Quick and easy dinner party recipes with 200 or fewer calories

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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
17537 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
5174 views
Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Eggplant has nothing to do with eggs - unless you dip and bread them. This sauce is a knockout! We grow…

Amos Miller
Sep 2011
Professional
12 votes
2184 views
Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
10 votes
1452 views
Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

I have never been a really big fan of cauliflower, but I love potatoes and spices. This dish, known as 'Alu…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
8 votes
2697 views
Romaine Salad with Creamy Basil Dressing

Romaine Salad with Creamy Basil Dressing

The crisp inner leaves of romaine lettuce goes wonderfully with this light and creamy basil-infused dressing.…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2012
Advanced
7 votes
1251 views
Quick Organic Guacamole

Quick Organic Guacamole

Perfect guacamole for parties or whenever

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
6 votes
6430 views
Creole Pralines

Creole Pralines

Better than a cookie (sorry bakers, but this is a Creole group) and with the true taste of New Orleans, Creole Pralines are one of the signature…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
2175 views
Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

This is an original recipe. I was making them, years ago, because my children wanted a "loaded" oatmeal cookie…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
5 votes
3393 views
Marinated Asparagus

Marinated Asparagus

This versatile recipe made with fresh asparagus can be made year around. Serve it cold or warm as side with any meal. My favorite way to serve…

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
5 votes
2073 views
Romaine Salad with Lemon-Parmesan Dressing

Romaine Salad with Lemon-Parmesan Dressing

A simple but fantastic salad with a very nice dressing. Oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes add depth and flavor to…

Nancy Miyasaki
Dec 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
1127 views
Spinach Salad with Avocado and Toasted Almonds

Spinach Salad with Avocado and Toasted Almonds

Creamy, crunchy, spicy and sweet, this salad covers all the flavor bases and provides a wonderful base for the…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2011
Advanced
4 votes
1355 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
5154 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
1964 views
HCG Diet - Spanish Chicken Soup

HCG Diet - Spanish Chicken Soup

Delicious And Healthy Low Carb HCG Diet Spanish Chicken Soup.

Recipe Kitchen
Jun 2011
Advanced
4 votes
8310 views