Picnic for the Planet – Happy Earth Day!

Last Friday was Earth Day and in honor of Earth Day, The Nature Conservancy celebrated with a Picnic for the Planet. Here is the Woodstock, IL version held in Emricson Park.

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On the menu: Pressed Picnic Sandwiches and Three-Bean Salad with Agave-Mustard Vinaigrette

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To veganize the sandwiches, I used Ste Martaen’s muenster cheese (although, if I had the time, I would have made this delicious-sounding cashew goat cheese). I was also going to add Peppered Tofurky Deli Slices, but they had gone bad. It was still a yummy sandwich without the “meat.”

The agave-mustard dressing (just sub agave nectar for honey in the recipe) is so good!

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To drink, we had seltzer water with fresh-squeezed lemon juice, strawberries and agave nectar.

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We were joined by this little lady.

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Our amazing view at the top of the hill.

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Dessert! S’more cookie bars. So rich and decadent.

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4 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Margaret on April 24, 2011 at 6:20 pm

    So cool that you held a Picnic for the Planet! I love that basket! Everything you make always looks amazing, but those s’mores cookie bars look unbelievable!

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  2. It was a lot of fun! Thanks for the idea. It looks like Picnic for the Planet was a big success.

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  3. Looks like a perfect day! All of the food looks so amazing.

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  4. Thanks, Kim. I’ve been obsessed with marshmallows since watching your video on VegNews.

    Reply

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