Whether you’re planning a graduation celebration for your favorite recent graduate or attending a potluck party, we have the perfect recipe for you – from finger foods to decadent desserts.
Finger Foods: Simple to prepare and easy to eat, finger foods are a fun and portable way for your guests to nosh while they mingle. These recipes don’t require forks or knives, but they might call for extra napkins.
Antipasto Skewers from Mele Cotte
Cucumber Cups with Caramelized Onions & Bacon from Lemons & Anchovies
Dips & Spreads: During graduation season, people commonly have to attend more than one party in a day. To accommodate guests who are just stopping by to say hello, a delicious dip might be the perfect option.
Baba Ganoush from Eats Well With Others
Grilled Ratatouille from The Urban Baker
Grilled Shrimp with Gulf Coast Flavors from Drick’s Ramblings
Grilled Potato Rounds from Apron Strings
Side Salads: If you’re serving grilled food or sandwiches, light salads make the perfect side dish. Fruits, vegetables and whole grains are the best base ingredients for anyone looking to slim down.
Balsamic Cole Slaw from The Haggis & The Herring
Roasted Potato Salad with Corn, Red Peppers and Pancetta from A Communal Table
Sweet Treats: If a classic graduation cake is on the menu, avoid temptation by serving portion controlled desserts or a large, fresh fruit salad for guests who want to keep their slim figures for summer.
Raw Milky Way Bars from Diets, Dessert & Dogs
Summer Fruit Salad with Mint from Merry Gourmet