6 Party Recipes Under 100 Calories

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Holiday parties can be a calorie minefield. Mini quiches, chicken wings, cheese platters--and dips laden with mayo are common this time of year.

It's easy to eat an entire meal's worth--or even a day's worth--of fat and calories without ever picking up a fork or a plate.

When you're talking and standing in front of the food, it's easy to forget to be mindful of your eating, but when you serve lighter fare, your risk of sabotaging your calorie budget is reduced.

I created five new recipes that have fewer than 100 calories--and a sixth one that has only 113 calories! Serve these recipes at your office party, neighborhood potluck, or game night alongside a huge platter of fruits and vegetables.

NEW Prosciutto Lettuce Bites (20 calories, 1 g fat)

Pumpkin Dip (32 calories, 2 g fat)

NEW Easy Cucumber Cups (27 calories, 1 g fat)

NEW Mini Taco Cups (60 calories, 1 g fat)

NEW Festive Polenta Rounds (41 calories, 2 g fat)

Deviled Eggs (85 calories, 6 g fat)

NEW Wilted Lemon Lettuce and Beef Bruschetta (113 calories, 4 g fat)

Looking for more party resrouces and recipes? Try these:Will you be hosting or attending any holiday parties this year?

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I'm still looking for a few events to attend Report
I will be hosting a small holiday "girl get together". I will be serving healthy foods that I have found on SparkPeople. Report
I always host a couple of dinner parties, for family and friends. It is so nice to have a house full. I love it, even though it is a lot of work. Report
Deviled eggs are some of my favorite things in the world. Report
The pumpkin dip sounds amazing! I can't wait to make it! Report
The Prosciutto Lettuce Bites sound absolutely amazing as well as the Taco Cups. I can't wait to try them. Report
Thanks for the recipes, I look forward to trying the pumpkin dip and cucumber cups. Report
Thank you for sharing, any recipe under 100 calories is a great one. Report
Yes, hosting and attending! This is a wonderful time of the year - a time to celebrate all of our blessings with friends and family. Report
For once, I'm hosting. I'm considering deviled eggs - they tend to be a staple at holiday gatherings with my family. We normally have veggie and pickle trays too. Grapes are also great grab-and-go appetizers. Report
The eggs & cucumber looked good. Report
These recipes look fantastic! I'll probably make the pumpkin dip, cucumber cups and the prosciutto lettuce bites for our annual Ugly Holiday Sweater Party on Friday - can't wait to share them with my friends! Thanks, Chef Meg. Report
Any recipe under 100 calories is a great recipe. Thank you. Report
Yumm! Report
Thanks for these! Report
I LOVE the idea of using cucumbers instead of crackers as a base for spread. These recipes are all fantastic - can't wait to try some out! Report
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