Appetizers, side dishes, entrees and desserts, all are welcomed and needed at a potluck! From book club to block parties, we have 50 healthy dishes that will impress a crowd!
Sweet Potato Skins: Instead of fattening potato skins, swap your base for a sweet potato and the bacon for some fresh and healthy guacamole! It tastes great and is much healthier for you. Click here to get the recipe!
Easy Spinach Artichoke Phyllo Bites: Using ready-made Phyllo cups makes this party appetizer a breeze, and the filling couldn't be more drool-worthy! This recipe boast a simple mix of spinach, artichokes, sour cream and cheese, with just a touch of cayenne pepper to give it a kick! Click here to check it out.
Bean and Cheese Taco Rolls: Imagine something like a cinnamon roll, but instead of a dessert, this roll is stuffed with delicious southwest flavors! It's a great appetizer to impress your guests. (via Rachel Cooks)
Skinny Southern Baked Beans: Slimming down this southern favorite couldn't be any easier! No cookout is complete without the traditional southern baked beans, and our version uses a couple simple skinny swaps to give you all the southern-flavored goodness without all the sugar and fat! Check it out here.
Skinny Texas Cheese Fries: Every bite is more delicious than the last, and we can almost guarantee there will be some finger licking happening with this dish! This one is too good not to share with your family and friends! Click here to see the full ingredient list.
Baked Corn Dogs: These corn dogs will be a hit with kids and parents alike at this year's neighborhood block party! Plus, you'll impress all the moms in the cul-de-sac when you tell them that each corn dog is about 200 calories. See the full nutrition here.
Skinny Cream-Style Corn: Creamed corn often makes an appearance at group gatherings, and with this slimmed down version, you won't feel guity about going back for seconds! Get the recipe by clicking here.
Pigs in a Blanket: For a yummy and healthy snack that is suitable for the children, try out these pigs in a blanket! They are perfect for tiny hands and the adults will enjoy them as well. Click here to get our recipe.
Skinny Veggie and Turkey Meatballs: These little nuggets of goodness are too delicious not to try! And by try, I mean try on everything! The zucchini and carrots add some beautiful color to the meatballs and baking them with the marinara makes them that much prettier. Click here to be taken to the full recipe.
Spicy Sweet Potato Fries: Need a quick and delicious side dish that you and your kids will both enjoy? Look no further than our Spicy Sweet Potato Fries recipe. Our secret is adding a little chili powder, the spicy flavor of the chili powder compliments the sweetness of the potatoes perfectly. Click here for the ingredient list.
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Healthy Buffalo Chicken Bites: It tastes like the classic dip, but is totally chip free! The breadcrumbs give it the crunch it needs and save you some of the calories. To get the nutrition, click here.
Salsa Roll-Ups: For a fun and new finger food, make these salsa roll-ups! The recipe makes about 20 roll-ups, and they're easy to make, so doubling the recipe isn't hard if you've got a large group. (via Nancy Creative)
Skinny Coconut Shrimp: Lime and coconut go together like peanut butter and jelly! This sweet and zesty combo deliver a one-two punch of delicious! Instead of deep frying the shrimp, this recipe keeps the crunch while tossing these in the oven and baking instead! Try out the recipe by clicking here.
Gluten-Free Baked Eggplant Fries: This original gluten-free recipe for baked eggplant fries is truly a knockout. Cumin, coriander, and cayenne pepper coat the fries and give them a kick of heat, followed with a cool, sharp goat cheese dip served on the side. Check it out here.
Skinny Broccoli Salad: For only 122 calories a cup, you can enjoy this creamy salad. It's filled with healthy ingredients and tastes great too! To try this recipe, click here.
Carrot Coconut Salad: Fresh and tasty, this salad is not the norm! In fact, it makes for the perfect sweet side dish on a hot afternoon, so serve it up at your next summer bock party! (via One Green Planet)
Turkey Meatball Sliders: These meatball sliders are tasty, simple and great for adults and kids! They have a great Italian taste that everyone is sure to enjoy, so you can serve them to the pickiest eaters! Click here to get step-by-step instructions.
Skinny Hot Wings: Crispy, red hot wings that taste just like your favorite guilty pleasure but with lower fat and calories?! Yes, please! These babies are literally finger-licking good, and just the right amount of "cheat" food without overdoing it. To get the recipe, click here.
Vegan Potato Salad: A vegan dish with lots of flavor, this potato salad has no mayonnaise, no eggs and no butter. However, it is creamy, tangy, sweet, flavorful, and totally vegan. To make this potato salad, click here.
Healthy Deviled Eggs: A party isn't complete without your traditional deviled eggs. Unfortunately, the classic deviled egg is weighed down with mayo. Using the yolk from only two hard boiled eggs to make 12 deviled eggs and adding hummus and Greek yogurt gets you a much healthier result with just as much flavor. Try it out!
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Skinny Spinach and Artichoke Dip: This is a classic dish perfect for large groups. It's tasty and people will keep going back for more helpings. They'll never realize how many calories you're saving them with our skinny recipe!
Antipasta Skewers: If you're feeding a large group, you're going to want to eliminate a mess. With these simple skewers, you can eliminate spills and messes while keeping your guests satisfied until the main course. (via A Pretty Life)
Skinny Buffalo Wing Hummus: Another great dip, this will be a huge hit! It's healthier than most dip options but has a great flavor. Pair it with veggies or peta chips and impress all your friends! See the ingredient list by clicking here.
Skinny Chicken Salad: This skinny chicken salad recipe is packed with seedless grapes, crunchy pecans and just the right amount of dressing. Try it on a low-carb, high-fiber wrap, on whole wheat buns or just on its own for a delicious lunch! Add in additional fruit or chopped onions to make it your own. Click here to see the recipe.
