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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Chilled Shrimp with Pineapple and Papaya Salsa

Gently stir fried shrimp are served over a fresh fruit salsa, in this delicious recipe.  An outstanding appetizer for a summer evening, or dinner party.

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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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Low Fat Spinach Dip

This delicious spinach dip can be prepared a day ahead of time.  The flavors will have more time to meld during refrigeration.

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Creamy Ginger Fruit Dip

This dip is wonderful served with fresh sliced apples, pears, bananas and whole strawberries.

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Aunt Mary's Famous Apple Cake

Delicious and low fat.  The size of the pan makes a huge difference. With little fat in the batter, a taller cake heats through much more slowly. For example, in a 9-inch pan, this cake normally t

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