Procrastisnacking: How to Make your own 5-Minute Mediterranean Snack Plate

Take your snacking to the next level with with this simple idea for a fun and creative procrastisnack! You can’t possibly be productive on an empty stomach, so put down the bag of boring chips and treat yo’self to a delicious plate of healthy mediterranean-themed snacks that will give you the brainpower to get through any task!

This entire snack can be assembled in 5 minutes or less.

Here’s what you need:


I recommend half of a thinly sliced red bell pepper and 1-2 persian cucumbers sliced into four strips. It’s a (kind of) proven fact that food taste better when it’s been sliced properly, so don’t hesitate to take the time to prepare your veggies right.


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I personally like Trader Joe’s Smooth and Creamy Hummus, and for this snack I went with a roasted red pepper flavor. Good decision.

Stuffed Grape Leaves/Dolma:

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For a canned product, these are actually delicious and a super easy way to make you feel like a fancy mature adult who eats foods *vine leaves stuffed with rice*. Also found at Trader Joe’s.


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Invest in a good quality feta– it will make a serious difference in the tastiness of your snack. My favorite is Montchevre Goat Milk Feta because it’s friendly for #lactoseproblemz. You can find this cheese at Whole Foods!


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Because vegetables can’t be the only means of transportation for hummus and feta into your mouth, there needs to be bread. Heat a piece up in the microwave for 20-30 seconds and slice into four triangles. Thanks again, TJ!

After you’ve gathered all of your materials, assemble them on a large plate in whatever way you desire!

You could create a well-organized and straightforward snack plate:

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Or a more abstract and creative design snack plate:

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Or even a funny face snack plate because there is no age limit on appreciating this:

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Enjoy your procrastinsnack as you drift off into mediterranean bliss. 10/10 would snack again!


2 Comments Add yours

  1. Rushan Doshi says:

    Wow these all look really good! Can you substitute something else for bellpeppers?

    Liked by 1 person

    1. @Rushan Absolutely! You can customize your veggies to your liking- I recommend carrots, cherry tomatoes, or even zucchini!


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