It can be daunting to pick the right appetizers when you host a party! We’ve all been there. Should you make snacky, casual stuff, or something more sophisticated? Will the guests enjoy individually portioned foods, or are they more into buffet-style foods like chips and dip? And more importantly, how can you make the starters both delicious and healthy? Well, we’ve got some good news for you!
Hosting a gathering can be easy when you make these WW-friendly appetizers that the crowd will love. You’ll no longer have to worry about any of these things. With this list of 15 unique and easy ideas, you’ll be able to choose something that is both healthy and also favored by all of the guests. You can make a few different recipes here to ensure that your event has a variety of foods, and you won’t need to feel guilty about devouring them when it’s your turn to eat!
Impress your party guests with our recipe for delicious Turkey Sausage Rolls! This is a fantastic way to awaken your appetite. Ingredients you need to include ground turkey, bread crumbs, seasonings, puff pastry, and egg wash. The combination of the flaky puff pastry and the juicy sausage is absolutely to die for! The best part is that it only takes 20 minutes to bake.
Weight Watchers posted this zero-point appetizer, which has a unique look and flavor. The only ingredients you need are eggs and Everything seasoning! After boiling the eggs, you can wait for them to cool, cut them in half, and then sprinkle on the seasoning. This instantly upgrades the hard-boiled eggs! You can also make your own Everything seasoning if you don't have a jar of that blend.
Seven-layer dip is always a crowd favorite. However, regular sour cream can be high in points. There are certainly ways to lighten up the classic appetizer dip and make it more Weight Watchers-friendly. For instance, use reduced-fat Mexican shredded cheese, fat-free refried beans, and fat-free sour cream! The recipe also contains taco seasoning, guacamole, tomatoes, green onions, and black olives.
Looking for the perfect finger food for your next party? This WW-friendly starter has Mexican food influences and is super easy to put together. All you need is egg roll wrappers and a flavorful mixture of shredded chicken, corn, black beans, spices, and jalapeno. You can cook the egg rolls in the oven for about 30 minutes! Enjoy with your favorite 0-point salsa or other dipping sauce.
Weight Watchers posted this incredible appetizer recipe that is perfect for when you want to make something a little fancier. This unique dish comprises flavors of fresh granny Smith apples, whipped cream cheese, soft goat cheese, and jam. It even has hints of honey, peppermint leaves, and allspice! The base for these delicious tartlets is made with mini phyllo shells, which are perfectly flaky. Your partygoers will be raving about these!
Here is another recipe that helps you create bite-sized appetizers that are super easy to serve since you can just place them on a platter. This is a Weight Watchers-friendly recipe by The Skinny Dish. These adorable bruschetta bites have the classic flavors of the traditional dish: fresh basil, Roma tomatoes, garlic, and balsamic vinegar. You can make them with phyllo shells, garlic, and herb soft cheese spread. This makes it easy since you don't need to make the cheese spread yourself!
Are you hosting a party where kids will be involved? This is the perfect family-friendly starter to make for your next gathering! These pizza muffins will be a hit. Our recipe will guide you in making homemade muffin batter, which is much healthier than store-bought mixes. The pizza muffins contain shredded mozzarella, asiago cheese, low-point bacon, pepperoni, and parmesan cheese! Dip them in marinara sauce or even ranch!
Delight your loved ones with this Weight Watchers recipe that has a gorgeous presentation and flavor profile. With whole wheat bread, low-fat cream cheese, and smoked salmon, your taste buds will be in heaven. It also has fresh dill, capers, red onion, and lemon zest, which accentuates all of the other components! The recipe amounts are just for a single serving, so you can adjust it to fit your needs.
Who doesn't love a savory cupcake every now and then? This is great for potlucks because it's much easier than making a casserole and having to slice and serve it on the spot. These chicken cups have bursting flavors of salsa, black beans, reduced-fat Mexican cheese, and ground chicken! You can also use ground turkey if you wish. Another option is to omit the meat entirely and make them vegetarian. Perhaps add some avocado!
Who knew you could enjoy such decadent mozzarella steaks while on the Weight Watchers program? These wonderful cheesy bites have a crispy, golden brown, crunchy layer on the outside. On the inside, there's gooey and flavorful cheese! You can dip these in marinara sauce or other types of dip. The recipe by Kimspired DIY states that it is 3 points per mozzarella stick.
Look at how fun these tiny pickle sandwiches are! Weight Watchers posted this recipe, and we just had to share it. Replace bread with crisp, juicy pickles and load them with arugula, rotisserie chicken, and tomatoes. There's also a Greek yogurt spread that you can include, which gives them more flavor. Per two sandwiches, it is zero points! You can't beat that.
Life is Sweeter By Design shared this recipe for Chicken Salad Bites that are a must-try! It's super easy to make since all you need is pepperoncini, chicken breast, reduced-fat mayo, and mini phyllo shells. From start to finish, this recipe only takes 15 minutes. It also serves 15 people, so it's perfect for a gathering. On the current program, each chicken salad bite is one point.
13. Skinny Queso Dip
When you're not sure what exactly to make for your appetizer spread, you can always lean on this classic queso dip recipe that everyone will love. It has hints of onions, garlic, jalapenos, tomatoes, green chilies, and plenty of cheese! Specifically, you will need reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese and reduced-fat cream cheese. There's also some almond milk to make it extra creamy. Enjoy this with chips, bread, veggies, and more.
Try our recipe for Buffalo Chicken Meatballs; you won't regret it! You can place these on skewers so that they are easy to dip in sauces. You can make these meatballs from scratch, even if you are a beginner cook. They have hints of garlic, chives, Frank's original hot sauce, and dillweed. For best results, use fat-free ground chicken to form the meatballs.
Weight Watchers has an easy one-point appetizer that you can make in just a matter of 20 minutes. No matter what type of party you are hosting, these will surely delight your guests. The base of the appetizer is crisp cucumber. Then, your palate will be met with shrimp, wasabi mayo, avocado, and radish. Top them with a mint leaf to complete them and give them a refreshing twist!