Whether you’re planning a big picnic with friends and family or just want to take your kids on a simple picnic at the park, having kid friendly picnic recipes is a must. You want recipes that the kids in your life will enjoy – because picnics should be enjoyed by everyone!
Be sure to download my free printable picnic checklist at the bottom of the post, too!
In our family, we love to go on picnics whenever we get the chance. When the weather is nice, you’ll often find us at the park or the lake – and that almost always involves food. We have a large extended family. Lots of little kids!
As a mom and grandma, it’s important to me that everyone enjoys the food. Including the kids – who, let’s face it, can be picky sometimes. I’ve put together a fun collection of kid friendly picnic recipes I think the kids in your life will love.
Make the halloumi wraps that everyone loves - kids and foodies included! With halloumi cheese, red pesto (store-bought is fine), avocado and walnuts these wraps are packed with flavor, done in 20 minutes and super easy to make.
Satisfy your whole crew -- kids included! -- with a recipe that's easy to make but big on flavor with this Italian Tuna Pasta Salad. Don't be intimidated by the homemade dressing-- it really isn't that hard! Just measure out and whisk up your dressing ingredients and you're good to go.
An essential to any summer bbq or cookout! The Classic American Potato Salad, now as a gluten-free, vegan, and top 8 allergy-free recipe! Super easy to whip up and serve to your guests. You’ll be turning everyone into a potato salad fan!
The classic summer sandwich! This is how to build a perfect Gluten-Free Southern Tomato Sandwich that’s also vegan, allergy-free, and so simple, quick, and easy to make! Soft gluten-free white bread, creamy egg-free mayo, and thick, ripe, juicy, tomato slices with a sprinkle of salt and pepper!
The best Classic American Macaroni Salad now with a perfectly gluten-free, vegan, and top 8 allergy-free recipe! Summer isn’t complete without this traditional BBQ and grilling cookout essential pasta side dish!
This orzo pasta salad is all those things: tasty, with just the right amount of healthy veggies for color and crunch! Take along to a picnic, a potluck, or even just the backyard and impress everyone, even the kids!
This insanely tasty gluten-free blueberry crisp is topped with a delicious oat pecan crisp topping and filled with sweet, juicy blueberries. It’s incredibly quick and easy to make that can also be prepped in advance.
Cookie butter rice crispy treats are so easy to make. They also travel great so would be awesome for a picnic.
More Kid Friendly Picnic Ideas
Some great options for kid friendly picnic foods don’t even require a recipe. Here are some of my favorite easy, kid friendly foods you can grab and go.
corn on the cob
chips and dip
veggie tray with dip
This collection of kid friendly recipes is making me hungry! Let me know in the comments below what your favorite kid friendly recipe you like to take on picnics. What do your kids or grand kids love?
In our household, we’re vegetarian. In fact the large majority of our extended family is vegetarian as well. Sometimes I make vegetarian dinners that are just you know, naturally vegetarian. However, sometimes I take recipes that call for meat and replace the meat with a vegetarian option.
My name is Melissa Ringstaff and I've been blogging here at A Virtuous Woman since 2001. I'm a pastor's wife and homeschooling mom living in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of Southeastern KY. I believe in finding freedom from perfection and living life with purpose and I want to help you do exactly that.
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