National Food on a Stick Day

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By Anne

Food on a Stick Day is a fun holiday celebrated on March 28th each year. It is the perfect opportunity to put down your silverware and try out some delicious recipes that are served on a stick. From savory skewers to sweet treats, there are endless possibilities for tasty meals and snacks that are both fun to make and eat.

Steak Kabobs

Steak Kabobs on a grill.
Steak Kabobs. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Make beef on a stick to add lots of fresh veggies to a steak dinner this summer. Combine juicy beef with tender vegetables for an easy all in one dinner.

Get the Recipe: Steak Kabobs

Air Fryer Chicken Tikka

Air Fryer Chicken Tikka on a skewer in front of air fryer.
Air Fryer Chicken Tikka. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Air fryer chicken tikka is an easy Indian inspired dish that’s perfect when you need something delicious and easy to prepare. It’s flavored with aromatic spices and packed with flavor from the yogurt marinade.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Chicken Tikka

Chocolate Peeps Pops

chocolate dipped marshmallow Peeps decorated with sprinkles.
Chocolate Peeps Pops. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Chocolate covered marshmallow pops on a stick are a cute Easter recipe made from chocolate dipped frozen Peeps. Dip the entire bunny or just the ears!

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Peeps Pops


Spiedies cooking on a griddle with bread.
Spiedies. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Spiedies are a traditional meat on a stick recipe which is easy to make and delicious! They are cubes of meat marinated, put on skewers, grilled to perfection and served as a sandwich.

Get the Recipe: Spiedies

Mini Caramel Apples

Mini Caramel Apples on a stick and dipped in sugar.
Mini Caramel Apples. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings .

Mini caramel apples are easy to make and fun to eat! Make this easy snack from fresh apples with your kids.

Get the Recipe: Mini Caramel Apples

Tater Tot Skewers

Tater Tots on skewers with cheese and bacon added.
Tater Tot Skewers. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Crispy little tater tots are topped with gooey cheese and bacon and served on sticks to make for easy eating.

Get the Recipe: Tater Tot Skewers

Rice Krispie Treats On A Stick

Rice krispie treats on a stick dipped in red, white and blue chocolate.
Rice Krispie Treats On A Stick. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Chocolate covered Rice Krispie treats are turned into popsicles and decorated for a dessert everyone will love to make and eat.

Get the Recipe: Rice Krispie Treats On A Stick

Pork Kabobs

Pork Kabobs with pineapple and peppers on a wooden cutting board.
Pork Kabobs. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

These grilled pork kabobs are a quick recipe made with marinated pork loin filet, bacon, pineapple, onions and peppers. These pork skewers are an easy, family friendly, dinner that you can have on the table in about 30 minutes!

Get the Recipe: Pork Kabobs

Lamb Kofta Kebabs

Lamb Kofta Kebabs on skewers with veggies and dipping sauce.
Lamb Kofta Kebabs. Photo credit: All Ways Delicious.

Lamb kofta kebabs are made by mixing ground lamb, fresh herbs, like cilantro and mint, and Middle Eastern spices and then grilling the mixture on sticks. Serve with tzatziki, harissa, hummus, and pita.

Get the Recipe: Lamb Kofta Kebabs

Caramel Apples

Caramel Apples decorated with spiders.
Caramel Apples. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Caramel apples are a classic treat that bring back childhood memories of carnivals and fairs. With their crisp and juicy texture, and the perfect combination of sweet and tangy flavors, these caramel-coated apples are a must-try for any apple lover.

Get the Recipe: Caramel Apples

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries on a stick.
Chocolate Covered Strawberries. Photo credit: Low Carb – No Carb.

Make Chocolate Covered Strawberries in under 15 minutes. Our quick, easy, healthy strawberries dipped in sugar free chocolate is the perfect go-to low carb dessert for any and every special occasion.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Beef Kafta

Beef Kafta on a plate with veggies.
Beef Kafta. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Beef kafta is a traditional Middle Eastern (Lebanese) style dish that’s packed with flavor yet so simple to make. Typically served as kabobs, this recipe goes great with a side of rice, a tomato cucumber salad and sprinkling of feta or dollop of hummus.

Get the Recipe: Beef Kafta

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Dipping Chicken Satay into a bowl of Peanut Sauce.
Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce. Photo credit: Honest & Truly.

Chicken satay is a classic and delicious appetizer. It’s easy to make, and the accompanying peanut sauce makes it a favorite everywhere you go.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Smoked Pork & Pineapple Kabobs

Smoked Pork & Pineapple Kabobs on a plate for serving.
Smoked Pork & Pineapple Kabobs. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Tender pork and juicy pineapple are the perfect pair in these tasty kabobs.

Get the Recipe: Smoked Pork & Pineapple Kabobs

Pumpkin Pie Cake Pops

Keto Pumpkin Pie Cake Pops covered in chocolate.
Keto Pumpkin Pie Cake Pops. Photo credit: Real Balanced.

These keto  Pumpkin Pie Cake Pops are a kid favorite and a perfect dessert to serve at fall gatherings and holiday parties! Simply prepare the cake filling and coat in melted chocolate before chilling and serving. 

