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27 Things To Eat If You Have Social Anxiety And Don't Want To Talk To Anyone At A Party

Walk into the club like what up I have social anxiety and I want to go home.

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Raise your hand if you've ever wanted to skip out on a conversation at a party. Let's be honest, we all have, and to avoid talking, the best strategy is to dominate the snack table.

If you strategically plan your snacking, you can successfully avoid any unwanted interaction. Here are a list of snacks to get you out of some seriously uncomfortable party chat, and feel free to bring 'em to a potluck party so you are guaranteed to spend some alone time in the corner.

1. Guac

If you eat all the guac, everyone will hate you. Get dipping, kid. Plenty of guac ideas right here.
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If you eat all the guac, everyone will hate you. Get dipping, kid. Plenty of guac ideas right here.

2. Garlic-y Hummus

Breath of champions. Recipe here.
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Breath of champions. Recipe here.

3. Sushi

Nothing like pooping a piece of soosh megoosh in your mouth, trying to chew it all, and carry a conversation. It just doesn't work. Really wanna avoid the party? Make sushi by hand in the kitchen like this.
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Nothing like pooping a piece of soosh megoosh in your mouth, trying to chew it all, and carry a conversation. It just doesn't work. Really wanna avoid the party? Make sushi by hand in the kitchen like this.

4. Burritos

Messy, hard to eat, and the food baby will make you sit in the corner holding your belly like a weirdo. Learn how to make your own here.
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Messy, hard to eat, and the food baby will make you sit in the corner holding your belly like a weirdo. Learn how to make your own here.

5. Spinach Artichoke Dip

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Spinach is known to get caught in your teeth, and after this killer dip, you’ll have the best excuse to back out of a conversation to find a mirror. Full recipe here.

6. Caramels

No one really wants to talk to someone while they chew, and luckily for you, caramels take a long time to get through. Warning: unless you’re partying at Grandma’s, you probably won’t have access, so make your own sea salt apple caramels like this.
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No one really wants to talk to someone while they chew, and luckily for you, caramels take a long time to get through. Warning: unless you’re partying at Grandma’s, you probably won’t have access, so make your own sea salt apple caramels like this.

7. Popcorn

Kernels from any of these pimped out popcorn recipes get stuck in your throat, and VOILA, you’re coughing ’til next weekend. Make any of these epic recipes and cough on.
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Kernels from any of these pimped out popcorn recipes get stuck in your throat, and VOILA, you’re coughing ’til next weekend. Make any of these epic recipes and cough on.

8. Cheese Plate

For the fancy AF parties, if you’re snacking on funky smelling cheese, people will definitely want to stay away. Wondering how to put one together? Here’s how.
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For the fancy AF parties, if you’re snacking on funky smelling cheese, people will definitely want to stay away. Wondering how to put one together? Here’s how.

9. Beans

Good for your heart, bad for the room. Stanky. Beans and rice recipe right here.
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Good for your heart, bad for the room. Stanky. Beans and rice recipe right here.

10. Ice Cream Cone

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Inadvertently sexual to eat, you'll make everyone feel extremely uncomfortable and you'll be left alone. Full recipe right here.

11. Brownies

Imagine spinach-y teeth, but brown. You’re definitely going to want to avoid showing those off. Nutella brownie recipe right here.
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Imagine spinach-y teeth, but brown. You’re definitely going to want to avoid showing those off. Nutella brownie recipe right here.

12. Potato Chips

Salty chips make you thirsty, and after a drink you’ll want more chips. There won’t be time to talk to anyone. Bonus: This recipe is spicy, so you’ll definitely need a drink to tame the heat. Here's how.
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Salty chips make you thirsty, and after a drink you’ll want more chips. There won’t be time to talk to anyone. Bonus: This recipe is spicy, so you’ll definitely need a drink to tame the heat. Here's how.

13. Chicken Wings

Gnawing on these will help avoid someone gnawing off your ear. Oh, and these are made with Red Bull, talk about a party. Recipe here.
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Gnawing on these will help avoid someone gnawing off your ear. Oh, and these are made with Red Bull, talk about a party. Recipe here.

14. Burger

Meaty, juicy, messy goodness. Throw some sriracha on it for spicy breath. Recipe here.
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Meaty, juicy, messy goodness. Throw some sriracha on it for spicy breath. Recipe here.

16. Soft Corn Tacos

They break, food's all over your hands, face, and shirt, oops you've gotta go home. Learn how to make tilapia tacos right here.
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They break, food's all over your hands, face, and shirt, oops you've gotta go home. Learn how to make tilapia tacos right here.

17. Seeded Foods

Those lil' suckers never come outta your teeth. Make your own NYC-style bagel like this.
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Those lil' suckers never come outta your teeth. Make your own NYC-style bagel like this.

18. Ribs

Something about ripping meat off of bones with your teeth just doesn't scream social. Learn how to braise 'em like a champ here.
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Something about ripping meat off of bones with your teeth just doesn't scream social. Learn how to braise 'em like a champ here.

19. Garlic Bread

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No one will want a whiff of your breath. Full recipe here.

20. Marshmallows

Sticky white stuff all over your face? Gross. Creative 'mallow recipes right here.
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Sticky white stuff all over your face? Gross. Creative 'mallow recipes right here.

21. Chocolate Covered Bananas

Kinda looks like poop, but still phallic. Will mess up your teeth and make people feel uncomfy. Win-win. Recipe here.
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Kinda looks like poop, but still phallic. Will mess up your teeth and make people feel uncomfy. Win-win. Recipe here.

22. Garlic Herb Cheese Bombs

Scare off all those vampires with a simple exhale. Recipe here.
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Scare off all those vampires with a simple exhale. Recipe here.

23. Curry

If you're down to smell bad, whip up some of this curry. Recipe here.
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If you're down to smell bad, whip up some of this curry. Recipe here.

24. Creamy Smoked Salmon Dip

Can you say bathroom run? Recipe here.
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Can you say bathroom run? Recipe here.

25. 7-Layer Dip

Stomach ache waiting to happen. Irish exit, leggo. Recipe here.
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Stomach ache waiting to happen. Irish exit, leggo. Recipe here.

26. Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Dates = natural laxative. Boom. Recipe here.
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Dates = natural laxative. Boom. Recipe here.

27. Tortilla Chips

Tortilla chips are brutal — those corners cut your cheeks and you’ll be too uncomfortable to chat. Make your own like this.
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Tortilla chips are brutal — those corners cut your cheeks and you’ll be too uncomfortable to chat. Make your own like this.

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