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We’ve got all the wedding menu ideas and advice you need, with everything from example menus, to how to deal with special needs eaters like vegans or gluten free or paleo folks, plus printable wedding menu templates!

Art, succulents, & a crystal crown at this vegan eco-friendly wedding

The three Fs of vegan wedding menu planning: filling, flavors, and fotos

Vegan wedding menu planning requires a multi sensory approach when you need to accommodate your carnivorous guests as well as the vegans. Our tips and examples make it easy.

acrylic wedding signs

Clearly these acrylic wedding accessories will match all your decor

Clearly there are already too many “clear” decor puns that I could put here, so I’ll spare you. But I just wanted to be transparent about my love for these acrylic wedding accessories (think menus, signs, place cards, drink labels, cake toppers, and even clear wedding invitations!). You can really see through to how fun these would be at your wedding. It’s clear they’ll match your decor like whoa. Okay, so I lied about sparing you the “clear” puns, but seriously, these acrylic wedding decor items are SO chic.

You’ve got to take a clear look…

DIY menu candles from @offbeatbride

Snazz up your reception tables with these DIY menu candles

If you’re not that chill with DIY, this ultra easy DIY menu candles project could be the one task you feel comfortable undertaking in your DIY wedding efforts. It takes about 20 minutes total and is pretty inexpensive, even if you need a ton of them. Here’s what you’ll need to create these DIY menu candles for your reception tables…

food festival inspired finger foods for your wedding alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Food festival-inspired finger foods for your wedding menu

I recently went to a big food festival featuring the best restaurants in LA. Because it was a festival, all the bites were of the finger food variety. And, because of my job, I couldn’t help but think “these would be great at a wedding!”

So, fellow Offbeat Foodies, here are my food festival-inspired finger foods that would be perfect for weddings…

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Printable food allergy labels for your wedding catering: download in TWO styles

Chances are if you’re offering food at your wedding, you’re already thinking about potential allergy and dietary issues. We all either have our own dietary needs and/or know someone who eats vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, or otherwise. How much of a load off would it be for your special diet guests to see these helpful free printable food allergy and dietary labels on the table? No need to guess at what’s in the recipe or eat that protein bar in their bag instead.

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We’ve got your picnic wedding menu AND the cute blankets to go with it

Thinking about a picnic-themed wedding? You’re probably gonna want a picnic wedding menu to go with it.

You’ve seen our menus for afternoon wedding teas and the wedding menu for (just about) every diet, right? Well, here’s one fit to share on an adorable blanket on a green summer lawn somewhere… complete with a suggestion or two for picnic blankets and baskets at the end!