Easy Dinner for a Tough Day: Finger Foods

When cooking feels impossible, but a healthy dinner is the goal, bust out a mezze platter and relax.

Easy Dinner for a Tough Day:Finger Foods
Prep 10 mins Start to Finish 10 mins


  • Labneh or Greek yogurt, drizzled with olive oil or honey and sprinkled with sesame seeds
  • Raw cucumber, carrot, bell pepper and radish slices
  • Slivered red onion
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Blanched sugar snaps or green beans
  • Whole wheat pita, warmed and sliced into wedges
  • Olives
  • Salt and pepper

Make It

1. Arrange the ingredients in separate bowls and serve as an hors d'ouevres or a light meal.


  • This spread invites improvisation and counts as dinner in a pinch. Add hummus, baba ghanoush, feta cheese, dried figs, toasted walnuts, or whatever you can rustle up; serve with a glass of wine, a mocktail or mint tea.
  • Find out more about this recipe on Mom Appetit's blog.