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This classic Italian appetizer is loaded with fresh flavor from basil, parsley, and tomatoes. Feta cheese and a brushing of olive oil lend a touch of decadence.
Spread this tangy mixture of creamy Greek yogurt, salty artichokes, and hearty black-eyed peas over crisp cucumbers or onto your next turkey wrap for added flavor.
Why use just one spread when you can have two? These double-layer toasts are a beautiful addition to your party table. Add a garnish of snipped fresh basil for a final flourish.
Give your old-fashioned deviled eggs a smart refresh with the addition of heart-healthy avocado and a squirt of lemon juice.
Watch how easy it is to boil eggs for deviled-egg appetizers.
These cute stuffed peppers are a fun (and healthy) twist on fried jalapeno poppers. For a larger party, double the recipe to make a colorful tray.
This amazingly addictive nut mix will be gone before you know it! But don't worry -- it's a snap to prepare and can be made up to three days in advance. So even if you run out, you can have a backup batch on hand or whip one up in less than 30 minutes.
Generously seasoned with salt, black pepper, and cayenne, these light and crisp kale chips are as addictive as popcorn.
These delicious, savory starters taste best warm from the oven. Wait until just before party time to bake them -- you'll welcome guests with the enticing aromas of bread and bacon.
Warm, gooey, and cheesy, these pop-in-your-mouth cheese puffs will be a party favorite.
Grab some whole grain tortilla chips and crisp vegetables to scoop up every last bite of this lower-fat version of classic guacamole.
Swap the usual garbanzo beans with soybeans for this sweet and savory hummus. Use as a dip for pita chips or as a spread for sandwiches and wraps.
When you make the chips, you have better control over the sodium content. These low-sodium chips are perfectly paired with Edamame Hummus or White Bean & Pine Nut Dip.
Heart-healthy avocado adds a cool finish to fresh shrimp. Spoon the mix onto chips for a satisfying appetizer that travels well when you're the guest at an event.
You'll never complain about eating your vegetables when you've got this artichoke spread on hand! Dip carrots, celery, or sweet peppers into this bean-base dip for a bright start to the evening's event.
One of the most popular recipes on our site, this scrumptious dip turns tacos on their heads. Many dips stick you with lots of calories, but one serving of this fulfilling appetizer has just 175 calories. Swap baked tortilla chips for fried to save even more calories and fat!
These cute calzones are easy-breezy finger foods for a standing-room-only party. Refrigerated pizza dough helps make them a snap to prepare.
Mix up a batch of this bean-base dip that lets a little bit of sour cream add tang to the otherwise-mellow herb flavors.
Lively spices, plus cinnamon, add a slightly Caribbean flavor dimension to peanuts, almonds, and cashews. Along with a glass of wine, they're a fine pre-festivity appetizer.
Curry powder gives this yogurt-base dip an appealing warm yellow color; mango chutney gives it a tangy finish. Surround the bowl with bright veggie slices for a colorful appetizer display.
A rich mix of vegetables, three cheeses, and pesto sits in a pretty tortilla cup for an appetizer worthy of a starring role.
There are just eight ingredients in this fresh bread recipe, and we bet you already have the salt, pepper, and olive oil on hand. The smell of this bread straight from your oven would be a welcome treat for arriving guests.
Hollowing out the pineapple to use as a serving vessel makes this pretty, lively fruit salsa a luxurious focal point for an appetizer buffet.