5 No-Stress Appetizers For That Barbecue You RSVP'd For This Weekend

5 No-Stress Appetizers For That Barbecue You RSVP'd For This Weekend
5 No-Stress Appetizers For That Barbecue You RSVP'd For This Weekend

Spread each of 16 Belgian endive leaves with about 1 tablespoon goat cheese. Arrange a piece of smoked salmon on top of each, season with freshly ground pepper, garnish with fresh dill, and serve.

MAKES 16 SERVINGS Per serving: 47 cal, 3 g fat (1.5 g sat), 1 g carbs, 0 g sugar, 32 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 6 g protein

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Fold together one 8-ounce package reduced-fat softened cream cheese with one 8-ounce package fresh goat cheese and the zest of 1 lemon. Roll cheese into 24 balls (about 1 tablespoon each), roll each in dukkah (about 1/2 cup total), and serve with crispbreads (such as Wasa).

MAKES 24 SERVINGS Per serving (1 ball and 1/2 crispbread each): 82 cal, 5 g fat (2.5 g sat), 7 g carbs, 1 g sugar, 173 mg sodium, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein

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In a processor, puree one 15-ounce can drained and rinsed chickpeas with 1 avocado, 2 tablespoons tahini, 1 small garlic clove, the juice of 1 large lemon, and 1/4 cup water. Season with salt and pepper, spoon onto whole-wheat pita wedges, and garnish with sesame seeds.

MAKES 8 SERVINGS Per serving: (1/4 cup): 193 cal, 8 g fat (1 g sat), 27 g carbs, 2 g sugar, 197 mg sodium, 7 g fiber, 7 g protein

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Mash 1 avocado with the juice of half a lime; spread on 12 round tortilla chips, and top each with 1 shrimp. Divide among them 1/4 cup thawed frozen corn kernels, 1 seeded chopped chili, and 1/2 cup torn cilantro leaves. Serve with 12 small lime wedges.

MAKES 12 SERVINGS Per serving: 42 cal, 3 g fat (0.5 g sat), 4 g carbs, 1 g sugar, 46 mg sodium, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein

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On each of 12 skewers, thread the following: a mini mozzarella ball wrapped in a basil leaf, a honeydew ball, a folded half-slice of prosciutto, a watermelon ball, another basil-wrapped mozzarella ball, and a cantaloupe ball. Season with freshly ground black pepper.

MAKES 12 SERVINGS Per serving: 90 cal, 6 g fat (3.5 g sat), 5 g carbs, 4 g sugar, 146 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 5 g protein

This article originally appeared in the June 2017 issue of Women's . For more great recipes and advice, pick up a copy on newsstands now!

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