7 Appetizers for Entertaining - Clean Eating Magazine

7 Appetizers for Entertaining

Last minute guests? Never fear. We've collected 7 quick and easy appetizer recipes perfect your next get together. Your guests will think you spent hours in the kitchen!
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1. Beer-Battered Cauliflower Bites with Jalapeño Cheddar-Style Dipping Sauce

Quinoa flour and lager coat these golden cauliflower florets. Cashews serve as the base for our dairy-free dipping sauce along with nutritional yeast to give it an extra-cheesy flavor.

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2. Gooey Mac & Cheese Balls

Mozzarella, Swiss, Monterey Jack and Parmesan cheeses combine to create the most indulgent-tasting mac & cheese balls you’ve ever tried. Don’t worry, they still have the goodness of whole-grain pasta, plus we’ve hidden butternut squash and cauliflower in the sauce for a nutrient punch.

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 3. Mini Steak & Blue Cheese Pizzas

Shrinking the size of your pizzas means more crust to enjoy, and our 'lil Steak & Blue Cheese Pizzas are no exception!

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4. Sweet Pea Ricotta Spread

Rich ricotta cheese is the perfect accompaniment to sweet peas in this vibrant spread. 

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5. Burrata Mushroom Bites

These cheesy bites over whole-wheat pita rounds make for a light and fresh appetizer. Do your best to choose large, uniformly sized mushrooms to ensure you can pack an equal amount of the cheesy filling into each.

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6. Endive Bites with Goat Cheese, Figs & Honey

These fresh, crisp endive leaves with creamy goat cheese and sweet honey are a cinch to put together, and will please even the pickiest guest. Plus, they're easy to hold. 

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7. Stuffed Dates with Ricotta

These satisfying bites are infused with traditional Middle Eastern flavors and get their sweetness from dried dates. We recommend using pit-in dates which contain more moisture than their pitted counterparts.

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