Top 4 Beach Snack Ideas From Marcia Selden Catering


We have easy recipe inspiration for your next beach way with the top 4 beach snack ideas from Marcia Selden Catering. Keep it easy, light and fun while thrilling your taste buds (and beach companions!) too!!

#1 Get Your Veggies On: Mason Jars of Chilled Gazpacho!

Gazpacho is a raw vegetable soup served cold. Use up the tomatoes from your garden or make a watermelon + cucumber gazpacho. It’s a no cook, cool, light snack for the beach.

#2 For the Adults! Sangria Infused Watermelon and Manchego Skewers

#3  Sweet + Healthy Treat!

Our Date Nut Energy Truffles are super easy to make, fresh, sugar-free and gluten-free.

#4 Salad Shish Kebab!

Our Wedge Salad Skewers are a total beach fan favorite. They are so yummy to eat by the beach and super easy to make. Salad Shish Kebabs are a great way to get your salad game on with no fork needed, making them perfect for the beach.

top 4 beach snacks


½ head of Iceberg Lettuce

30 Grape Tomatoes

30 half rounds of Cucumber, about ¼ inch thick, from 1 English Cucumber

½ C Green Goddess Dressing (recipe below)

Cracked Black Pepper, to taste


Cut the iceberg lettuce into ¾ inch squares so you have 30 pieces, 3 per skewer.

Place the ingredients for the salad onto the skewer, starting with the iceberg, then place the tomato, followed by the cucumber. Repeat 3 times for each skewer.

Place skewers on a serving platter, drizzle with the green goddess dressing, and sprinkle with cracked black pepper. Serve and enjoy!

Green Goddess Dressing


½ Avocado, peeled

¾ C Low-fat Buttermilk

3 T White Wine Vinegar

2 T Coarsely Chopped Fresh Tarragon

1 Scallion, coarsely chopped

½ t Salt

¼ t Black Pepper


Place all ingredients into a blender and process until smooth. Extra dressing will keep for 2-3 days in the refrigerator.

For more beach snack ideas and other recipes, feel free to email our Executive Chef Robin Selden,

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