Throw an Indoor Picnic

By DeDe Hausmann

It’s that time of year when we never know what the weather will bring.  Sure it’s October but this is Indiana and anything goes!!!  Let’s say you haven’t had your fill of picnics over the spring/summer and you’d love another one but a thunder-boomer or chilly weather is what you have.  Don’t worry–throw an INDOOR PICNIC!!!

With the kitchen close at hand, meal prep/transportation is a cinch.  Here are some easy but nutritious and tasty recipes to try.

1)      Pita Pockets: Take whole grain pitas, cut in half, spread a thin layer of plain yogurt/dill weed mixture on the interior and stuff each pocket with thin slices of left-over chicken or other meats, thin slices of cucumbers or zucchini, shredded carrots, grape tomatoes halves and shredded Cheddar or Colby cheese.  Refrigerate until ready to serve.  To make the flavors come alive, heat for just a little in the microwave before serving.

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