As part of the planning a bridal shower series, today it is all about bridal shower food ideas. Whether you are planning a bridal shower brunch or luncheon, I find it easy if you have finger foods that are easy to serve and even easier to make.
All of these easy shower recipes are made with simple ingredients and they will work for other special occasions too! Having a bridal brunch is a great way to celebrate with close friends that won't break your budget.
I hope you enjoy these simple bridal shower food ideas on a budget.
You may remember, I shared some of our bridal shower decorations a few weeks ago and also shared some great bridal shower games. But an important aspect of how to plan a bridal shower series is the bridal shower menu.
While it is possible to plan for a shower in a restaurant or cafe, the easiest way to keep it on budget is to plan a wonderful shower at someone's home. The bridal party and family members can each contribute a dish to keep it super simple.
This is a list of some wonderful and beautiful bridal shower food ideas for your food table. All are simple to make and will look lovely at the bridal shower buffet.
Besides a bridal shower party, these brunch ideas are also great for a baby shower. All of these menu items are great for a couples wedding shower as well.
Serve fresh vegetables with a variety of dips or make some cute jarcuterie.
Main Course Egg Dish Ideas
Eggs are versatile and inexpensive. You could make a frittata or a quiche with vegetables and cheese, or serve scrambled egg bites with herbs and cheese.
Spinach Feta Quiche - The BEST breakfast and Brunch Quiche
Breakfast Bacon Bites - Cute individual servings of a breakfast favorite.
Chili Relleno Casserole
Waffle Bar: Set up a waffle station with a variety of toppings like whipped cream, fresh fruit, and a variety of syrups.
Breads and Spreads
Offer a variety of bagels or breads with cream cheese, hummus, and other spreads. Add toppings such as sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, avocado and onions. Try these goat cheese crostini.
Easy Avocado Toast - You can make a variety of versions or create an Avocado Toast Bar. Super inexpensive, unique and festive!
Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Bread - This tastes JUST like Starbucks and a nice bread for a brunch.
Mini Monkey Breads are so cute!
Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches or chicken salad finger sandwiches are perfect for an afternoon tea party theme.
Veggie Pinwheels are so easy to make and are very festive.
Ham Sliders - these mini sandwiches are perfect . You can also make these with roast beef.
Salad Bar: Set up a salad bar with a variety of leafy greens, cut vegetables, sunflower seeds, bacon bits and salad dressings. Guests can create their own salads.
Or just add a couple of salads such as a potato salad, fruit salad or fluff salad. Cold pasta salads and fresh vegetables are always a good option.
Mediterranean Pasta Salad - This flavorful salad works as a good option with so many dishes.
Doritos Taco Salad - Another fan favorite that is simple to make and easy to make individual servings if needed.
There are lots of small bites dessert options. You can offer slices of cake, cupcakes, cookies or a variety of bite-sized desserts like mini cheesecakes, macarons, and chocolate-covered strawberries.
Ice cream and sorbet are also nice options if you would like to have an ice cream bar.
Yogurt parfaits: Yogurt parfaits are easy to make and look great in glass jars or cute decorative cups. Layer yogurt, granola, and fruit for a healthy and tasty treat. Be sure to add some homemade granola!
Strawberry Crunch Cake - A beautiful cake with crunchy strawberry coating and so delicious!
Piña nColada Cupcakes - so cute and festive and EASY with a boxed cake mis.
Blueberry and Strawberry Shortcake - festive and colorful!
Mimosa Bar - These are fun and simple to do. Just have champagne and a variety of fruit juices (I like orange juice, mango juice and cranberry) Be sure to offer a selection of coffee, tea, and lemonade or water too.
Have some fresh strawberries or orange slices to garnish the drinks.
Mango Mimosas - so bright and festive. Very tasty too!
Strawberry Sweet Tea - This tea looks beautiful in a pitcher or in the glass.
Peach Iced Tea - A peachy tea that is so flavorful for the season.
Mango Lemonade - Perfect for a spring or summer shower and filled with mango flavor.
Remember, bridal showers are all about the people there so as long as the bride's friends and family are around, it is bound to be a success!
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How cute are those Tux & Pearls Oreo Cookies? Love them!
Those OREOS! I love them.
I was thick in bridal shower planning this winter/spring. Remember that? Whew. It never gets old.
melanie - the bellenza wedding blog
Love the idea of a mimosa bar!
Thanks Melanie! We love all the flavors!
That bruschetta looks yummy! Thank you for sharing this week at #HomeMattersParty
Whoa, everything looks so yummy!! What great shower menu inspiration!!!
Your list is perfect! I am definitely going to try some of the recipes just for quick snacks.