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The Perfect Picnic

Summer is officially here! What better way to kick off the season than to plan the perfect picnic? With these beautiful blue skies and sunny weather, there's no doubt nature is asking you to come out and play! Picnicking is a classic summer past time. In fact, did you know July is National Picnic Month? We're showing you what to pack for the perfect picnic that your friends and family are sure to enjoy!

Whether you're traveling to the local park or beach, or staying in your own backyard, you're going to love our Mason Jar Salad 101 and other summer favorites!

Crudités

Foxy veggies make for some of the perfect crudités! Crudités are a traditional French appetizer consisting of sliced or whole raw veggies. We suggest packing some Foxy Celery and Celery Hearts, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Fennel and Asparagus spears for your picnic! For a complete list of what we grow, click here!

Make sure to refer back to our Summer Snack Attack post for some delicious raw veggie dips and Foxy Kale chips! These are the perfect additions to the perfect picnic!

Mason Jar Salads

Mason jar salads are a simple and portable way to bring the most delicious salads to your picnic!

Layer the following ingredients in this order:

Follow steps 1-5 and refer to Mason Jar Salad 101!

1. 2-4 tbsp. dressing of choice

2. Hard veggies (Foxy Broccoli, Cauliflower, Celery, Celery Hearts, carrots, bell peppers, etc.)

3. Soft veggies (tomatoes, onions, avocado, etc.)

4. Protein (cheese, meats, beans, hard-boiled eggs)

5. Leafy greens (try Foxy BroccoLeaf, Organic Green Kale, Romaine, Iceberg, Green Leaf and Red Leaf Lettuce)

Our BroccoLeaf Wraps and Strawberry Oat Bars are sure to make your packing list as well! With these tips and tricks, you're guaranteed to enjoy the perfect summer picnic!

Make sure to share your recipes with us and tag #FoxyProduce on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We love seeing your photos!

For more Foxy recipes, click here!

Recipes inspired by the Huffington Post.

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