Grilled Corn and Cheddar Quinoa: For a tasty side, try this dish! It's great for warm weather and will really hit the spot with just about any entree you pair it with! (via How Sweet Eats)
Greek 5-Layer Dip: 5-layer Mexican dip is notoriously heavy in both fat and calories. The solution? Give it a Greek makeover! And instead of serving it with fried tortilla chips, make your own healthy whole-wheat, baked pita chips! Check out the recipe by clicking here.
Chicken Parmesan Meatloaf Muffin: These meatloaf muffins are great for parties because they can be made in bulk and each tray is done in about 30 minutes. They can serve as both an appetizer or a side to an entree. To learn now to make them, click here.
Skinny Pasta Salad: If you've got 15 minutes, you've got a skinny pasta salad! Not only is it quick, but it's healthy and tasty too! To get the full ingredient list, click here.
Green Bean Casserole: This casserole is just like the classic dish you've been served at family gatherings for years, but without all the yucky ingredients. In fact, this recipe is dairy-, nut- and soy-free as well as vegan, so any party guest can enjoy! (via One Green Planet)
Skinny Mini Turkey Burgers: The perfect healthy sliders, these turkey burgers are great for parties! They work for hungry friends and for kids with small hands. To get the step-by-step instructions, click here.
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Skinny Coleslaw: Who doesn't love coleslaw? For this recipe, the light ranch dressing is such a simple, skinny and easy seasoning for this dressing. And the resulting flavor is just perfect! Learn to make this recipe by clicking here.
Skinny Macaroni Salad: Do you love a good macaroni salad but often skip out on them since they're loaded with lots of extra fat and calories? For spring and summer, we wanted to create a great-tasting healthy alternative. This recipe for skinny macaroni salad turned out delicious and we even prefer it over some of the high fat recipes that we've tried in the past. Click here to try it out!
Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets: Why spend money on a catered platter of fast food nuggets when you can make your own healthier version? It's a great appetizer for adults and a huge hit for the kids in attendance. Get our recipe here.
Healthified Crock Pot Cheeseburger Sliders: This super easy recipe is perfect for transporting to soccer games or tailgates because it's made in a slow cooker! The extra lean beef slims this recipe down, and is even skinnier if you use an organic cheese sauce like Annie's. To get more info, click here.
Skinny Pineapple Salsa Chicken: If you're tired of the same old taco fillings, you aren't alone! We love mixing spicy and sweet, so turning up the heat on your salsa can be the perfect mix with pineapple! Click here to check it out.
Greek Tortellini Salad: Greek flavors are great for warm evenings, and this tortellini salad is a great new way to enjoy them. Make a large batch of this salad and serve it up for a side dish at your next gathering. (via Two Peas and Their Pod)
Skinny Gourmet Hot dogs: Hot dogs don't have to be just for kids! And they don't have to be plain and boring either! Here is our adult version topped with a combination of homemade coleslaw and crunchy chips (don't knock it til you try it). Check it out here.
Skinny Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken: This chicken makes for a great entree because you can make it in bulk and your slow cooker is great to cook in and then transport! You'll be able to keep your dish warm until it's time to eat. To get the recipe, click here.
Skinny Taco Chicken Chili: Our skinny taco chicken chili a great fix for busy days, cold days — really any day! The flavors in this are absolutely delicious, and using our Skinny Mom Taco Seasoning mix helps keep the sodium in check! Get the recipe here.
Skinny Cheeseburger Casserole: This is a Skinny Mom favorite because it's a huge hit with kids. Any picky eater will give this casserole a chance and the adults at the party will love it just as much! Click here for the recipe.
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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork: You can serve this pulled pork piled up on a whole-wheat sandwich thin, or serve it on its own and still get a totally filling dinner with fewer carbs! Your party guests will love this pulled pork!
Easy Enchilada Noodle Bake: This unique twist on a traditional Mexican dish combines all the zesty authentic flavors we drool over in a convenient casserole! Make a large batch and treat your friends and family with delicious flavors and healthy ingredients. See the nutrition here.
Skinny Chocolate-Stuffed Raspberries: A tasty treat after a long day of snacking, you'll want to grab a handful of these quickly before they're all gone! All you need to do is place one chocolate chip into the raspberries and put them into serving cups! For more info, click here.
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Pretzel Bites: For a tasty treat that you can snack on after dinner, make these pretzel balls! They are sweet and salty — perfect for an after-meal snack. Get the recipe here.
Healthy Cookie Dough Dip: Enjoy the delicious and gooey taste of cookie dough without the risk of getting sick. It's also way lower in calories and fat than your usual cookie dough! Check it out here.
Skinny Piña Colada Cupcakes: Light, fluffy, refreshing and delicious, these cupcakes will go fast. They are a Skinny Mom favorite at less than 200 calories per cupcake. To get the recipe, click here.
Strawberry Cool Whip Cookies: Get ready to fall in love with these cookies. They are VERY easy to make, and each serving allows for three cookies — all under 200 calories. Click here for the super easy recipe.
Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies: Soft, chewy and tasty, this is a classic cookie, but it's vegan-friendly, so any party guest can enjoy them. (via Healthy Happy Life)0comments
Skinny Monkey Oat Cookies: A healthy and tasty cookie is hard to come by, but we have it! Based off of banana and apple sauce, this cookie is sweet, filled with chocolate chips, and perfect for making in bulk. Get the recipe here.
Blueberry Pie Bars: Blueberry pie is a classic treat but quite a hassle. Make things easy on yourself with these bars! Plus, making them into bars is a much easier cleanup than a sloppy pie! (via Averie Cooks)