Memorial Day, the first true warm-weather holiday in months, is a great excuse for an outdoor party or picnic. Head out into the sun with some friends and a few of these delicious dishes—they won’t disappoint!
1. Strawberry Country Cake
Festive red and white, this cake is layers and layers of SO GOOD. Recipe here.
2. Vegan Macaroni Salad
A tangy, tasty, simple picnic staple, vegan-friendly. Recipe here.
3. Avocado Egg Rolls With Creamy Cilantro Ranch Dip
A great veggie option for a picnic: easy to transport, even easier to eat… and eat… and eat. Recipe here.
4. Honeydew Vanilla Sorbet
Dairy-free, super easy, super refreshing. Recipe here.
5. Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers
Oh man. The description reads “reminiscent of a sausage pizza.” What does that mean? Who cares? I want it. Recipe here.
6. Nutty Brown Rice Salad
High in protein, high in flavor, veggie and vegan-friendly. Awesome for picnics, leftovers, wraps, you name it. Recipe here.
7. Vegan Potato Salad With Cilantro, Dill, Tomatoes, And Raw Mayo
Another picnic classic updated for vegans and great as a side dish (or a whole meal, if you’re into it). Recipe here.
8. Honey Chicken Kabobs
Marinate them overnight and be picnic-and party-ready the next day with this easy, delicious dish. Link here.
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