Romantic Boating Snacks

February 2019 Feature Debbie Brown Web Exclusive

Watching the sunset surrounded in the serenity and solitude of a boat on the Great Lakes is the perfect spot for a romantic picnic or even a marriage proposal. The perfect romantic location deserves a gourmet picnic suitable for the occasion, but packing something that will transport well can be tricky.

No need to resort to trail mix. For a light snack, try spicy salmon dip or salmon mango dip. Relax with the elegant food while watching the sunset for the ending of the perfect romantic day on the Great Lakes.



Salmon Mango Dip

6 oz. can salmon (drained)

2 c. fresh or frozen mango, chopped

1/4 c. red pepper, chopped

1/4 c. red onion, chopped

1/4 c. cilantro, chopped

1/2 c. cucumber, chopped

1 c. Monterey Jack cheese, grated

2 T. honey

2-3 cloves garlic, minced

Splash of lime juice

Salt and pepper


Combine all ingredients. Serve with corn chips or lettuce and favorite hot sauce.

Spicy Salmon Dip

6 oz. can salmon, drained

2 T. mayonnaise

3 T. Greek yogurt

2-3 T. lemon juice

1/4 t. dill weed

3 drops Worcheshire sauce

1 T. red onion, chopped

1/4 t. garlic powder

1 T. water chestnuts, chopped

1/2 t. Sriracha


Combine all ingredients. Serve with crackers or pita chips.

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