Dark Chocolate Covered Pears Homemade Pita Chips

Movie Night Snacks: Delicious and Nutritious Treats



Winter is here, and that means cozy movie nights at home! There’s nothing better than snuggling up on the sofa with a warm blanket and a great film. Of course, a movie night isn’t complete without some delicious snacks. We’ve gathered a few of our favorite nutritious treats that are perfect for movie night. These snacks are not only delicious, but they’re also wholesome and easy to make. So grab your popcorn and get ready for a movie night filled with tasty treats!

Healthy Popcorn with Rosemary and Parmesan

Popcorn is a classic movie night snack, and this version with rosemary and parmesan takes it to the next level. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1/2 cup organic popcorn kernels
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup rosemary
  • 1/4 cup parmesan
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over high heat.
  2. Once hot, add the popcorn kernels and shake the pot to coat.
  3. Continue shaking the pot every 30 seconds or so.
  4. Once the popcorn starts to pop, put the lid on and continue to shake regularly.
  5. Meanwhile, grate the parmesan and roughly chop the rosemary.
  6. Once the popping has slowed to a few seconds between pops, remove from heat.
  7. Add the cheese, salt, and rosemary to the popcorn.
  8. Shake well to coat.
  9. Enjoy your delicious and nutritious popcorn!

Dark Chocolate Covered Pears with Crushed Mixed Nuts

For a sweet and fruity treat, try these dark chocolate covered pears with crushed mixed nuts. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Pears
  • Dark chocolate
  • Crushed mixed nuts (pecans, walnuts, or almonds are delicious!)

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Heat the oven to 160˚C / 320˚F.
  2. Slice the pears into thin slices and lay them flat on a baking tray.
  3. Bake for 45 minutes, turning halfway.
  4. Turn off the oven and remove the pear slices when they have dried out and turned golden brown.
  5. Let them cool.
  6. Melt the dark chocolate in a double boiler on the stove, mixing occasionally.
  7. Dip each pear slice into the melted chocolate until half of each slice is covered.
  8. Sprinkle the chocolate-dipped ends with the crushed nuts.
  9. Place the coated pear slices on waxed paper.
  10. Chill in the fridge for about 5 minutes until set.
  11. Enjoy this delightful and wholesome treat!

Homemade Pita Chips

Pita chips are a fantastic alternative to traditional potato chips. They’re lighter and packed with flavor. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Pita bread
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sesame seeds
  • Sea salt

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 395 degrees F/200 degrees C.
  2. Line a baking sheet with waxed baking paper.
  3. Cut each pita into 8 triangles.
  4. Using a pastry brush, brush each triangle with extra virgin olive oil.
  5. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and sea salt to taste.
  6. Arrange the pita triangles on the baking sheet.
  7. Bake until crisp and golden brown, usually about 5-10 minutes.
  8. Allow the chips to cool and serve with your favorite dip.
  9. Enjoy these homemade pita chips that are perfect for movie night!

Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Bars

If you’re looking for a sweet and crunchy snack, these peanut butter rice crispy bars are just what you need. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1/3 cup natural peanut or almond butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3-4 cups rice crisp cereal

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Melt the nut butter and maple syrup in the microwave at half power or over low heat.
  2. Mix in the rice cereal with a wooden spoon until fully combined.
  3. Spread the mixture into a parchment-lined pan.
  4. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
  5. Slice into bars and enjoy these delicious treats!


Now that you have these delicious and nutritious snack ideas, you’re ready for the ultimate movie night at home. Whether you prefer savory or sweet snacks, these recipes have you covered. So gather your loved ones, pick out a great film, and enjoy a cozy and tasty movie night together. Don’t forget to share your creations with us on social media and tag us at https://www.movieandfood.com. Happy movie night!

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