Don't watch this major event on an empty stomach.

August 16, 2017

Whether you're going to the park for Monday's eclipse, or just lounging in your yard, these easy and portable recipes will make sure you're well-fed for the day's event. With everything from sandwiches to salad and dessert, we've got you covered for the ultimate eclipse picnic.

 Photo: Jennifer Causey

Veggie Salad in a Jar

Make these salads up to a day ahead; pack them tightly with the dressing on the bottom, followed by denser ingredients that won't get soggy while they marinate.

 Photo: Jennifer Causey

Pan Bagnat Tuna Sandwich

This French favorite makes al fresco dining easy. Put together this sandwich before breakfast, and let it sit long enough to let the flavors marry. Grab a few friends, pack a few sides, and you're ready to go.

 Photo: Romulo Yanes

Chile-Lime Watermelon Wedges

Covering all the summer flavor bases, Chile-Lime Watermelon Wedges are spicy, sweet, tangy, and super juicy!

 Photo: Erin Kunkel

Chilled Peaches in Orange Flower Water

This recipe couldn't be simpler and once you choose fabulous ingredients, get out of the way and let them speak for themselves. Chilling the peaches makes them easier to slice nicely and gives a refreshing edge to their flavor.