Well my husband is back home safe and sound just in time for the last few weeks of winter. Finding things to do in a small town is hard enough. Throw in single digit temps, or even below zero temps, it gets even more difficult. This just means you have to get a little creative with date nights, or just things to do in general. While my husband was gone I decided to throw him a Star Wars date night when he got back.

I did some research on Star Wars themed food and, no surprise, most of it was very unhealthy. I know what I did wasn’t the healthiest either, but it was healthier than a lot of the options I had found…it was a date night after all so we can splurge a little. Being a dietitian I couldn’t help but try to make the meal as balanced as I could instead of planning for a bunch of fatty, carb filled appetizers. For this big event we had “Tie Fighter”, “Yoda Ears”, “Vader Potaters”, “Solo Sammies”, and “Wookie Cookies”, all while watching Star Wars Episode IV.

I think he was very happy and surprised with the outcome!!

Here are some pictures of the food!

Here is the recipe I used for the tie fighters! I was out of cream cheese so I had to find a different solution to hold my cheese cubes up. After some digging, it turns out cheese and peanut butter makes for a tasty snack. I will say I was a little skeptical at first of trying this combination of foods, but it turned out great! This makes a great snack for yourself or a great appetizer at a party! I hope you enjoy getting creative with your friends and family for a fun time indoors when it’s too cold or rainy out! Enjoy!

Tie Fighters

Ingredients:

  • Crackers (I used Wheat Thins)
  • Cheese cubes
  • Peanut butter (you can also use cream cheese is your too unsure about peanut butter and cheese)

Directions:

  1. Spread peanut butter onto either side of the cheese cube and stick crackers to peanut butter. Repeat until desired amount is made.

Happy eating!!