Low-Fat Appetizer Recipes

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Caribbean Holiday Shrimp

Rating: Unrated
Skewer these spicy marinated shrimp with toothpicks to create a yummy appetizer. Toss them with greens to make a special salad.

Super Summer Salsa

Rating: Unrated
This is a different, sweet salsa that is perfect for summer and receives rave reviews! It stars sweet white corn and black beans, with red onion, red pepper, sugar, and the crisp tang of rice wine vinegar. Serve with chips.

Manhattan Meatballs

Rating: Unrated
Sweet and sour meatballs that will be a hit at any party.

Awesome Red Pepper Hummus Dip

Rating: Unrated
This is a fantastic and tasty snack for anyone. My toddler loves to dip things in it or to have it as a snack on a tortilla or cracker. It's great as a dip for vegetables and crackers, or used as a spread on wraps and sandwiches.

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Satay

Rating: Unrated
A great mix of heat and sweet! Chicken skewers marinated and grilled to tender, juicy perfection. Enjoy with a peanut sauce, honey, or even plain!

Great Garlic Knots

Rating: Unrated
So simple and quick to make, these delicious knots of herb-seasoned bread will do well to complete just about any meal. Or eat these tasty knots as a snack between meals, with your favorite spread slathered on! Using fresh rosemary makes these knots especially fragrant.

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

Rating: Unrated
These spring rolls are a refreshing change from the usual fried variety, and have become a family favorite. They are great as a cool summertime appetizer, and are delicious dipped in one or both of the sauces.
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Fruity Fun Skewers

Rating: Unrated
I was looking for a different way to serve fruit, and it just popped into my head! Why not use fruit skewers?

Lomi Lomi

Rating: Unrated
Smoked salmon, tomato and onion make up this tantalizing Hawaiian salad. It's just not a luau without the lomi!

Pineapple Chicken Tenders

Rating: Unrated
Delicious little bites for an appetizer or a light meal with a salad!

Perfect Sushi Rice

Rating: Unrated
Here is my recipe for the perfect sushi rice. You can eat this alone or roll into your favorite sushi roll with ingredients of choice. I use strips of carrots, cucumbers and slices of avocado. You can adjust the amount of vinegar in this recipe to suit your taste.

Balsamic Bruschetta

Rating: Unrated
Simple appetizer - the balsamic vinegar gives it a little kick. Best if the mixture has 1 or 2 hours to blend flavors before serving.

Inspiration and Ideas

Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Ditch the fat but keep all the fun and flavor. These fresh spring rolls are stuffed with mint, shrimp, and rice noodles.

Quick Mango Salsa

"What can I say but YUM!! Easy, and flavorful. Great summer addition!" – Cindy

Mango Salsa

Rating: Unrated

This is a very tasty mango salsa that is great served over fish. My favorite is any fish blackened with Cajun seasoning and then topped with this salsa. Also great for dipping chips.