Manicotti, which means “muff” in Italian, are idea for filling with cheesy ricotta. Slices of eggplant mimic this pasta-free way to enjoy the same flavors you’ll find in the original recipe. Adding kale to the filling boosts nutrition, lowers calories and fat.
Healthy Recipes: Appetizers
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Serve salmon cakes on top of a lightly dressed mesclun or baby spinach salad. Sprinkle fresh chopped chives and enjoy as an alfresco lunch or the start to an elegant meal. Fish lovers will be hooked on this tasty preparation. A great way to use up leftover white wine and extra fresh herbs, these cakes also freeze beautifully.
Eating with your fingers is fun – I’m not embarrassed to do it, even in public. That’s one of the reasons why bar food, along with the spicy, crunchy salt coating, is so darn satisfying. I created this version of jalapeño poppers that are baked but still have the yummy contrast of creamy filling with crunchy breadcrumb coating.