People tend to be hungrier at sea! Recall your own holidays experience, even if you have not been on sailing holidays before: Returning from the beach, not only the sense of hunger is strikingly stronger than your everyday life on dry land, but also everything tastes much better! To make sure nobody’s dying of hunger by dinnertime, serve healthy and refreshing snacks throughout the day .
It’s time for some fast, easy and mouth-refreshing recipes, than you can make without your favorite kitchen equipment.
Cranberry Feta Pinwheels
1 (170 g) package dried sweetened cranberries 1 (250 g) container cream cheese spread 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 1⁄4 cup chopped green onion 4 large flour tortillas or 4 large wheat flour tortillas or 4 large spinach tortillas
Combine all ingredients except tortillas, mix well. Divide and spread mixture evenly among tortillas. Roll up tightly, wrap in plastic and refrigerate at least one hour. To serve cut into 12 slices.Tip: A nice variation is to add thin slices of ham on top of the spread before rolling.
Smoked Salmon Salad in Avocado Boats
3 tablespoons mayonnaise1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice scant 1/2 pound smoked salmon, chopped3 tablespoons chopped green onions2 ripe avocados, cut inhalved and scooped out of the peel with a big spoonsalt, fresh pepperDirections:
Mix the mayonnaise, lemon juice and pepper in a bowl. Add smoked salmon, green onions and pepper, toss to combine. Your salad is ready, chill it for a few hours to let the flavors blend. Before you serve, salt the avocado halves and spritz them with a bit of lemon juice according to your taste. Then stuff each avocado half with a quarter of the mixture, really piling it up. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Smoked Turkey & Cucumber 'Sandwiches'
Wide cucumbersCream cheese or “La Vache qui rit” soft cheese Dill (fresh or dried)Smoked turkey slicedsalt & pepper
Directions:Cut the two cucumber ends. Then, cut cucumber into 5-inch or 6-inch long pieces. Cut each cucumber piece horizontally into approximately 1/4-inch thick slices to form the sandwich 'bread.' For each 'sandwich,' lay out one cucumber slice and sprinkle with a bit of salt and pepper. Spread with cheese, add smoked turkey, sprinkle with dill. Top with another cucumber slice and sprinkle the top with additional salt, pepper, and dill. Enjoy!
Cooking on a boat is different anyway, but those boat-friendly recipes can make great snack on board not only possible, but also easy and memorable! What are your favorite boating snacks?