And The Oscar Goes To...The Best Healthy Party Snacks On The Internet
Whether you're watching the Oscars Sunday night or just hanging with some friends, chances are you'll want some good snacks. We've scoured the internet for healthy crudités, canapés, and other less French-sounding bite-size nibbles, and these get our award.
Sweet Potato Toast Bites
Uber-trendy sweet potato toast is the talk of the town, and this perfect canapé assortment will have your guests buzzing. Get the full recipe here.
Salted Chocolate Truffles
Made from dairy-free ingredients, these truffles are shockingly simple to make. Put out a bowl of them, and watch the audience go wild. Get the full recipe here.
Avocado Egg Boats
These avocado egg boats are breathtakingly beautiful, the equivalent of the couture dress everyone will be talking about the next day—except they take next to no effort to make. Get the full recipe here.
Turmeric Champagne Cocktail
If golden milk and Champagne had a baby, well—we'd be really excited, first of all, and it'd be this cocktail. Bonus points if the anti-inflammatory powers of turmeric happen to ease your hangover the next day. Get the full recipe here.
The Ultimate Cheese-Less Cheese Platter
Whether you eat cheese or not, you'll drool over this cheese platter. This step-by-step guide includes three delicious dip recipes and everything you need to know for an arrangement that will win best picture (on Instagram, that is). Get the full recipe here.
Chocolate-Dipped Almond Flour Biscotti
It's hard to say which is more mind-boggling—how simple and healthy the ingredients in these biscotti are, or how delicious they taste. Either way, they're the perfect finger food to munch away on through all of the (too) long speeches. Get the full recipe here.
"Cheesy" Rosemary Popcorn
There's no actual cheese on this popcorn but rather a secret ingredient that will make your skin glow like you've visited a top Hollywood facialist. Combined with rosemary and fiber-filled popcorn, you have a snack you'll feel good about noshing on all night. Get the full recipe here.
Golden Beet & Shallot Dip
Did you know they serve no food during the entire Oscar ceremony? Just another way your life is better than a movie star's, since you'll have this sweet and savory dip to dunk your sprouted crackers and crudités into. Get the full recipe here.
Liz Moody is an author, blogger and recipe developer living in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated with a creative writing and psychology degree from The University of California, Berkeley. Moody has written two cookbooks: Healthier Together: Recipes for Two—Nourish Your Body, Nourish Your Relationships and Glow Pops: Super-Easy Superfood Recipes to Help You Look and Feel Your Best. She also hosts the Healthier Together Podcast, where she chats with notable chefs, nutritionists, and best-selling authors about their paths to success. Her work has been featured in Vogue, Glamour, Food & Wine & Women’s Health.