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What to bring when you are told to bring a plate

Nutrition Info Hub » What to bring when you are told to bring a plate

What to bring when you are told to bring a plate

Do the words ‘bring a plate’ send a cold chill down your spine? Relax – we have put together our go-to list of bring a plate options so that you don’t have to show up with a packet of biscuits from the back of your pantry. We have also covered the last minute ‘oh no I forgot’ situation. Enjoy your event!

Morning tea ideas
  • chopped veg sticks (try carrot, celery and capsicum) with hummus or avocado smash dip
  • bocconcini bites (a cherry tomato, piece of bocconcini and a basil leaf on a skewer)
  • pita chips – serve with beetroot or carrot and chickpea dip 
  • apricot bites 
  • no bake apple crumble
  • yoghurt and nut covered banana treats 
  • tomato bruschetta
Lunch ideas – try these if you have a little prep time.
  • mini meatballs  
  • chicken bites 
  • mini quiches and frittatas
  • homemade sausage rolls
  • homemade mini pizzas (topping on English muffins)
  • mini wraps – use a mix of cream cheese and sweet chilli sauce as a spread
  • beetroot and lentil salad
  • rainbow super salad with honeyed walnuts
  • fancy stuffed eggs
  • baked bean bruschetta
Is it the morning of the event and you have just remembered?
Try these simple, yet delicious ideas:
  • pick up a BBQ chicken and a salad mix for a tasty chicken salad
  • pick up some fruit scones or a fruit and nut loaf
  • cut up store bought sushi into bite-sized pieces
  • pick up some dips with vegetable sticks and water crackers
  • pick up a packed of mixed nuts
  • fresh fruit platter – use seasonal fruit for maximum taste. Try apples, oranges, melon and add berries
  • cheese platter – start with 2 types of cheese and surround with water crackers or pita chips. Add fresh fruit if you want to up the wow factor – grapes and strawberries are a popular option
  • sparkling water – slice a lemon or lime and add mint leaves to brighten it up and serve in jugs

 

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