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Non-typical Easter meal help needed!

So, I am having my family over (mom, dad, brother 's family) on Saturday around 1 or 2. I wanted to serve some type of light lunch with desserts. I don't want to do the typical sit-down meal with ham or turkey and all the fixins. But I want something somewhat nutritious before we eat desserts.

My brother has 4 kids ranging from 4 years old to pre-teens, and the rest of us are adults. So I can't do any fancy tea party type foods (you know, the foods women eat when we get together). So, any ideas?

The only thing I have right now for sure is raw veggies and dip. I need some ideas with protein...

Thanks!

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PSMother

Asked by PSMother at 4:10 PM on Apr. 6, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • I love finger foods. You could maybe get some rolls and have a meat and cheese selection. Fruit and Veggie trays. Cheese and crackers. BBQ/hot wings. Pigs in Blankets.

    Not fancy at all, but lots of fun and there is bound to be something for everyone. Plus if everyone stays a while, it makes for good munchies after lunch.
    Crystal1124

    Answer by Crystal1124 at 4:13 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • i'd go with the sandwhich tray idea above. just set the meat and cheese and some other sandwhich stuff with rolls. pasta salad is good if they like it, tysons has those anytizers things they have these boneless wings that are really like wing nuggets but really really good.
    vabchmommy

    Answer by vabchmommy at 4:15 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • I love matballs in the crockpot too! or little smokies wrapped in bacon with brown sugar..so good! OOPs you said healthly didn't you LOL i'll keep thinking.
    ria7

    Answer by ria7 at 4:29 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • wings, meatballs, smokies, mini hotdogs...
    forevermom75

    Answer by forevermom75 at 5:57 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • Ham or chicken salad on small rolls or croissants, relish/veggie tray, fruit salad, meatballs (made w/ brown sugar and salsa - YUM), potato or pasta salad or make a big veggie salad, chips/salsa/dips, cheeseball and crackers, Most of all, enjoy the time with your family. Happy Easter.
    the3jsandme

    Answer by the3jsandme at 7:58 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • Taco salad dip
    MomAt15woah

    Answer by MomAt15woah at 8:29 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • I ditto that chicken salad.
    Fistandantalus

    Answer by Fistandantalus at 11:36 AM on Apr. 7, 2009

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