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
104 votes
162935 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
62247 views
Avocado Fries with Lime Cream Dip

Avocado Fries with Lime Cream Dip

Great appetizer or lunch time fare! Snack on them any time.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2017
Advanced
1 vote
108 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
79465 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
12883 views
Mexican Corn on the Cob (Cinco De Mayo!)

Mexican Corn on the Cob (Cinco De Mayo!)

Delicious and easy grilled corn to celebrate Cinco De Mayo! Enjoy.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2017
Advanced
1 vote
365 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
38106 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
11536 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
18139 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
5401 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
8749 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
14219 views
Tequila Dip

Tequila Dip

Here's a great dip to go with chicken and pork. It also would make a great dressing for sandwiches and burgers.

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
3199 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
3326 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
4811 views