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Picnics and potlucks are two of my favorite things about summer. I love grilling and eating outdoors. And I love potlucks because you get to taste a wide variety of dishes and the burden of cooking is shared. Here is a roundup of my favorite picnic and potluck recipes.
In this delectable roundup, we have curated an assortment of recipes that will take your alfresco dining experiences to new heights. Whether you find yourself amidst lush green meadows, by the serene waters of a lake, or surrounded by the company of dear friends and loved ones, these culinary creations are tailor-made to elevate your picnic or potluck to an unforgettable affair.
These recipes strike a balance between convenience and exceptional taste. These picnic and potluck favorites can be prepared ahead of time, ensuring that your focus remains on creating unforgettable memories rather than toiling over the stove. So, grab your wicker basket, picnic blanket, and pack your cooler and let’s go outside.
Savory Summer Pasta Salad is a delicous combination of cooked and raw vegetables, tender pasta, and tangy feta, brought together with a zesty dressing. It’s ideal as a side dish, or top it with your favorite protein and turn it into a meal.
This easy shishito pepper recipe is ready in 5 minutes and uses exactly three ingredients: shishido peppers, olive oil and salt. You simply saute them in a really hot pan with oil until blistered and beginning to soften and then sprinkle them with a hit of coarse salt. It really doesn’t get any easier than that.
Herbed Goat Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms are vegetarian, sugar-free, gluten-free, keto and oh so delicious. Super easy recipe you’ll make again & again.
If you’ve visited Cincinnati, you likely tried iconic Skyline chili. Skyline Chili Dip is an easy, three-ingredient, cheesy appetizer that’s sure to please.
Made with only 5 simple ingredients in 45 minutes the “trick” to this recipe is that you add the vinaigrette mixture to the cooked potatoes when they are warm. That lets the warm potatoes soak in all of the lemony, herby, garlic-y goodness. And it’s Paleo, vegan, gluten-free, and Whole30 compliant.
This Healthy Mexican Coleslaw recipe only takes 15 minutes to make. It features all the flavors of summertime in one crispy, crunchy, savory (and slightly spicy) package. Flavored with my favorite Mexican ingredients (avocado, cilantro, Jalapeño and lime) it’s an ideal side dish for a cookout, potluck, or dinner on the grill. Beyond belng delicious,
This paleo kale caesar salad is so delicious that you’ll forget it’s good for you. It’s the homemade salad dressing that makes it so legit. And it’s super easy to make. The dressing is just a riff on homemade mayonaise, which you can whip up with an immersion blender in just minutes.
Homemade beet chips have all the crunchy satisfaction of a potato chip with none of the guilt. And they are ridiculously easy to make.
It sounds simplistic, but the key to making a really great guacamole is in the ingredients. You need perfectly ripe avocados, juicy tomatoes and fresh cilantro. Trust me, do not substitute dried spices in this recipe.
The BEST dark chocolate cupcake recipe! It’s over-the-top delicious and can be made with gluten-free or all purpose flour. Top with whipped cream or your favorite frosting.
Looking for a delicious and easy dessert that will satisfy your sweet tooth? Look no further than these Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Oreo Bars! This recipe is perfect for those who love the combination of sweet and salty flavors, and it’s sure to become a favorite in your household.
It’s time to celebrate the joys of communal dining under the open sky—where memories are created, connections are forged, and flavors are savored. Welcome to the world of perfect picnic and potluck recipes, where every bite is an invitation to culinary bliss!