Appetizers and Snacks
Roasted beet and chickpea hummus that is high in iron and low in fat. Great as a dip or spread on your favorite toast.
No Bake Super Food Energy Bites
Full of protein and guaranteed to give you an energy boost without caffeine!
Savory Carrot Puff Pastry
Delicious, simple, and a perfect crowd pleaser as a holiday appetizer or side.
End of Summer Peach Tomato Mini Toasts
A refreshing snack that can be altered to fit your dietary needs!
Pigs in a blanket
Have fun with this easy recipe for kids and for adults. A great appetizer to serve at parties.
Walnut Berry Bars
A low-calorie heart healthy treat for kids and all ages. Courtesy of the Walnut Commission.
Louisiana Oysters “Almost Rockefeller”
Almost is as close as you will get to a healthier snack version of the Louisiana classic Oysters Rockefeller appetizer.
Pears in a Pod
A quick and easy, healthy snack you can make in advance for children that travels well in a zip lock bag. Recipe courtesy of USA Pears
Super Spread Sandwich Stars
Every child is a superstar! Making sandwiches in different shapes is one way to get children excited about eating food at home. Recipe courtesy of National Honey Board.
Food Group Funny Face
Let your kids play with their food! Bring giggles to your family plate during snack time with this funny face treat.
Apple Cranberry Salad
A fresh fruity salad that makes a great snack or appetizer to any holiday meal. Recipe courtesy of Cranberry Marketing Committee
Grilled Eggplant with Pomegranate Sauce
Incorporate the wonderful anti-oxidant benefits of pomegranates with this deliciously grilled eggplant.
Grilled Shrimp Skewers
For leftovers, serve the shrimp cold in a green salad with a little reduced-fat feta cheese and balsamic vinaigrette for lunch.
Sweet Potato Ginger Soup
This recipe has only four ingredients. You can have it for lunch with a side salad or a veggie wrap.