Posted by Roth McCoy | Posted in Picnic Food And Recipes | Posted on 05-07-2010
Picnic Snack Recipes
Picnic is a great place for the whole family to enjoy together. People love to make food on picnic but the question arises that what to make. Many people spend the whole picnic on cooking and eating. They cook such things which are really time consuming and require a lot of effort, leaving you tired and then you are not able to enjoy with the family. Sometimes you even get the cooking accessories along and they are so heavy and huge to carry around that, again, you can’t enjoy on the picnic. These are many problems when you are going on a picnic so why don’t you think of having simple snacks? These simple snacks do not require much time and effort to get cooked. You just need a little stuff to carry around and basic cooking accessories to cook it. Also, they are tasty and you can carry on enjoying with your family.
There are many picnic snack recipes that can be used to make delicious food on a picnic. Some of such recipes are trail mix, humas, peanut-butter banana bites, cherry-tomato-mozzarella bites. These snacks for picnic do not require much of your energy to make them and not even much time to cook them. Just bring the simple ingredients from home or market and enjoy making different types of snaks on the picnic.
1 cup granola cereal
½ cup salted and roasted soy beans
½ cup raisins
½ cup sunflower kernels
½ cup dates
Procedure: first of all, chop all the dates and mix well. Take a large bowl and mix kernels, resisins, soy beans, dates and cereal in each other properly. Your trail mix is ready and will make around 3 cups of trail mix. You can eat it as a snack or with sandwiches as well. Serve it with juices and enjoy the picnic.
1 and a half tablespoon of chopped parsley
2 medium sized clove garlics
1 tablespoon tahini paste
1 cup chick peas
5 tablespoon of liquid from beans
1 cup of olive oil
Salt as much as you require
Procedure: use the food processor to chop the 2 clove garlics. Chop them very finely. Then turn off the food processor and put all the remaining ingredients in it and then turn it on again. Blend then until the mixture becomes creamy. If you feel the mixture is not creamy and is still dry, add more water, olive oil and lemon juice until it becomes really creamy. Then add salt to it. Your humas is ready to be eaten. It is best when cold but as you are on a picnic so enjoy it as it is. The taste will be still marvelous.
Peanut Butter-Banana Bites
3 teaspoon sunflower seeds
3 teaspoon peanut butter
Procedure: Peel off the skin of the bananas and cut them in long slices and strips. Best would be to cut then half lengthwise. Put peanut butter on every strip of the banana and then sprinkle the sunflower seeds on them. Once you have sprinkled the seeds, and then join two stripes with each other just like a sandwich. After this, cut the banana sandwiches in 4 pieces. Use a tooth pick and pierce it in the center of the each piece of banana to make in stable. Your one bite peanut butter-banana bites are ready to go into your mouth. Enjoy this simple picnic snack recipes.
Around 20 balls of mozzarella cheese which is roughly going to be ½ pound
40 cherry tomatoes
40 basil leaves (from a large bunch and remember to wash them properly)
40 cocktail picks
½ teaspoon of salt
Procedure: Cut the mozzarella cheese ball into half from the center and sprinkle salt on each ball. Take one cocktail pick and pierce one halved mozzarella cheese ball in it. Then pierce one cherry tomato and one leaf in the same cocktail pick. Do this for all 40 cocktail picks and then eat them immediately. You can also cool them in a refrigerator for 3 hours but as you are on a picnic, therefore, enjoy eating it immediately. The taste is heaven loving and can be served with different juices.
You can also make many simple desserts on a picnic and enjoy them with your family. picnic is a place where you should not be just spending your whole day on cooking but should be enjoying and playing around with your family.
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