Include Honey in Your Picnic Basket!

Posted by National Honey Board on July 15, 2016

12 Picnic Recipes Blog Post

It's a pastime as beloved as summer itself – the picnic. Did you know that July is National Picnic Month? And what a time to celebrate too! There's no shortage of sunshine and warm weather, the flowers are all in bloom, the kids are out of school – conditions are perfect.

Picnics are great, aren't they? There are few things better than pulling up to your favorite park, laying out a blanket and cracking open a simple basket with delicious treats inside. And there are all kinds of picnics - family picnics, holiday picnics, community picnics and even company picnics; we sure do love picnics. While the crowds at these various picnics always vary, one thing never does and that is that all picnics are centered around food, and not the messy, complex stuff, oh no, we're talking the simple, minimal-mess eats.

Because picnic food is meant to be portable and great for on the go, and because honey makes every occasion sweeter, we've pulled together some of our favorite honey-inspired picnic recipes for you to try out at your next outing. From skewers and salads to sandwiches and drinks, these recipes are not only easy to assemble at home and take on the road, but are also great for adults and kids alike, and require little to no cook time once you reach your favorite outdoor destination.

Now honey, it's time to dust off the basket and lay out the blanket, we're going on a picnic! Want to make your picnicking even easier? Check out these 26 fun picnic hacks!

Do you have a favorite picnic recipe? We'd love to hear it! Sound off in the comments below.