Healthy Recipes: Appetizers

In this section of the site, you can find all of the Skinny Chef appetizer recipes. Typically, there are several pages with recipes - so scroll down and use the paged navigation.... or search for the recipe by title:

 

Guacamole

Guacamole

Whenever I invite guests over during the summer, I serve plenty of guacamole! Yet many friends have told me that their guacamole is not nearly as tasty and I think I know what the trouble is…

Healthy Jalapeño Poppers

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I don’t believe in giving up anything when it comes to food, so I created this version of baked jalapeño poppers that retain the yummy contrast of creamy filling with crunchy breadcrumb coating!

Tomato Cantaloupe Salsa

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Even beginning cooks can hit it out of the park with this easy yet delicious tomato salsa, kicking it up with cantaloupe for one of Summer’s best calorie-friendly dishes. Check out the pics and decide for yourself…

Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

My husband says that pork is the food of the gods and I think most men would agree! Last time I made pulled pork for my neighbor Claudio’s birthday party, we saw 30 pounds of pulled pork vanish in just under 2 hours. Watch your fingers ladies when you set this out for your next party.

Chipotle Orange Shrimp

Chipotle Orange Shrimp

Summer BBQ, here we come! Orange is the perfect summer flavor and the Vitamin C protects your skin while you are grilling in the sun.

Grilled Mango with Balsamic Glaze

Balsamic Mango

Thanks to my friend Rob, you’ll be able to taste this unusual lip smacking combo. I added a pinch of chili for warmth and heat which breaks up the sweet punch of balsamic and mango.

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

Granny always had plenty of zucchini, and she would serve these fritters hot – but I like to prepare them ahead and offer them room temperature for a late morning brunch buffet.

Eggplant Manicotti

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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.