There's something so special about packing a family picnic – whether you take it to the backyard or an exotic location. It not only gets the family outdoors to explore new places and create new memories, it also helps get picky eaters to try new foods. Many kids love prepping and packing the basket, and that’s great news. Research shows that getting your kids to help in the kitchen develops healthy eating patterns for life. If you feel like finding the right recipes for your family picnic is a daunting task, look no further than our favorite Cooking with Caitlin recipes below. Perfect for a picnic and lactose-intolerant-friendly, these recipes may just become your new family-outing favorites.