Forget packing junk food next time you prepare for a road trip or a picnic with your significant other. What about enjoying a gourmet spread instead? Treat your tastebuds to delightful road trip recipes like an Italian vegetable frittata, Tuscan white bean salad and red velvet whoopie pies. You'll find these and other tempting recipes below - just remember to make enough as they'll disappear from your picnic basket pretty quickly. Here's to what to make before you hit the open road:
Asparagus and Chive Frittata
This asparagus and chive frittata is great tucked into two slices of bread, accompanied by a salad or on its own. Since it can be eaten at room temperature, it's great for a one-day road trip or picnic. Slice it ahead of time to make serving a breeze.
Tuscan White Bean Salad
Pack up this hearty Tuscan white bean salad in small mason jars for individualized portions. Aromatic, fresh and satisfying, this effortless salad is the easiest way of getting great food on the road.
Pea and Ham Muffins
Arm yourself with these scrumptious pea and ham muffins and you'll have a great snack you can enjoy anytime. Pack them in an airtight container so they can stay fresh longer.
If you'd like to get your fill of greens while on the road, pack this stacked salad into your cooler. A zesty yogurt dressing sits at the bottom while celeriac, apples, walnuts and gorgonzola ensure you'll enjoy a salad with a nice crunch.
Red Velvet Whoopie Pies
These red velvet whoopie pies are a sweet childhood treat with a sophisticated edge. We confess, they are also incredibly addictive! Shhhh...
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