9 Healthy Snacks For Bridal Shower

Here are some delicious bridal shower food ideas to please your guests that are easy on the budget and simple to make.


1. Pita Chips



  • Whole-wheat pita breads
  • Extra-virgin olive/coconut oil
  • Optional dried herbs (rosemary, thyme)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


1. Skip the greasy chips and crackers at your bridal shower with these crunchy alternatives.

2. Open your pitas and cut them into quarters, drizzle sparingly in oil and season according to preference.

3. Bake for a few minutes until golden brown and serve immediately.

2. Zucchini Dipping Sticks

Zucchini Dipping Sticks


  • 3/4 cup cake flour
  • Optional herbs (rosemary, thyme, coriander)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 3 small zucchinis, sliced into sturdy sticks
  • 2-3 egg whites, beaten


1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Rest your zucchini sticks in warm, salted water for 10-15 minutes to remove bitterness and set aside.

2. Mix the flour, salt, pepper and herbs. Roll each stick in the egg whites, then the dry mixture, and place on a lined baking tray.

3. Slide into the oven and bake for ten minutes, or until golden brown. Your guests will appreciate fresh food ideas that are easy on the waist-line.


3. Guacamole



  • 3 avocados
  • 2T fresh lemon juice
  • 3T plain Greek yoghurt
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


1. Blend your avocados first, and season with lemon juice, salt and pepper.

2. Add the yoghurt and blend briefly.

4. Hummus



  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yoghurt
  • 2T olive oil
  • 2T lemon juice
  • 1/4t paprika
  • 1/4t ground cumin
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


1. Blend all ingredients together and season to your preference.

2. You can add more yogurt if you’re after a smoother consistency.


5. Creamy Pesto Dip

Creamy Pesto Dip


  • 1/2 tub basil/coriander/rocket pesto
  • 1/4 cup low fat mayo
  • 1/4 cup fat-free Greek yogurt


1. Blend the ingredients and season to your preference.

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6. Prawn and Avocado Martini

Prawn and Avocado Martini


  • 1kg small cooked prawns, skin off
  • 2 avocados, cubed
  • ½ red onion, finely cubed
  • 1 cucumber, finely cubed
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2T lemon juice, fresh
  • Few drops chilli sauce
  • Coriander for garnishing
  • Lemon slices for garnishing
  • Martini glasses


1. Mix the yoghurt, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and chilli together.

2. Add the prawns, avocado, cucumber, onion and stir in until all ingredients are combined.

3. Distribute into martini glasses and complete with lemon slices and coriander garnish.

4. This gorgeous food idea adds a touch of sophistication to any bridal shower.

7. Cucumber cups

Cucumber cups


  • 2 thin cucumbers
  • 2 tubs hummus, different flavours


1. Decorate your cucumbers by peeling stripes down their sides with a veggie peeler.

2. Cut the cucumbers into thick discs and cut out a small hole in each one to form little cups.

3. Fill with ½ a tablespoon of hummus, alternating flavours and serve garnished with fresh herbs.

8. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds


  • 2 cups pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tsp olive/coconut oil
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup sugar/xylitol
  • Pinch salt
  • Glass ramekins


1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.

2. Spread your pumpkin seeds onto a baking tray, drizzling and tossing in oil.

3. Mix the cinnamon, salt and sugar together, then sprinkle evenly over seeds.

4. Roast for a few minutes until crunchy and serve.

9. Banana and Peanut Butter Ice-cream

Banana and Peanut Butter Ice-cream


  • 4 ripe bananas, skinned
  • 3T lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 2T sugar/xylitol
  • ½ cup fresh cream
  • 3T peanut butter
  • Sugar cones


1. Blend the bananas, lemon juice, sugar and cream in a food processor until completely smooth.

2. Pour into a freeze-proof bowl and freeze for between 2-3 hours.

3. Remove contents from the freezer and blend again, this time adding the peanut butter and pulsing to stir through.

4. Return the mixture to the freezer and keep it there until 15 minutes before serving.

5. Scoop into cones and serve, dusted in chocolate powder if preferred.

Mix ‘n Match Lollies

Your options are endless when it comes to mixing and freezing your own lollies. Try these options for instant party pleasers, and adapt the colours of ingredients to match the theme of your bridal shower:

Fresh fruit juice – orange or berry juice works well
Drizzles of honey stirred into your favourite yoghurt
Fresh strawberries, strawberry juice and chopped mint
Vanilla or chocolate custard for a creamy lolly
Fruit juice and vodka for a ‘cocktail’ lolly

Allow lollies a few hours to freeze and serve in an ice bucket.