Kid friendly appetizers & snacks recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

This is fresh, healthy and delicious. People love it, even kids. You can make it ahead, so it's great for a summer party. Serve it with…

Lynn Yamamoto Dalman
Jun 2008
Beginner
98 votes
126747 views
CEVICHE! ~ Costa Rican Style

CEVICHE! ~ Costa Rican Style

My buddy, Ed, of Puerto Rican descent, spent his time in the Air Force in Central and South America. Ed's favorite dish: ceviche! He tells endless…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
7 votes
8849 views
CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS

CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS

The char siu bao is a dimsum staple. Sweet, juicy bits of Chinese bbq pork oozing out of the soft, sweet bun.…

Linda Tay Esposito
Jul 2008
Professional
9 votes
69422 views
BANANA FRITTERS

BANANA FRITTERS

You can give your kids an appetizing snack by simply using available ingredients in your kitchen. This recipe is so simple and easy.

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO
Jul 2010
Advanced
4 votes
9367 views
Pear & Fig Chutney

Pear & Fig Chutney

I still had a few pears from the orchard and the figs are almost finished. Why not a Pear & Fig chutney? Easily done! This is everything a…

Amos Miller
Nov 2011
Professional
9 votes
4250 views
Skinny, Mini Mexican Meatball Tostada Appetizers

Skinny, Mini Mexican Meatball Tostada Appetizers

Delight your guests with these itty, bitty meatballs atop a mini tostada. This is such a yummy and simple…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jun 2012
Professional
4 votes
4742 views
BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS

BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS

This is a recipe for the dough of the fluffy white skins of the char siu bao and the shanghai cabbage buns.…

Linda Tay Esposito
Jul 2008
Professional
9 votes
30351 views
LIPARDO'S PUTO SECO

LIPARDO'S PUTO SECO

My recipe is on Top 20 Best Asian Cookie Recipes as rated and reviewed by millions of home cooks. … “I used to enjoy my own recipes but it’s more…

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO
Nov 2012
Advanced
2 votes
4389 views
Skinny Irish Pub Beef Stew for St. Patrick’s Day

Skinny Irish Pub Beef Stew for St. Patrick’s Day

This peasant style stew is so hearty and perfect to make for St. Patrick’s Day. I’ve made a skinny version by…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Mar 2012
Professional
2 votes
2811 views
New Favorite Tomato Salsa

New Favorite Tomato Salsa

Easy prep. Make it as mild or hot as you want.

myra byanka
Jul 2014
Professional
1 vote
690 views
Apple Bacon Cheddar Crostini

Apple Bacon Cheddar Crostini

Great fall appetizer, party food or fun snack.

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
233 views
Asian-style Deep Fried Chicken Wings

Asian-style Deep Fried Chicken Wings

I have been making this version of chicken wings for years now, and they are always a hit. This is just the…

A.L. Wiebe
May 2011
Professional
2 votes
2609 views
Spanakopita Dip

Spanakopita Dip

So yummy! Great for parties and get togethers. Original recipe is posted here but I leave out the dill because I am not a big fan of dill. Serve…

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
356 views
GOW CHOI GAU – SHRIMP & CHIVES DUMPLINGS

GOW CHOI GAU – SHRIMP & CHIVES DUMPLINGS

Gow Choi - Chinese chives are stronger in flavor -- more garlicy taste than regular chives -- than regular…

Linda Tay Esposito
Aug 2008
Professional
5 votes
12359 views
The Best Refrigerator Pickles

The Best Refrigerator Pickles

This is my mothers refrigerator pickle recipe. This was handed down from generation to generation in our house.

Robyn Savoie
Jun 2013
Advanced
1 vote
3767 views