Make mealtimes, special occasions, and holidays extra memorable with these 50 delicious, inspiring, family-friendly, and easy-to-recreate snack boards.
Visually exciting and deliciously enticing, these snack boards by Maegan Brown (aka The BakerMama) move beyond (and include) classic cheese and charcuterie and are comprised of easy-to-find fresh and prepared foods, arranged in beautiful, artful, and whimsical ways (think an American flag board for celebrating Fourth of July and a fruit-and-veggie rainbow with cracker clouds to brighten any day).
The variety of foods on each board will delight everyone, and the stunning presentation will encourage kids to try foods they might normally refuse. Plus, you can make the boards ahead of time, so you can actually sit down and spend time with your loved ones. In this book, you will find boards for anytime family meals and snacks, seasons and holidays, breakfast and brunch, desserts, and entertaining and special occasions.
Impress your family and friends with artful masterpieces, including:
- Build-Your-Own Parfait Board
- Mimosa Board
- Take Me Out to the Ball Game Board
- Summer Fun Board
- Build-Your-Own Taco Board
- Barbecue Board
- S’mores Board
- Birthday Dessert Board
Along with The BakerMama’s tips to get you into the board mindset, every board is accompanied by a gorgeous, large photo and step-by-step instructions to make each one easy to recreate. Beautiful Boards is an entertaining game changer that will have you spending less time in the kitchen and more time having fun.
Discover even more inspiring food presentation ideas from The BakerMama in her Beautiful Boards follow-up, Spectacular Spreads.
Maegan Brown is the author of the best-selling Beautiful Boards and its next-level follow-up, Spectacular Spreads. She started blogging in 2012 and has over 700 original recipes on her The BakerMama blog. She truly enjoys sharing her easy, family-friendly recipes, creative meal ideas, food board creations, and entertaining spreads to encourage others to get in the kitchen and make something memorable for their loved ones to enjoy together. She has partnered with a number of brands, including Sur La Table, Gold Medal Flour, Tillamook, Sub-Zero, Hershey’s, and Kroger, and her recipes have been featured by Cooking Light, Taste of Home, feedfeed, Williams Sonoma, and Better Homes & Gardens.
Maegan is a mother of four children, Baker, Bryce, Barrett, and Brookie, and is married to her best friend and fellow foodie, Brandon. The kitchen is the heart of their home and they love welcoming others into it. You can follow her at her blog, thebakermama.com, or on Instagram, @thebakermama.