Whip up these healthy, Paleo-friendly snacks for a movie night treat that’s so much better for you than greasy popcorn.
Movie nights are a fun break after a long week, but the snacking can be a challenge. Head to the movie theater, and all you’ll find is processed, sugar-laden candies and popcorn coated in loads of fake butter. Even at home, it can be tricky to come up with food for the whole family to nosh on during the movies.
Enter this recipe list. We’ve compiled a plethora of recipes to enjoy on movie night – be it at home or at the theater. Got a craving for candy? Gummy recipes in flavors like coconut matcha, orange, and sour melon will do the trick. Need something crispy and crunchy? We’ve got a compendium of veggie chip recipes, including plantains, nacho cheese kale chips, Paleo Doritos and even crispy mushroom chips!
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Gluten-Free Herb Garlic Crackers
These herby crackers are filled with flavor! Tip: If you like your crackers cheesy, sprinkle them with nutritional yeast before baking.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Gluten-Free Herb Garlic Crackers
Blueberry Apple Pie Trail Mix Balls
These hearty, fruity snack balls are perfect movie snacks – just pop one in your mouth whenever you get peckish.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Blueberry Apple Pie Trail Mix Balls
Avoid the preservatives and other toxic ingredients in regular processed chips with this DIY recipe.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Doritos
Sour Watermelon Gummies
Sour fruit gummies strike again, this time all the credit goes to watermelon and lime.
Recipe: Meatified | Sour Watermelon Gummies
3-Ingredient Coconut Chips
Tossed with maple syrup and sea salt, these coconut chips make for the perfect sweet and salty snack.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | 3-Ingredient Coconut Chips
Cashews take a bath in a curry sauce for that ideal mix of sweet-salty-spicy snacking.
Recipe: Get Inspired Everyday | Curried Cashews
Hormone Balancing Maca + Honey Walnuts
These lightly sweetened honey walnuts are a snap to make. Plus, they’re made with hormone-balancing maca!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Hormone Balancing Maca + Honey Walnuts
Crispy Snack Pretzels
These simple, homemade crispy pretzels are Autoimmune Protocol-friendly – yay!
Recipe: The Paleo Mom | Crispy Snack Pretzels
Easy Beet Chips
Pro-tip: To get ultra-thin beet slices that turn into perfect chips in the oven, use a mandolin.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Easy Beet Chips
“PB&J” Energy Balls
These nut and strawberry-flavored balls will please adult and children’s palates alike.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | PB&J Energy Balls
Almond Butter Cup Cookies
Coconut and dark chocolate come together in one delectable treat.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Almond Butter Cup Cookies
Smoky and Spicy Candied Cashews
Smoky, spicy and sweet – these candied cashews are bursting with flavor.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Smoky and Spicy Candied Cashews
Paleo Energy Bars
When you’re jonesing for a heartier snack, these nut- and seed-packed chocolate energy bars will keep you going for hours. So go ahead, put on that three hour movie.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Energy Bars
Brussels Sprouts Chips
Oil, salt, lemon zest and Brussels sprouts leaves are all it takes to whip up this simple recipe.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Brussels Sprouts Chips
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Balls
Like chocolate chip cookies, but healthier and more sustaining.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Balls
Paleo Trail Mix
Trail mix: The tried and true snack of fitness nuts and hungry moviegoers alike.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Trail Mix
Crispy Mushroom Chips
There are many vegetable chip recipes, but have you ever tried mushroom chips? This umami recipe uses the King Oyster variety!
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Crispy Mushroom Chips
Nacho ‘Cheese’ Kale Chips
Kale is the perfect vehicle for this ‘cheesy’ chip seasoning blend.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Nacho ‘Cheese’ Kale Chips
Matcha Coconut Gummies
Creamy-sweet gummies get a healthy energy boost from vibrant green matcha.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Matcha Coconut Gummies
Fiber-Rich Plantain Chips
If you like savory, crunchy food, then these chips are your next go-to.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Fiber-Rich Plantain Chips
Crispy, oven-baked prosciutto makes for a delicious homemade chip.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Porkitos
Applesauce Fruit Leather
These ultra-simple fruit leathers will please the palates of children and adults alike – perfect for family movie night!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Applesauce Fruit Leather
Paleo Pork Rinds
Paleo pork rinds are much more nutritious than the non-Paleo alternative.
Recipe: Paleo Porn | Paleo Pork Rinds
Soft Pretzel Bites with Honey Mustard
These gluten-free pretzel bites are crispy on the outside and oh-so soft on the inside. Perfect for snacking!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Soft Pretzel Bites with Honey Mustard
Channel your favorite holiday song with this classic recipe made modern by roasting the chestnuts on the grill.
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Roasted Chestnuts
Chili Lime Beef Jerky
Spicy, savory and chewy jerky that’s easier to make than you’d believe.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chili Lime Beef Jerky
Jalapeño Paleo Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin seeds get spiced up with the addition of jalapeños and paprika.
Recipe: Paleo Porn | Jalapeño Paleo Pumpkin Seeds
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