michigan Avenue in the windy city.
Pasta with Peas Smoked Almonds and Dill is a great make-ahead dish for gatherings such as barbeques and picnics. It can sit out a long time and still hold up. With a pop of smoke and herby essence, this pea pasta will brighten any picnic.
The bright pop of lemon paired with the nutty essence of the bulghur wheat, and the cooling effects of mint and cucumbers are hard to beat. Plus Tabouli holds up for days in the fridge.
I learned to make traditional tomato pies shortly after moving to the South. Fresh tomato pies are delicious and comforting.
Our easy (and gorgeous) Baked Ham with Honey Mustard and Apples will be the perfect centerpiece of your next holiday meal. Crispy edges, juicy pork, and sweet baked apples nestled between the slices… What more could you ask for?
A creamy 4-Ingredient Strawberry Lemonade Fudge recipe that tastes like summer sunshine! This quick treat is perfect for picnics and summer parties and can be made in 5 minutes.
A Brownie Brittle Recipe with a distinct Chocolate Malt flavor. This simple brownie “bark” or brittle is like a crispy brownie crust you can eat like a chip!
Simple and sweet blueberry cake loaded with blueberries and lemon zest, then topped sweet buttermilk glaze and crispy crumbly oat topping. This blueberry cake is a sensation any day of the week.
Amazing soft decadent Cookie Bars layered with chocolate potato chips, fudge topping and tons of crispy potato chips on the inside! You are going to love these.
My very best sugar cookie recipe kissed with cornmeal and lime. So simple, yet so unique! You’ve got to try these.
A heavenly Salted Caramel Cashew Blondies Recipe, kissed with cashews and little morsels of salted caramel. Just what you need to satisfy your “salted caramel” cravings.
Fun and fabulous Chocolate Parfaits that are perfect to take on picnics or to birthday parties at the beach! These Brownie in a Jar treats are loaded with layers of Chocolate Malt goodness and heavenly cream, then neatly packaged for wherever you may roam.