You don’t have to be a world-class athlete to get ready for China. First thing’s first: food! Whether you’re hosting an Olympic-themed party or just planning to park yourself in front of the TV and watch the games 24/7, it helps to have some festive fuel. Flip through the slideshow below for Olympics-inspired dishes that score big points for being fun, easy, and tasty, too!
Veggie Torch Cups
How easy is this fun snack? Cut up veggies, buy some gold torch cups and add ranch for Olympic-inspired bites. See the whole party over at Project Nursery.
Olympic Rice Cake Snacks
Healthy snack alert! We’re loving how these rice cake bites are equal parts tasty, healthy, and customizable (Slather on your fave spread, whether that’s peanut butter, light cream cheese, or another non-nut option.). Adults or big kids can slice the fruits, while little ones can get down with the decorating. Learn more at See Vanessa Craft.
Olympic Rings Pizza
Pint-sized pizza lovers (and adults, too!) will love making this Olympic-centric pie. The best part? Those Olympic rings are the perfect excuse to add lots of colorful veggies to your pizza. Learn more at Living Well Spending Less.
Olympic Doughnut Rings
If celebrating the Olympics with colorful donuts is wrong, we donut want to be right. Whether you make your own homemade donuts or go for store-bought, the key ingredient for these delish treats is a variety of sprinkles. Learn more at Whatever Dee Dee Wants .
Need a quick and easy dessert to celebrate the Olympics? These cookies fit the bill. Make ‘em from scratch or pick some up at your local store—just don’t forget the oh-so-necessary M&Ms! Learn more at Love to be in the Kitchen.
Oreo Gold Medals
With just a wee bit of assembly (and zero baking!) you can pass these treats out to the hungry masses or use them as edible awards after your own backyard Olympics. Learn more from Mirabelle Creations.
Olympic Ring Bagels
Talk about the breakfast of champions! We can’t get enough of these colorful bagels—and we’re betting your family will love them, too. Serve them up for a healthy breakfast option and you’ll be ready to face the day! Learn more at Baby Budgeting.
Thanks to some flat-bottomed ice cream cones, you’ll be able to recreate the passing of the Olympic torch and then munch on your own version of the world-famous flame. In this case, the fire comes in the form of caramel corn—but you can always sub in a healthier option like orange sherbet. Learn more at Cook with Kids.
Froot Loop Snack Mix
Separate Froot Loops into the colors of the Olympic rings and mix with your favorite snack mix for a great Olympic-watching treat!
—Taylor Clifton & Abigail Matsumoto
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