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Chef Meg's Slimmed-Down Party Foods

Chef Meg's Slimmed-Down Party Foods

Who says healthy food can't be fun? Not Chef Meg! You'll love her trim and tasty party foods.

(27 Recipes) Created by CHEF_MEG

Recipes in this Collection

Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets
Very Good 4.2/5
(200 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
Bruschetta-Stuffed Mushrooms
Very Good 4.3/5
(133 ratings)

All the flavor of bruschetta, in a mushroom!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 12.3g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 10.2g | Calories: 191.9
Faux Fried Cheese Sticks
Very Good 4.2/5
(289 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
Baked Potato Soup
Very Good 4.1/5
(123 ratings)

All the taste of a loaded baked potato, in a hearty soup.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 31.4g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 229.3
Beef and Blue Sandwich
Very Good 4.4/5
(71 ratings)

Sandwiches so good, you'll think someone brought home takeout from your neighborhood deli!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 33.5g | Calories: 325
BLT Potato Snacks
Good 3.9/5
(53 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
Quick & Easy Chicken Tostadas
Very Good 4.4/5
(34 ratings)

These tostadas are healthy, easy to make and kid-friendly. Feel free to top them with extra veggies of your choice!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.2g | Fat: 8.2g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 24.7g | Calories: 263
Cheesy Salsa Dog
Good 3.8/5
(38 ratings)

Satiate your craving for chili dogs with this tasty dish.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 34.7g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 7.3g | Protein: 14g | Calories: 194.7
Chili Con Carne
Very Good 4.4/5
(50 ratings)

Families have gone to war over chili recipes! I love a thick, meaty chili with loads of beans and vegetables. Thankfully my family agrees!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 40.6g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 13.7g | Protein: 24.4g | Calories: 276.5
Chipotle Mustard Sauce
Good 3.3/5
(8 ratings)

Use this spicy, creamy sauce on pretzels, on sandwiches or even on a baked sweet potato.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.5g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 14.7
Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita
Very Good 4.1/5
(192 ratings)

This is a great dessert that's delicious when strawberries are in season.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 144.9
Crunchy Cole Slaw
Good 3.8/5
(23 ratings)

This crunchy cole slaw is a healthier version of that summer favorite: ramen noodle salad. Two servings of vegetables in every portion!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5.8g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 69.8
Deviled Eggs
Very Good 4.3/5
(174 ratings)

Chef Meg lightened up a picnic and potluck favorite! Her secret ingredient (shh, don't tell!) is pickle juice.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.8g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 6.4g | Calories: 85.3
Easy Cucumber Cups
Good 3.6/5
(38 ratings)

Perfect for your next party--or turn any snack into a festive event!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.6g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 26.6
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
Layered Salsa & Hummus Party Dip
Good 3.0/5
(1 rating)

This dip is so easy but looks fancy. Experiment with different colored peppers and flavors of salsa and hummus to change up each batch.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.6g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 30.8
Lemon Zucchini Dip
Good 3.9/5
(28 ratings)

This dip is great for a midday snack alongside vegetables or whole-grain crackers or as a cold sauce for sandwiches.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.7g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 37.9
Light and Creamy Cole Slaw
Good 3.5/5
(10 ratings)

It will be our little secret that this recipe isn't high in fat. It's so creamy no one will ever know!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.3g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 51.8
Turkey Reuben
Very Good 4.4/5
(14 ratings)

This is Chef Meg's take on a turkey reuben!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 38.7g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 28.5g | Calories: 339.5
Mini Taco Cups
Very Good 4.3/5
(48 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
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