Posted by Roth McCoy | Posted in Picnic Food And Recipes | Posted on 30-06-2010
Picnic Snack Recipes
Picnic is a joy for everyone. No one has enough time to spend with their family. That is why people decide to go on picnics so everyone can take out time from their busy lives and spend it together having fun. There are many questions asked by people going on a picnic that what types of games can they play or what food they can cook on picnic. You can make different snacks at the picnic or can make them at home and eat at the picnic. Always remember that the snacks should not be time consuming because you are going for enjoyment and not for getting tired.
Snacks are best for any picnic. It is better to make vegetarian dishes on a picnic because they consume less time and do not even require much effort. Many different snacks can be made.
Monasses Granola Bars
½ cup raisins
½ dried cranberries
¼ dried coconut which should be unsweetened
¼ tablespoon sea salt
¼ cup ground cinnamon
1 cup whole wheat flour
¼ ground flax seeds
¼ wheat germ
½ brown sugar
2 cups of rolled sugar
¼ unsalted sunflower seeds
1 beaten egg
2 teaspoon vanilla
Procedure: You can also use any ingredients that are available at the time of picnic. You can use honey in place of brown sugar, apple sauce in place of oil and oat bran in place of wheat germ.
Place all the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix them well. Then in another bowl, put molasses, oil, egg and vanilla and mix properly. Stir them well until they mix in each other completely. If you feel that the mixture is becoming very dry, add some drops of water and mix again. Do this until you feel that the mixture is smooth as well as ingredients completely in each other. Then, pour the mixture in a pan and heat it in 350 degree Celsius for 30 minutes. After baking let it cool for 5 minutes and then cut them in small pieces. Your snack for the picnic is ready and you can eat it at any time in your picnic. It can serve up to 36 people.
Home-made Potato Chips
2 medium potatoes
1 fresh pepper
1 teaspoon olive oil
Salt as per your requirement
Procedure: preheat the oven to 350 degree Celsius and in mean while cut the potatoes in long strips. If you are thinking to make them on the picnic, then take a small stove with yourself and put oil in frying pan so it heats. Cut the potatoes and long strips and round shapes. Dry the potatoes by a paper tissue so when they are ready, they will be really crispy. Fry the potatoes in the frying pain and then sprinkle salt and pepper on them. Serve with tomato or garlic sauce and enjoy the yummy taste of the picnic made or home-made potato chips. If there are many people you can use more potatoes and fry them in a large frying pan.
Energy Lasting Bars
1 cup sesame seeds
1 cup sunflower seeds
1 cup almonds
40Z of chocolate chips
1 and half cups of dried fruits
2 cup of regular and quick oat cereals
16 teaspoon of brown rice sugar
2 teaspoon of canola oil
Procedure: mix all the above ingredients in same sequence as listed above, one by one. Mix them well until they are completely emerged in it.
Spray oil on a baking pan and use your fingers to spread the oil until the whole pan becomes oily. Then pour the mixture in the pan and bake at 325 degree Celsius for about 30 minutes. Remember to pre heat the oven. Once they are baked, cut them into squares or in different shapes. Store them in a container and eat them at picnic time. This is a good snack which will keep you energetic at picnic so you can enjoy as much as you want.
Enjoy all these simple recipes and use them as your snakes at picnics. You can also make simple yet yummy desserts. Make salad at the picnic and enjoy with your whole family. this will be a memorable moment for you and your family.
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