Your Perfect Summer Picnic Recipe

With spring and summer sun in full swing, it’s time to get outside to enjoy the bright sky and fresh blooms. What better way to enjoy the season than to share delicious foods with your loved ones in the great outdoors?

We’ve gathered up the quickest and easiest recipes to help you craft the perfect summer picnic! Pick and prep your favorites, invite your besties, and enjoy!

Add these easy bites to your basket or cooler for a quick brunch or late afternoon sun-bathing. We have plenty of recipes to share with all of your friends and family. These recipes are simple ways to add the power of flaxseed to your summer favorites. Feel free to adapt the recipes as you please and don’t forget to pack cold drinks!



Baked Goods

Overnight Oats

homemade flaxseed crackers pictured with rosemary on platter


frozen strawberry compote recipe

Breads and Spreads

Salad Dressing/Sandwich Spreads


Picnic Tips

  • Freeze drinks to use them as cooler packs
  • Make a picnic out of leftovers — they often taste even better cold
  • Pack two extra reusable bags: one to gather any trash and one to hold any dirty utensils
  • Don’t forget to pack a blanket or towels to lounge on — and lay out all of your picnic snacks

Recipe Pairings

Grab a blanket, invite some friends, and find a shady spot to kick back with your perfect picnic. Nothing brings people together quite like food and your body is sure to thank you for the healthy dose of flaxseed! We’d love to hear your favorite way to celebrate summer. Leave a comment or send us a direct message @manitobamilling.