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If you haven’t had a picnic in a graveyard yet this month, I highly recommend adding it to your Halloween to-do list, especially if you live in an area where the fall foliage is vibrant. There is nothing more peaceful or spooky than enjoying a meal in a graveyard. Just please be respectful and pick up behind you when you leave.
1. Cavatappi Pasta
Cavatappi Pasta is a meal in and of itself. Packed with protein, vegetables, and carbs, it’s easy to transport in containers and can be enjoyed warm or cold.
2. No Mayo Potato Salad
If you love potato salad but aren’t crazy about the mayo, try this delicious No Mayo Potato Salad. It’s perfect for a fall picnic.
3. Air Fried Chicken Thighs
These cook up quickly and easily in your air fryer and travel well. Air Fried Chicken Thighs are the perfect chicken dish to pack in your picnic basket.
4. Easy Macaroni Salad
Don’t slave away in the kitchen trying to make a good pasta salad. Try this Easy Macaroni Salad for your autumn picnic.
5. Cucumber Sandwich
A simple, delicious Cucumber Sandwich is a fantastic option for anyone’s picnic, any time of year.
6. Deviled Eggs
Deviled Eggs are sort of a quintessential picnic food. They are fantastic finger food, and everyone loves them.
7. Watermelon Salsa
Watermelon Salsa is perfect with corn chips or pita chips. But make plenty, because this will go quickly.
8. Homemade Corn Chips
Speaking of chips, try these Homemade Corn Chips. The flavor far surpasses anything you can buy in a store or get in a restaurant. You just cannot beat homemade corn chips.
9. Easy Coleslaw
Make a quick batch of Easy Coleslaw to go with your chicken. It’s a great side dish that everyone can enjoy.
Brownies are a fantastic picnic food simply because you can eat them with your hands. They travel well, and everyone loves them.
11. Homemade Crunch Bars
Homemade Crunch Bars are another finger food dessert that everyone will enjoy. They are decadent and travel really well. Perfect for picnic baskets!
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This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.