Savory snacks and sides
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29 Recipes Created by MBLESSING77

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Baked Zucchini Bites
Very Good 4.4/5
(61 ratings)
Baked Zucchini Bites

Much healthier than fried zucchini, these crispy little bites make a yummy snack or side dish!Submitted by KRAVMAGAGIRL

Carbs: 9.7g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 4.4g | Calories: 67.7
Creamy Polenta
Very Good 4.0/5
(6 ratings)
Creamy Polenta

This is a low cal and quick sidedish. A great alternative to Mashed potatoes!Submitted by CHOHERTZ

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 7.3g | Calories: 160.3
Microwave Potato Chips
Very Good 4.4/5
(44 ratings)
Microwave Potato Chips

When craving something crunchy and salty, this is a great snack to munch on without all the extra calories!Submitted by DARKEST_STAR

Carbs: 18.5g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 84
Quinoa with Spinach and Feta Cheese
Very Good 4.4/5
(363 ratings)
Quinoa with Spinach and Feta Cheese

Quinoa is similar to brown rice, with a higher protein content. This is a delicious side dish or light meal.Submitted by SLIMKATIE

Carbs: 32.1g | Fat: 8.5g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 232.8
Black Bean Spread
Very Good 4.6/5
(5 ratings)
Black Bean Spread

This versatile spread can be used as a dip, filling for burritos, or as a boost of protein for quesadillas. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 17.6g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 5.8g | Protein: 5.8g | Calories: 101.4
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
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
Low Cholesterol Scalloped Potatoes
Very Good 4.3/5
(243 ratings)
Low Cholesterol Scalloped Potatoes

A low-fat, heart healthy version of this traditional comfort food.

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 4.2g | Calories: 111.3
Easy Eggplant Bruschetta
Good 3.8/5
(80 ratings)
Easy Eggplant Bruschetta

Simply seasoned eggplant is great as a dip, a spread for crackers or crusty bread, or a flavor-booster for chicken.

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 52.6
Easy Baked Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers
Very Good 4.8/5
(12 ratings)
Easy Baked Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

Submitted by LIVESIMPLY1

Carbs: 1.8g | Fat: 12g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 8.5g | Calories: 148.6
Cheesy Broccoli Bites
Very Good 4.3/5
(7 ratings)
Cheesy Broccoli Bites

Crispy fillo shells filled with creamy broccoli and cheese are elegant yet simple.Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 7.8g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 3.8g | Calories: 71.9
Cowboy Caviar
Very Good 4.5/5
(282 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
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
Easy Cucumber Cups
Good 3.6/5
(38 ratings)
Easy Cucumber Cups

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
Pico de Gallo - Authentic Mexican Salsa
Very Good 4.6/5
(450 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
Low-Fat Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Very Good 4.6/5
(18 ratings)
Low-Fat Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

This super-delicious chickpea spread is perfect as a dip for veggies; spread on whole wheat/whole grain toast or bagel and with thin cucumber slices; spread a thin layer on a wrap, add a light sprinkling of feta cheese, then add romaine, thin cucumber strips and three coarsely chopped kalamata olives - roll and enjoy!Submitted by LONESTARGIRL1

Carbs: 10.8g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 72.8
Buffalo Chicken Dip
Very Good 4.7/5
(80 ratings)
Buffalo Chicken Dip

A great party dip that all my friends ask for everytime we have a cook out or party!Submitted by ELAINEHN

Carbs: 3g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 5.3g | Calories: 70.7
Greek Penne Pasta Salad
Very Good 4.2/5
(9 ratings)
Greek Penne Pasta Salad

This penne pasta salad is a healthier take on a classic cookout side dish. Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 28.1g | Fat: 8.1g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 189.9
Irish Potato Pancakes
Very Good 4.4/5
(18 ratings)
Irish Potato Pancakes

These golden pancakes are crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. They taste great with applesauce!Submitted by DANCEFORHIM

Carbs: 14.2g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 87.2
Chili Cheese Fries
Good 3.9/5
(10 ratings)
Chili Cheese Fries

The perfect way to serve leftover chili.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 23.1g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 5g | Protein: 9.2g | Calories: 171
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