12 Healthy Picnic Recipes

Upgrade your basket with fare that’s hearty, healthy, and fun! From garden-inspired appetizers, to homemade flatbread and teas, these new picnic food

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:

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[step-item number=”1.” image_url=”” title=”Apple and Goat Cheese Bruschetta” ]
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Calories: 157
Fat: 5 g
Carbohydrates: 24 g

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[step-item number=”2.” image_url=”” title=”Lemony Hummus” ]
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Calories: 106
Fat: 5 g
Carbohydrates: 13 g

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[step-item number=”3.” image_url=”” title=”Little Snail Rolls” ]
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Calories: 81
Fat: 2 g
Carbohydrates: 13 g
No Diabetic Exchange

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[step-item number=”4.” image_url=”” title=”Grilled Orange Chicken Strips” ]
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Calories: 192
Fat: 9 g
Carbohydrates: 2 g

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[step-item number=”5.” image_url=”” title=”Seasoned Chicken Strips” ]
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Calories: 188
Fat: 2 g
Carbohydrates: 14 g

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[step-item number=”6.” image_url=”” title=”Asian Cabbage Slaw” ]
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Calories: 132
Fat: 8 g
Carbohydrates: 14 g

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[step-item number=”7.” image_url=”” title=”Veggie Pasta Salad” ]
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Calories: 108
Fat: 5 g
Carbohydrates: 13 g

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[step-item number=”8.” image_url=”” title=”Dad’s Flatbread” ]
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Calories: 116
Fat: 1 g
Carbohydrates: 23 g

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[step-item number=”9.” image_url=”” title=”Picnic Beans With Dip” ]
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Calories: 85
Fat: 7 g
Carbohydrates: 5 g

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[step-item number=”10.” image_url=”” title=”Light Guacamole” ]
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Calories: 79
Fat: 5 g
Carbohydrates: 7 g

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[step-item number=”11.” image_url=”” title=”Citrus Iced Tea” ]
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Calories: 32
Fat: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 7 g
No Diabetic Exchange

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[step-item number=”12.” image_url=”” title=”Touch-of-Mint Tea” ]
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Calories: 58
Fat: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 15 g

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