7 Picnic-Ready Recipes for a Great Afternoon Slideshow

Grilled Zucchini Salad

Switch the salad idea up, and marinate and grill zucchini instead with a little help from Food and Fate

Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

The trio of flavors from the tangy goat cheese, the acidic balsamic glaze, and the sweet roasted tomatoes makes for an ultimate sandwich from The Food Charlatan.

 

Chicken Strawberry Salad with Avocado Poppy Seed Dressing

A light salad in appearance, this recipe from Garnish with Lemon will leave a full and flavorful impression. Make enough to share with the group as a main or a side dish. 

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

End your afternoon on a sweet, but healthier note with this raisin-packed recipe from Mouth Watering Foods

 

Egg Salad with Watercress and Goat Cheese

Having a picnic with your girlfriends? Make a thermos filled with sweet or iced tea and add these sandwiches from Coconut and Lime for a tea-time theme!

Brie and Fig Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Nix the plain old grilled cheese sandwich and add a seasonal element like figs to make a great dish like this one from Cooking with Tom.