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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.

Strawberry Breakfast Spread

Strawberry Breakfast Spread

Strawberry Breakfast Spread

"This recipe comes from my mother, Helen Orman, who is on a restricted diet," says Theresa Brown of Mountain Home, Idaho. "She makes this yummy fruit spread often and uses it in place of jellies and syrups."

Feta Olive Dip

Feta Olive Dip

Feta Olive Dip

Feta cheese, garlic and ripe olives, along with a hint of hot sauce, give a Greek salad-like flavor to this distinctive dip sent by Debbie Burton of Callander, Ontario. Besides pita chips, it's terrific with crackers, tortilla chips, pita bread, pretzels and carrot and celery sticks.

Herbed Cottage Cheese

Herbed Cottage Cheese

Herbed Cottage Cheese

"When I switched from regular to low-fat cottage cheese, I was disappointed with the taste, says Traci Hirstein of Western Springs, Illinois. "So I pulled out this recipe my mother gave me years ago. With this jazzed-up version of light cottage cheese, I don't miss the fat at all. Serve it with canned tuna and a few crackers for a great light lunch.
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Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

Summer picnics and potlucks would hardly be complete without a platter of these creamy appetizer. I serve this classic version of this hearty finger food at many gatherings. These have a month-watering filling that includes mustard and mayonnaise.—Velma Berger, Nappanee, Indiana

Makeover Deviled Eggs

Makeover Deviled Eggs

Makeover Deviled Eggs

This revised version of a classic appetizer uses only half of the egg yolks of the original recipe and calls for soft bread crumbs to help firm up the filling. The mayonnaise was replaced with fat-free mayonnaise and reduced-fat sour cream.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Grilled Pork Appetizers

Grilled Pork Appetizers

Grilled Pork Appetizers

People can't seem to get enough of these tender hors d'oeuvres. Marinated in a sauce that is slightly sweetened with honey, the party starters also make a wonderful entree when served over rice. —Susan LeBrun Of Sulphur, Louisiana

Apple Pear Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

Apple Pear Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

Apple Pear Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

For a fun treat that's sure to be requested at all your parties, try this appetizer. The salsa offers good-for-you fruits, and the crunchy home-baked chips are healthy alternative to commercial snacks. —Courtney Fons of Brighton, Michigan

Ranch Tortilla Roll-Ups

Ranch Tortilla Roll-Ups

Ranch Tortilla Roll-Ups

In Berlin, Pennsylvania, Karen Thomas curbs hunger in a hurry. "These zest roll-ups are great as picnic nibbles, dinner appetizers and football party munchies," she notes. "When my husband's co-workers at the state patrol come over for meals, they admit 'low-fat' can be delicious."

Cheesy Bagel Bites

Cheesy Bagel Bites

Cheesy Bagel Bites

Here's a simple recipe that adds zippy flavor to everyday bagels. Beck Ruff of Monona, Iowa recommends this speedy method for filling up a snack tray in a nutritious way...and emptying it even quicker!

Cucumber-Dill Shrimp Dip

Cucumber-Dill Shrimp Dip

Cucumber-Dill Shrimp Dip

"This is a favorite standby of mine when I need a quick appetizer," says Kathryn Goecke of Montrose, Colorado. The creamy dill dip, with chunks of shrimp and cucumber, makes a nice change from the standard shrimp and cocktail sauce.

Fabulous Fruit Spread

Fabulous Fruit Spread

Fabulous Fruit Spread

Our Test Kitchen concocted this citrusy cream cheese spread accented with bits of dried fruit and tangy grated orange peel. Serve it as a snacking spread on low-fat crackers or for breakfast on English muffins or bagels.
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