Top Recipes For Picnics

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Although we have not been getting great picnic weather, we still love picnics. We have come up with our top picnic recipes to ensure you enjoy dining al fresco.

Think finger food, think paper plates and cups to keep everything lightweight. Check out our top tips for packing for a picnic here

Try a mix of sandwiches, wraps or bagels with different fillings. Sandwich pinwheels, with fillings like egg mayo, or cheese and ham. Wraps are always a hit – but buy wholegrain for maximum energy release. Fillings that float our kids’ boats include leftover roast chicken or beef, hummus with roast vegetables and turkey with sliced tomato and salad leaves. Try a BLT bagel with lots of salad leaves, and smooth chicken and stuffing onto brown bread for a wholesome bite. Little kids will be entranced by the simple act of these cookie cutter sandwiches, made with our usual cookie cutters and filled with ham and cheese, jam or chicken and stuffing.



Try our ultimate club sandwich recipe here

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Dubliner Cheese – Chilli Cheese Wrap Recipe


Next on our list is salads these can work well however bring the dressing in a small bottle to pour over the salad when you are setting up your picnic this will stop soggy leaves. Salads work great with cold meats. Pack the salads into large airtight food containers.

Try our Moroccan Couscous Salad Recipe, this travels well in an airtight food container


Classic Potato Salad

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Greek Salad

greek salad

Fruit always goes down well at picnics, bananas, apples and oranges are easy to pack and travel well. Or you could be a bit more creative and try some fruit skewers like these


For little snacks bring a bag of nuts they are nutritious and filling. Or try our handy fruity granola bars.

Fruity Granola Bars


When packing dessert try to not pack food that is overly sweet as they attract insects. Go for treats that transport well and won’t get squashed on the way. Try these great recipes:

Blueberry Bran Muffins


Edward Hayden’s Chocolate Biscuit Cake

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Banana & Walnut Bread

Fresh banana and walnut bread loaf, sliced.  Delicious healthy eating.

Fairy Cakes

fairy cakes

Hampers & Co offer a wide range of picnic baskets with lots of goodies. WIN a picnic basket from Hampers & Co here

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