Summer picnic recipes are here because It’s July, it’s summer, and it’s picnic weather! (Well, it is for some of you. For me it’s indoor picnic weather!) These recipes are the BEST Summer Picnic Recipes and they’re perfect for a picnic or a potluck. From appetizers to drinks to main dishes to decor, there is something for everyone on this list.
When I was a kid we’d do a family barbecue potluck every summer. We’d all meet at a park and someone would grill chicken and others would bring pasta salads and fruit and chips; the kids would play and reconnect and the adults would talk about sports and politics. Now those have kind of gone by the wayside for us, since we don’t live near family, but we do our own picnics and barbecues with friends that are like family. This list has everything I’ll need for everyone on my guest list, from fruit salad to pasta salad, chicken to roasted corn, and dessert too: lemon sheet cake, apple salad, and homemade lemonade. Then I’ll send the kids outside for a Nature Scavenger Hunt!
Which of these summer picnic recipes will you make for your potluck picnic this year?
Root Beer Baked Beans – Reluctant Entertainer
Grilled Chicken Avocado Salad – Honey and Birch
Sweet Maple Barbecue Chicken Kabobs – A Dash of Sanity
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad – Yellow Bliss Road
Butterfinger Apple Salad – Crazy For Crust
Host a Family Picnic – Celebrations At Home
Nature Scavenger Hunt Printable – Live Laugh Rowe
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Yellow Bliss Road | The Cookie Writer | The Baker Upstairs | Sweet C’s | Your Homebased Mom |
A Dash of Sanity | Julie’s Eats & Treats |Honey and Birch | TidyMom | Celebrations At Home | Eighteen25 | Balancing Home | Live Laugh Rowe | Crazy for Crust | Reluctant Entertainer
Be sure to join us next month when we’ll be sharing our favorite BACK TO SCHOOL RECIPES & TIPS food, printables and decorating ideas.
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Published on: July 1, 2017