Appetizer Recipes

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Hummus is a traditional Middle Eastern dip. Serve with whole wheat pita bread or fresh vegetables.
Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges
Once you try this version of “fries,” you’ll be hooked! They’re loaded with cancer-fighting betacarotene, and baking them eliminates any added fat.
Samosas Samosas
A delicious appetizer or part of the main course for celebrations or just everyday good eating.
Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
This dish is the ultimate in comfort food and perfect for holiday gatherings. The walnuts offer texture while the tomato and spices bring it all together. Use collard greens as a substitution for cabbage.
Texas Caviar Texas Caviar
This colorful and crunchy “caviar” is full of fiber, very low in fat, and cholesterol free, making it a wonderful dip for reducing cancer risk. Scoop it up with Baked Tortilla Chips or wedges of whole-grain pita bread.
Tomatoes Stuffed with French Lentils Tomatoes Stuffed with French Lentils
What's better than an edible container? These hollowed tomatoes are a perfect vessel for a refreshing lentil salad. Bell pepper and celery add a nice crunch to the creamy lentils.
Veggie Nori Rolls Veggie Nori Rolls
These Carrot, Cucumber, Avocado Nori rolls are easier than you think to make at home. Choose fresh vegetables for this snack, lunch or dinner roll.
Veggies in a Blanket Veggies in a Blanket
This high protein appetizer is also great when traveling or take a whole wrap to school or work for lunch. If you don't have hummus, use bean dip.
White Bean Spread with Sun-Dried Tomatoes White Bean Spread with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
This luscious, low-fat spread includes sun-dried tomatoes, which give it a wonderful smoky flavor.
Whole Wheat Empanadas Whole Wheat Empanadas
Empanadas, or hand pies, are widely eaten in South America and can be filled with sweet, savory, or sweet and sour fillings.