If you are throwing a gathering this season, whether it be Halloween or Thanksgiving-related, you may be looking for party hacks that will elevate simple pantry ingredients to a whole new level. These hacks are so delicious that your party will be the talk of the town for years to come. Warning: these hacks may result in guests asking, “where’d you get this recipe?” all night long!
1. Toasted Spicy Pumpkin Seeds
Toasted Spicy Pumpkin Seeds are a healthy seasonal snack that is so cheap and easy to make yourself. These Toasted Spicy Pumpkin Seeds combine citrus and heat for a combination made in heaven! In a large bowl, combine your pumpkin seeds with olive oil, lime zest, lime juice, and Tajín Clásico Seasoning. Simply roast these pumpkin seeds on a baking sheet until crispy, and serve alongside your other favorite party snacks for guests to enjoy. Healthy and delicious, your guests will be eating these by the handful.
2. Simple Olive Oil Dip
We all know that feeling when you are dining at a classic Italian restaurant and they bring you a basket of warm bread with a dipping sauce as you wait for your entree. Only the strongest self-control could resist eating the entire basket of bread because of how delicious that olive oil dip truly is. It’s time to impress your party guests with an elevated olive oil dip at your next gathering! This delicious olive oil dip uses the highest quality ingredients, including Green Garden Organic Freeze Dried Basil, for a seasonal dip that will disappear right before your eyes.
3. Seaweed Chips
Seaweed Chips are a healthy alternative to traditional potato or tortilla chips. For the same salty flavor and crispy texture, but without the calories, this chip hack will transform your idea of late-night snacking or snacks on the go. The secret to these delicious chips? gimMe Snacks Sea Salt Premium Roasted Seaweed! These chips are ready in just minutes and will please an entire crowd of hungry guests this season. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy!
4. 3 Ingredient Buffalo Sauce
If you are serving chicken or cauliflower wings at your next gathering, consider making this 3 Ingredient Buffalo Sauce for a silky smooth dipping sauce. This simple recipe only requires melted butter, garlic salt, and the star ingredient, Slap Ya Mama Cajun Pepper Sauce! Mix the three ingredients together until it forms a thick sauce. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to one month. This sauce will meet all your spice and buttery cravings and is truly the dipping sauce made in heaven.
5. Sangria Slushie
These Sangria Slushies are made with your favorite red wine mixed with ice and Langers Juice Mango Nectar or Langers Juice Pineapple Orange Guava. The red wine in these slushies creates a dark red color that is perfect for any fall gathering, and the opportunities for festive decorating are endless. Top with fresh fruit and herbs for drinks that taste great and look just as delicious. These slushies are so easy to make in large quantities and are a must-have refreshment at any gathering!
6. Caramel Espresso Martini
For the best of both worlds, this Caramel Espresso Martini is a must! Serve this martini for a burst of seasonal flavor that will keep your guests warm and bubbly for the entire evening. Simple to make and delicious to drink, this martini uses the nutpods Almond + Coconut Creamer: Caramel for a strong caramel flavor to balance out the espresso. So guests will be sipping on this fall drink for the whole night!
7. Spiral Fried Pickles
We all love pickles, but what about deep-fried pickles coated in breadcrumbs?! Even better, HIPPEAS Sriracha Sunshine is the breading! The vinegar of the pickle with the spice of the sriracha creates a profile of flavors that will dance in your mouth! These Spiral Fried Pickles are served on a skewer for easy cooking and consumption for your next group gathering. And best of all requires little to no cleanup afterward! Win, win, win!