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

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.

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.

Mimosas with Juice Ice Cubes

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

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.

Rosemary-Ginger Honey Simple Syrup

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.

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.

Berry Phyllo Tarts

The filled tart shells in this recipe will stay crunchy for up to 1 hour at room temperature.

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.

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.

Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

If you want to make your own chicken salad for the recipe, pick up a package of refrigerated or frozen chopped cooked chicken at the supermarket.
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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.

Frozen Mango-Ginger Cups

These sweet dessert cups are the perfect summertime treat. A whipped frozen blend of mangoes, cream cheese and peach yogurt sits atop a base of crushed gingersnap cookies. It's heaven in a glass!