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8 30-Minute Picnic Side Dishes Under 280 Calories

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Dining outdoors is a great way to reap the health benefits of spending more time in nature. But that doesn’t mean you have to reach for unhealthy prepackaged foods. For your next picnic or block party, try bringing one of these nutritious, flavorful recipes. They come together in 30 minutes or under and contain less than 280 calories per serving.

1. BROCCOLI QUINOA TABOULI | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 195; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 62mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 9g

2. BAKED ZUCCHINI STICKS | SKINNYTASTE

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 160; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 334mg; Total Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugars: 6g; Protein: 15g

3. CLEAN THREE-BEAN SALAD | THE HONOUR SYSTEM

Nutrition (per) serving: Calories: 279; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 213mg; Carbohydrate: 45g; Dietary Fiber: 15g; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 13g

4. WATERMELON SALAD WITH FETA AND MINT | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 132; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 11mg; Sodium: 410mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 3g

5. GRILLED ZUCCHINI CORN SALAD | UPROOT KITCHEN

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 94; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 6mg; Sodium: 74mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 3g

6. CARROT SALAD WITH GINGER LIME PEANUT SAUCE | THE ROASTED ROOT

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 143; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 142mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugars 2g; Protein: 4g

7. GRILLED KALE SALAD WITH LEMON DRESSING | THE HEALTHY MAVEN

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 248; Total Fat: 19g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 10g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 93mg; Carbohydrate: 19g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 5g

8. WOK-SEARED PURPLE BROCCOLI WITH CREAMY SAUCE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 154; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 7mg; Sodium: 94mg; Carbohydrate: 9g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Protein: 5g

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Healthy, delicious and simple: That’s what we’re about at MyFitnessPal! We make our recipes in our own test kitchen or our registered dietitian hand-selects them personally. Look for nutrition information at the bottom of the recipe or log it directly to MyFitnessPal through the “Log-It” button. Check out our entire collection or explore: low-carbhigh-proteinhigh-fibergluten-freedairy-freevegetarianveganlow sodium

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