The 9 Worst Picnic Foods

Save your waistline (and possibly your life) with our healthier alternatives.

June 27, 2012

What's In Your Basket?

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Who doesn't love a picnic? They're romantic, they're relaxing, they're a perfect way to fill up a weekend afternoon and a good excuse to soak up some extra vitamin D. But before you pack up that wicker basket, take a survey of your dinner. Dangerous food additives? Check. Pesticides? Check. Food poisoning? Check (maybe). Some of America's most popular picnic foods harbor all kinds of unwanted junk, in addition to being just plain unhealthy. Whether you're trying to eat healthier, or you just want to avoid food poisoning, we've got healthy alternatives to these unhealthy basket staples.

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