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Appetizers and Snacks

Pink Hummus

Roasted beet and chickpea hummus that is high in iron and low in fat. Great as a dip or spread on your favorite toast.

Tropical Oatmeal Bake

Sweet, satisfying, and low in calories and fat. 

Banana Peanut Butter Snack Rolls

A quick and fun way to encourage healthy eating in 15min or less. 

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. 

Mini Mushroom-&-Sausage Quiches

Recipe courtesy of Eating Well.

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. 

Shrimp with Smoky Cocktail Sauce

An low calorie and low sugar appetizer that is great for parties. 

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.