Warmer weather means we want to get out and explore, enjoying the brighter days and nature’s explosion of beauty. Take advantage of the opportunity and plan a day-hike or picnic. Make these take-along dishes that are a mix of sweet, savory, warm and cool. Add a container of fresh-cut fruit or a couple of apples, bananas or oranges, and you have a full meal to last you for hours.
Spring Chicken and Vegetable Soup
Soup in the spring?! This soup is easy to make and refreshing to eat, making it perfect to pack for a picnic or hike. The light spring flavors and colorful veggies will make it a spring favorite. Get the recipe.
Smoky-Sweet Trail Mix
If your trip is a few days long (whether camping or hiking), this trail mix is an ideal companion. It can be stored in a tightly sealed container for up to three weeks. This trail mix gets the combination of sweet and spicy right on the nose, with plenty of protein to keep you going. Get the recipe.
No-Bake Almond Butter Bars
No picnic is complete without a sweet treat! Pack your picnic basket with gluten-free No-Bake Almond Butter Bars topped with dark chocolate. You won’t even have to turn on the oven to bring these beauties to life, making them almost effortless. Get the recipe.