Who wants to mess with cutlery on a picnic? This is why picnic finger food is so popular; try some of these sweet and savoury recipes.
These mini quiches are so quick and easy you could get your little one to help you. They are great for entertaining, for kids' parties and as a snack and also great for school lunch boxes and can be whipped up in no time! If you don't have puff pastry I have made these without and they still come out really good.
Recipe by: Clare
The trick to great guacamole is to use good avocados. Make sure your avocados are ripe and if possible the Hass variety works best in this recipe. Add some chilli powder if you like too.
Recipe by: PHLOX
Similar to homemade muesli bars these are an ideal snack that contains bananas and sultanas with some extra flavour from cinnamon and vanilla.
Recipe by: Arlene
This is a great take on salsa which uses watermelon instead of tomato but still includes onion, chilli, coriander and balsamic vinegar.
Recipe by: Larry Brodahl
This delicious dish makes a great dip or entree. Basil and tomatoes are seasoned with green chilli, garlic and sea salt. Serve with toasted baguette slices or pitta wedges.
Recipe by: CSANDST1
This is a perfect appetizer that can be made with a group of friends with lots of filling and folding for everyone to bond over. The feta and spinach combination taste great too.
Recipe by: Kathleen
Classic hummus made with chickpeas, onion, tahini, garlic, lemon, cumin and olive oil - then flavoured and coloured with beetroot.
Recipe by: KIMBERLEE
This mixture is kept in the fridge. It makes 8 cups, and I use it in 2 cupful lots to make different flavoured biscuits as required. 2 cups makes 24 biscuits.
Recipe by: Clarefisher
A really simple pesto which is perfect when you want something quick for a party. Great for pita bread or veggies.
Recipe by: veggigoddess
This is a rich and nutritious dip, great with Turkish or Lebanese bread, crackers, tortilla chips or just spooned onto a salad! If you prefer to use dried beans, soak them overnight, then simmer in enough water to cover for approximately 45 minutes, until soft.
Recipe by: LGUROWITZ