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Appetizers

(18 Recipes) Created by POLITICS1982

Recipes in this Collection

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
Tahini-Lemon Dressing
Very Good 4.2/5
(19 ratings)

Use this on falafel or a salad. Add fresh or dried herbs and it becomes goddess dressing. The toasted sesame oil imparts a stronger sesame flavor to the dressing.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 3.6g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 74.6
Cool-as-a-Cucumber Raita
Very Good 4.5/5
(24 ratings)

This creamy, tangy dip does double duty: with mint, it's a perfect pair with Greek fare; with coriander and cumin, it cools down spicy Indian curries.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 15.6
Fruit Kebabs with Coconut Yogurt
Very Good 4.4/5
(68 ratings)

Serve these fruit kebabs at your next party.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 9.3g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 42.1
Avocado Hummus
Very Good 4.1/5
(30 ratings)

A great dip for chopped vegetables or pita wedges.

Submitted by LEDANSER

Carbs: 32.5g | Fat: 8.1g | Fiber: 7.4g | Protein: 8.3g | Calories: 227.9
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
Traditional Hummus
Good 3.9/5
(23 ratings)

Start with this simple but flavorful recipe, then add in anything you'd like! Try it with fresh herbs like chives, cilantro, rosemary, or thyme.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 1.8g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 65.2
Lemon Zucchini Dip
Very Good 4.0/5
(27 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
Easy Whole Wheat Flatbread
Very Good 4.5/5
(71 ratings)

Chewy, homemade flatbread makes any meal seem special. Use in place of pitas, bread, or crackers!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.9g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 5.4g | Calories: 84.5
Bruschetta-Stuffed Mushrooms
Very Good 4.3/5
(132 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
Apple-Escarole Salad with Gorgonzola and Walnuts
Very Good 4.2/5
(13 ratings)

This salad is full of distinct, strong flavors. It's a great way to get new greens onto your plate.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.2g | Fat: 11.1g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 4.1g | Calories: 156.4
Mini Sweet Potato Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(62 ratings)

Try these light and low-fat personal pies for dessert during the fall. They're a great substitute for pumpkin pie or sweet potato casserole.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 151
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Roast Beef Toasts with Lemon and Lettuce
Very Good 4.3/5
(10 ratings)

As simple, sophisticated hors d'oeuvres.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.5g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 6.5g | Calories: 113.2
This recipe has been marked private.
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
Chicken-Veggie Quesadillas with Ranch Yogurt Sauce
Good 3.8/5
(50 ratings)

This is a great kids' meal, or cut each quesadilla into eight pieces for an appetizer.

Submitted by SPCOOKBOOK

Carbs: 14.6g | Fat: 9.1g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 25.6g | Calories: 242.5
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