Five recipes for the perfect summer picnic
Nothing says British summertime like a picnic in the park. Picnics are a great excuse to get outside and enjoy some quality time with your kids. These fun recipes will make sure your picnic packs a punch. Perhaps you could even prepare the picnic with your schoolie.
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These wraps are a healthy swap for boring, soggy sandwiches. The zingy marinade is sure to tickle their taste buds too!
The chicken is also a good source of vitamin B6, which helps your kids’ bodies store and use protein. It also contains niacin, which helps to deliver energy around the body. So, your schoolie will definitely be up for some fun and games after lunch.
These delicious homemade dips will go down a treat and they’re easy peasy to make. Pair them with a mixture of breadsticks, nuts, and raw veg, e.g. carrot, celery, cucumber, peppers, mushrooms, broccoli, cauliflower, baby corn and cherry tomatoes.
By offering a wide range of veg to dip with, you can help make sure your kids are getting a good variety of vitamins and minerals to help keep them healthy.
These wraps are a delicious, vegetarian alternative to the chicken wraps. And they’re packed full of nutritious veg, helping your kids get their 5-a-day.
These are a tasty, healthier alternative to sausage rolls or pork pies. They are quite fun to make too, so why not get your schoolie involved.
Vitamin B1, or thiamin, which is found in pork, helps your kid’s body release energy from carbohydrates.
These muffins are a brilliant way to encourage your kids to try something new. They are also a good way to sneak some extra vegetables into their diet, almost undetected.
The broccoli is a good source of vitamin C.
And for dessert?
Why not pre-make some PaediaSure Shake and take it in the cool bag. That way you can be sure your schoolie is getting 26 different vitamins and minerals in one glass. You can purchase PaediaSure Shake instore and online at Boots, and online at Ocado.
Or perhaps some summer berries? You could always finish your picnic with a pick your own session in the garden or local farm, helping your kids get their 5-a-day.