Healthy Appetizers for Carb Lovers

If you want to lose weight and look like the women on the Red Carpet, try these tasty appetizers from the Carb Lovers Diet Cookbook.

  • Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, and Chicken Sausage Pizza

    Fresh Mozzarella, Basil and Chicken Sausage Pizza

    This tasty pizza boasts a whole wheat crust and is topped with fresh tomato and basil, mozzarella, and chicken sausage. Serve small wedges as appetizers or larger pieces for a dinner main dish.
  • Ham and Cheddar Potato Skins

    Ham and Cheddar Potato Skins

    We took this traditionally high-fat appetizer and gave it a makeover using reduced-fat sour cream, a reduced amount of cheese, and smaller potatoes to keep these bites portion-controlled.
  • <p>Layered Spicy Black Bean and Cheddar Dip</p>

    Layered Spicy Black Bean and Cheddar Dip

    This hearty layered bean dip is always a bit hit at parties, but is also high in fiber and low in fat.
  • <p>Mini Corn and Feta Muffins</p>

    Mini Corn and Feta Muffins

    These mini cornmeal muffins are flavored with feta cheese and corn kernels and great for snacking or serving with soup or chili.
  • <p>Smoky Oven-Baked Potato Chips</p>

    Smoky Oven-Baked Potato Chips

    Potato chips are no longer forbidden when you’re trying to lose weight. These crisp and tasty chips are made from thin slices of russet potato that are tossed in a small amount of oil and baked.
  • Roasted Red Pepper and Zucchini Spread

    Roasted Red Pepper and Zucchini Spread

    Zesty and bold, this richly textured pepper spread is fabulous for parties, and also helps jazz up sandwiches and wraps.
  • Mini Mediterranean Pizzas

    Mini Mediterranean Pizza

    Make individual pizzas by topping whole wheat pita rounds with arugula, olives, roasted peppers and feta cheese.
  • <p>Pizza with Prosciutto, Tomatoes, and Parmesan Cheese</p>

    Pizza with Proscuitto, Tomatoes, and Parmesan Cheese

    This prosciutto-and-cheese-topped pizza on a whole wheat crust is a great choice for either a party appetizer or a main dish. Cut into 16 slices for appetizer servings.
  • <p>The CarbLovers Diet Cookbook</p>
    Photo: Oxmoor House

    The CarbLovers Diet Cookbook

    The editors at Health who brought you the The CarbLovers Diet offer a cookbook with a collection of easy, carb-loaded recipes that will help you get and stay slim without ever feeling hungry.

    Click here to order the CarbLovers Diet Cookbook.

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