Baby Shower Menu
Baby shower menu ideas, salads, soups, punch, dessert, and 65 of the greatest party recipes.
Create a baby shower menu with style by planning it around your party them. For example, Kabobs and other grilled master pieces are a great compliment to a Luau theme. However, they might not go so well with a Tea Party theme.
TIP: Use lettuce leaves and other leafy greens as attractive garnishments to your food platters.
I love a good fruit salad. Not only, are they delicious, but they’re diverse, easy to make, and easy to share. You can serve them any time of the day and with just about any meal or party theme…
FRUIT SALAD WITH CILANTRO-CITRUS DRESSING
20-ounce can pineapple chunks, or you can use up to 3 cups fresh pineapple chunks
Peel and section 3 whole grapefruits
2 cups sliced strawberries
2 Honey-crisp apples, cored and cut into pieces
1 mango pitted, peeled and sliced
1/3 cup orange juice
1/3 cup lime juice
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro(you can find fresh cilantro in the produce section of your grocery store)
2 tbs. honey
-In a large mixing bowl, combine pineapple, grapefruit, strawberries and mango; set ingredients to the side.
-In a small saucepan, combine orange juice, lime juice and cilantro. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5-7 minutes.
-Strain boiled juice into a small bowl. Discard whole cilantro pieces. Mix in honey (honey should be room temp). Pour over prepared fruit and gently toss until evenly coated. Chill for 2 hours and serve.
TIP: You can make this salad the night before the party by preparing the fruit and dressing. Store all items in a separate containers(Ziplock Fresh Produce bags are great for keeping things fresh). Mix and toss the following day.
If you love fresh fruit as much as I do. You’ll like this site
strawberry-recipes.com packed full of recipes, all dedicated to the strawberry…
Another fruit salad for the baby shower menu
PISTACHIO-WALNUT FRUIT SALAD
20-ounce can crushed pineapple, do not drain juice from can
4-serving size package instant pistachio pudding mix
12-ounce container non dairy whipped topping
2 large bananas, peeled and sliced
2 cups mini marshmallows (optional)
2 cups fresh, strawberries, sliced
11-ounce can mandarin oranges, drained
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
-Set cut fruit to the side.
-In a large mixing bowl, pour in pistachio mix. Add fresh pineapple, and mix well.
-Mix in whipped topping. Fold in bananas, mini-marshmallows, sliced strawberries, and mandarin oranges. Sprinkle in walnuts. Chill for at least 4 hours and serve.
TIP: Slice and add bananas, as close to serving time, as possible.
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