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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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