11 Recipe Ideas for a Socially Distanced Picnic

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Even though we’re limited to social gatherings and vacations due to travel bans, one activity that is totally acceptable (virus or not), is a socially distant picnic.

Grab yourself a blanket, pack a simple lunch, and meet friends or family at a local park (or your own backyard). This allows you to interact with your loved ones without risking infection for yourself or others.

Ahead, we found 11 delicious and nutritious recipes for your next socially distant picnic.

Easy Broccoli Salad

Broccoli salad may not be the first dish that comes to mind when you think of a picnic, but this mixup is oh-so-delicious. Even picky eaters will delight after just one bite of this, sort of, veggie salad.

Pork Tenderloin Caesar Sandwich

Nothing says summer picnic like a scrumptious sandwich. Between the flavorful pork tenderloin, crunchy lettuce, and creamy caesar dressing, you’ll be packing this meal over and over again.

Fresh Summer Rolls

Vegan or not, you’ll love these summer rolls. A mix of fresh summer veggies and sweet and savory sauces is a healthy meal you’ll be happy you packed.

DIY Starbucks Protein Bistro Box

Oh, those delicious pre-packaged meals at Starbucks we all know and love! Well, did you know that you could easily recreate it at home and save yourself the extra $8?

Watermelon Feta Salad

Not your typical salad, but this sweet, salty, and sour combination will keep you completely satisfied. And since it’s made of just five simple ingredients, you’ll be out the door in no time.

Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

There’s nothing like sweet, ripe fruit on a hot summer day, but this recipe takes it up a notch with a sweet lime dressing.

Chicken Bacon Pressed Picnic Sandwich with Raspberry Honey Mustard

This sandwich is a total crowd-pleaser. The combo of hearty bread, chicken, cheese, and bacon paired with sweet honey mustard is too good to pass up.

Mexican Kale Salad

If you’re looking for a light meal that won’t disappoint, this kale salad is it. Filled with beans, corn, tomatoes, and avocado, it’s like Taco Tuesday any day of the week.

Jalapeno Popper Chicken Salad

Even though traditional chicken salad is creamy and delicious on its own, adding flavor twists gives it an unexpected pop of flavor that’s hard to resist. This jalapeño popper version adds bacon and jalapeños for a salty and spicy bite. Plus, it’s Whole-30 approved.

Caprese Pasta Salad

Come summertime, basil is in full bloom so Caprese salads are sure to be found at nearly every outdoor gathering. This recipe adds rotini pasta to make it a full meal and can be served warm or cold.

Hummus and Herbed Pita Chips

Making your own hummus is easier than you might think. And it tastes way better than store-bought versions. This simple snack will be a hit with the entire family.

xx, The FabFitFun Team

dlefl407 Aug 26, 2020 at 8:08 pm
All of the recipes look fantastic! Great job FFF!
Nila Aug 08, 2020 at 8:56 am
Casi Aug 08, 2020 at 8:19 am
This is fabulous. I want to make each and every one of those. Thanks for the perfect list.

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