We already embrace boards as a classic option for a casual party. We’re drawn in by the seemingly elaborate set-up of visually enticing foods.
Eating this way promotes a sense of community and sharing that’s so important to our well-being. And while they require some advance prep, putting together a stunning board that’s also nutritious is relatively easy.
But all these things can be true for everyday meals—when there’s no party involved. Eating this way can provide an opportunity for everyone to try something new and delicious, in a way that’s fun.
And when you can’t all sit down together at the same time, boards can be a great option as an alternative to fixed mealtimes when busy schedules are involved. It can allow friends, family, or co-workers to grab something they like before or after their activities.
Here are five recipes that will help you build boards that go beyond meat and cheese and provide nutritious, varied, convenient, and delicious choices for every time of the day.