Appetizer Recipes

Artichoke and White Bean Dip Artichoke and White Bean Dip
Artichokes just make things taste better! Enjoy this high protein, low-fat dip with crackers, pita bread or veggies.
Baba Ganouche Baba Ganouche
Baba Ganouche is a Middle Eastern appetizer or dip made from eggplant.
Black Bean Dip Black Bean Dip
Enjoy this low-fat dip with raw vegetables, baked tortilla chips, in a burrito or in the Veggies in a Blanket recipe.
Butternut Squash Butter Butternut Squash Butter
Use this tasty blend of squash and carrots as a dip for vegetables or spread it on bread or crackers.
Colorful Corn Salsa Colorful Corn Salsa
Corn adds fiber, onions supply allyl sulfides, and tomatoes contribute lycopene to this nutrient-rich salsa - all are cancer-fighting ingredients.
Corn and Tomato Salsa Corn and Tomato Salsa
Fresh salsa is quick and easy to make and goes well with chips, burritos, tostadas, quesadillas and tacos.
Creamy Spinach Dip Creamy Spinach Dip
These creamy spinach dips are great for a family gathering or as a dish to pass for a holiday cocktail party. Serve it with raw vegetable pieces or chunks of crusty bread.
Edamame Soybean Snacks Edamame Soybean Snacks
Edamame is the Japanese term for young green soybeans. Soybeans are higher in fat than any other bean, so enjoy this snack along with a low-fat meal to minimize your overall fat intake.
Egyptian Eggplant Egyptian Eggplant
I once worked for an Egyptian gentleman who professed a hatred of garlic, but loved this dish. I learned a number of Egyptian dishes to please his palate, nearly all of them loaded with garlic. He loved them all. Mashing up the garlic with a mortar helps make it creamy.
Gazpacho and Guacamole with Peas Gazpacho and Guacamole with Peas
Gazpacho, a cold tomato-based soup, and this low calorie guacamole with corn chips, make a light, summertime lunch.