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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Simple Shrimp Dip

This easy shrimp dip is both nutritious, and diabetic friendly. A great dip to place in the middle of a vegetable platter.

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Golden Sweet Sushi (Inarizushi)

My students always call this small, barrel shaped, golden sushi "dessert sushi," because of its sweet flavor.  The sushi rice itself is not sweetened, but it is packed in fried thin tofu that is s

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Japanese Crispy Rice Crackers (Usuyoki Senbei)

This simple recipe produces thin, very crisp rice crackers.  The sesame seeds added to the dough provide additional texture and sweetness, and a nice nutty flavor.

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Low Fat Shrimp Spread

This spread takes only a few ingredients and whips up in no time at all, but folks seem to absolutely love it!

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Stir Fried Carrots and Peppers

A very colorful and attractive side dish.  Feel free to add a handful of shrimp to this recipe, if that is your preference.

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