Blue Ribbon Healthy Appetizer Recipes


Garden Fresh Salsa

By Jenni K
This is such a bright and fresh-tasting salsa. There are rarely leftovers when I bring this...

Roasted Parmesan Asparagus

By Betty Warren
One of our favorites. Quick and easy. It is a great side with any dish.

Bruschetta Roasted Tomato Mozzarella Appetizer

By Nor Mac
I love mozzarella and tomatoes. This is a great appetizer with roasted tomatoes and a little...

Basil Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
If at all possible, use fresh, homegrown tomatoes - you'll be in heaven!

Roasted Veggies in Fillo Cups

By Tonya Young
This is so easy and makes a pretty, colorful impression as an appetizer. The roasted veggies...

Mango Salsa

By Steve Young
This mango salsa is the perfect addition to grilled or broiled fish - particularly tilapia. ...

Simple Bruschetta

By Brian Blackley
The kids love this one. Quick and easy, warm and cheesy, this one is also a...

South Georgia "Caviar"

By Bonnie Roberts
This yummy appetizer comes from a dear Bunco friend who got it off the food-network. ...

Low Carb Low Fat Asian Lettuce Wraps with Dipping Sauce

By Jennifer Van Dyke
Make sure to taste as you go along and adjust the flavors to your liking. ...

Fresh Tomato Salsa

By Stephanie Rudy
This is good with chips, rice dishes, or anything you like!

Turkey Veggie Wrap w/ Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Mayo

By Amy Croyle
This wrap came to be when I was shopping at Trader Joe's & got a call...

Kalamata Olive Hummus

By Shawn A
Well, I've been wanting to make this for a long time and just kept forgetting to...

Meatless Nachos

By Lillian Patterson
Don't get me wrong, I love beef, but sometimes it's so expensive and I'm lazy and...

Caprese Pizzas

By NIKKI SMITH
I make this at my shows and they love it, simple but elegant. Great for entertaining....

Nutty Pickles

By Kimberly Biegacki
Calling all pickle lovers!!!! Calling all pickle lovers!!!! One thing that I eat everyday is dill...

Grilled Vegetables with a Tangy Sauce

By Susan Feliciano
I love making up flavorful sauces for marinating and basting. I used to try to avoid...

Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

By Grishma Shah
Watermelon Mozzarella Salad is very easy to make, flavorful, and crowd-pleasing. It is perfect for your...

Oriental Grilled Chicken

By Diane M.
Over the years, my cooking style has changed. This is one recipe that has stood the...

Fresh Corn Salsa

By Mary Elsener
I enjoyed this recipe at a potluck and made a few changes. It is fresh and...

Pineapple Paradise Teriyaki Chicken Bites with Citrus Sriracha...

By Jeanette Nelson
These Pineapple Paradise Teriyaki Chicken Bites is a big hit at my family gatherings. The sweet...

Traditional Irish Stew

By Melanie Campbell
Then hurrah for an Irish Stew That will stick to your belly like glue.

Grilled & Stuffed Squash

By Holly Grier- Wallace
We always have an abundance of crookneck squash each year in our garden. I started...

Grilled Stone Fruit

By Ashley Muller
I just love stone fruits such as peaches or nectarines, apricots, and plums. When you...

Cilantro Lime Seafood Salad (In An Avocado Boat)

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
I took this to our monthly ladies luncheon and it was a hit with the ladies...
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