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The Tower at Spring Creek, Garland, TX  Head outdoors this month and have a picnic in the park with friends from our apartment community! We've got some picnic food ideas to help you out.

Welcome back to The Tower at Spring Creek Blog! In our last post we highlighted a few parks here in Garland, TX to visit this spring. In this post, we will be sharing some picnic food ideas to help encourage our apartment community residents to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine! Read on for some recipes that would be perfect for any picnic.

 

Appetizers

Melon & Prosciutto Skewers from Simply Delicious Food

These fruit skewers are perfect for a picnic because you won’t need any utensils to enjoy them! For this recipe, you will need fresh cubed melon, prosciutto, wooden skewers, and a balsamic reduction (optional).

 

Caesar Pasta Salad from Spicy Southern Kitchen

This tasty pasta salad has all the flavors found in a caesar salad! To make it, you will need the following ingredients: mayonnaise, sour cream, pressed garlic cloves, lemon juice, minced anchovies, worcestershire sauce, cooked penne pasta, sliced romaine lettuce, grape tomatoes, sliced green onions, shredded parmesan cheese, ground black pepper, grilled chicken breasts, and croutons.

 

Main Dish

 

Chicken Pesto Sandwich from Damn Delicious

Sandwiches make the perfect main course for any picnic! To make this chicken pesto sandwich, you will need shredded chicken breast, Greek yogurt, salt, black pepper, a baguette, arugula, sliced roma tomatoes, sliced mozzarella cheese, and the basil pesto sauce. For the basil pesto sauce, you will need fresh basil leaves, peeled garlic cloves, pine nuts, grated parmesan cheese, salt, ground black pepper, and olive oil.

 

Desserts

 

Chocolate Filled Strawberries from Key Ingredients

This genius idea allows you to enjoy everything you love about chocolate-covered strawberries without the mess! You can also easily transport them to your picnic by using an empty egg carton. All you need for this recipe is strawberries and milk chocolate chips.

 

Lemon Bars from Saveurs

This dessert is the perfect combination of sweet and tart flavors and will make a great addition to your picnic! To make them, you will need unsalted butter, sugar, eggs, lemon juice and zest, powdered sugar, and flour.

 

What are your favorite picnic food recipes? Share them with us in the comments. Have fun picnicking this month. Thanks for reading our post!