Kid friendly appetizers & snacks recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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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
68812 views
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
105 votes
167045 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
10 votes
14825 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
81188 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
39697 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
12750 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
6788 views
Halloween Candy Corn Fruit Cups

Halloween Candy Corn Fruit Cups

Halloween is right around the corner. That means the ghouls and goblins in your neighborhood will be looking for sweet treats. Here's a great…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2013
Advanced
1 vote
2501 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
15582 views
Sweet Pickles In 15 Minutes. Just In Time For The 4th!

Sweet Pickles In 15 Minutes. Just In Time For The 4th!

It's been busy here in Sonoma getting ready for our annual 4th of July barbecue. In planning our menu this…

kathy gori
Jul 2010
Advanced
3 votes
6569 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
19268 views
Mexican Cheese Dip

Mexican Cheese Dip

A quick, tasty, spicy dip to serve with corn chips or tortillas.

Micheline
Nov 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
6190 views
Crumbly & Soft Oatmeal & Peanut Butter Cookies..;)

Crumbly & Soft Oatmeal & Peanut Butter Cookies..;)

I had been feeling awfully lazy to get back to work after two days of bliss-full rest(since i had taken…

shruthisingh4
Jun 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
4714 views
Herbed Dip

Herbed Dip

This is my favourite low calorie, fat free, savoury, all purpose dip. You can use it on baked potatoes or as a chip dip or as a dip for fresh…

Micheline
Apr 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
4443 views
Beer Battered French Fried Onion Rings

Beer Battered French Fried Onion Rings

When the Vidalia onions come into season, I make a batch or two of this and freeze them for later use. See…

Robyn Savoie
Sep 2013
Advanced
1 vote
5792 views