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Low Fat Appetizers

Looking for low fat appetizers? Find healhty low fat appetizer recipes and low fat starters for your party or dinner.

Maple Fruit Dip

Maple Fruit Dip

Maple Fruit Dip

"Cinnamon pairs nicely with maple syrup in this delicious dip," explains Cathy Liebert from Harland, Wisconsin. "It makes a wonderful coating for strawberries, bananas and apples...and it's a great way to get people to eat fresh fruit."

Yogurt Veggie Dip

Yogurt Veggie Dip

Yogurt Veggie Dip

Donna Smith of Victor, New York puts an unusual spin on yogurt dip by adding radishes. "This creamy dip makes a zippy appetizer when served with cauliflower and broccoli florets or rye bread cubes," she suggests.

Chicken Salad Wonton Stars

Chicken Salad Wonton Stars

Chicken Salad Wonton Stars

This recipe packs a bite-size punch of creamy chicken salad wrapped in a crispy shell. "These yummy wonton cups make a great appetizer for a ladies' luncheon or a fun snack anytime," assures Starr Tharp of Parchment, Michigan
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Tomato Black Bean Salsa

Tomato Black Bean Salsa

Tomato Black Bean Salsa

This fresh-tasting medley bursts with homegrown garden goodness, including tomatoes, red pepper and crunchy corn. "Serve this salsa in the traditional way with baked tortilla chips and veggies—or as a condiment for fish," suggests Chris Schnittka of Charlottesville, Virginia.

Asparagus Guacamole

Asparagus Guacamole

Asparagus Guacamole

To trim down traditional guacamole, I experimented with asparagus instead. My husband and our three hungry sons say this chunky low-fat version is as tasty as the original. I love the guilt-free dipping. —Judi Hammer of Litilz, Pennsylvania

Salmon Pate

Salmon Pate

Salmon Pate

This is a recipe I often use when I am expecting company. It is a perfect appetizer.—Gudrun Braker, Burnet, Wisconsin

Turkey Quesadillas

Turkey Quesadillas

Turkey Quesadillas

Loaded with garden-fresh vegetables, this Mexican specialty is sure to be popular with the whole family. Plus, it's a snap to prepare on a busy weeknight.

Colorful Corn Salsa

Colorful Corn Salsa

Colorful Corn Salsa

"This colorful salsa is worth the extra time it takes to grill the ears of corn," assures field editor Nancy Horsburgh of Everett, Ontario. "The flavor goes well with barbecued meats, but it's also tasty served with chips."

Horseradish Crab Dip

Horseradish Crab Dip

Horseradish Crab Dip

I depend on this mildly seasoned crab dip when hosting parties. It's a terrific time-saver when accompanied by celery sticks or your favorite raw veggie. It's so simple to prepare that it gives me time to get other appetizers ready or mingle with guests.

Layered Asian Dip

Layered Asian Dip

Layered Asian Dip

Guests at gatherings Bonnie Mazur and her husband host are quick to dig into this delectable dip. "With tender chunks of chicken and Asian seasoning, it's a nice switch from traditional taco dip," she writes from Reedsburg, Wisconsin.

Cheesy Zucchini Bites

Cheesy Zucchini Bites

Cheesy Zucchini Bites

Garden-fresh zucchini and cherry tomatoes are tastefully combined in these colorful appetizers. Writes Amy Frombach of Bradford, Pennsylvania, "Folks tend to hang around the appetizer tray whenever I serve these pretty party bites."
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