Healthy Nibbles Platter

Credit: The healthy eatinghub


  • pita bread
  • rice crackers wholegrain
  • spray oil
  • 2 carrots, peeled and ends trimmed
  • 1 red capsicum (or yellow), de-seeded
  • 2-3 stalks celery, ends trimmed
  • 1 punnet cherry tomatoes
  • a few florets of broccoli and cauliflower
  • small pot of low fat hummus(or to make your own check out the recipe on “In the Kitchen”
  • small pot of tzatziki (yoghurt, cucumber and mint dip)
  • chives (to garnish hummus – optional)


Step 1.  To make pita crisps: cut a medium sized pita bread in half, through the middle and then cut those two layers into small triangles. Spray lightly with oil and bake at 180ºC for about 10 minutes or until they are crisp. Watch they don’t burn!

Step 2.  Cut carrots, capsicum and celery into sticks and place carrots and celery in small dishes or glasses (as shown).
Step 3.  Wash and pat dry cherry tomatoes, broccoli and cauliflower.
Step 4.  Place dips in centre of platter and arrange vegetables around.  Place pita crisps and rice crackers in separate serving dishes.
** To make your own tzatziki, use 200g low fat plain yoghurt,  ½ cup grated cucumber, 2 Tbspn freshly chopped mint and some freshly ground black pepper to taste. Chill for 30 mins before serving.


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