Snacks and Starters Recipes Directory
Looking for a yummy, healthy way to start your meals? Check out these snacks and starters for ideas for family dinners or a big party.
Hummus: Ingredients, Recipe, and Benefits
Can't get enough hummus? This tasty dip has a lot going for it, in terms of nutrition as well as taste. Find out how easy it is to make your own with a simple hummus recipe.
How to Fight the Late-Night Munchies
Boredom and tiredness can lead you to raid the pantry - and gain weight. WebMD explains why we might be snacking at night and how to avoid the late-night munchies.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: 25 Super Snacks With 100 Calories or Less
Ice cream and quesadillas top a tasty photo gallery of diet snack ideas. They're quicker, cheaper, and less processed than many 100-calorie snack packs.
Slideshow: Dress Up Your Food With Condiments
Ketchup or mustard? Wasabi or Sriracha? See what these and other popular condiments are made of and how much to use.
Slideshow: Low-Carb Snacks
We all snack. You can, even if you're on a low-carb diet. Get ideas about smart snacks that are low in carbohydrates.
Red, White, & Blue Corn Chip Bites Recipe
Blue corn tortilla chips make this Mexican-style red-white-and-blue appetizer pretty, but any variety will work.
Easy and Light Cinnamon Rolls
Make your own cinnamon rolls without the guilt, thanks to this recipe that uses less-fat margarine and light cream cheese.
Mixed Berry-Almond Gratin Recipe
Fresh berries are topped with a rich custard and baked into a crusty dessert (or breakfast) gratin.
No-Bake Peanut Butter Power Bars
Power up with these energizing no-bake peanut butter bars filled with marshmallows, low-fat granola, and ground flaxseed.
Lemon Cucumber Seltzer
Play up plain seltzer water with fresh cucumber and lemon slices for a refreshing beverage to enjoy outdoors.
Pizza Recipe: Turkish Style Pizza
This recipe is an adaptation of a pizza discovered in a street-side cafe in the Mediterranean coastal city of Antalya.
Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomato Bruschetta Recipe
Slow-roasted cherry tomato bruschetta recipe.
Mediterranean Magic Popcorn
Transform plain microwave popcorn into a gourmet snack by adding olive oil, grated Parmesan cheese, and Italian seasoning.
Toasted Pita Chips
Try this light, super scooper with your favorite dips.
Strawberry Sorbet Recipe
You can make this strawberry sorbet with fresh or frozen berries.
Red, White, & Blue Popsicles Recipe
These red-white-and-blue popsicles are great to make when fresh blueberries and raspberries are in season.
Vegetarian Recipe: Caramelized Onion and White Bean Flatbread
Herbed mashed beans, sliced plum tomatoes, sweet caramelized onions, and some shredded Gouda top this tasty flatbread.
Quick bruschetta made with Roma tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, and drizzled with olive oil, is the life of the party.