Everyone knows that snacks are the best part of any movie night. Whether you’re hitting the theater or staying home and binge-watching on the couch, movie night snacks are a necessity….but usually not so healthy. Good news, there are A LOT of healthy movie snacks out there!
When it comes to food, we prefer healthier alternatives to a concession stand butter-slickened popcorn and sugary drinks. Instead of relying on boring nuts and fruit to be “healthy,” try one of these more exciting healthy movie night snacks:
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Healthy Movie Snacks
1. Homemade Popcorn
You can’t have a movie night without popcorn! There are so many ways to prepare popcorn that don’t involve dumping butter on it! Whether you’re in the mood for sweet, savory, or spicy, here are 23 popcorn recipes under 150 calories to satisfy any craving. You won’t feel guilty after indulging in this treat!
2. Flourless Peanut Butter Temptations
If you’re craving something sweet and chocolatey, these are a perfect alternative to Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups! Peanut butter and chocolate always make the best combo! This dessert may not sound diet-friendly, but using ingredients like coconut sugar and chia seeds make this a delicious, healthy snack (and it’s vegan too).
3. Fresh Guacamole
Authentic guacamole with tortilla chips is one of my favorite snacks. There are plenty of alternative options to regular store-bought chips, like making your own or swapping for a whole wheat option at the store. Here’s one of my favorite recipes for fresh authentic Mayan style Guacamole. Did you know avocados are a superfood loaded with beneficial nutrients and antioxidants? It even contains more potassium than bananas!
4. Baked Sweet Potato Chips
If you’re looking for a healthy option for greasy potato chips, you should try this sweet potato chip recipe! It only requires 4 ingredients and takes about 20 minutes to prepare. Sweet potatoes are so good for you because they are high in vitamin B4, C, and vitamin D, which helps in building healthy bones. Try this recipe out and you’ll never go back to regular bagged chips again!
5. Tzatziki Greek Yogurt Dip
You might not have heard of yogurt dip, but have you ever tried a Tzatziki cucumber and greek yogurt dip? Tzatziki sauce goes great with fresh veggies, gyros, chicken, salmon, burgers, or roasted veggies. This recipe is also perfect because it involves no cooking and only takes 10 minutes to prepare! The kids can have fun picking out their favorite veggies to dip, or explore new ones they haven’t tried before! Try out this simple 6-ingredient recipe the next time you’re having an at-home movie night.
These are only a few recipes for delicious snacks you can make for a movie night! A homemade snack always tastes better when you know what ingredients go into it. Instead of spending cash on processed snacks and candy, try making some of these healthy movie snacks and let me know what you think!