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Your perfect, lazing around picnic plan is three easy dips away

This trio of recipes is all you need for a luxuriously low-key but delicious day.

This trio of recipes is all you need for a luxuriously low-key but delicious day

If you go out in the woods today….  we hope you have a plan; not one for if you encounter any teddy bears, but one for how to maximize your picnic time. The plan should be this: keep it simple. Picnics are about lazing around as much as they are about grazing for hours. And this trio of dips is just right for both. You could even make them a day ahead so that when you have to head out, you can focus on packing that blanket, finding that citronella candle you're so sure you already have — and not sweating it at all that you forgot to bring utensils. Pitas replace picnic spoons at your picnic, and we'd rather tear some naan while lying under the trees than sit upright and spear a fork anyway. So simply grab anything you want to dip into these spreadables, and be prepared to have a luxuriously low-key but delicious day.

Sweet Pea and Ricotta Dip

White Bean, Garlic and Artichoke Dip

Sweet Potato and Labneh Dip

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