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World Cup 2018: Healthy Game Day Snacks

by The GreenJinn Team

July 11, 2018

2 MIN READ

World Cup 2018: Healthy Game Day Snacks

Italian Pesto Hummus and Celery

What you’ll need:

  • 200g Pre-made hummus (lazy or genius? you decide)
  • 174cup Basil Pesto
  • 1tsp Paprika

How to prepare:

  1. Put hummus and pesto into blender for 1-2mins (until colour is consistent)
  2. Pour out into bowl and garnish with paprika
  3. Wah-la! Serve up with chopped celery and bask in compliments to the chef

 

Sticky, Spicy Marinated Tofu

What you’ll need:

  • 275g Tofu (firm)
  • 1/4cup Water
  • 2tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1tbsp Maple syrup
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1tbsp Sriracha Sauce
  • 1tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/3cup Sesame seeds

How to prepare:

  1. Mix marinade ingredients in bowl (all the ingredients on the list except for the tofu)
  2. Chop tofu into square drunks
  3. Add tofu to the mix and leave in fridge for 15mins (the longer you leave it the more flavour!)
  4. Remove tofu and drain liquid (keep it in a bowl)
  5. Heat tofu in frying pan until golden brown
  6. Add liquid you drained into the pan and cook until sticky
  7. Dip into sesame seeds and serve

Rustic Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil

What you’ll need:

  • 1-2cans Chopped tomatoes (depending on number of guests)
  • 1/2clove Garlic (peeled and chopped into large chunks)
  • 1-2 loaves Bruschetta bread
  • 1/4cup Olive Oil
  • 1handful Basil leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1handful Parmesan cheese shavings
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Black pepper

 

How to prepare:

  1. Heat half of olive oil in pan for 2-3mins then add in garlic
  2. Cook garlic until golden brown
  3. Add in chopped tomatoes and continue to heat for another 5mins
  4. Slice bruschetta bread and pour olive oil over slices (make sure not to cut it too thin)
  5. Pour tomatoes and garlic onto bread and sprinkle with black pepper and basil leaves
  6. Garnish with balsamic vinegar and cheese shavings

Berry-topped Yogurt Pots

What you’ll need:

  • 1-2kg Plain Yogurt (depending on number of guests)
  • 200g Raspberries
  • 200g Blueberries
  • 300g Granola
  • Sugar
  • Lemon juice

How to prepare:

  1. Pour yogurt into glass pots (if you want to look sophisticated – which of course you do!)
  2. Stir in 1tsp of sugar and a few drops of lemon juice into each pot
  3. Sprinkle a small mound of granola over the top
  4. Finish with Raspberries and Blueberries

LOVE CORN

… so go on, stuff yourselves silly whilst you watch England bring football home.

What have you been snacking on throughout the World Cup? Got a recipe we should know about? Let us know!