Updated: Jun 15
20 Healthy Wedding Day Snack Ideas, by Tori Rogers
Your wedding day is an emotional experience, and your wedding day timeline will take demand a lot of you physically and mentally. From an early start with hair and makeup to photos and dancing later in the day, staying hydrated and nourished is crucial to maintain good stamina and not compromise your own experience.
You have dreamed about this day, so make it magical by taking care of yourself and your wedding party. By selecting and providing healthy snacks and beverages, you will look and feel your best. Don't you want your wedding photos to reflect the best version of yourself?
These tricks of the trade will ensure that you feel healthy and energized throughout your celebration so that you can enjoy all of your months of planning.
1) Finger foods: You will more than likely all be getting beautified by a hair and makeup stylist that day, so it is best to eat things in small portions that do not require using a fork or knife. 2) Trail mix, a healthy blend of dried fruits and nuts, are a healthy and easy-to-eat treat. 3) Fruits that are pale in color so they do not stain your teeth or your clothing. (apples, bananas, grapes, pears, etc.) 4) Fruits without seeds so the seeds do not get stuck in your teeth. 5) Stay away from high-sodium foods that will make you look and feel bloated. Best to stick to water-rich vegetables, lean protein, low-fat dairy/non dairy products, and fresh pale-colored fruit. 6) Hummus or ranch dip with veggies. 7) Cheese and Crackers, String Cheese 8) Sparkling and/or Still water 9) Orange Juice/Mimosas/Tea 10) Fruit/Veggie Smoothie 11) Pretzels 12) Health Bars 13) Healthy protein like Peanut Butter, Chicken bites, etc. 14) Mini-muffins 15) Hard boiled eggs 16) Vitamin enriched drinks: Orange juice, Smart Water, Vitamin Water, etc. 17) Roasted Chickpeas 18) Cottage Cheese 19) Edamame 20) Dark Chocolate