Low Calorie Appetizers

Our healthy, low-calorie appetizers make the perfect start to any occasion. Choose from light and tangy salsas, spicy spreads, veggie dips, and more for healthy, low-calorie appetizers that will please your guests every time.

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Top 10 Summer Sips: Low-Calorie Spiked and Virgin Versions of Your Favorite Cocktails

These mocktail and cocktail versions of popular happy hour offerings are ideal to enjoy all summer long. Bonus: They're all less than 150 calories!

Herbed Deviled Egg Bruschetta

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 45 mins

Warm Brie with Fig and Pistachio Tapenade

Better Homes and Gardens

Creamy brie gets melty and even more decadent when you bake it for just five minutes.

Total: 15 mins

Multigrain Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

A mix of all-purpose, whole-wheat and rye flours, plus oats, wheat germ and cormeal, adds hearty texture and heart-healthy fiber to these dinner rolls. Serve with soup, salad, pasta or anything that needs sopped up.

Veggie Bundles


Add satisfying salty and rich flavors to roasted asparagus by wrapping bundles of the vegetables in slices of bacon.

Smoked Turkey on Wheat Biscuits

Better Homes and Gardens

Herb biscuits and turkey make this appetizer almost enough for a light meal.

Total: 8 mins
Total: 2 hrs 55 mins

Holiday Cheese Straws

Better Homes and Gardens

These tasty snacks are perfect for parties. They complement most any appetizer tray. Or serve them alongside soups or stews in place of bread.

Almond Brie

Midwest Living

For a fast but sophisticated appetizer, spread orange marmalade on Brie and grill. Garnish with nuts, then serve with bread, fruit, or crackers.

Potato Soup with Tarragon

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this sophisticated chilled soup as a first course or with tossed greens and crusty bread for a light summer luncheon.

Nutty Cheese Log


Guests will enjoy this cheesy, pecan-coated appetizer flavored with Dijon mustard, orange flavor drink mix, garlic powder and hot pepper sauce.

Total: 3 hrs 15 mins

Curried Snack Mix

Midwest Living

White Bean and Prosciutto

Family Circle

Step aside, store-bought hummus. This homemade bean spread goes above and beyond with crumbled prosciutto folded in (and sprinkled on top).

Chicken Meatballs in Port-Fig Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Simmer chicken meatballs in a rich, fruity sauce for a party appetizer that will disappear in a flash. Prefer to serve without toothpicks? Stack each meatball on top of a slice of crostini.

Papusas with Curtido

Better Homes and Gardens

El Salvador shares Mexico's love of masa, a corn flour dough used for the base of these stuffed patties. Vegetarians can use extra cheese in place of the pork.

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