Baby showers were usually seen as a sort of 'girls only' affair. However, more and more couples now enjoy celebrating together. No matter your personal choice and preference, one of the most important decisions you need to make is the kind of food to serve.
Since these occasions are usually filled with fun and funny activities, you will most likely not have enough time for a formal meal. This is why finger foods are a top choice. These finger foods need not involve complex flavours. In fact, simple foods are often the biggest winners as far as your guests are concerned.
It's a good idea to include both sweet and savoury foods to keep everyone happy. You can offer a variety of mini skewers with vegetables, cheese, and cooked meats. Use toothpicks instead of large skewers and make sure that there are several varieties from which to choose. Mini pasxtries are also delicious but you should make sure that you keep the various flavours separate and use toothpick labels too let your guests know what to expect. Cheese platters and crackers with dips like hummus are also excellent options. You may want to keep a spoon or two handy for each dip so that your guests don't dip foods directly into the main bowl. Elegant mini sandwiches can also work very well. Choose several toppings like smoked salmon, cucumber, cheese, ham and cheese, or even egg. Mini meatballs and other small finger foods are also always a great hit. If you want a vegetarian option, you could serve falafel too.
As for sweet treats, you could serve colourful popcorn. For example, pink popcorn for a girl and blue popcorn for a boy. The same goes for cupcakes, biscuits, and other small sweet treats. Cake pops are also a fun a delicious sweet treat that will certainly impress your guests!
Don't forget about the beverages! Coffee, tea, and fresh fruit juice are all excellent. You could even allow your guests to prepare their own smoothies if you have somebody who can rinse the blender in between.