Pack a Picnic

Get outside! Get moving! Go fly a kite! Go climb a mountain! Spring is here and summer is just around the corner–there is no better time to be active with your friends and family. Of course, living a healthy lifestyle means making nutritious choices to fuel your body on the go. Here’s a selection of recipes that are great for packing a picnic.
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Roasted Roots and Lentil Salad

3 Guiding StarsFor flavor, ease of preparation and general stability of storage, this salad gets two thumbs up from us. Not sure about lentils? Trust us: they’re worth a try. (3 Guiding Stars)

Quinoa Pesto Salad

3 Guiding StarsLooking for a stable salad that will keep you full and wow your tastebuds? Congratulations: you just found it. (3 Guiding Stars)

Roasted Red Pepper and Chicken Wrap

2 Guiding StarsRoasted peppers are exactly what your chicken wrap wants to stay juicy and flavorful without adding mayo. A little hummus adds fiber and protein and keeps it all together. (2 Guiding Stars)

Spicy Lentil Wraps with Red Pepper Paste and Tahini Sauce

2 Guiding StarsThe work that goes into prepping the various components of this recipe is worth every second spent: the flavor is out of this world. And because the ingredients are fairly stable, it’s a perfect dish to pack for a day on the go. (2 Guiding Stars)

Raspberry Gems

1 Guiding StarWheat germ is the nutritious secret ingredient that boosts the protein and fiber content of these sweet and tart breakfast treasures which are a great snack for a day hike. (1 Guiding Star)

Roasted Red Pepper and Green Bean Salad

1 Guiding StarLooking for a salty side of veggies to pair with your sandwiches? This salad is incredibly tasty, not difficult to make and travels nicely for a day out and about. (1 Guiding Star)

Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Cookies

1 Guiding StarDo you like a little sweet treat at the end of a tough hike? These super-soft cookies are bursting with fresh flavor and won’t disappoint. (1 Guiding Star)