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snacks and appetizers

(31 Recipes) Created by JAYNESMOM1

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Polenta Rounds with Creamy Pesto
Good 3.7/5
(15 ratings)

This simple and delicious appetizer is very festive--red and green for the holidays.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.6g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 41.4
BLT Potato Snacks
Good 3.9/5
(52 ratings)

A lighter take on a pub favorite! For extra veggies, top with chopped tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.1g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 128.4
California Roll in a Bowl
Very Good 4.6/5
(94 ratings)

Delicious and easy, this salad combines all of my favorite sushi ingredients in one bowl! And, because it's based on a California roll, it uses fully cooked seafood.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 27.3g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 6.5g | Calories: 199.1
Very Good 4.5/5
(8 ratings)

A healthy on-the-go snack.

Submitted by SHES.SMOKIN

Carbs: 21.5g | Fat: 9g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 174.4
Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets
Very Good 4.2/5
(198 ratings)

Fried, battered, dripping sauce--hot wings are calorie bombs! But not these.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 223.2
Good 3.6/5
(19 ratings)

Make this before work and take it with you--it will keep you away from those vending machines after lunch.

Submitted by SPRINKLE65

Carbs: 22.9g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 8.2g | Calories: 120.9
Grilled Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Tomatoes and Cheese
Very Good 4.4/5
(232 ratings)

These cheesy stuffed mushrooms are a light vegetarian meal or a hearty side dish.

Carbs: 10.1g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 93.7
Hummus
Very Good 4.0/5
(548 ratings)

A healthy and filling middle eastern dip! Eat it as an appetizer or snack with some pita. Why buy your hummus ready made from the store, when you can make it yourself?

Submitted by GRANT_ME_WINGS

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 69.3
Very Good 4.0/5
(3 ratings)

I found this idea through a blog and modified it to be more healthy and added some nuts.

Submitted by CARPENSM

Carbs: 25.8g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 144.4
Banana Nut Granola
Very Good 4.4/5
(48 ratings)

I started making my own granola, and I wanted a recipe with no added fat.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 35.9g | Fat: 9.4g | Fiber: 6.3g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 248.9
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.2/5
(325 ratings)

Smoky from the cumin with a hidden serving of vegetables, this dip is equally delicious in a burrito as it is spread on tortilla chips.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 32.9
Homemade Peanut Butter
Very Good 4.3/5
(121 ratings)

Making homemade peanut butter is easy, as long as you have a good blender or food processor.

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 19.9g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 229
Mini Taco Cups
Very Good 4.3/5
(47 ratings)

These bite-size tacos are always a hit in our house! Have some fun with this recipe; try adding chopped chives, avocado, different varieties of beans, or red onions.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.9g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 40.4
Very Good 4.0/5
(12 ratings)

A healthier version of the traditional rice pudding! Very Yummy!

Submitted by LIBBYSZ

Carbs: 21.2g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 118.3
Layered Mexican Dip with Baked Lime Chips
Very Good 4.5/5
(50 ratings)

My dip has all the flavor of the original, but it's much easier on the waistline. I prefer to eat this "dip" with a fork or raw vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 7.5g | Protein: 11.2g | Calories: 197.3
 Mini Eggplant Pizzas
Very Good 4.3/5
(313 ratings)

Ditch the crust and boost your veggie intake with these eggplant "pizzas."

Submitted by GONZOSTAR

Carbs: 8.9g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 4.9g | Calories: 119.1
Very Good 4.1/5
(155 ratings)

A nice fall treat; perfect with a warm cup of tea.

Carbs: 18.1g | Fat: 0.8g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 127.7
No Bake Graham Cracker Cheesycake
Very Good 4.6/5
(468 ratings)

This is a delicious, light, refreshing dessert. It's low cal and sugar and can be made with the lite pie filling in any flavor. Note that this needs to be made the night before to soften the graham crackers.

Submitted by HOCKIMAMA

Carbs: 16.2g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 80.1
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Faux Fried Cheese Sticks
Very Good 4.2/5
(288 ratings)

We cut the grease and used reduced-fat string cheese to re-create a pub favorite.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.1g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 145.2
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