Summer is a time for outdoor activities, waterparks, sunscreen, and picnics. Whether you’re rounding up the family and going to the park, or making it a date, picnics can be a fun summer event. You could have the plain sandwiches and chips laid out, or you could add some peanut flavor that will keep you energized, even in the Texas heat! Peanuts are used in way more ways than just PB&Js. Get creative and make lunches and treats with the peanuts Texas farmers work hard to provide for us! These dishes and treats are packed with protein and full of flavor. Check out these treats for the next time you load up the picnic basket.
1. Rainbow Vegetable Wraps with Peanut Sauce
These colorful wraps are full of good-for-you ingredients. The peanut sauce will add a nice kick to this lunch. Easy to carry and box up for a perfect fit in the picnic basket!
2. Peanut Butter Banana Snack Wraps
If you’re looking for a lighter treat packed with energy boosters, this is the one you want to pack! This snack wrap might be light ,but it is powerful. Fruits, seeds and peanut butter make for a fun day in the sun. Get the recipe here!
3. Thai Peanut Chicken Avocado Burritos
Needing a spicier lunch? This Thai Peanut Chicken Avocado Burrito is the way to get some pep in your step. A combination of spicy and sweet makes this a healthy and hearty meal.
4. Banana Churros with Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce
Sweeten things up with these flavor packed churros! Just make sure you have extra sauce on hand, everyone will be asking for more!
5. Thai Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce
Eating outside can be tricky. Make your picnic carefree with these Thai Chicken Skewers! Not only are they fun, but they make clean up and packing to go home a breeze! (And we won’t say no to breezes in the Texas heat)
6. Thai Chicken Burgers
These burgers are loaded with peanut power from the patty to the sauce! Cook them at home and pack them, or grill them up at the park for a fun, fresh meal.
These peanut butter pies make packing for a picnic fast and easy! Whip them up and then toss on a lid for a fun and sweet dessert on your next picnic!
8. Thai Chicken Lunch Bowls
This lunch bowl is another travel friendly treat. Packed with veggies and peanuts, this salad will keep you full and energized until the sun goes down.
9. Chicken Pineapple Sausage Kabobs
These kabobs are an easy lunch to take to the park and grill for a hot and ready meal! They are flavorful and covered in a peanut marinade will have everyone coming back for more!
You can never go wrong with a classic peanut butter cookie! These cookies are thick and chewy and make for an easy grab and go snack when you take a break from playing all day.
Whether you are making it a vacation or going to enjoy a nice book and a breeze this summer, these treats will make any picnic packed with flavor. From the fields, to your fork, food stability and security are the vision of agriculture. By using peanuts in more ways than just PB&Js we can keep the peanut treats like these in our picnics! #GetToKnowPeanuts