One of the best parts of summer is alfresco dining — how can you not enjoy decadent foods on a gorge sunny day?

Take your backyard BBQ party to the next level with a quaint picnic. It’s a fun way to mix delicious portable treats with a casual, laid-back vibe. From tasty finger sandwiches to delish potato salad, we’ve got the perfect recipes to help you pack a picture-perfect picnic!

Greek-Yogurt-Dill-Dip-with-Baked-Pita-Wedges-Pita-Chips-Appetizer-Recipe-by-Five-Heart-Home_700pxScene2Dill Dip with Baked Pita Wedges
This light and fresh recipe is a wonderful upgrade to your classic chips and dip — an absolute staple at any picnic. It combines greek yogurt with sour cream and fresh dill.

Pressed-Italian-Picnic-Sandwiches-1-2848x4272Pressed Italian Picnic Sandwiches
These beautiful Italian sandwiches perfectly combine upscale quality with the convenience that is required by a picnic. We’re obsessed with the layers of fresh mozzarella, sliced salami, chicken breast, and sun dried tomatoes, all between slices of earthy focaccia bread.

APCAAduHaNaBC3zLiKa9yhWatermelon & Feta Salad
As the star fruit of the summer season, watermelon is an absolute must-have at any picnic. The combination of sweet watermelon with salty feta provides an unexpected burst of flavor.

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This lighter version of the oh-so popular potato salad swaps out heavy mayonnaise in favor of dijon mustard, putting a truly unique twist on a favored classic.

Antipasto-Skewers-5Antipasto Skewers
Finger foods are the bread and butter of any picnic. An arrangement of mozzarella, salami, cheese tortellini, olives, and cherry tomatoes, this antipasto recipe packs a ton of flavor into tiny bite-sized pieces.

Screen Shot 2016-06-30 at 1.46.14 PMDale’s Rainbow Planter’s Punch
After all of that delicious food, you’ll need something sweet and juicy to wash down the savory flavors. Mix fresh orange slices, pineapple juice, simple syrup, and a whole lot of rum to create a succulent punch recipe that tastes as good as it looks.

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Every picnic needs to end with something sweet. It doesn’t get much easier or yummier than these no-bake s’mores bars which only require fridge time to prepare these little drops of heaven.

xx, The FabFitFun Team