Organizing A Picnic This Season? Here Are 9 Delicious Meals You Should Consider Adding To Your Menu List

Everyone needs a little time out after a stressful and rigorous week of working. You might even like to spend with your friends or family. That’s actually an amazing idea.

Are you planning a picnic with friends and you’re stuck on simple meals to make for the event? We’re here to help you figure that out.

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This post will show you a list of meals that can be used at your picnic.

1.Baked Samosa

Samosa is a savoury fried or baked triangular shaped pastry that has a filling. Samosa is an Indian delicacy but Nigerians love it so much! It’s quite simple to make and it would be perfect for your picnic.

Check recipe here

2.Chicken Balls

Chicken Balls is the perfect snack to munch with a dipping sauce of your choice; while enjoying the company of friends or family at your picnic.

All you need is 1 small onion (finely chopped), ½ kg chicken, minced, ½ cup breadcrumbs (you can substitute with crushed corn flakes), 1 egg (whisked), 1 spoon pure vegetable oil, seasoning, salt to taste and ground Pepper (Optional).

3.Banana Bread

You don’t need to serve your regular wheat bread at your picnic, try something new with banana bread. The beauty in Banana bread cannot be described except you try it out for yourself. Banana bread tastes heavenly and it is not as difficult to make as some people think.

For recipe click here.

4.Over-ripe Plantain Waffles

Don’t know what to do with your over-ripe Plantains? Here’s one healthy way of enjoying those delicious Plantains. You can have this as breakfast or as a healthy snack at your picnic.

All you need to make this delicious snack is 4 large over-ripe plantain, 1 serving spoon of vegetable oil, 1 small egg (whisked), ½ tsp of cinnamon, ½ tsp of vanilla, ½ tsp of baking soda, salt to taste.


A doughnut is a snack that most people love a lot, even more than the ‘almighty’ puff. It is a snack that can be taken with tea, yoghurt or soda and it is perfectly yummy. It’s an easy meal everyone will enjoy at the picnic.

For the recipe, click here.

6.Carrot Cake

If you wish to be creative with the meal list for the hangout, carrot cake is your best choice. A Carrot cake as the name implies is a cake that contains carrots mixed into the batter. It is a healthier option for those who love something sweet and healthy.

For the recipe, click here.

7.Roasted Potatoes Wedges

Potatoes can be enjoyed in a variety of delicious ways; you can roast, fry or even boil your wedges. This simple recipe is a healthier way to enjoy your chips instead of deep-frying them. You add this healthy meal to your list.

All you need is 5 large potatoes (peeled and cut into wedges), 2 serving spoons of vegetable oil, 1 tsp of thyme, 1 tsp of cayenne pepper, salt.

8.Crunchy Fried Chicken

For the love of chicken, you can also add the delicious crunchy fried chicken to your meal list.

To learn how to prepare it, click HERE.

9.Fish Barbecue

Fish barbecue is one superb and delicious delicacy that would put smiles on your guest’s face. It’s delicious and quite simple to make.

To get the recipe, click HERE.



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