American dinner party appetizers & snacks recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Guacamole Tex-Mex

Guacamole Tex-Mex

Super simple - fast - packs just enough punch. It will be the best you ever tasted. Bring on the cervesas, margaritas - and lots of quality…

Amos Miller
May 2015
Professional
2 votes
274 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
6253 views
Roasted Red Pepper & Feta Dip

Roasted Red Pepper & Feta Dip

Still snowed in and entertaining the stranded! So I tried another Ellie Krieger recipe for a game day or appetizer dip option. Even though Ellie…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
3 votes
2243 views
BEST EVER PEANUT BRITTLE

BEST EVER PEANUT BRITTLE

I never knew how good peanut brittle was until I made this and I also never knew how easy it was. You just need to make sure you have a candy…

Claudia lamascolo
Jan 2014
Professional
4 votes
2747 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
33 votes
19160 views
Cran-Orange Muffins

Cran-Orange Muffins

Cran-Orange muffins are light , tasty and refreshing when entertaining guests out on the patio or pool side. In the winter, they go well with…

J. Gino Genovesi
Jun 2013
Professional
1 vote
1441 views
Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

This is a great appetizer for entertaining as the recipe doesn’t require that much prep and you can hang out with your friends outside while the…

Robyn Medlin
May 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
2549 views
Pâté with Bacon & Onion

Pâté with Bacon & Onion

A "pâté" (pah-TAY) is simply a paste of meat and a fat. It can be super fancy, or, as in this recipe, super simple. Guaranteed to impress your…

Amos Miller
Jun 2012
Professional
3 votes
2058 views
Cheese corn

Cheese corn

I WAS MAKING SOME MEXICAN FOOD AND WE HAD SOME CORN ON THE COB SO I TOOK A SLICE OF CHEESE AND RAPED IT AROUND IT AND MICRO WAVED IT, I WAS SO GOOD…

GARY ESTESS
Apr 2015
Professional
1 vote
172 views
Yellow Cake Mix Bars

Yellow Cake Mix Bars

This is a nice yellow cake bar recipe that you and your friends can enjoy over coffee or tea.

Lidy Concepcion
Dec 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
9881 views
Feta Stuffed Kalamata Olives

Feta Stuffed Kalamata Olives

These are a little time consuming to make but so worth it! They'll be a hit at any cocktail party!

Mary Joseph
Jan 2011
Advanced
1 vote
1536 views
Guinness Chili Loaded Baked Potato

Guinness Chili Loaded Baked Potato

Here is my famous Happy Saint Patricks Day Guinness Chili Loaded Baked Potatoes! WE love these!

Claudia lamascolo
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
1603 views
Penn Cove Mussels Provencal

Penn Cove Mussels Provencal

John Howie
Oct 2008
Professional
3 votes
4371 views
Vegan Apple Oatmeal Cinnamon Cake

Vegan Apple Oatmeal Cinnamon Cake

This guilt free "guilty pleasure" is a vegan delight...loaded with oatmeal and apples and flavored with…

Rich H
Jan 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
1065 views
Hard Boiled Eggs for cooks who can't boil water

Hard Boiled Eggs for cooks who can't boil water

Forget the boiling water, colander, cracks and boil-outs. Hard "Boiled" Eggs made in the oven are easier,…

Glenn
Mar 2013
Beginner
1 vote
2076 views