Healthy Holiday Party Recipes

‘Tis the Season for parties, parties, and more parties!

People are so busy with parties this time of year that it seems the weekends are busier than ever.  Work parties, holiday parties, cookie swaps, ornament exchanges and the list goes on.

What are you making to take to these parties?  Most of them will have food and for many of them, you will be taking food to eat.

Every year I scour the internet to look for a recipe that I can take that will be Weight Watchers friendly but still taste delicious!

I have come up with some holiday party recipes that I think you will like.  Let’s start with yummy appetizers.  What would a party be without tables full of cheesy, fatty apps!?!  I think you will find these appetizers alternatives just as yummy without the guilt!

Cucumber Cups Stuffed with Spicy Crab

from Eat Yourself Skinny

Cucumber Cups Stuffed with Crab

At only one Weight Watchers points plus each, this appetizer will NOT break the points plus bank!

Mini Spinach Dip Bread Bowls

from Emily Bites

Spinach Dip Bread Cups

Spinach Dip is one of my favorites and Emily has made it very easy and convenient with this recipe!

Sage and Ricotta Baked Meatballs

by LaaLoosh

Sage and Ricotta Baked Meatballs

What is a party without a big tray of meatballs?  Three of these are only 3 Weight Watchers points plus!

Cheesy Sweet Potato Crisps

by How Sweet It Is

Cheesy Sweet Potato Crisps

All I can say about these is…genius!  The crispy edges of the baked sweet potato along with the creamy yogurt dip make these a must-make this holiday season!

Spinach and Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms

from Skinny Taste

Skinny Spinach and Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms are one of my favorites and Gina has done a good job pairing bacon with them.  Love!

Skinny Pizza Pinwheels

by Dashing Dish

Pizza SpinWheels

I love some pizza!  Katie at Dashing Dish made these and don’t they look yummy!?!

Don’t all of those appetizers look delish?  Now, after you filled up on appetizers, move on to the dessert buffet.  Here are some healthy alternatives to serve at your next party!

Dark Chocolate and Mint Chip Clouds

by Skinny Taste

Dark Chocolate Mint Chip Clouds

These light but delicious meringues are the perfect sweet treat to end your snack-fest!  Gina made these look irresistible!

Santa Party Poppers

by Creative Kids Snacks

Santa Party Popper

OMG!  How cute are these?  The little Santas are so cute and made of fruit so the points plus are practically non-existent!  Aren’t these adorable?

Santa Hat Strawberries

by Snack Girl

Santa Hat Strawberry

Speaking of cute…Yes, these Santa hats will be all the rave at the party if you make these!  Don’t feel like being in the Christmas spirit…then check out these…

Grinch Party Poppers

Grinch Party Poppers

Even the Grinch is cute with these!

These appetizers and desserts are good alternatives to your usual party foods.  Will you try some of these to take to your next holiday get together?

What is your favorite party food?

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About Jennifer Swafford

Jennifer is an elementary school teacher who is trying to lose 100+ pounds. She has certainly learned how much It Sux To Be Fat and is here to motivate you to live a healthy lifestyle.