An outdoor movie
screening of your favorite horror film can be a fun get together with friends as the weather gets warmer.В Open Air Cinema Systems can provide that big screen feel, letting you be in the action.В Not all themed snacks for such an evening have to be sugar-heavy.В Here are some healthy, creepy snack ideas that can add up to a great meal.
A Creepy, Healthy Meal for your Outdoor Movie Screening
It's easy to transform a healthy meal of fingerling potatoes, roasted cauliflower and veggie chips into an eerie evening first course.В В A plate of brains!В Whole yellow roasted cauliflower can have this irksome effect and is simple to make for your outdoor movie
night. В Prepare roasted cauliflower by removing the outer leaves and drizzle in olive oil with cardamom, salt and pepper.В Roast this dish for an hour or until it begins to brown at 450 degrees. Guests can pick at this brain food if you leave the florets intact.
Bloody Bat Ears can be made from beets as sliced beets roast beautifully into crunchy chips with a deep red coloring.В Slice beets very thin, drizzle with olive oil and bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees.В Serve these with your favorite green or red dip, for added effect.
Fingerling potatoes come in long and crooked shapes resembling fingers.В Roast them and serve with gourmet ketchup to add heartiness to your meal.В Wash the potatoes and cut lengthwise, drizzle with olive oil and kosher salt then bake for 45 minutes at 400 degrees.В Dip each in a dollop of ketchup to each tip.
Drinks and a Sweet Treat for your Outdoor Movie Screening
Top off your outdoor movie
meal with a bloody punch and sweet snack.В Make your favorite alcoholic or virgin mixed drink with cranberry juice for a deep red color and tangy flavor.В Popcorn is the classic outdoor movie snack and can easily become a scary sweet treat.В Pop the your kernels in oil on the stove and when done spread the popcorn on a baking sheet, mix in small nibs of chocolate and marshmallow.В Bake this mixture at 350 degrees for just 15 minutes to get a gooey, crunchy desert.
Enjoy your frightful evening!