Need an up-level to a boring macaroni or fruit salad? Here’s your guide to swapping the allergen, bloating, sugary and starchy foods for new picnic staples: nourishing, energizing, and even aphrodisiac-inducing foods for you, your friends and your boo.
The Go and Love Yourself Picnic:
Self-care is essential to our health and happiness, and that starts with the fuel we put in our body. Treat yo’self to a restorative afternoon in nature! Each ingredient helps to ground, enhance clarity and deeply connect our mind, gut and intuition.
TSC Pink Detox Drink from The Skinny Confidential
Red Ace Beet Shot, found at Whole Foods and most health food stores
Sweet Potato, Quinoa, Kale, Cranberry Salad from Delish
Raw Chocolates from Yummy Mummy Kitchen
Chakras being fed: root, solar plexus, third eye
The Lean on Me Picnic:
The more the merrier, picnics can be more fun when there’s more than one! Munch on these meals for more energy, improved communication, and boosted self-confidence so you can bring the best you (and food!) to the table.
Cucumber Basil Lemongrass Lemonade from Serious Eats
Brussel Sprout Chips from The Kitchn
Arugula Grapefruit Salad from Reboot with Joe
Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies from The Food Charlatan
Chakras being fed: sacral, throat
The Let’s Get It On Picnic:
There are few things more romantic than eating outside in a gorgeous setting, appreciating the little moments and indulging in passion-producing delectables with your loved one. Feed yourself and bae these aphrodisiac, heart-opening and stimulating goodies. We recommend making sure you’re not too far from one of your homes!
Strawberry, Blueberry, Goat Cheese Salad from The Good Mama
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus from Eat Drink Paleo
Pineapple Coconut Champagne Cocktail from Pineapple and Coconut
Smoked Salmon Crostini from Ciao Florentina
Bourbon Soaked, Chocolate Cherries from Food52
Paleo Chocolate Strawberry Coconut Butter Cups from 40 Aprons
Chakras being fed: sacral, throat, heart