Memorial Day Picnic Recipes
Make your family’s Memorial Day picnic perfect with these holiday recipes. Not only are they tasty to eat, but they’re fun for the kids to help you make. Get the whole family in on the cooking action and check out these celebratory treats — in red, white and blue!
Along with a buffet of picnic food (such as burgers, hotdogs and salads), serve up a smoothie bar! Layer frozen summer smoothies to create a red, white and blue design. Blend strawberries, ice cream and ice for the red layer, Repeat this with coconut for the white later. And finish the drink with a blueberry freeze.
Red, White and Blue Sandwiches
Create tea sandwiches in holiday colors. Smoother cherry or strawberry jam and blueberry layers onto white bread. Cut each sandwich into smaller pieces to make enough for everyone. Another option is to use star-shaped cookies cutters to create creatively cute mini sandwiches.
Take a trip to the grocery store with your kids. You’ll find plenty of colorful options. Choose gold potatoes (with white centers), red potatoes and small-sized purple ones (to create a blue effect). Boil or bake the potatoes (after slicing them) and mix them with olive oil, pepper and your favorite veggies.