Spring and summer are the perfect seasons for picnics in the park, on the beach, or in your own backyard. Whether you're with friends or family, picnics are all about having fun, enjoying good food, and making memories. To make your next picnic even more enjoyable, we've rounded up five must make delicious recipes and added a few insider tips that are sure to come in handy. The best part is, these recipes are simple to make, pack well, and are sure to be a hit with everyone, so without further ado, let's get started.
Fruit Plate: For something light and refreshing, start your picnic with a sweet and healthy fruit plate. It's easy to make and you can use any fruits such as strawberries, kiwi fruit, banana, mango and watermelon. Pro tip: cut your fruit rather large that way it keeps better. You can even serve your fruit with a sweet dip like nutella, caramel sauce or peanut butter.
Caprese Salad: This salad is perfect for a picnic, it's light, refreshing, requires few ingredients and it's packed with flavor. Simply layer slices of juicy tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil leaves, and drizzle with balsamic glaze. Add some grilled chicken or prawns for extra protein and you've got a delicious and satisfying lunch.
BBQ Chicken Sandwiches: For a more substantial meal, consider making BBQ chicken sandwiches. Cook up some chicken breasts or thighs on the barbecue, baste with your favorite BBQ sauce, and serve on soft buns with coleslaw and pickles. Pro tip: save yourself time and pick up the pre-made coleslaw at your local grocer, no one will know and you will gain back 30 minutes. This classic sandwich is always a hit, and it's perfect for a casual picnic.
Grilled Veggie Skewers: For a vegetarian option, these are sure to have your guests pleased and they come together in less than 20 minutes. Thread vegetables like capsicum, zucchini, onion, and mushrooms onto skewers, brush with olive oil, and grill until tender. Serve with a side of hummus or tzatziki for dipping, and you'll have a delicious and healthy meal that everyone will enjoy.
Sweet Treats: No picnic is complete without a sweet treat, and there are plenty of options to choose from. Pack a bag of cookies, a tray of brownies or some sweet pastries likes chocolate croissants and tarts. Whatever you choose, it's sure to be a sweet ending to a perfect picnic.
With these five delicious picnic recipes, you're sure to have a SUNNYLiFE experience no matter where you go. So, grab your picnic basket, pack a blanket, and head outside to enjoy the beautiful weather and good food. Happy picnicking!
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