Healthy Appetizers & Drinks

To celebrate EatingWell’s 10th anniversary this summer we’re picking our 100 favorite recipes of the decade. We’ve selected the winners in 10 categories and now we want to know which of these semi-finalists is your favorite appetizer or drink. Your repins will help determine the “Reader’s Favorite” recipes in the July/August issue of EatingWell mag. You can also vote here:
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A riff on traditional spinach artichoke dip, this creamy, cheesy dip recipe is made healthier by replacing some of the cream cheese with yogurt.


Kale Artichoke Dip

Put down the bottle and make your own dressing with these easy healthy homemade salad dressings.

Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

Caramelized Onion Lasagna | This unusual lasagna with portobello mushrooms, sweet onions, spinach and Gorgonzola cheese has a rich, complex flavor. It's also great with goat cheese instead of Gorgonzola, if you prefer.

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Caramelized Onion Lasagna

Blood Orange-Pomegranate Mimosas | This wintery mimosa is made with blood orange juice and pomegranate juice


Blood Orange-Pomegranate Mimosas

Spinach-&-Brie-Topped Artichoke Hearts | In this deconstructed version of hot spinach-artichoke dip, we stuff artichoke hearts with lightly seasoned cooked spinach and melt brie on top.


Spinach-&-Brie-Topped Artichoke Hearts

Creamy Spinach Dip | Try this light spinach dip made healthier with reduced-fat cream cheese, nonfat yogurt and low-fat cottage cheese instead of full-fat cheese, mayonnaise and sour cream. It will save you a whopping 84 calories and 10 grams of fat per serving when compared to traditional versions. Serve it with pita chips and crunchy vegetables or spread it on a sandwich.


Creamy Spinach Dip

Hot Artichoke Dip | Our healthier version of the cocktail party favorite loads up on artichokes and plenty of Parmesan cheese, garlic and lemon zest for flavor. Who says healthier can't taste better?

Hot Artichoke Dip

Sautéed mushrooms, celery and garlic add flavor and help keep calories in check and portions hearty in this easy Buffalo Chicken Meatballs recipe. Serve these meatballs as an appetizer with carrot and celery sticks and blue cheese or ranch-style dressing for dipping, or make them into a Buffalo chicken sandwich.

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Chipotle-Cheddar Broiled Avocado Halves

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Baked Parmesan Tomatoes Recipe | A sprinkle of Parmesan and a drizzle of olive oil transform tomatoes into the perfect side dish. Or try sandwiching them between slices of your favorite whole-wheat country bread.


Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

"Snap peas and chicken salad", what a great appetizer for a brunch or shower! You could substitute plain yogurt for mayo. :)

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Crab-Stuffed Snow Peas

Garlic & White Bean Dip, Recipe from I am always looking for a non-dairy creamy dip, that provides an excellent source of protien: )


Garlic & White Bean Dip

Almond-Honey Power Bar with nuts, seeds and oats enveloped by flavorful almond butter in these delectably chewy, no-fuss energy bars.

Granola Bar Recipes and Power Bar Recipes

Sliced Tomatoes with Pesto Drizzle

Healthy Pesto Recipes

This protein and fiber-rich smoothie is perfect for a filling on-the-go breakfast or snack.


Thermos-Ready Smoothie

Strawberry and Brie Appetizer Bites

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Healthy Smoothie Recipes - EatingWell

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Strawberry Smoothie

Lighter Eggplant Dip

Low-Calorie Party Foods

Middle Eastern Layered Dip with cucumbers, tomatoes, feta and olives layered on top of a creamy base of hummus and yogurt.

Low-Calorie Party Foods

Sunrise Bellini with raspberries, papaya, pineapple, mint and ginger.

Healthy Easter Brunch Recipes

Easy Chile-Lime Peanuts for a healthy snack

Delicious Peanut Recipes

Pineapple Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie Recipes

Marinated Olives & Feta with rosemary, lemon and garlic. Great served on crisp flatbread-style crackers or warm slices of crusty baguette.

Healthy Tapas Recipes

Roast Beef & Blue Cheese Spears

Healthy Recipes with Blue Cheese | Eating Well

Pink Salmon Cakes with Cilantro Pesto

Healthy Pesto Recipes | Eating Well