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Healthy Appetizers

Looking for healthy appetizers recipes? Find healthy appetizers recipes including healthy party appetizers, heart healthy appetizers, and more healthy appetizers.

Artichoke Rye Toasts

Artichoke Rye Toasts

Artichoke Rye Toasts

Quick, light and cheesy, Joann Guzolik’s mouthwatering artichoke bites make irresistible finger food for guests of all ages at her home in West Leechburg, Pennsylvania.

Mini BLTs

Mini BLTs

Mini BLTs

Celery adds a nice crunch to these no-fuss appetizers. The delightful nibbles are always popular at parties and get-togethers.—Elizabeth Borgemenke, Mason, Ohio

Tempting Shrimp Phyllo Tarts

Tempting Shrimp Phyllo Tarts

Tempting Shrimp Phyllo Tarts

Writes Heather Melnick of Macedon, New York, “this appetizer has been a real hit at church receptions and family events.” With shrimp, a little wine, and phyllo, these little tarts will “upscale” any party.
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Mini Pizza Cups

Mini Pizza Cups

Mini Pizza Cups

“Served hot or cold, these little pizzas are wonderful,” says Jane Jones of Cedar, Minnesota. Their small size makes them ideal for an after-school snack or kid-friendly party. Plus, they’re so easy to make, little ones can help you in the kitchen!

Mexican Cheesecake

Mexican Cheesecake

Mexican Cheesecake

People will rave over this super-easy cheesecake appetizer. I've made this recipe several times at parties, and people were so surprised it was low fat. Make it a day ahead for convenience, adding salsa just before serving. —Sandy Burkett, Galena, Ohio

Caramelized Onion Spinach Dip

Caramelized Onion Spinach Dip

Caramelized Onion Spinach Dip

Our taste panel just raved about this creamy low-fat spinach dip from Corrine Rupp in Statesville, North Carolina. Richly caramelized sweet onions and a hint of wine make for a decadently delicious appetizer—but this one’s guilt-free!

Italian Stuffed Artichokes

Italian Stuffed Artichokes

Italian Stuffed Artichokes

“I can remember Mom making this special treat at Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas,” writes Emma Magielda from Amsterdam, New York. “We looked forward to it all year!” TIP: For easy eating, Emma suggests pulling leaves from the artichoke one at a time. Draw each through your teeth slowly, scraping and eating only the tender flesh at the base. Continue until you reach the central cone or heart of tender young leaves. Eat this with a fork.

Fruit Skewers with Ginger Dip

Fruit Skewers with Ginger Dip

Fruit Skewers with Ginger Dip

“A friend shared this refreshing recipe with us and my husband and I thought it was simply delicious,” writes Cindy Winter-Hartley from Apex, North Carolina. Laced with lime, ginger and honey, the creamy dip is great all year-round.

Easy Party Bruschetta

Easy Party Bruschetta

Easy Party Bruschetta

This pretty bruschetta packs plenty of fresh flavor and gets a hint of heat from jalapeno pepper. It’s perfect for a casual buffet table when tomatoes are at their summer best. Del Mason of Martensville, Saskatchewan shares the recipe.

Green Olive Tapenade

Green Olive Tapenade

Green Olive Tapenade

“This recipe offers an excellent way to create elegant and full-flavored appetizers,” writes Teresa Spencer from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. “It’s perfect with wine and other drinks."

Makeover Green Olive Tapenade

Makeover Green Olive Tapenade

Makeover Green Olive Tapenade

This is a scrumptious, super-fast appetizer that looks and tastes so good, you'll never guess it's light. “This recipe offers an excellent way to create elegant and full-flavored appetizers,” writes Teresa Spencer from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.
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