If you are throwing a kid’s party, make sure that you put some fruit in the punch, and also include some dried fruit. If you are having an adult’s party, snack on some candy bars, popcorn, and finger foods. Here is a guide to quick birthday party snacks for adults and children alike.
See Chips At A Party As The Simple Snack
You always see chips at a party as the simple snack. But if you have invited a vegetarian or vegan guest, they might not enjoy the same tastes as someone who is used to chips. The trick here is to use nutritional facts on chips to see if they contain any chemicals or artificial flavorings. Avoid chips if you know it is made with trans fat, salt, or artificial coloring, and if you are eating them in massive amounts.
A traditional cheese dip is always a hit at any party, and this recipe is easy to prepare. Mix some cream cheese, sour cream, yogurt, and mayonnaise in a bowl. Add any nuts or herbs that you want to add, and serve the dip with crackers. This snack will go over well at almost any gathering.
If you have never had a black bean dip, it is quite delicious, especially when it is served with pico de Gallo. If you are having a Mexican party, substitute black beans for the cheese dip – or use refried beans instead. If you are having a Southwestern party, substitute the chip dip for tortilla chips, and serve the cactus dip with fresh tortilla chips. A Greek party could use fresh feta cheese for the dips – and a London party can use leftover halibut or fish that has been prepared with olive oil and lemon juice.
Another great snack idea for summertime get togethers is potato chips. You can make up your own chips by combining potato chips and cream cheese in a bowl, then adding any other ingredients that you would like to the mix. A tip for those who would like a healthier version of the chips is to use reduced fat margarine.
A good summer party dip is made using sour cream. Combine one tablespoon of sour cream with two to three tablespoons of mayonnaise, a little lemon juice, and a little bit of paprika to bring out the flavor. This dip is a great way to introduce children to the wonderful world of flavors and dip sauces. It is also something that the entire family can enjoy.
Fruit punch is a quick and easy way to enjoy a cool summer day. This snack is simple to make, and only contains natural fruit flavors. One variety of this quick birthday party snacks includes fresh strawberries or blueberries, fresh pineapple or oranges, and bananas. There are also choices that include mangoes, grapefruits, or pineapple punches.
When it comes to quick birthday party snacks, nothing tops fresh fruit. Create your own fruit trays and serve fruit platters with toppings such as fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, or pineapple slices. You can create some fun fruit salads by placing whole fruit in water in a plastic container. A little creativity can really add to the fun of a party.