9 Delicious Spring Picnic Ideas

Spring picnic ideas - white blanket on a field of daisies with fruit, drinks and pastries.

Looking for spring picnic ideas? Spring has come and what better way to enjoy the season than to be outside with the sights and sounds and smells and tastes of spring. There is something so nice about enjoying good food in a lovely setting that helps nurture your soul and picnics are a great way to do just that! Dining al fresco picnic style!

Here are 9 picnic food ideas to help you enjoy the flavours of the spring season. Spring foods that make great picnic ideas are asparagus, radishes, and fresh spring greens and onions and these dishes will leave you satisfied. Choose one or two or have a feast with more!

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Additional Picnic Basket Items

Besides your picnic menu items in your picnic basket, you may want to include other items to add ambience to your picnic such as flowers, a soft picnic blanket or comfy chairs, or a special playlist on your phone. Other items might include a mesh food cover, a utensil and napkin caddy and little white bags for cookies.

It’s fun to plan and add details to your picnic to elevate the experience or keep it as simple as you want.

Spring Onion and Parmesan Cheese Scones

These savoury scones are completely addictive, especially warm straight from the oven. With this recipe I found the dough quite crumbly and found it easiest to roll out the dough and then cut into pieces before baking as in the photo below.

Spring picnic Ideas-Spring Onion and Parmesan Cheese Scones.

In the above recipe, to convert the measurements to American: 8 oz. self raising flour=2 cups all purpose flour with 4 tsp baking powder and 1 tsp salt. 2 oz cheese=4 Tbsp, 2 oz. butter=4 Tbsp. 200/220 C=400 F.

Easy Asparagus Tart

With its simple ingredients list, this asparagus tart is easy to whip up for any occasion (including the start of asparagus season!).

Spring picnic Ideas-Easy Asparagus Tart.

Asparagus and Carmelized Onion Tartlets

These bite-sized asparagus tartlets are SO so good, made with a combination of caramelized onion, cheese and asparagus, they are ridiculously easy to make thanks to the mini phyllo pastry shells.

Spring picnic Ideas-Asparagus and Carmelized Onion Tartlets.

Spring Picnic Ideas

Spring Garden Bites

Quick, simple and bright, this fresh snack is the perfect way to welcome spring!

Spring picnic Ideas-Spring garden bites.

Creamy Cucumber Radish Salad Recipe

The ingredients are so simple but it really doesn’t need anything else.

Spring picnic Ideas-Creamy Cucumber Radish Salad Recipe.

Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Peas, Avocado & Lemon Basil Dressing

This salad fits the bill for the healthy eating part. It is loaded with healthy ingredients! Quinoa, asparagus, peas, avocado, and a light lemon basil dressing. It’s gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan, if you use agave nectar instead of honey in the dressing.

Spring picnic Ideas-Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Peas, Avocado & Lemon Basil Dressing.

Spring Picnic Ideas

Bow tie Italian Pasta Salad in Jars

Bowtie Italian Pasta Salad in Jars consists of Farfalle pasta, salami, cheese, tomatoes, olives, Mozzarella cheese, and Italian dressing!


Easy Spring Dessert

These chocolate flowerpot trifle desserts, that are prepared in small pots, create the illusion of new growth with spring flowers. Each trifle is layered with chunks of chocolate cake or brownies, chocolate pudding or mousse, whipped cream and Skor bar, and then topped with a decorative flower and leaf.

Spring picnic Ideas-Easy Spring Dessert.

Easy Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Need a dessert in a hurry? Try this easy strawberry rhubarb crisp.

Spring picnic Ideas-Easy Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp.

The Beauty of a Weekly Meal Planner

Are you new to Meal Planning? Or looking for a good plan to try? You may be asking yourself, “Why should I meal plan?” Well, the beauty of a weekly meal planner for me are its benefits that make my life a whole lot easier.

My weekly meal planner printables to add spring picnic Ideas to.

Download the Weekly Meal Planner here.

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