Get the Recipe: Keto Pumpkin Pie Cake Pops

Grilled Scallop Skewers

Grilled Scallop Skewers with orange and dipping sauce.
Grilled Scallop Skewers. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

These grilled scallop skewers are both elegant and delicious, making them perfect for any season or occasion. Flavored with garlic, cilantro, and orange, the delicate scallops are served with a delectable citrus garlic smoked butter sauce.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Scallop Skewers

Mini Popscicles

Mini Popscicles in butterfly and Easter egg shapes.
Mini Popscicles. Photo credit: Low Carb – No Carb.

Kids Friendly Homemade Mini Popsicles is a perfect treat everyone will enjoy. These Sugar-Free Ice Cream Popsicles can be used not only for Easter but throughout the whole year.

Get the Recipe: Mini Popscicles

Air Fryer S’more Pie Pops with Nutella

Air Fryer S’more Pie Pops with Nutella in a mason jar.
Air Fryer S’more Pie Pops with Nutella. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

The air fryer s’more pie pops with Nutella are delicious. They’re perfect to try if you’re looking for some fun summer BBQ dessert ideas.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer S’more Pie Pops with Nutella

Lemon Marinated Chicken Kebabs

Lemon Marinated Chicken Kebabs on a platter with blue background.
Lemon Marinated Chicken Kebabs. Photo credit: Honest & Truly.

This chicken is moist and flavorful, and it pairs so beautifully with the veggies you grill it alongside. The flavor of the marinade makes this a favorite, and it’s a great way to stretch your meat to feed a crowd, too.

Get the Recipe: Lemon Marinated Chicken Kebabs

Thai Spicy Basil Chicken Skewers

Thai Spicy Basil Chicken Skewers with peanut sauce for dipping.
Thai Spicy Basil Chicken Skewers. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Thai spicy basil chicken skewers are a delicious change from plain chicken skewers, and they go perfectly with a dairy-free marinade and cashew dipping sauce. This Thai street food classic is topped with a wonderful gremolata and is sure to impress!

Get the Recipe: Thai Spicy Basil Chicken Skewers


Tanghulu - skewers of coated grapes and oranges.
Tanghulu. Photo credit: All Ways Delicious.

Our tangy Tanghulu recipe is a perfect combination of sweet and sour flavors that will tantalize your taste buds.

Get the Recipe: Tanghulu

Candy Apples

Red Candy Apples on a plate with fake spiders.
Candy Apples. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Candy apples are a fun and festive treat that are perfect for any occasion that calls for a sweet indulgence. With their shiny, colorful exterior and crunchy, juicy apple center, candy apples are sure to delight both kids and adults alike.

Get the Recipe: Candy Apples

Eggnog Popscicles

Eggnog Popscicles decorated with nuts.
Eggnog Popscicles. Photo credit: Low Carb – No Carb.

Those super easy Eggnog Popsicles Ice Cream will become your favorite holiday dessert with a hint of eggnog drink transformed into a frozen delight. 

Get the Recipe: Eggnog Popscicles

Smoked Beef Kabobs

Smoked Beef Kabobs on a platter with zucchini.
Smoked Beef Kabobs. Photo credit: Cook What You Love.

Marinated tender beef and oodles of veg make these amazing Smoked Beef Kabobs a taste sensation!

Get the Recipe: Smoked Beef Kabobs

Grilled Lemon-Oregano Chicken Kabobs

Grilled Lemon-Oregano Chicken Kabobs with a dipping sauce.
Grilled Lemon-Oregano Chicken Kabobs. Photo credit: Keto Cooking Wins.

Lemon and oregano take these kabobs to new levels of flavor! Juicy chicken, lots of veg, and oodles of flavor makes these a favorite.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Lemon-Oregano Chicken Kabobs

Thai Chicken Satay

Thai Chicken Satay on a black plate with veggies.
Thai Chicken Satay. Photo credit: All Ways Delicious.

Thai Satay Chicken is loaded with authentic flavors like turmeric, lemongrass, chiles, and fish sauce. A rich and spicy Thai Peanut Sauce is perfect for dipping.

Get the Recipe: Thai Chicken Satay

Kefta Kebabs

Kefta Kebabs on metal skewers on a plate.
Kefta Kebabs. Photo credit: Honest & Truly.

Kefta kebabs are a quick and easy meal that are a great way to change up your every day hamburger. Who doesn’t enjoy eating meat on a stick? So  yummy and moist, it’s sure to become a new favorite.

Get the Recipe: Kefta Kebabs

Avocado Popscicles

Avocado Popscicles in Easter themed shapes.
Avocado Popscicles. Photo credit: Low Carb – No Carb.

Those beautiful Keto Avocado Popsicles are a great idea for Easter Celebration, where not only your kids would be happy but you make all of your loved one healthier. Not Only Low Carb, Gluten-free, perfect for Diabetics, Paleo and made fro our famous and the most wanted Avocados.

Get the Recipe: Avocado Popscicles

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