It’s beach season here finally. Yay! Since we are an outdoorsy, nature loving, beach family I am always searching for great on the go food ideas. I think you’ll be happy with these great recipes I found. They are definitely perfect food ideas for the beach. I know my family is loving them.
Perfect Food Ideas for the Beach
For a creative beach fruit platter, enjoy a fruit tray with colorful fruit rearranged like a beach ball! Image credit: Hungry Happenings
Use a cup to easily transport a salad. Since each person can have their own, this is virtually mess-free!
This refreshing fruit smoothie is frozen; so it is especially great for cooling off on a hot day. Blueberries are rich in anti-oxidants, and strawberries and mangoes make a healthy summer treat!
For a light and refreshing finger food, try these cucumber sandwiches. A bit of dill gives them a fresh, herbal taste, and the wheat toast makes them healthier than the average sandwich.
These cheeseburger egg rolls are an ideal food for a light but fulfilling mid-day snack to tie kids over, without a full lunch spread.
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Kid-friendly, beach-friendly, and sweet – these sand pudding cups have a crunchy “sand” topping, and a creamy Jell-O fill.
Skewers are a utensil-free and hands-free way to enjoy a quick bite to eat, making them convenient for small fingers drenched in wet sand. These strawberry brownie skewers are chocolate-drizzled, and can easily be personalized for each member of the family. Image credit: One Little Project
For a delicious thirst quencher, try this lemonade made from fresh, juicy peaches and lemons. It’s also only four ingredients, making it very easy to whip up.
In a vibrant sea green, this sea glass candy is a great kid-friendly snack! The process, similar to cough drops, is also fun to get the kids involved with!
Mangoes are known for clearing skin and lowering cholesterol. Puree only four ingredients to make this frozen, slushy, mango sorbet.
Enjoy these cinnamon sugar cookies, reminiscent of sand dollars, with almonds for the floral middle. This recipe makes 4 dozen, easy for big crowds or just a large family. Image credit: Mama Miss
Make your own Chick-Fil-A frosted lemonade with this copycat recipe. This slushy drink is made with creamy ice cream and tart lemon juice.
These fruit popsicles are made completely from fresh fruit. Store them in a cooler, and enjoy them throughout the day!
Create these easy and adorable flip flop sandwiches! They’re pre-cut for a low-mess, and each sandwich is kept together with a toothpick.