Picnic Recipes

Picnic Picks!

Delicious picnic recipes for the perfect outdoor feast!


Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

By Robin Dextradeur
As everyone has different taste you can change this up and use blue cheese dressing instead...

Rice Salad With a Citrus Vinaigrette

By Kelly Phillips
This is an incredible salad to serve with grilled Tilapia on a hot summer day or...

Mandarin Orange/Strawberry Spinach Salad

By Marie Guaragna
This is a true "CP," (Crowd Pleaser!)

Tropical Waldorf Salad

By Nicole Hood
I was inspired by my husbands trip to Hawaii so I made this creamy tropical fruit...

Momma's German Potato Salad

By melanie kenefsky
This dish was handed down by my great grandmother. I still make it for family and...

Yummy Apple Coleslaw

By Diane Haun
My children never liked coleslaw until I started making it with apples! Even their friends...

Roasted Sweet Potato Chips with Sriracha-Lime Dip

By Jess Grearson
Separately each of these items is great but together they are fantastic. If you use lower...

Picnic Lemonade

By Robin Poindexter
Hot, humid summers in the heartland call for a refreshing beverage. My recipe.

Summertime or Anytime Fruit Salad

By Kendra W. Raymond
This yummy and refreshing salad goes well with a breakfast or brunch. It is also...

Tijuana Caesar Salad

By Kathy Basik
This has a fun twist for a caesar salad. I used the root vegetable jicama that...

Grandma Wells' Tuna Macaroni Salad

By Katrina Freed
For decades I called this my birthday salad. Every year for as long as I can...

Grilled Chicken Sandwiches W/ Cilantro Lime Mayo

By Lauren Perkins-Boyd
This was a spur of the moment idea that turned out great, super fast and healthy.

Mini Bowtie Mediterranean Salad

By Sherri Williams
I love salads! My friends and family always request my pasta salad. This is...

Flavorfully Fantastic Chicken Salad Sandwich

By Melissa Varady
This is one of my new favorite sandwiches. My husband recently came up with the recipe,...

Basil-Infused Watermelon Lemonade

By Kim Biegacki
Wow, this is an incredible tasting lemonade!!! It was my first time to infuse and...

Strawberry Jasmine Sun Tea

By Monica H
Store tea in the fridge when not in use; after two days discard the leftovers. ...

Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

By Grishma Shah
Watermelon Mozzarella Salad is very easy to make, flavorful, and crowd-pleasing. It is perfect for...

Ma Huck's Smoky Potato Salad

By Susie Huckvale
This is the hands-down best potato salad out there. Everyone who tries it can't stop eating...

Kat's Southwest Chicken Salad

By Kathleen Hagood
My husband and I love spicy foods, so I made up a chicken salad recipe that...

Picnic Club Sandwich

By Ashley Bateman
Perfect for a picnic. Had this last 4th of July and my family and my friends...

Lite Tri-Color Pasta Salad

By Sue Adame
This to me is one of the perfect summer salads. Not only does it tastes and...

Norma's Hot Dog & Hamburger Relish

By Norma DeRemer
I started making this back when I first got married. Times were hard and money was...

Unique Roasted Chicken

By Carrie Brannon
Although the spices in this recipe may sound strange for chicken, it is so good! This...
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