Healthy Appetizers Recipes

When hosting parties or social gatherings, it's always a good idea to offer healthy appetizer options. Many of us are now carefully selecting healthy food options and taking control of our diets. Crunchy vegetables crudites, calcium rich cheeses and olive based tapenades are all wonderful healthy appetizer choices.
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Italian Style Marinated Olives

Brine, or oil cured olives are full of flavor.  These olives do not disappoint, as the flavor really comes through from the marinade.

 

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Watermelon Cucumber Salsa

You will want to prepare this fruit salsa just before serving. The watermelon is so juicy, that it won't keep well for an extended period of time.

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Grilled Sesame Mushrooms

Grill the caps whole and then toss them with a teriyaki-like sauce for a simple side dish.  Look for shitake mushrooms with large caps, so they can be grilled right on the grill grate.

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Chris's Guacamole

Great Guacomole that goes well with anything, chips, burritos tacos and the like.

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Vegetable Samosas

Crisp and spicy, these tasty party snacks are enjoyed everywhere. Throughout the East, they are sold by street vendors, and eaten at any time of day. Fila pastry can be used if you like a lighter

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