Tag Archives | Snacks

Tomato-Basil-Mozzarella

  Skewering mozzarella balls and cherry tomatoes makes them easy to nosh at a party. – Serves: 16 – Preparation time: 10 Minutes – Cooking time: 0 Minutes Nutrition per serving: 46 calories; 3 g fat ( 2 g sat , 0 g mono ); 8 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 0 […]

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Chicken Salad-Stuffed Tomatoes

  Tuna, seafood or tofu salad would be a tasty filling for plum tomatoes as well. – Servings: 4 – Preparation time: 15 Minutes – Cooking time: 0 Minutes Nutrition per serving: 51 calories; 2 g fat ( 1 g sat , 0 g mono ); 12 mg cholesterol; 4 g carbohydrates; 0 g added […]

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Cheesy Popcorn

  Freshly grated Parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of cayenne pepper dress up air-popped popcorn. – Serves: 4 – Preparation time: 5 Minutes – Cooking time: 10 Minutes Nutrition per serving: 75 calories; 3 g fat ( 2 g sat , 1 g mono ); 9 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 1 […]

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Garlic & Herb Pita Chips

  You can make your own tasty pita chips in a matter of minutes. Just cut pita bread into wedges (stale pitas work very well), brush them with a little olive oil and bake. Not only do homemade pita chips save you money, you’ll also cut calories by 16 percent. – Servings: 8 – Preparation […]

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Elvia’s Mexican Pickled Vegetables

  These spicy pickled vegetables are like a Mexican version of Italian giardiniera and are delicious with tacos and as a condiment for any sandwich or burger. The recipe makes a large batch but it keeps well in the refrigerator. Packed into glass jars, it makes a nice gift. – Servings: 16 – Preparation time: […]

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Spiced Chickpea “Nuts”

  When roasted in a hot oven, chickpeas become super crunchy. They’re a great low-fat substitute for nuts when salty cravings hit. – Servings: 4 – Preparation time: 5 Minutes – Cooking time: 30 Minutes Nutrition per serving: 103 calories; 5 g fat ( 0 g sat , 3 g mono ); 0 mg cholesterol; […]

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Turkey Rollups

  Satisfy your salty, crunchy and savory cravings in one punch with this quick snack. – Servings: 2 – Preparation time: 6 Minutes – Cooking time: 0 Minutes Nutrition per serving: 82 calories; 4 g fat ( 1 g sat , 1 g mono ); 10 mg cholesterol; 10 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 0 […]

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Fire-Roasted Salsa

  Charring fresh tomatoes and jalapeños on the grill gives this chunky pureed salsa great fire-roasted flavor. It works just as well under the broiler and even tastes delicious made with canned fire-roasted tomatoes.   – Servings: 8 – Preparation time: 10 Minutes – Cooking time: 8-10 Minutes Nutrition per serving: 10 calories; 0 g […]

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Pico de Gallo

  This easy, fresh tomato salsa is delicious on tacos, tostadas or simply served with tortilla chips. Since the heat of jalapeños varies, start with one, taste, then add more if you want it hotter. For a sweet-tangy variation, add about 1 cup diced fresh fruit, such as pineapple, mango or peach. – Serves: 16 […]

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Quick Kebabs

  Kids and adults alike will appreciate this skewered snack. – Servings: 1 – Preparation time: 5 Minutes – Cooking time: 0 Minutes Nutrition per serving: 218 calories; 5 g fat ( 3 g sat , 1 g mono ); 20 mg cholesterol; 37 g carbohydrates; 7 g protein; 5 g fiber; 247 mg sodium; […]

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