5 Healthy And Easy Snack Ideas For A Game Night

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Snacking during a game night turns out healthy with these 5 easy snack ideas

By Andrea Roa of Mount EverBest

Mount EverBest _ Take your life to the top

Hi Folks!
Game nights are so much fun; but when snacking comes and goes all night long, it can make us feel very guilty after. That’s why I’d like to share these very easy and healthy snack ideas that will take your game night to the top.

These healthy snack ideas are all inspired by our regular snacks like chips, spreads, dipping sauces or candies. The only big difference is they have way less calories since you have the control of their preparation. They are so easy to do, that you will be surprised about how yummy they are. I hope you like them!

1. Baked Potato Chips:

Baked Potato Chips Mount EverBestIngredients: raw (sweet) potatoes, olive oil and your favorite flavors: salt, pepper, garlic or onion powder, paprika, oregano, cumin, lemon and more.

Preparation: cut the potatoes into thin slices and set aside. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Toss the potatoes thoroughly with the chosen flavors and 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil (depends on the amount of potatoes). Put and separate the potatoes on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes or until the chips are crispy. Rotate chips when they’re halfway.

2. Healthy Guacamole:

Healthy Guacamole Mount EverBestIngredients: avocado, white onion, tomato, salt, pepper and lime.

Preparation: Peel and mash the avocado. Set aside. Finely chop 2 slices of a white onion and 2 slices of a red tomato into tiny pieces. Mix them with the avocado adding salt, pepper and a hint of lime. Keep blending and mashing the ingredients with a fork until the mixture is homogeneous. For the whole recipe and preparation, check here.

3. Whole-Grain Baked Tortilla Chips:

Ingredients: whole-grain tortillas. Optional: olive oil and salt.

Preparation: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut into triangle shape as many tortillas as chips you want and place on a baking sheet (1 single layer). Optional: add some salt and spread just a tiny bit of olive oil throughout the tortillas before cutting them. Remember, less is more. Bake for 15 minutes or until crisp, rotating the baking sheet once. They are great with the healthy guacamole.

4. Homemade Hummus:

Homemade Hummus Mount EverBestIngredients: Garbanzo beans, salt, pepper, garlic and olive oil.

Preparation: Leave the garbanzo beans soaked in water overnight. Cook the garbanzo beans for 30-45 min. Drain the water. In a food processor or blender, put the beans and add salt, pepper and garlic to taste. Add a tablespoon of olive oil or enough to get a smooth consistency (depends on the amount of garbanzo beans). Eat with some pita bread, stalks of celery or baby carrots. For the full recipe and preparation, check here.

5. Fruit Skewers With Yogurt Dip:

Ingredients: diced pineapple, diced kiwi, strawberries, blueberries, nonfat greek yogurt and honey. Small or medium sized skewers.

Preparation: Place a whole strawberry on top of the skewer, followed by a dice of pineapple, then a dice of kiwi and finally with blueberries. Leave space to hold it. Apart, prepare the dip by combining a cup of greek yogurt with 2 tbsp of honey or to taste.

Wrap up

Mount EverBest _ Take your life to the top
A great site for healthy food and inspirations!

How do you like them folks? As you see, these healthy snack ideas are so easy to prepare that you can even picture the process in your mind while reading. Are you ready to try some? What are normally your snack options for a game night?

Please let me know your thoughts, questions or recommendations down in the comment box. I’ll be happy to reply asap!

Love,
Andrea, Founder of Mount EverBest

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14 Replies to “5 Healthy And Easy Snack Ideas For A Game Night”

  1. Thanks so much for the game night food ideas, Andrea! I love quick, delicious and easy foods for game night and sometimes they are healthy. 🙂

    James, your site is great! Lots of practical ideas for making life with family lots of fun!! Looking forward to using some of these ideas with our little ones.

    Take care,
    Amy

    • Amy, Thank you very much for your feedback. I am thankful that I have been able to help provide some ideas to help improve your family game time.

  2. Thank you so much James for this post! It has been my pleasure to write it and now it is such an honor to see it in your site along with all the loving comments from your readers! Thanks again! 🙂

  3. Every time I read Andrea’s posts I get hungry and now reading you latest post here guess what? Off to the supermarket…though I was going there anyways. 🙂

    As someone who has spent the majority of my career in the video game industry one thing that is a constant compliment with games (video, board, online, mobile) is snacks! Healthy and easy snacks is definitely the best way to have fun while playing those games. – Great post James!

    • I agree Robert, she has that effect with her writing doesn’t she? That is why I invited her to help me out with a healthy snacks post for game nights!

  4. Game night with snacks is the best!
    I’ll like to try the Fruit Skewers With Yogurt Dip.
    One of my favourite snack is assorted nuts.
    But they’re high in calories.

    • Every time my family gets together it is like a bunch of assorted nuts! On a serious note though, we do like nuts on occasion and the fruit skewers looks like something my family will love too!

  5. Wow this left me drooling! Great ideas for snacks thanks for sharing! Eating Pizza and cheesy wedges all night long is really making me gain weight

    • Pizza and cheesy wedges can have that effect! One of the main reasons I reached out to this friend for help in creating this post. I am eager now for our next family game night!

    • I certainly agree. When the post came to me for final editing and publishing I was very happy. I can’t wait to try out the baked chips personally!

    • I have always been a fan of potato skins as well. We use to visit a restaurant that made great one until the economy took a turn for the worse and all of their food quality suffered.

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