Quick and easy 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
123765 views
Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This is one of those dishes that I have to order every single time I go to Chinatown and see them on the menu. I love the crunch of the lettuce,…

Joanne Weir
Jul 2008
Professional
56 votes
90408 views
Roasted Butternut Squash Dip

Roasted Butternut Squash Dip

This is a tasty Thanksgiving dip that your guest can enjoy until the meal is served. Make it up to 3 days ahead and stir in parsley at serving time.…

CM215
Oct 2008
Intermediate
39 votes
5701 views
Baked Jalapeno Dip

Baked Jalapeno Dip

This dip is irresistible. If you're looking for a light, healthy appetizer, this isn't it. But if you want something that's easy to make, tastes…

Nancy Miyasaki
Nov 2009
Intermediate
32 votes
16701 views
Sea Scallop Insalta Caprese

Sea Scallop Insalta Caprese

Starting off with an appetizer? An easy way to make seared scallops, pan fried outside on the grill in a little olive oil. After they are browned…

Claudia lamascolo
Feb 2010
Professional
15 votes
4582 views
Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters

Ryan Fillhardt
Mar 2008
Professional
14 votes
17281 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
3647 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
7950 views
MINCED CHICKEN & LAP CHEUNG IN LETTUCE CUPS

MINCED CHICKEN & LAP CHEUNG IN LETTUCE CUPS

There are so many versions of Chicken in Lettuce Cups. This recipe features the classic trinity of chicken,…

Linda Tay Esposito
Aug 2008
Professional
7 votes
7054 views
Avocado and Feta Salad

Avocado and Feta Salad

This recipe works as a guacamole when served with tortilla chips, or can stand alone as a salad, or used as a chutney.

Yvette Bedrosian
Jul 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
1503 views
Spicy Shrimp on Spinach

Spicy Shrimp on Spinach

We made this as one of the dishes at our annual stay at the Koehler Winery near in Los Olivos near Santa Barbara. Everything we made was delicious,…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
6 votes
1559 views
Quick Organic Guacamole

Quick Organic Guacamole

Perfect guacamole for parties or whenever

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
6 votes
6018 views
Roasted almonds with Quinoa, Flax and Sunflower seed

Roasted almonds with Quinoa, Flax and Sunflower seed

This is a great, healthy snack that we had up in Park City this week. We all munched happily all week, and got…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
6 votes
1951 views
Mushrooms with Butter, Garlic and Croutons

Mushrooms with Butter, Garlic and Croutons

This is a delicious and easy to make mushroom dish. It tastes as good as fancy stuffed mushrooms, but is half…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jun 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
6852 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
8540 views