Delicious Drinks and Appetizers for an Outside, Afternoon Baby Showerby Elizabeth MacDonald
The beautiful weather and improved gathering restrictions have pregnant moms everywhere desiring an afternoon celebrating their babies with friends and family. Taking the once traditional, indoor baby shower and relocating outside to the sunshine (and Vitamin D) is a great way to stay healthy, include more friends, and stay socially distant. Setting up tables and a central photo-opp wall provides the perfect setting for an afternoon of games, pictures, drinks, and delicious appetizers.
Delicious Drinks and Appetizers for an Outside, Afternoon Baby Shower
On the Lighter Side
Simple, beautiful, healthy, and delicious, these ‘stick salads’ are light and
You can make them ahead and pull them out right before the guests arrive. Bite-sized and easy to eat, there won’t be any left.
Fancy, crunchy, and you can make them ahead of time? Yes, please! You can freeze any leftovers to meet your late-night cravings, too.
You can use any melon and any cured meat that you prefer, but a few minutes on the grill will take these appetizers over the top!
Heavier Hors d’oeuvres
Ridiculously easy to make if you use a rotisserie chicken, these pockets pack the perfect amount of kick for an afternoon spice craving.
Your guests will all want one of these! Forget about the tea-sized sandwiches and go big with these meatball and veggie sandwich skewers.
These are beautiful and light enough to have two.
A heavier version of a tea sandwich, these will fill your guests’ bellies well.
Grapes, oranges, peaches, strawberries, and raspberries are added to Cointreau, elderflower cordial/liquor, and sauvignon blanc to make this gorgeous afternoon sangria.
Italian herbal liqueur, bitter orange aperitif, and prosecco are combined before adding oranges, lemons, and berries.
Berries, tequila, agave, triple sec, and lime juice form a delicious combination for this margatia.
Blueberry Ginger Cooler https://www.cookwithmanali.com/blueberry-ginger-cooler/
You’ll be making your own blueberry syrup, and it’s worth it for this mocktail.
It’s healthy for you and delicious! Grapefruit juice, kombucha, maple syrup, and fresh rosemary will have you making a bigger batch to enjoy after your party.