The smell of fresh air, the sound of the waves lapping at the shore, the sunshine on your face and the feeling of relaxation are some of the best feelings you can get in spring. If you’re like most people, you can’t wait to take a picnic basket outside for some foodie fun in the sun. If you’re like most people, you can’t wait to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather and see your friends and family. Take a picnic basket or blanket and head to the beach or park for a day of fun in the sun. The joy of spending time with family and friends is one of the most cherished parts of spring for most people. If you’re looking for a unique spring picnic idea, make these picnic lunches and treats!
Here are 6 fun spring picnic ideas to get you started!
Quiche recipes are suitable for a variety of occasions, including picnics and gatherings. It can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner, making it perfect for having picnics any time of the day. This quiche recipe has a flaky and buttery pie crust and contains a cosy cheesy filling. What's not to like about this? The combination of feta cheese, broccoli, and chicken in this quiche adds a lot of flavour. If you don't like quiche, this recipe will persuade you otherwise!
Of course in a picnic we’d want to include everyone who attends and that means accommodating to their diets. This sandwich will entertain your vegan and vegetarian friends. We all know the classic taste of tuna and cucumber sandwiches, try this much healthier but no less delicious option. This recipe is a great one to make for a picnic lunch. The chickpeas offer high protein and the avocado is full of healthy fat.
Aromatic Tomato, Goat's Cheese and Rosemary Tart - Estbek House
This tart is a favourite for light lunches. Serve it with a Greek salad and new potatoes if you're a little more peckish, then sit back and enjoy the spring afternoon! Not only do these taste great but they also look incredibly immaculate, your tomato and goat cheese rosemary tarts will surely impress everyone who attends the picnic.
Spice things up with these Moroccan style burgers. These moist little lamb burgers make for a delicious Mediterranean-style light bite with pitta bread, tzatziki and salad. These make for a great mess-free eating experience because the contents inside the burger are packed neatly in the pitta bread. It’s something that’s suitable for the entire family. You’ll thank us later when you don’t have to worry about cleaning up!
Flapjacks are the perfect picnic snack and are family friendly too. Supermarket-bought flapjacks often contain more calories than a chocolate bar. So if you worry about the level of sugar you or your family are getting, this recipe is adapted as a healthier version with added protein. Oats are great for digestion, lowering blood pressure and controlling sugar levels so say your sweet goodbyes to those awful sugar crashes.
These little pots of goodness are the perfect way to clear out your fridge, biscuit tin and fruit bowl all in one go. You can make them as naughty as you want and adapt the recipe to whatever you have lying around.