9 Guilt-Free Snacks To Serve At Your "Bachelorette" Viewing Party
Another season of The Bachelorette is upon us. Starting Tuesday, October 19, bachelorette Michelle Young is starting her journey to find love. And if you're one of the more than 6 million viewers that watch the show as a guilty-pleasure week after week, you know that watching each 2-hour episode isn't complete without viewing snacks.
But, before you stock up on all the unhealthy chips, popcorn, and cookies from the grocery store, we recommend trying these simple healthy recipes that are sure to impress. So, invite all of your friends over, pour some wine, and serve these sweet and salty snacks to munch on throughout the episode. And for more Bachelor news, check out how Bachelor star Matt James stays in amazing shape.
Trail Mix Popcorn
It wouldn't be a watch party without popcorn—and this Trail Mix Popcorn gives you the ultimate sweet and salty combination. In this easy recipe, healthy air-popped popcorn gets a burst of flavor, healthy fats, and a hint of sweetness from a tablespoon each of peanuts, dried cranberries, and dark chocolate chips. Your guests will be scooping this up by the handful.
Get our recipe for Trail Mix Popcorn.
You definitely need a charcuterie platter for everyone to munch on during the commercial breaks. This one is keto-friendly and serves 4-6 people, so everyone can enjoy it. Feel free to use this recipe as a blueprint, and mix and match your favorite sliced meats, cheeses, nuts, crackers, and condiments.
Get our recipe for this Charcuterie Platter.
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Whipping up a batch of chocolate chip cookies before the show starts is super easy if you make the dough ahead of time and refrigerate. This classic recipe is one that your guests are sure to love.
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Smoked Paprika Potato Chips
Salty snacks are the perfect compliment to those chocolate chip cookies and these homemade baked potato chips are much healthier and more delicious than the kind you'd get in a bag from the supermarket.
Get our recipe for Smoked Paprika Potato Chips.
Fudgy Pumpkin Brownie Bites
It's officially pumpkin season, so what better way to bring in this iconic fall flavor to your Bachelorette viewing party than with these Fudgy Pumpkin Brownie Bites. They will probably be the cutest part of your spread and chocolate-lovers will thank you once they give them a try.
Get our recipe for Fudgy Pumpkin Brownie Bites.
Once you taste these cheese straws you'll never want to buy a bag of Cheetos again. They're flaky, crispy, and of course perfectly cheesy. This recipe uses young Gouda cheese and it's not just on the outside of each of the straws, but on the inside too.
Get our recipe for The Ultimate Cheese Straws.
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This is not your average sweet popcorn recipe. Instead of being topped with tons and tons of caramel, this popcorn is made with all-natural ingredients like date syrup and real vanilla extract, so you can enjoy it guilt-free while watching this guilty-pleasure show.
Get our recipe for Clean Toffee Popcorn.
No viewing party spread is complete without a solid guacamole to accompany all the other snacks. It's healthy, incredibly delicious, and can be thrown together in less than 15 minutes. Plate it with some tortilla chips and veggies and you're good to go.
Get our recipe for Easy Guacamole.
And of course, since we're watching The Bachelorette, having a pretty drink in hand is a must. This sparkling cocktail is the perfect fruity drink to enjoy all episode long. But, before you take a sip, don't forget to make a toast to your ultimate Bachelorette viewing party spread.
Get our recipe for a Rosé Spritz.