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10 Things to Grab for a Perfect Family Picnic

This feature was produced in collaboration between Vox Creative and FreshDirect. Vox Media editorial staff was not involved in the creation or production of this content.

We love the classics, but sometimes it's good to break tradition. Instead of hot dogs and potato chips, today's picnic opts for a different flavor palette. Fresh fruits and vegetables, eclectic flavors and healthy snacks are on our picnic blanket this summer — and we didn't forget the beer and wine.

Fresh Cubed MangoMango is the perfectly snackable summer picnic addition. It's tropical, refreshing and satisfying. It's also a complete pain to cut yourself. Luckily, the Fresh Cubed Mango takes all the work (and mess) out of cutting your own. Feeling ambitious? Add mango to salads and salsas for a fruity kick.

Sides in a Snap Edamame with Coarse Sea SaltEdamame are an easy, healthy snack to throw in your picnic basket and roll to the nearest green space. Lightly salted with course sea salt, edamame are young soybeans that are incredibly rich in protein, fiber and Omega 3 fatty acids.

Pole-Caught Tuna and White Bean Salad Tuna salad is a summer picnic classic. Drawing on the bright flavors of the Mediterranean, this updated version features fresh American pole-caught Albacore Tuna, lemon juice, and Picholine Olives for a touch of brininess. Made with olive oil instead of mayonnaise, use this lighter option in sandwiches, salads or on its own.

Stacy's Pita Chips - Simply NakedSimplicity is the goal with the Simply Naked Stacy's Pita Chips. With just a dash of sea salt, these baked transfat-free chips are all about highlighting what you decide to dip them in. With a satisfying crunch, these pita chips take well to dips and salads of all flavors.

Hope Hummus Original RecipeLending itself to chips, veggies and sandwiches alike, the Hope Hummus Original Recipe is a versatile picnic staple. Made from a blend of garbanzo beans, tahini, and spices, Hope Hummus features a full list of organic and gluten-free ingredients.

Seasonal Fresh Fruit SaladMade fresh daily, the Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad, makes bringing a selection of fruits easier than ever. Depending on the day, you'll get a mix of fruits at their peak ripeness all cleaned, cut, and ready to eat.

Five-Spiced Tofu & Raw Vegetable Salad Add a touch of spice to this summer's picnic with the Five-Spiced Tofu & Raw Vegetable Salad. Ranked at 2/5 on the spice scale, this Chinese-style salad is fresh, healthy and vibrant.

FreshDirect Mini Assorted CookiesWhen it comes to choosing a sweet treat for a picnic, simplicity is key —you don't want to be messing with plates, forks, and syrups. Instead go for these classic Mini Assorted Cookies. With three delectable flavors — cinnamony oatmeal, double chocolate chunk, and classic chocolate chip — you'll want (at least) one of each.

*White Girl RoséA relative newcomer stateside to summer beverage essentials, rosé is the wine of choice for hot sunny days and cool nights. Last summer saw a hilariously documented shortage hit the Hamptons, but this summer internet personas The Fat Jew and Babe Walker have got you covered. This refreshing blend of Zinfadel and Pinot Grigio has notes of citrus and watermelon and does best alongside lighter fare light grilled chicken and seafood.

*Bells Oberon AleCracking a beer in the late afternoon sun on a picnic blanket is the kind of adult pleasure that almost makes up for losing out on summer vacation. Hailing from Michigan's Bells Brewery, the Oberon Ale is the ultimate summer beer with body — no light lagers here. A spicy, hoppy kick comes in surrounded by a blend of smooth malt and wheat flavors with just a hint of fruit.

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This feature was produced in collaboration between Vox Creative and FreshDirect. Vox Media editorial staff was not involved in the creation or production of this content.

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