Switch the salad idea up, and marinate and grill zucchini instead with a little help from Food and Fate.
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.
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.
End your afternoon on a sweet, but healthier note with this raisin-packed recipe from Mouth Watering Foods.
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!
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.