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Healthy Finger Foods

Looking for healthy finger food recipes? Get healthy finger foods for your next party or holiday gathering from Taste of Home.

Low-Fat Fruit Dip

Low-Fat Fruit Dip

Low-Fat Fruit Dip

"This fruity dip is easy to prepare and so refreshing for summer get-togethers or brunches," writes Linda Venema from Fulton, Illinois. "The secret ingredient is the lemon-lime soda. It adds a little extra zing." Crushed pineapple and coconut extract bring a hint of the tropics to the creamy dip. Serve it with strawberries, grapes and bite-size melon pieces.

Light Guacamole

Light Guacamole

Light Guacamole

Feel guilty dipping into guacamole? This lower-fat version is a yummy alternative. It has chunky bits of tomato and is well seasoned with jalapeno peppers, cumin and cilantro. "I've made and enjoyed this recipe many, many times over the years," says Marlene Tokarski of Mesa, Arizona.

Rosemary Zucchini Sticks

Rosemary Zucchini Sticks

Rosemary Zucchini Sticks

"Our family loves zucchini, but fried zucchini has too much fat. So I baked these one day and everybody—even the grandchildren—thought they were great," writes Betty Jackson of White Pine, Tennessee.
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Fruit Salsa with Ginger Chips

Fruit Salsa with Ginger Chips

Fruit Salsa with Ginger Chips

Pineapple, mango and kiwifruit give Christy Johnson's fruit salsa a tropical twist. "This combination of fruity salsa and crisp gingery chips is wonderful on a hot day," she writes from Columbus, Ohio. "I like to serve this with pineapple iced tea, which I make by simply adding some of the drained pineapple juice from this recipe to a pitcher of tea."

Apple Chicken Quesadillas

Apple Chicken Quesadillas

Apple Chicken Quesadillas

My sister came up with easy recipe that can be served as a main course or an appetizer. People are surprised by the combination of chicken, apples, tomatoes and corn inside the crispy tortillas, but they love it. —Stacia Slagle of Maysville, Missouri

Canadian Bacon Potato Skins

Canadian Bacon Potato Skins

Canadian Bacon Potato Skins

Whether you're looking for a fun appetizer or a tasty side dish, these potato skins are sure to fill the bill! Mary Plummer of DeSoto, Kansas tops potato shells with Canadian bacon, chopped tomato and reduced-fat cheese.

Mini Shrimp Rolls

Mini Shrimp Rolls

Mini Shrimp Rolls

"These tasty tidbits make a great appetizer or even a mini meal," writes Jennifer Jones of Pine City, New York. "Plus, they're healthier than deep-fried egg rolls. I experimented with various ingredients to come up with the creamy filling...then baked the egg rolls to keep the fat lower."

Easy Smoked Salmon

Easy Smoked Salmon

Easy Smoked Salmon

"A reader shared this recipe in another Reiman magazine years ago...and it has become my favorite way to prepare salmon," writes Norma Fell from Boyne City, Michigan.

Horseradish Mustard Dip

Horseradish Mustard Dip

Horseradish Mustard Dip

A tongue-tingling blend of zesty flavors comes together in Shirley Glaab's versatile vegetable dip. "This is also great on ham, turkey or roast beef sandwiches," she suggests from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, "I stir a little into my potato salad, egg salad and tuna salad, too." To suit more timid tastes, cut the horseradish back to 2 teaspoons.

Skinny Crab Quiche

Skinny Crab Quiche

Skinny Crab Quiche

Crabmeat, zucchini, cheddar cheese and green onions flavor this savory crustless quiche. I take this to potlucks, cut into appetizer-size slices. As a diabetic, I know there will be at least one dish there I can eat guilt-free. —Nancy Romero, Clarkston, Washington

Hot Mexican Dip

Hot Mexican Dip

Hot Mexican Dip

This hearty dip from Heather O'Neill of Dudley, Massachusetts won't last long at your next gathering. Green chilies, taco sauce and chili powder add zip to the appetizing blend of ground turkey, refried beans, cheese and seasonings.
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