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Hot Mama's Something to Start

(16 Recipes) Created by NATKITA

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Good 3.6/5
(38 ratings)

A healthy spin on one of America's favorite appetizers.

Submitted by SHANNONBOBANNON

Carbs: 3.3g | Fat: 9.6g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 6.8g | Calories: 128
Cheesy Grilled Banana Peppers
Very Good 4.4/5
(88 ratings)

These sophisticated popped are stuffed with creamy Gouda cheese, a bit of bacon, and tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 10.4g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 8.9g | Calories: 144.1
FANNETASTIC FOOD'S Pumpkin Bean Dip
Very Good 4.2/5
(37 ratings)

This is awesome, easy to make, and a huge hit at parties when you want to serve something more creative than hummus!


Submitted by FANNETASTICFOOD

Carbs: 16.7g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 4.7g | Calories: 123.4
Skinny Cheese Fondue
Very Good 4.1/5
(36 ratings)

This is a slimmed down version of one of my favorite party foods--cheese fondue. Mashed cannellini beans slim down the recipe but keep a thick and luscious texture!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 1.7g | Fat: 10.8g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 14.5g | Calories: 208.8
Coach Nicole's Yummy Hummus
Very Good 4.3/5
(369 ratings)

Use as a dip for veggies or a spread on pita and sandwiches.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 21.2g | Fat: 12.8g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 5.8g | Calories: 215.9
Jalapeno Boats
Very Good 4.0/5
(77 ratings)

A fun appetizer!

Submitted by MISS_KITTY

Carbs: 1g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 27.3
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
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.3/5
(327 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
Coach Nicole's Fresh & Skinny Guacamole
Very Good 4.5/5
(292 ratings)

Cucumbers give this guacamole a refreshing flavor while also cutting the calories in each serving.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 4.7g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 76.4
World's Best Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Very Good 4.5/5
(248 ratings)

This slimmed down version of your favorite dip is easy to make--and it's light enough for you to load up on it!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 3.8g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 73.9
Very Good 4.3/5
(84 ratings)

This recipe can serve as a tasty snack or lite lunch.

Submitted by TURTAPOE

Carbs: 20g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 125
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
Layered Mexican Dip with Baked Lime Chips
Very Good 4.4/5
(55 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
Tortilla Pinwheels
Very Good 4.2/5
(199 ratings)

Great for a party. It's actually something low fat to munch on!

Carbs: 26.6g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 5.3g | Calories: 144.4
Fantastic Hummus Guacamole Dip
Very Good 4.5/5
(50 ratings)

This "Spinach & Avocado Cannellini Bean Hummus" is what would happen if hummus and guacamole mated!

Submitted by FANNETASTICFOOD

Carbs: 20.2g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 5.1g | Protein: 6.3g | Calories: 150.4
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
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