- 15 soft dates, pitted
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons peanut butter
- 50 g / 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 3 tablespoons desiccated coconut
- 3 tablespoons cacao powder
- 1 pinch sea salt
- 4 tablespoons finely chopped hazelnuts or desiccated coconut
- 3 carrots, peeled and cut into sticks
- 2 apples, sliced
- 2 kiwi fruits, halved
- A handful nuts and raisins of choice
- A handful physalis/inca berries
- 80 g / 3 oz dark chocolate, broken into large bits
- Nut butter balls
- 100 ml / 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 2-4 tablespoons water
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon maple syrup (optional)
Looking for healthy snacks for your movie night, or perhaps you are looking to eat healthier, but still want a good snack. We can help you with that, a way to arrange a platter of healthy snacks for your movie night or game nights. You can make this healthy snack platter for any occasion or gathering. We are going to make nut butter balls and for them, you will need soft dates, coconut oil, peanut butter, rolled oats, cacao powder, desiccated coconut, and a pinch of salt. A peanut butter dip, for which we will need peanut butter, water, cinnamon, and syrup. And the elements of our snack platter, we have chosen vegetables, sticks of carrots, sliced apples, nuts and raisins, berries, broken chocolates, and kiwi.
All the above is what will form part of our final snack platter. Keeping in mind the fruits and vegetables are just mere suggestions, you can replace them at your choice. However citrus fruits and nuts go well with our nut butter. Add all ingredients and blend them together, then make small balls with the mix in the palms of your hands. And stick them in hazelnut or coconut pieces. And let them cool in the fridge as you assemble the other elements of the snack platter.
The peanut butter dip, stir everything together, for sweeter results add extra syrup and once you have the smooth dip, place it in the center of your platter. Get the cool nut butter balls and arrange it all around the dip, with your chosen veggies and fruits. And there you go, a healthy but yummy snack platter for your movie nights, drink nights, or simply game nights.
This is easy to make as there is no cooking here, just processing and blending ingredients and arrange everything nice and smooth in your platter. Place it on a nice table, serve some wine or rich cocktail, and enjoy your movie, game, or chatter while having this fit snack platter. A great substitute for boring popcorns or regular nachos, get creative add and replace anything on it, use different ingredients, make another dip if you fancy, and have another option for those allergic to nuts or the ones who don’t like it. Make it fun to make and fun to eat, we don’t want anyone bursting with allergies on a friendly night in.
All you need is fruits, vegetables, chocolate, or other choices. A handful of nuts (or not). The good thing about this snack platter is just to open your imagination and give you suggestions in how to assemble a fit and fun snack platter, but everything else and the result will be all you. No need to stress over what to eat, or if you are eating too many carbs or sugars at night, with this platter, you can grab a bite or two, have fun without worrying about the extra carbs. Pick your elements, select a nice platter, invite some friends, assemble, serve, and enjoy.
- All the fruit on the platter are just suggestions, mix of truffles, crunchy carrots, crispy apple, nuts, dark chocolate (super delicious to dip in the nut butter) and a citrus fruit.
- Add the ingredients to a food processor and mix until everything comes together into a sticky dough. Roll 20-25 small balls between the palms of your hand. Cover them in chopped hazelnuts or coconut. Store in the fridge while preparing the other snack platter ingredients.
- Make the peanut butter dip by stirring together peanut butter, a splash of water and cinnamon. Add a little maple syrup if you like it sweeter. Place it in the middle of the platter. Place all other elements around the dip and fill up until the platter is full. Enjoy!