Low-Calorie Cocktail Nibbles

Featured Article,Healthy Recipes and Nutrition
December 26, 2013

Be a healthy hostess and serve these low-calorie appetizers at your New Year's Eve cocktail soiree.

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Get a head-start on your resolutions and ring in the New Year with some delicious low-calorie cocktail bites. Healthy, inspired takes on party favorites, these appetizers won’t wreck your waistline.

Maple Spiced Nuts

These delectable sweet-and-spicy nuts—with a kick of cayenne balanced out by tangy lemon and maple syrup—are a great snack for your New Year’s cocktail party.

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Shrimp Cocktail Cucumber Bites

A fresh, modern twist on the classic shrimp cocktail, served on top of thick cucumber slices.

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Spinach with Peppery Cheese

At last—a healthful spinach and cheese dip.

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Smoky Bean Baked Nachos

This recipe uses baked chips, a delicious and flavorful base of pinto beans with smoky chipotle pepper, lots of fresh salsa, and just a smattering of high-quality cheese.

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Smart Walnut and Panko Crusted Shrimp

This East-meets-West baked shrimp offers up a light and tasty appetizer. Serve with a gingery citrus sauce.

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Endive and Fig Bites

These leafy green specialties serve as a sophisticated appetizer.
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Date and Blue Cheese Ball

Cheese balls are an easy, tasty, fab party food–try this lightened-up version with sweet dates and savory blue cheese!
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Tennessee Cheddar Puffs

Light and airy, these Cheddar Puffs are a perfect party appetizer.

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