Have you ever gone to a party and felt like you couldn’t entirely enjoy yourself because all the great food was just too unhealthy to eat? This list of 20 deliciously healthy party appetizers will allow you to indulge without feeling guilty in the morning.
If you don’t think there will be healthy options at the party, then be a gracious guest and volunteer to bring a dish or two…..choosing from this great list, of course!
Don’t forget to check out the links to other great party food options at the end. You’ll be prepared for any party.
Soy Sriracha Roasted Mushrooms
If you like mushrooms, you have to try these Soy Sriracha Roasted Mushrooms. I think they’re better than the breaded and fried version.
Crock Pot Crazy Pineapple Chili
This Crock Pot Crazy Pineapple Chili uses ground turkey sausage. Top with reduced-fat cheese and reduced-fat sour cream for a healthier version of a crowd favorite. The pineapple twist will have folks asking you for the recipe!
Healthy Pepperoni and Ham Pinwheels
Healthy Pepperoni and Ham Pinwheels yields 8-9 pinwheels per wrap, which have about 200 calories total. The pepperoni and red pepper flakes give a kick to these pinwheels that I haven’t seen in other recipes. Use the red pepper flakes to taste, and omit them if you don’t like a little heat.
Roasted Red Pepper Tartine
Bring a taste of Tuscany into your kitchen with Roasted Red Pepper Tartine. This is a quick and easy recipe that looks sophisticated.
Chicken and Tomato Meatballs
Do you love meatballs, but stay away because they’re so unhealthy? You’re going to love Chicken and Tomato Meatballs!
Candied Grapes only contain two ingredients and take no time to make. It’s different from other versions because the grapes are frozen. The frozen version is much better.
Feta, Pepper, and Spinach Cups
Feta, Pepper, and Spinach Cups are super easy to put together. They taste wonderful!
Sweet and Spicy Roasted Nuts
Sweet and Spicy Roasted Nuts is easy to make and satisfies those of you who like the combination of sweet, salty, and spicy.
Roasted Red Pepper Bruschetta
This Roasted Red Pepper Bruchetta has a Mediterranean flair. It’s well-known that the Mediterranean diet is a healthy one. It’s delicious and smells wonderful!
Easy Appetizer Pinwheels
Easy Appetizer Pinwheels combine cream cheese, shredded cheese, lunch meat, and crispy lettuce. They’re so good that they’re kid approved!
Carrot Chips is one of those recipes that makes you wonder why you’ve never thought of that before. Part of the fun of party food is being able to dunk into dips with chips. Now you can! Pair carrot chips with delicious, but healthy dips.
Homemade Healthy Potato Chips
Homemade Healthy Potato Chips allow you to enjoy everyone’s favorite snack without the guilt. The best part? They’re so easy to make that you nuke ’em in the microwave!
Easy Healthy Salsa
If you make healthy chips, you have to have a healthy dip! Easy Healthy Salsa to the rescue!
Thai Sweet Potato Skins
If you’re looking for a tasty vegan recipe, look no further. Thai Sweet Potato Skins are a bit spicy and savory.
Gluten-Free, Low-Carb Onion Rings
If you worry about gluten and carbs, this recipe is a keeper. Even if that isn’t the case, these Gluten-Free, Low Carb Onion Rings are delicious!
Caprese Skewer Shot Glass
The Caprese Skewer Shot Glass is another recipe inspired by Mediterranean cuisine. It’s easy to make, and the fresh basil is so good.
Greek-ish Vegetable Empanadas
These Greek-ish Vegetable Empanadas are filled with veggies (eggplant, anyone?). Don’t worry – the breading is made with whole-wheat flour.
Baked Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Chili
I’ve only eaten sweet potatoes for about a year. I would never try them. What was wrong with me?! Baked Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Chili is packed with flavor!
Salmon Tacos combines chipotle cream, avacado & tomato salsa, slaw, and lime dressing. It’s easy and tasty, but looks sophisticated.
Zesty Ranch Pretzels
Zesty Ranch Pretzels are a quick, easy, and delicious snack. If you like pretzels, you’ll find that you can’t get enough of these with added zing!
Hungry for more?
To make your party complete, check out even more great small plate food: