Healthy Fall Potluck Recipes

If you're heading to a tailgate or fall party, keep your healthy eating plan intact by bringing a healthy dish to share. With our collection of low-calorie potluck classics, like tangy barbecue ribs and deviled eggs, you're sure to find a healthy recipe everyone will love.


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    • Apricot Chipotle Pork Ribs

      Sweet apricots temper smoky chipotle peppers to give these ribs serious layered flavor that's not for the faint of heart. Each serving has only 314 calories and packs in 25 grams of protein.

    • Soft Pretzels

      Put a twist on traditional potluck food with a batch of homemade soft pretzels. Everyone will love their soft, doughy texture and the sprinkling of seeds or salt on top.

    • Big-Batch Vegetarian Lentil Chili

      A steaming ladle-full of chili is a delicious way to warm up at your fall potluck or tailgate. Our vegetarian chili recipe features beans and lentils for a fiber-packed option that's also high in protein.

    • Four-Cheese Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

      Believe it or not, this cheesy masterpiece has only 266 calories per serving. Mashed butternut squash gives the dish an even creamier texture and comforting fall flavor.

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    • French Chopped Salad

      Inspired by salad nicoise, our veggie-loaded chopped salad recipe is a healthy option for your next potluck. We love the combination of protein-packed eggs with olives, fresh romaine, and tender potatoes, but you can toss in your own favorite veggies, too.

    • Balsamic Honey Pulled Pork Sliders

      Serve up a tray of saucy pulled pork sliders from the slow cooker at your fall potluck. The 320-calorie sandwiches feature a homemade honey barbecue sauce with a fresh hint of rosemary and thyme.

    • Corn Bread with a Perfect Crust

      Everyone will love a slice of warm corn bread drizzled in honey. Follow our video for tips on getting a moist, fluffy corn bread with a perfectly chewy crust.

    • Ranch Deviled Eggs

      Complete your fall potluck with creamy, ranch-infused deviled eggs. The secret to keeping this classic appetizer healthy is using low-fat, protein-rich Greek yogurt in the filling.

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      Five-Spice Chicken Wings

      Just five ingredients combine for a flavor-loaded take on chicken wings that skips the calories and sugar of barbecue sauce. Our combo of plum sauce and five-spice powder gives these wings a kick that won't ruin your diet.

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      Potato Salad with Sausage and Grainy Mustard Dressing

      Potato salad is a must at any potluck, and we love ours with tangy coarse-grain mustard and a splash of cider vinegar. Cured sausage adds a hint of savory flavor, but each serving still has only 199 calories.

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      Best-Ever Dill Pickles

      Whether you pile 'em high on burgers or serve them as a snack, a batch of homemade pickles is a tasty potluck recipe. Each serving bursts with tangy dill flavor, and at 36 calories, you can afford to indulge.

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      Apple Cider Buttons

      Each bite of these buttery button cookies offers a taste of warm apple cider. A spoonful of cider mix gives them their spiced goodness without adding extra calories or sugar.

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      Chicago-Style Dogs

      What's a potluck without a few hot dogs hot from the grill? Our recipe for hefty Chicago-style dogs is under 300 calories per serving, thanks to healthy but tasty toppers like cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and relish.

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      Spinach-Artichoke Dip with Blue Cheese and Bacon

      Creamy spinach-artichoke dip is a classic party-starter. Studded with bacon and tangy blue cheese, our slimmed-down recipe has mighty flavor. Pack some pita chips to complete this potluck-perfect dip recipe.

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      Hamburger Cheese Bake

      Warm, melty, and hearty, this skinny casserole recipe features three kinds of cheese, but it will cost you only 311 calories per serving. The healthy duo of lean ground beef and simple seasonings keeps this dish light.

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      No-Bake Butterscotch-Pretzel Bars

      These yummy no-bake bars feature a winning combo of salty pretzels, peanut butter, and sweet butterscotch. At under 200 calories a serving, they deserve a spot on the dessert table.

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      Spicy Apple-Glazed Meatballs

      Lighten up a batch of meatballs by using low-fat ground beef and a homemade sauce. The fall-perfect apple glaze in this potluck recipe hides a hint of heat from cayenne pepper.

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      Coconut Sweet Potatoes and Wild Rice

      Please everyone at the potluck with heaping bowls of our exotically flavored sweet potato casserole. Coconut and curry liven up the vitamin-packed duo of sweet potatoes and edamame.

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      Sloppy Turkey and Veggie Sandwiches

      Ground turkey teams up with chopped veggies and seasoned tomatoes to make sloppy joes a whole lot healthier. A dollop of our tangy goat cheese yogurt sauce is a fresh alternative to store-bought condiments.

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      Quick and Easy Healthy Dinner Recipes

      With 30 minutes, you have enough time to make a healthy dinner that's tasty, too. Our quick and healthy recipes are a snap to make, and each easy recipe features lean protein with creative ways to cook fruits and vegetables so the whole family will eat them. With delicious ideas for easy chicken recipes, healthy salads, and quick stir-fries, these simple recipes make meal planning a cinch.
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