November 7, 2022

5 Mouth-Watering Snacks for your Next Movie Night

Who doesn't love a laid-back movie night from the comfort of your home? One thing can’t be missing: perfect movie snacks. Sweet, salty, spicy, cheesy and more - the snack opportunities are endless! Keep reading to discover 5 simple snack ideas for your next at-home cinematic experience.

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After a long day, what better way to relax and be entertained than with a cozy movie night? With a variety of streaming platforms, it is possible to enjoy whatever movie genre your heart desires from the comfort of your own bed or sofa. It’s the perfect evening activity when you simply want to kick back and relax. One thing that can’t be missing though to complete the movie night: snacks. Whether you’re binge-watching your favorite series solo, cuddling up during a laid-back date, or hosting a movie night with some friends, these 5 snacks are sure to satisfy the mid-movie cravings. We’re talking Spicy Nuts, Loaded Nachos, crunchy Popcorn, and much more.

1. Loaded Nachos with Black Beans and Spicy Chickpeas

An easy, customizable, and fun dish to have on your snack table is the oh-so-popular tray of nachos. Rather than just offering a bowl of chips, a colorful nacho tray allows you to combine tortilla chips with as many toppings as your heart desires. The loaded nachos recipe sneaks in some delicious USA Pulses: black beans and spicy chickpeas as well as a generous amount of jalapeños and salsa for an extra kick!

2. Tart Cherry Bedtime Bites

These easy-to-make Bedtime Bites by Lindsey Ostrom, from, are ready to eat after 3 simple steps. Made with dried Montmorency tart cherries and dunked in rich dark chocolate, these bite-sized treats are perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth. Creamy almond butter, oats, and chocolate are perfectly paired with the unique, juicy flavor of tart cherries. Enjoy!

3. Pistachiomolé

U.S. chef Robert del Grande put his own spin on the popular guacamole dip with the delicious crunch of American pistachios. Avocado gives this dip the perfect creaminess, while pistachios and onions add a delightful texture and flavor. To finish off the dip, mix in some cilantro and fresh lime juice. Now, all you have to do is break out the chips and enjoy this tasty pistachiomolé.

4. Chai Tea Popcorn 

Ready to taste the popcorn of your dreams? Upgrade your popcorn with the flavors and aromas of chai, cinnamon, sugar, and melted butter. It creates just the right amount of sweetness and that extra cozy cinema feeling. It’s quick and easy to make too as it works with store-bought, microwavable and of course homemade U.S. Popcorn

5. Parmesan and Parsley Roasted Almonds

These sweet and savory almonds are the right recipe for every sophisticated snack-lover. Developed by Natalie Rizzo, this California Almond recipe is the perfect yummy, yet healthy snack to munch on during your favorite show. Roasting the almonds gives them an intense and smoky flavor that is very well balanced by the fresh parsley and tangy, grated parmesan. 

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