Looking for some new picnic ideas now the warmer outdoor weather beckons?
When it comes to tasty picnic salads we've got your hamper covered with these 7 choice options.
Think outside the box and go for bulkier, robust salads that are happy to hang around for a while whether at the bottom of a backpack or waiting for you after a long walk.
Try salads based on grains, pulses are potatoes that will keep well as well as being easy to eat in the great outdoors. Try using bulkier vegetables like cauliflower or broccoli that will hold their shape better than fresh salad leaves.
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