In search of wholesome fall picnic inspiration? You discovered it! Maintain studying for scrumptious recipes and picnic concepts. Fall at Shakespeare Dallas is the proper excuse to pack up a wonderful picnic to take pleasure in theater underneath the celebs. We frightened all week in regards to the climate however it was virtually good for the opening evening of King Lear. My buddy Kellie is gluten free, which was the proper excuse for me to shake up my standard pasta salad / sandwich routine and give you an entire gluten free fall picnic menu for you all!
What to Carry
I all the time take my little purple wagon (okay, high-quality, it’s my mother’s that I commandeered just a few years in the past) for straightforward transport from the automobile to the amphitheater. I’m in good firm with the Shakespeare Dallas crowd, as many individuals have been bouncing into the theater with wagons filled with goodies in tow.
I took my waterproof picnic blanket since I frightened the bottom can be moist. In case you like to picnic like me, I extremely advocate a water-resistant blanket. Two nights in a row I used to be fully dry whereas these round me have been moist by the top of the night!
I introduced my customized King of Handmade Rose Desk tote bag and my insulated Enterprise & Pleasure tote bag in lieu of a cooler. I switched my fall bouquet to a small orange vase that would slot in my cupholder driving to and from the theater. I additionally introduced a few small pumpkins simply because plus my white out of doors plates, model forks, gold wine glasses, and military inexperienced napkins.
Everyone knows why you’re actually right here: the meals! I’m so happy with this simple make-ahead menu. For the primary course, I made a scrumptious Butternut Squash Rice Salad with pomegranate arils, dried cranberries, uncooked pumpkin seeds, feta cheese, and maple mustard French dressing. It completely screams fall! It additionally simply so occurs to be gluten free. Get the recipe right here. I additionally introduced grilled hen tenders to make dinner a bit of heartier.
I additionally packed up some hummus with radishes, cucumber slices, sugar snap peas, and cherry tomatoes. I brainstormed how one can transport a ready-made hummus plate and selected a light-weight wooden bowl, which labored tremendous effectively.
For dessert, I made a maple custard topped with cinnamon whipped cream. Puddings and custards are an amazing possibility for a gluten free dessert, as they’re usually made with cornstarch, which is of course gluten free. Plus it’s pretty low in sugar and packed filled with calcium. You’ll be able to pour the combination in cute little jars, good for a picnic!
Completely satisfied picnicking,