Health & Wellness

How to Pack Next-Level Summer Picnics

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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

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Red Ace Beet Shot, found at Whole Foods and most health food stores  

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Sweet Potato, Quinoa, Kale, Cranberry Salad from Delish

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Raw Chocolates from Yummy Mummy Kitchen

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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

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Brussel Sprout Chips from The Kitchn

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Arugula Grapefruit Salad from Reboot with Joe

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Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies from The Food Charlatan

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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   

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Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus from Eat Drink Paleo

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Pineapple Coconut Champagne Cocktail from Pineapple and Coconut

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Smoked Salmon Crostini from Ciao Florentina

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Bourbon Soaked, Chocolate Cherries from Food52

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Paleo Chocolate Strawberry Coconut Butter Cups from 40 Aprons

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Chakras being fed: sacral, throat, heart

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