The most important part of any party (at least in my family!) is the food. But that is also one of the most expensive aspects. Here are some of my favorite go-to summer picnic ideas that are delicious, easy to make, and won’t break the bank!
Update: Watch my Segment on Fox Rochester describing all these ideas
Fun and Inexpensive Summer Picnic Ideas
BBQ Chicken Pizza on the grill: It’s not a summer party without grilled meat. But meat is often the most costly item on the menu. My solution is to make thin crust pizzas with cheese, barbecue sauce, and shredded chicken and heat them on the grill. It is delicious, easy to eat, and satisfies everyone’s cravings without requiring pounds and pounds of meat.
Lightened Up Buffalo Style Dip with Chips – This delicious recipe uses Greek yogurt instead of sour cream, but you could never tell!
4th of July Berry Trifle – This dessert looks classy and perfect for guests but it is beyond simple to make!
Here are some more DIY Memorial Day decor ideas on a dime:
Even more ideas: