To New Beginnings -- Appetizers
(Recipe Collection)

17 Recipes Created by JULIAJEAN2

Recipes in this Collection

Cheesy Grilled Banana Peppers
Very Good 4.4/5
(88 ratings)
Cheesy Grilled Banana Peppers

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
Hummus
Very Good 4.0/5
(552 ratings)
Hummus

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
Skinny Cheese Fondue
Very Good 4.1/5
(36 ratings)
Skinny Cheese Fondue

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
Roasted Eggplant Spread
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)
Roasted Eggplant Spread

Submitted by ALIRA54

Carbs: 8.2g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 33.8
Pico de Gallo - Authentic Mexican Salsa
Very Good 4.6/5
(449 ratings)
Pico de Gallo - Authentic Mexican Salsa

The versatility of this Mexican salsa is limitless! Put it on grilled chicken or steak, add it to eggs, or serve with tortilla chips. Submitted by METALFINGER2U

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 22.5
Cowboy Caviar
Very Good 4.5/5
(281 ratings)
Cowboy Caviar

Serve this black bean salsa known as cowboy caviar at your next potluck. Submitted by JANAE55

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 68.8
Faux Fried Cheese Sticks
Very Good 4.2/5
(291 ratings)
Faux Fried Cheese Sticks

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
Jalapeno Boats
Very Good 4.0/5
(78 ratings)
Jalapeno Boats

A fun appetizer!Submitted by MISS_KITTY

Carbs: 1g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 27.3
World's Best Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Very Good 4.5/5
(251 ratings)
World's Best Spinach and Artichoke Dip

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
Prosciutto Lettuce Bites
Good 3.6/5
(8 ratings)
Prosciutto Lettuce Bites

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
Chef Meg's Festive Polenta Rounds
Good 3.6/5
(5 ratings)
Chef Meg's Festive Polenta Rounds

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

Carbs: 3.6g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 41.4
Japanese Chicken Wings
Very Good 4.0/5
(28 ratings)
Japanese Chicken Wings

A yummy recipe passed down from my mother in lawSubmitted by ADMERCER

Carbs: 26.5g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 39.7g | Calories: 306.8
Pimento Cheese
Very Good 4.7/5
(12 ratings)
Pimento Cheese

Submitted by TNHOLLIE

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 8g | Calories: 100.7
Seafood Stuffed Mushroom Caps
Very Good 4.7/5
(17 ratings)
Seafood Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Im making these for superbowl so I wanted to list them before, trying to stay away from the wings and dip!Submitted by SNAVELA1

Carbs: 2.2g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 45.9
Cheesy Spinach Squares
Very Good 4.5/5
(46 ratings)
Cheesy Spinach Squares

Spinach and mozzarella cheese are baked together to make irresistable savory appetizer treats!Submitted by ERUPERTO

Carbs: 5.2g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 79
Bruschetta-Stuffed Mushrooms
Very Good 4.3/5
(134 ratings)
Bruschetta-Stuffed Mushrooms

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
Asparagus Wrapped in Phyllo Dough
Good 3.7/5
(17 ratings)
Asparagus Wrapped in Phyllo Dough

Who said finger food is unhealthy? Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.2g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 3.5g | Calories: 36.1
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