Creamy Corn and Chorizo-Stuffed Mushrooms
Recipe Each mushroom has only a sprinkle of breadcrumbs and a couple of teaspoon of the creamy corn mixture, keeping the carbohydrate content to less than 5 grams per stuffed mushroom. The spicy sausage adds a huge kick of flavor.
8 of 16Becky Luigart-Stayner
Mini Smoked Salmon Pizzas
Mini Smoked Salmon Pizzas Recipe Simple and elegant, these little pizzas are a welcome addition to any party, and each pizza has less than 5 grams of carbohydrates.
Spiced Pecans Recipe Lightly spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg, these sweetened nuts can be eaten as a crunchy snack or used as a topping for low-sugar ice cream.
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Herbed Goat Cheese
Herbed Goat Cheese Recipe When you need a simple yet sensational appetizer, just roll a log of goat cheese in a mixture of fresh herbs, lemon juice, and olive oil, and then spread on baguette slices.
12 of 16Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
Hot Artichoke-Cheese Dip
Hot Artichoke-Cheese Dip Recipe Always a party-pleaser, this hot dip is low in fat than the traditional version because it contains reduced-fat mayonnaise and 1/3-less-fat cream cheese. The key flavor ingredients are the fresh Parmesan cheese and artichoke hearts.
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Creamy Feta-Spinach Dip
Creamy Feta-Spinach Dip Recipe This version of spinach dip is made tangier with the addition of feta cheese and low-fat yogurt. With only 1.4 grams of fat and less than 1 gram of carbohydrate per tablespoon, you can afford to splurge on a couple of extra servings. But don't forget to count the carbs in the bread or crackers–they're not included in the analysis.
14 of 16Becky Luigart-Stayner
Hot Crab Dip
Hot Crab Dip Recipe A warm and creamy dip featuring fresh lump crabmeat is always an elegant addition to a holiday appetizer buffet.
15 of 16Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke