12 Healthy Picnic Recipes

Upgrade your basket with fare that’s hearty, healthy, and fun!

Healthy Picnic Food Ideas Nothing says summer like a picnic outdoors! Make your family's gathering a healthy one with picnic recipes that please.
 From garden-inspired appetizers, to homemade flatbread and teas, these new picnic food ideas make it easy to eat healthy during the summer months. And better yet, all of the recipes include diabetic exchanges, unless otherwise noted. Here are a dozen ways to lighten-up your picnic basket:


  • 1.

    Apple and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

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    Calories: 157
    Fat: 5 g
    Carbohydrates: 24 g

  • 2.

    Lemony Hummus

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    Calories: 106
    Fat: 5 g
    Carbohydrates: 13 g

  • 3.

    Little Snail Rolls

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    Calories: 81
    Fat: 2 g
    Carbohydrates: 13 g
    No Diabetic Exchange

  • 4.

    Grilled Orange Chicken Strips

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    Calories: 192
    Fat: 9 g
    Carbohydrates: 2 g

  • 5.

    Seasoned Chicken Strips

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    Calories: 188
    Fat: 2 g
    Carbohydrates: 14 g

  • 6.

    Asian Cabbage Slaw

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    Calories: 132
    Fat: 8 g
    Carbohydrates: 14 g

  • 7.

    Veggie Pasta Salad

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    Calories: 108
    Fat: 5 g
    Carbohydrates: 13 g

  • 8.

    Dad's Flatbread

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    Calories: 116
    Fat: 1 g
    Carbohydrates: 23 g

  • 9.

    Picnic Beans With Dip

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    Calories: 85
    Fat: 7 g
    Carbohydrates: 5 g

  • 10.

    Light Guacamole

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    Calories: 79
    Fat: 5 g
    Carbohydrates: 7 g

  • 11.

    Citrus Iced Tea

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    Calories: 32
    Fat: 0 g
    Carbohydrates: 7 g
    No Diabetic Exchange

  • 12.

    Touch-of-Mint Tea

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    Calories: 58
    Fat: 0 g
    Carbohydrates: 15 g

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