Picnic Time!

Such sweet memories can be made in the most simple times with children. Some of my favourite summer memories with my mom are when she made a picnic for us. Sometimes we went to a park and other times she would just set things up in our backyard. I now love doing with with my boys. There is just something about these special moments that makes me want to stop time. But since I can’t do that, I most definitely let go of distractions and take it all in.

Recently I was thinking about what I could take along for a picnic with Rhett that would be different than the usual “lunchtime foods”. I decided a Nourish Bowl and Veggie Tray with a bowl of fruit and a few Aussie Bites would be a perfect combo. Rhett absolutely LOVES pesto so it was an easy choice to make the Basil Pesto Nourish Bowl.

With a full veggie platter ready to grab, I was ready to head out with him in a matter of minutes of deciding to go as the Nourish Bowl only takes a few minutes to heat up. We had so much fun chatting and enjoying a delicious balanced lunch. I am thinking that family supper picnics with a variety Nourish Bowls will be in order throughout the summer…maybe a few board games will come along too. I just love moving life outside as much as possible and offering those special memories that will last a lifetime.

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What are your favourite food related summer memories growing up? Are you re-creating them with your little ones too?

This post is sponsored by Mann’s FoodService but all written content was my own thoughts and opinions and created by me. Photographs are by JanaBurnsPhotography. 

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