Healthy Wedding Recipes

Find healthy, delicious wedding recipes including punch and reception dish recipes. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Elderflower Champagne Cocktail

Rating: 5 stars
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Elderflower adds sweet and fruity notes that mingle seamlessly with mint in this refreshing Champagne cocktail.

Rosemary-Ginger French 75

Rating: 5 stars
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Rosemary and ginger add a flavorful twist to a classic citrusy gin cocktail topped with a little bubbly for a festive libation.

Mimosas with Juice Ice Cubes

Rating: 5 stars
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Take your mimosas to the next level with this fun hack! Make freeze juice in ice cube trays for a pretty and frosty way to add a splash of juice to your Champagne while keeping it cold.

Champagne Float

Rating: 5 stars
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An adult spin on an ice cream float--what could be better? Sorbet adds a festive touch and pop of flavor to your celebratory glass of Champagne.

Vanilla Marshmallows

Rating: 4 stars
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You won't believe how much better homemade marshmallows are than traditional store-bought ones until you taste one. They're amazing sandwiched between graham crackers for s'mores or as a topper for hot chocolate. You'll seem like a cooking genius with this easy marshmallow recipe, but rely on the horsepower of a stand mixer to make them--hand mixers typically aren't powerful enough to get the job done.

Chocolate Polvorones (Mexican Wedding Cookies)

Rating: 5 stars
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These melt-in-your-mouth polvorones (Mexican wedding cookies) get a chocolate makeover by replacing all the nuts in the traditional version with ground chocolate. Addictive just as they are, you can also grate a little cinnamon stick over them before serving.

Rosemary-Ginger Honey Simple Syrup

Rating: 5 stars
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This simple-syrup recipe will take your cocktails to the next level. Honey makes the sweet base for this 4-ingredient syrup that is enhanced with fresh rosemary and ginger.

Drunken Rosé Gummies

Rating: 5 stars
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Turn your favorite summer wine into a sweet treat with this easy recipe for boozy gummy bears. They're just like a cute, miniature jello shot--perfect for parties or to give as a gift.

Cherry Marshmallows

These cherry-flavored marshmallows perk up wintery hot cocoa with a “chocolate cherry” vibe and a festive splash of color. You'll want the horsepower of a stand mixer to make these--hand mixers aren't typically powerful enough to get the job done.

Greek Beef Kebabs with Cucumber Salad

These beef kebabs are seasoned with a zesty lemon and oregano marinade and pair beautifully with a traditional Greek cucumber-dill salad.

Cran-Apple Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

We add cranberries and apples to boost the flavor in this 25-minute chicken salad recipe.

Melon Dessert Nachos

With only 121 calories and 5 grams of fat per serving, these citrus-accented treats are healthy and fun to eat.
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Inspiration and Ideas

How to Make Fruity Bellini Cocktails
This cocktail gets its stunning color from a fruity blend of pineapple, raspberries and papaya topped off with champagne
Mini New York Cheesecakes
These mini cheesecakes aren't just adorable—made in a muffin tin, they're quicker to make than traditional cheesecake and perfectly portioned.

Arugula Chicken Paillard

A paillard is a piece of meat pounded thin and quickly sauteed. A tender chicken breast paillard tops a gourmet salad of arugula, fennel, avocado, grapefruit, and a special Champagne vinaigrette.