Picnic recipe ideas for you + your friends

Finally, a reason to dress up

Written by Georgia Chappell

March 31, 2021

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Obsessing over aesthetic picnics all over your TikTok feed? Same. If you wanna recreate the magic of a spring picnic with an added Pinterest aesthetic, don’t worry, we’ve got you at Missguided. Now is the perfect time since lockdown is slowly lifting. For all the cheap picnic recipe ideas that can uplift your picnic aesthetic, keep reading to find out more.

What to take on a picnic?

Upgrade your cocktail sausages and Tesco meal deal sandwiches with our picnic food ideas below. No need to splash the cash. We will show you how to have an aesthetic picnic on a budget.

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wine glass cake

picnic recipe aesthetic

We’ve sure you’ve seen the wine glass cake trend all over TikTok. Simply buy the cheapest cake you can find and bring your wine glasses along to the picnic. Dunk your glass into the cake and enjoy. Voila.


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Who says charcuterie boards are aesthetic. Grab one of your kitchen cutting boards and instead of going with expensive meats and cheese, go with baby bells, string cheese, grapes, and salami slices. Delicious.

croissant sandwitches

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Put a twist on your fave lunch sandwich by switching out basic bread for a croissant. Imagine – ham and cheese on a buttery croissant. Sounds like heaven to us.

flatbread pizza

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Everyone loves a good takeaway pizza for a picnic. But if you wanna ball on a budget, make your own pizzas at home on flatbread of wraps. Not only will this fill a serious hole, but you will also save a serious amount of cash on this picnic recipe.

picnic outfit inspo you need

Okay, you’ve got all your picnic food essentials ready, but what are you going to wear? Fear not, check out our spring dresses collection at Missguided for all your picnic outfit inspo. From dreamy mini dresses to flowy maxi dresses, we have you covered for Spring. Check out some of our faves below or click the link above to shop the full collection.