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Recipes and Ideas for Games at Picnics


Picnic recipes, games and ideas for entertainment are the essentials of a great picnics.  Picnics are great for family reunions, birthday parties, company picnics and more.  You can use these recipes, games and ideas for your entertainment and fun next time you have a picnic.  Picnic games are a great way to get out of the house and cook outdoors.  Grilling is always a preferred cooking choice for picnics along with potluck picnic items like cold pasta salads, fruit salads, cold cuts, appetizers, dips, chips and desserts! Games and ideas for entertainment are simple and easy when you have this great list of picnic games shown below. Throwing a picnic?  You need these holiday recipes, picnic recipes, games and ideas.

Some great picnic recipes include macaroni salad, potato salad, fruit salad (recipe below), green salads, cold cuts, deli sandwiches, cupcakes, chips, dips, salsas and other Mexican foods, appetizers and desserts.  Picnics are a great place to bring out your traditional and non-traditional recipes.  Picnic recipes should compliment the outdoors, meaning, hot foods other than ones off the grill are not always the best idea.  Fruits salads and fresh vegetable salads are always wonderful in the great outdoors.

Simple Picnic Recipes, Games and Ideas for Entertainment

Some simple ideas for picnic entertainment are listed below in a friend easy to read list for you to choose from.  You can choose from any of the inexpensive picnic games ideas and leave with one of the best recipes for picnics.  Fruit Salad is a refreshing, healthy treat to bring to picnics.  Fill the kids with real energy so they can play all day.  Pack plenty of sunscreen for the picnic games and something to get wet in.  The best picnic games ideas should have some sort of water attraction for the kids.  Even something as simple as a water balloon toss.

Recipe: Picnic Fruit Salad

Summary: Picnic fruit salad recipe for you to take to your picnics.

Ingredients for Picnic Fruit Salad Recipe

  • 1 (16 oz) package fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 1 large peach, pitted and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 plums, pitted and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 kiwi fruit, peeled cubed or bite sized
  • 1 cup dark sweet cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1 cup honeydew melon balled or cubes
  • 1 cup cantaloupe balls or cubes
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple cubed
  • 1 cup red grapes
  • 2 (16 oz) non-fat vanilla yogurt containers
  • 6 oz candied walnuts

Instructions for Picnic Fruit Salad Recipe

  1. In a large salad bowl (that has a lid preferably), combine together gently the strawberries, peach, plums, kiwi fruit, cherries, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, pineapple, and grapes until the fruit is well mixed together.
  2. Put lid on top.
  3. Place the yogurt, bag of walnuts and fruit salad in a cooler with ice and take to picnic.
  4. Serve in bowls with yogurt and candied walnuts on top.

Number of servings (yield): 12


List of Picnic Games

Here is a great list of picnic games ideas that you can use for entertainment at your picnics.  After eating all those delicious picnic recipes it’s time to play some real traditional picnic games.  Theses are all-American picnic games that have been played at picnics for years.

3-Legged Race
Egg and Spoon Race
Hula Hoop Contest
Limbo Dancing
Outdoor Picnic Volleyball
Pie Eating Contest
Potato Sack Races
Tug O War
Water Balloon Toss.

Pictures of Picnic Games Ideas

School Picnic 2006Wayne Gipson, a Belt Loader in a Coal Mine Owned by the Tennessee Consolidated Coal Company at Jasper, near Chattanooga Tennessee, Is Batting During a Softball Game at the Company´s First Annual Picnic...08/1974

Picnic Games Ideas and Recipes for Adults and Kids

There are so many ways to entertain and feed your guests.  Picnic games ideas and recipes are all you need for a great picinc with kids and adults.  Children love the field games and picnic games as much as the adults.  Get outdoors and have some food and fun with your friends, family or co-workers.  If you are planning a picnic soon you should make sure you have a good list of entertainment games ideas and recipes.  You will love these picnic recipes, games and ideas!

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