Boards and Bowls - Kid-friendly charcuterie boards

Boards and Bowls - Kid-friendly charcuterie boards

August 30 2021

Kids are back in school! Sports have started! Need quick and easy meals? Try these!



  • Salami, prosciutto, or other deli meat
  • Sliced summer sausage
  • Sliced or cubed pepperoni
  • Beef jerky sticks


  • Sliced cheeses
  • Cubed cheeses
  • Hard cheeses
  • Spreadable cheeses
  • String cheese or other cheese sticks
  • Mini Baby Bell cheeses


  • Grapes (these are SO simple)
  • Cherries
  • Whole berries
  • Apple and pear slices (dip in Sprite to keep them from turning brown)
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Dried fruit — craisins, raisins, apricots, dates, etc.
  • NOTE: super juicy fruits like melons, stone fruits, and pineapples don’t work well — also, I never include bananas.


  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Baby carrots and sugar snap peas
  • Sliced cucumbers and peppers
  • Any other raw veggie you like, cut into bite-size chunks
  • Pickles (or any pickled veggie)
  • Olives

Crackers, Nuts, Seeds, Bread:

  • Wheat Thins, Ritz, Saltines, Club, or any crackers you have
  • Tortilla chips
  • Pretzels (we love the long rods)
  • Pub mixes (like Chex Mix)
  • Veggie Straws, Goldfish, Cheese-Its
  • Crusty bread or breadsticks
  • Small sandwich chunks — depending on how hungry we are
  • Mixed nuts
  • Pistachios
  • Sunflower and pumpkin seeds


  • Hummus or ranch for the veggies
  • Fruit dip or yogurt for the fruit
  • Guacamole and salsa for chips and crackers
  • Jams and jellies to spread on crackers
  • Spinach, artichoke, and cheese spread for bread and crackers

Anything else your family enjoys that is easy to eat with your hands!


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