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Old 07-10-2011, 10:48 PM
 
Location: Boca Raton, FL
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Approximately 8 people

Not so creative host but wants to serve something people would eat and like -

When you attend these events, do you nibble out of courtesy; this would be a 7 PM time. We do not usually host but are the only ones who have not done so - we are pleased to do so.

No dietary concerns that I know of.

We would serve water and iced tea.

Any suggestions? Do people really enjoy the healthier stuff or want a dessert type item?

(I did ask the prior host - who will be out of town - she said, well,Christians love to eat!!)
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Old 07-10-2011, 10:57 PM
 
Location: Florida
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I'd go with healthy - a fruit and vegetable tray, and perhaps cheese and crackers with it.

I would avoid desserts, mostly because I think refined sugar is bad for all of us whether or not we're diabetic.

If you really want to impress your guests... you could go for some fancy food art (I just happened to have watched this video earlier today):


YouTube - ‪fruit and vegetable carving‬‏
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Old 07-10-2011, 10:58 PM
 
Location: NW Montana
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I like these
Six easy summer fruit salads | Frugal Village
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Old 07-11-2011, 01:04 AM
 
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...don't forget the peyote buttons...they're organic...!
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Old 07-11-2011, 09:49 AM
 
Location: USA
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I'd go with healthy - a fruit and vegetable tray, and perhaps cheese and crackers with it.

I would avoid desserts, mostly because I think refined sugar is bad for all of us whether or not we're diabetic.
Ditto. Skip the desserts. And if you have any low carb eaters in your group, a protein snack is always appreciated, so some sausage to go with the cheese or those ham/cream cheese roll ups, or devilled eggs, or just a simple bowl of nuts or seeds.
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Old 07-11-2011, 02:11 PM
 
Location: Boca Raton, FL
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Smile Thanks....

good to hear what people really want.....
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Old 07-11-2011, 04:05 PM
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Location: Outside 1604
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I want to be at your Bible Study! And not for the food.

God Bless You and your guests, Bette. I hope they "eat you out of house and home". :-)
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Old 07-11-2011, 07:17 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Beer and BBQ goes well with a church social.
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Old 07-11-2011, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Beer and BBQ goes well with a church social.
I've never been to a church social where there was beer served. Not that I'm opposed to beer - but are you joking?
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Old 07-11-2011, 08:16 PM
 
Location: Texas
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I've never been to a church social where there was beer served. Not that I'm opposed to beer - but are you joking?

Yes, I'm joking. But, imagine how many you could get to come if you DID serve that?
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