HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS PARTY FOODS

 

By Rebecca Jacobs

If you’ve ever been to a party when you’re trying to eat healthy, you know how hard it can be to stay on track. Parties are notorious for having sugary, fried, processed, and fatty foods. The next time you go to one, why not be the person who brings the healthy dish that tastes so delicious no one will even know it’s health food. Or, if you’re the one throwing the party, make all the recipes below and watch your guests discover how much fun eating healthy can be.

 

Healthy Spinach Dip

 

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 11ounce bags fresh spinach

2 garlic cloves, chopped

1 ½ cups plain full fat Greek yogurt

1 handful fresh parsley

 

Directions:

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat, and sauté the spinach with the chopped garlic cloves until the spinach is wilted.

Chop the spinach and parsley and set aside.

Put the Greek yogurt in a mixing bowl and add the chopped spinach, garlic, and chopped fresh parsley.

Serve cold with chopped veggies, pita chips, or gluten free crackers.

 

Pesto Hummus

 

Ingredients:

1 28 ounce can chickpeas

2 tablespoons tahini

2 tablespoons lemon juice

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 handful fresh basil

1 tablespoon pesto

3 garlic cloves

Sea salt to taste

 

Directions:

Simply place all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until smooth.

Serve with crackers or chopped veggies or even as a sandwich spread.

Berries and Coconut Whipped Cream

 

Ingredients:

3 cups mixed berries

2 cans full fat coconut milk

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

2 tablespoons coconut sugar

 

Directions:

Chill the coconut milk in the refrigerator overnight.

Before whipping the coconut milk, chill the mixing bowl for at least 15 minutes.

Remove the solid part of the coconut milk from the can being sure not to add any of the liquid portion into the mixing bowl.

 

Whip the hardened coconut milk with the vanilla and sugar until a whipped cream texture is formed.

Serve right away over a bowl of fresh berries.

Going to a party, or even having a party yourself, doesn’t mean you have to abandon your healthy eating plan. Try some of these fun and yummy recipes for your next party and be blown away by the fact that healthy can taste so good.

 

Rebecca Jacobs is a holistic nutritionist who believes in a non-traditional approach to achieving health goals. She understands that everyone’s journey is different, and she is aware that one size does not fit all. Some of Rebecca’s areas of interest include detoxification, weight loss, kidney health, food sensitivities, and digestive health.

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