Is it possible to make a tasty appetizer without gooey cheese, fatty meats, creamy dips, deep-frying or all of the above? We're here to tell you that the answer is yes! There are all kinds of delicious appetizers to make and enjoy without a moment of guilt.
Tortilla chips and dip are a staple at summer gatherings. This version includes black beans for protein along with corn, avocados, tomatoes and scallions. A half-cup serving has only two-thirds the fat and calories of standard recipes.
Have you ever been at a party and suddenly realized you've been downing mouthfuls of salted peanuts for who knows how long? Pan-fried chickpeas have the protein and the crunch without the fat and the sodium.
These appetizer recipes work equally well as dishes for a small-plates dinner. Do you have a favorite healthy appetizer recipe to add to our list? Tell us in the comments!