Fall is the perfect season to grab some loved ones and go on a picture perfect picnic. The leaves are changing colors and the weather is beautiful. Don't know what to pack? Check out these quick recipes for a delicious fall picnic.

Cajun Turkey Sandwich

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:10 mins
  • Total Time:20 mins
  • Servings:2
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 4 slices Pepperidge Farm Sourdough bread
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 4 slices Cajun turkey
  • 4-6 slices Gouda cheese
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 medium tomato sliced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
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  • Step 1

    Mix mayonnaise and cumin in a small bowl. Then spread an even layer of the mayo mixture on the 4 slices of bread. Layer the turkey, spinach, tomato, and cheese to complete the sandwiches.

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  • Step 2

    In a panini press or panini pan, heat olive oil on medium heat. Grill the sandwiches until golden brown on both sides and the Gouda cheese is ooey gooey.
    Spoon Tip: Wrap the sandwiches in parchment or wax paper to pack in the picnic basket.

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Caprese Salad with Avocado and Corn

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:15 mins
  • Servings:2
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese diced
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 3 tablespoons basil chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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  • Step 1

    In a clear plastic cup, layer the tomatoes, mozzarella, corn, avocado, and basil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

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Charcuterie Board

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:15 mins
  • Servings:2
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • Artisan Nut-Thins Multi Seeds Crackers
  • 8 ounces smoked salmon
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 4 ounces brie cheese
  • 4-6 ounces blackberries
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  • Step 1

    Pack each ingredient in clear containers and then into the picnic basket. Arrange on a small board on site.

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Very Berry Lemonade

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:10 mins
  • Servings:2
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • About 23-25 ounces Simple Lemonade
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 1/4 cup raspberries
  • 1/4 cup blackberries
  • 10 mint leaves
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  • Step 1

    Pour lemonade into a mason jar. Add lemons, berries, and mint leaves. Shake well before drinking.
    Spoon Tip: Take some fun colored straws and drink straight from the mason jar.

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If you'd rather not use store bought lemonade, click here to learn how to make homemade lemonade.

Once you have completed the recipes, pack these goodies into a basket, go to a place that has the best view of the fall foliage, and enjoy a lovely afternoon with this picture perfect fall picnic. 

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