Eating healthy doesn’t have to be a chore – it can actually be an enjoyable experience if you make smart choices! What’s the key to making smart choices easier? Unusual and unique appetizer recipes that are both delicious and nutritious. Here are five unusual and unique appetizer recipes to get you started on your journey towards healthier eating:
Sweet Potato Fritters with Creamy Avocado Dip
Start by preparing the sweet potato fritters by combining mashed sweet potatoes with garlic, scallions, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, eggs and flour. Heat a pan over medium heat with some oil before adding in spoonfuls of the batter to create small fritters. Serve with a creamy avocado dip made from avocados, Greek yogurt, lime juice, garlic and cilantro.
Zucchini “Noodles” with Avocado Pesto Sauce
Use a spiralizer or julienne peeler to create long noodle-like shapes out of zucchini before shaving thin slices of Parmesan cheese on top. Next , prepare the avocado pesto sauce by combining pitted avocados, olive oil, garlic , basil leaves , pine nuts , lemon juice , salt and pepper in a food processor until smooth. Drizzle the sauce over top of the noodles right before serving!
Cauliflower Macaroni & Cheese Bites
Prepare macaroni & cheese according to instructions on box before transferring it into a greased baking dish; place small dollops of cauliflower mash between each macaroni & cheese bite for extra nutrition . Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes or until golden brown . Serve hot!
Roasted Grape Tomato Bruschetta
Roast grape tomatoes in oven for about 20 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit before transferring them into bowl; mix in minced garlic , olive oil , balsamic vinegar , oregano & salt . Toast baguette slices under broiler until slightly crisp then spread tomato mixture onto bread slices while they’re still warm . Sprinkle feta cheese over bruschetta and enjoy!
Spicy Mushroom Fries
Start by slicing mushrooms and tossing them in a bowl with cornstarch ; add some paprika and cayenne pepper if desired before baking them at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown . Serve as is or as an accompaniment to other dishes – either way they’re sure to be a hit !
Sushi Pizza with Avocado and Wasabi Aioli
Forget traditional pizza! This sushi pizza is an unexpected twist on an old favorite that is sure to please. The combination of a crispy wonton crust topped with avocado, cucumber, radish, and wasabi aioli makes this recipe both vegan and gluten-free; plus, it only takes 15 minutes to prepare! This sushi pizza is a great option for those who want something light yet flavorful.
Smoked Salmon Rolls With Cream Cheese & Dill
Another great appetizer that is easy to make and tasty too is smoked salmon rolls with cream cheese and dill. For this recipe you will need cream cheese, dill weed, smoked salmon slices (or lox), onion powder, garlic powder and chives (optional). Simply spread the cream cheese onto each slice of smoked salmon then sprinkle on the spices as desired. Roll up each slice of salmon into a tube shape then secure each roll with toothpicks or skewers if needed. Serve these delicious rolls with lemon wedges for an added flavor punch!
Vegan Cheese Ball Bites
For vegans looking for an appetizer that packs plenty of flavor without sacrificing healthfulness or taste – look no further than vegan cheese ball bites! This recipe requires just a few simple ingredients including vegan cream cheese, chopped walnuts or pecans (your choice!), vegan Parmesan cheese (or nutritional yeast flakes), fresh parsley (optional), garlic powder, onion powder and paprika (optional). Simply mix all ingredients together until well blended then form small balls about 1 inch in diameter. Place them in the freezer for about 30 minutes before serving so they can firm up nicely – enjoy!
Make Smart Choices Easier With Unusual & Unique Appetizer
With these three unusual appetizer recipes you can make smart food choices easier than ever before! Not only are these recipes creative and delicious but they are also healthy too – perfect for any gathering or family dinner night. So grab your ingredients and let’s get cooking! Bon appétit!