Trying to figure out what kind of food you should take with you on a picnic can be a hassle. You need to figure out tasty foods that are easy to prepare and don’t cause much of a mess when eating. These are five foods that are perfect for taking with you on a picnic in the park.
1- Flavored Gelatin Cubes
Gelatin comes in many tasty flavors and is easy to make. All you need is your favorite gelatin brand, follow the instructions, and then cut into squares. This easy-to-make dessert is no hassle to pack with you to take on a picnic, is almost mess-free when you want to eat, and is a dessert that most people like. Make sure to take with you toothpicks; that way, the cubes are easier to eat than with your fingers.
2- Mini Sandwiches
Mini Sandwiches are your favorite sandwich, just much smaller. To make mini sandwiches, prepare whatever sandwich you like, do not forget to remove the crust, and then cut into nine squares. These mini sandwiches only take a few minutes to make, can be easily packed, and are mess-free to eat.
3- Sandwich Wraps
Sandwich wraps are easy to make, easy to pack, and a healthier alternative than the more traditional sandwich. All you need to make a wrap is a tortilla of your choice, a meat of your choice (such as turkey slices or ham slices), some vegetables like cucumbers or lettuce, and a condiment. There are also vegan recipes for sandwich wraps if you would prefer not to use meat. Sandwich wraps are versatile so that you can make a sandwich to everybody’s liking and easy to pack for a picnic.
4- Pasta Salads
Pasta salad is quick and easy to make and is a lot more fun and delicious to eat compared to a regular salad. All you need to make a pasta salad is your choice of pasta, vegetables, dressing, seasoning, and cheese. Pasta salads can be versatile and make a great side dish to the main meal because they go with anything from hamburgers to fried chicken, you name it.
5- Fruit Salad
The great thing about fruit salad is that it’s so easy to make and extremely hard to mess up. To make a delicious fruit salad, all you need to do is cut up a few of your favorite fruits and then mix them together. You can also make fruit salad look a little fancier by adding some chocolate cover fruit or granola. It’s an easy snack to make that everyone will love. Make sure to mix in an acidic juice such as orange juice and keep the fruit salad in a cool place to stay fresh for the picnic.
When choosing what kinds of food to take with you on your picnic, make sure to choose foods that are easy to make and easy to eat that way, your picnic stays stress-free, and you won’t have to worry about a big clean-up.