MOUTHWATERING VEGETARIAN PICNIC RECIPES
Ready to head outdoors but want to pack some meat-free snacks? Give these vegetarian picnic recipes a try. You'll find plenty of tasty options - from hearty salads with Asian and Mediterranean flavors to easy sandwiches and tempting desserts that travel well.
Another bonus? These vegetarian picnic recipes also offer options for vegans and foodies on a gluten-free regime. Take a look:
VIETNAMESE NOODLE SALAD
Searching for gluten-free picnic food? You'll love the vibrant flavors and spice of this Vietnamese rice noodle salad with Nuoc Cham sauce.
Choose your favorite bread to make these cool cucumber sandwiches - it's an easy vegetarian picnic recipe you can whip up in minutes.
SOUTHWESTERN RICE SALAD
Bring a taste of the Southwest to your picnic with this colorful rice salad loaded with bold spices, corn, black beans, tomatoes and zesty lime.
VEGAN POTATO SALAD
A tangy mustard dressing and chives add a lovely flavor to this mayo-free vegan potato salad - just the thing to stand up to the summer heat.
VEGETARIAN PASTA SALAD
This Mediterranean pasta salad has a nice blend of cherry tomatoes, black olives, white balsamic vinegar and crunch from walnuts.
STRAWBERRIES WITH BALSAMIC VINEGAR
Chopped strawberries and scooped watermelon are dressed with honey, mint and balsamic vinegar in this picnic-friendly dessert.
MEXICAN WEDDING COOKIES
Known in Spanish as polvorones, these egg-free almond-flavored cookies are a heavenly treat that melts in your mouth.Find the recipe here.