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Cheese and Fruit Kebabs

A simple kebab can go a long way at your next get-together. Not to mention you won't have to cook, and party-goers can focus on mess-free fresh ingredients! Scroll down for a classic fruit and cheese …

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Grilled Apples with Parmesan Cheese and Honey

Bring up the heat on your cheese platter. Grilling apples is a great way to spice up something sweet. These grilled apple slices are also a much healthier alternative to bread and crackers. YIELD 1…

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Pumpkin, Bacon and Brussels Sprout Crostini

Three fall favorites converge atop a creative crostini appetizer. It's a party-proof way to get your veggies and indulge all in the same bite.   YIELD 6-8 servings Ingredients 2 pound…

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Why You Should Snack on Bruschetta: 7 Healthy Reasons

A hunk of Italian bread brushed with oil, rubbed with garlic, topped with juicy tomatoes, sprinkled with basil leaves: bruschetta is more than an appetizer; it is truly a slice of good health. Rarely…

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Roasted Okra

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 2 pounds okra, tough stem ends trimmed off 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Lemon wedges Instructions 1. Toss okra with olive oil. Place in a s…

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Smoky Eggplant and Chickpea Spread

YIELD 18 servings Ingredients 2 (1 -pound) eggplant, peeled 1 (16-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup tahini, stirred well 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin o…

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Zucchini Crispies

Try these wonderfully tasty bites of zucchini.  They taste like they could be fried but aren’t -- just drizzle with olive oil and bake. Be careful though - it’s hard to eat just one! 5  zucchini, …

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Greek Cheese Triangle Appetizer (Recipe)

  My grandmother passed away last week at the age of 88. She was known for many things, but, perhaps most of all, she was known for her incredible cooking skills. A child of Greek immigrants, …

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7 Vegan Finger Food Recipes

When folks imagine vegan appetizers, they probably picture a spread of raw veggies with a vinaigrette for dipping. While crudités certainly have their place in a party spread, you can also put togethe…

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Cinco de Mayo Guacamole

Are you throwing a Cinco de Mayo party?  Here’s my favorite healthy and delicious guacamole recipe.  Enjoy it on top of mixed greens, tortilla chips, with vegetable crudités, or on its own as a delici…

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