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(23 Recipes) Created by TAMUTPOT

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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
Tzatziki (Yogurt Dip)
Very Good 4.4/5
(84 ratings)

Tzatziki is a Greek and Turkish appetizer, also used as a sauce or dip. This recipe is perfect with Mediterranean dishes or anything else on a hot summer's day.

Submitted by LOULOUB

Carbs: 3.3g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 20
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
Coach Nicole's Yummy Hummus
Very Good 4.4/5
(365 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
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
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
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
Good 3.8/5
(4 ratings)

Tasty, spicy side to lots of dishes!!

Submitted by MZLYNDAC

Carbs: 30.3g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 7.8g | Protein: 7.8g | Calories: 158.3
Garlic Pita Chips
Very Good 4.5/5
(234 ratings)

Take pita bread to a crunchy new level.

Carbs: 17.8g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 126
Spring Rolls
Very Good 4.3/5
(78 ratings)

This recipe is really easy; it's really more of a process than a recipe. Rice paper wrappers, which are available in the ethnic sections of most larger supermarkets these days, are a great way to wrap your veggies and protein for a quick snack or light lunch.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.3g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 16.6g | Calories: 156.4
Coach Nicole's Fresh Guacamole
Very Good 4.5/5
(284 ratings)

Cucumbers give this guacamole a refreshing flavor.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 4.8g | Fat: 6.8g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 77.5
Pumpkin Dip
Good 3.9/5
(80 ratings)

Try this dip on a toasted whole-wheat bagel at breakfast or with apple slices or whole-grain crackers for a snack. It's even good with carrots.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.6g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 30.7
Prosciutto Lettuce Bites
Good 3.6/5
(8 ratings)

This is truly just a little bite, but it packs so much flavor. You'll love this fancy appetizer! It proves that you can enjoy rich ingredients in small portions.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.7g | Fat: 1.2g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 20.1
Mini Stuffed Potatoes with Charred Corn and Red Pepper Hummus
Very Good 4.0/5
(8 ratings)

A healthy appetizer or side dish that's heavy on the veggies. Use store-bought or homemade hummus.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 32.8g | Fat: 0.9g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 151.8
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
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
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
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
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No Added Sugar Pumpkin-Apple Butter
Very Good 4.4/5
(29 ratings)

Try this over whole wheat toast with nut butter or to thicken fall soups. You won't believe we didn't add any sugar!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 20.6
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