During party time, it often happens that people forget about all their diet and fitness goals and eat whatever they want in whatever quantities. But they regret and spend weeks afterward to compensate.
The primary reason for this behavior is the unavailability of healthy food at parties. If you are health conscious person and hosting a party, it is the best opportunity to inspire your guests with a healthy menu. Here are 9 healthy party food ideas for you.
Fruit salads are very nutritious and can be very tasty. Just remember to ditch the unhealthy dressings. There are a number of healthy fruit salad recipes out there.
Top a healthy slice of Italian bread with a mixture of tomatoes, garlic, basil, and olive oil. Your healthy party food is ready.
Toasts with Smoked Salmon
This dish offers the goodness of good carbohydrates and seafood, and it is a good source of omega-3 too.
Salsa is packed with vitamin A and C and offers dietary fiber without a lot of calories.
Shrimp cocktail can be a very tasty and healthy dish packed with protein without a lot of calories. Do not use bottled sauce, however. Use a healthy alternative.
Avocado is the main ingredient of this dish, and it is the best fat one can get. Do not use cream cheese, however. Use recipes with cream cheese alternatives or use it sparingly.
Are you tired of unhealthy dips? Try hummus. Made with mashed chickpeas or other beans, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and salt, it is the best dip you can get.
This Asian dish uses grilled lean chicken and tastes marvelous.
With rice and seafood, sushi is a hunger satisfying dish. Look for recipes that does not require much frying and cream cheese.
Fruit and Cheese
This simple dish can provide a lot of vitamins, proteins, and calcium.
No party is complete without wine. Red wine is full of healthy nutrients – thanks to the red grapes used in wine making.