5 Party Dishes Kids & Adults Will Love

5 Party Dishes Kids & Adults Will Love

Halloween is right around the corner (not to mention Thanksgiving, family get-togethers, etc.), which means lots of fun parties and gatherings. Looking for a way to have a blast without overloading the kiddos with extra sugar, salt and calories they don’t need? Or maybe you’re in the market for a healthier recipe for that adult costume party or class reunion. We’ve got a great line-up for you. Not only are these treats deliciously crave-worthy, but they all feature a secret ingredient: veggies! Give one (or more) of these options a try and you’re sure to be the hit of the party!

Carrot Cupcakes

Give party goers what they crave with this delectable (and better-for-you) treat. Made with mashed carrots and the perfect combination of spices and seasonings, they’re naturally sweet and mouthwateringly moist. Make a good thing even better with our homemade icing made with cream cheese and a hint of white chocolate. One bite and you’ll know why this is a fan favorite! Get the full recipe here.

Broccoli Cheese Dip

Make your side dish the center of attention with this savory dip recipe. Filled with ooey, gooey cheese and boasting the bold flavor of broccoli, it’s the perfect alternative to all those tired (and calorie-laden) creamy dips. Best of all, since it’s made with our convenient Mashed Broccoli and Cheese, preparation will be a breeze. Have a batch ready in just minutes! Serve with Hanover pretzels, pita chips, cut veggies or anything else your heart (and taste buds) desire. Here’s the recipe.

Black Bean Brownies

No party is complete without a heaping helping of rich, chocolaty brownies. Now you (and your fellow party guests) can indulge without feeling an ounce of guilt. Why? Because our brownies have a healthy secret ingredient – although you’d never know it to taste! These brownies are just as fudgy and decadent as the original but they’re much better for you. So go ahead – enjoy one (or a few) and pass them around. Oh, and you might want to make an extra batch, because these will go FAST. Grab the simple recipe here.

Roasted Garbanzo Beans

Dazzle the snack table with this healthy option. Garbanzo beans (aka chickpeas) are loaded with fiber, protein and folate, which means they’re actually good for you – unlike those greasy chips. And when they’re roasted, chickpeas become nutty, crunchy and downright addictive! Our simple recipe calls for Cayenne pepper, but you can use whatever spices you’d prefer, like sea salt and pepper or garlic powder. The possibilities are virtually endless. Give them a try here.

Black Bean Chocolate Dip

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Wow your fellow party goers with this decadent chocolate dip made with none other than the versatile black bean. It’s so rich and creamy, and it goes perfect with fresh fruit, Hanover pretzels, and anything else that tickles your fancy. Plus, you’ll get the added benefit of extra fiber and nutrients. A win-win! Get the complete recipe here.

As those invites start rolling in, now you’ll have the perfect recipe(s) to make those parties a true hit. Give these healthier options a try today and let us know what you think!