Looking for low-cholesterol Christmas party appetizers that won't have you locked in the kitchen for hours? Try these tasty temptations for a low-cholesterol Christmas party that will delight your guests without hurting your heart.
Appetizers and Dips
Tip: Omit anchovy and rinse capers with water to reduce sodium content of this meal and make it even more heart-healthy.
Tip: Add ½ tablespoon of ground cinnamon to add extra antioxidants to this delicious chutney.
Tip: Alternate blue corn and whole wheat tortilla chips for a colorful party presentation.
Tip: Select a variety of whole wheat crackers to accompany party dips.
Tip: Use both salsa verde (green salsa) and traditional (red) for a holiday look.
Tip: Serve red pepper, black bean, and artichoke dip alongside one another as a holiday "dip bar" your guests will love. (These dips can be easily made ahead and re-heated the day of your party).
Tip: Use natural peanut butter in this recipe to avoid hydrogenated oils common in standard peanut butters.
This red and green Low-Fat Mediterranean Salad makes for a colorful, low-cholesterol salad.
A second red and green salad for your holiday, this Tomato Cucumber Salad is the perfect way to begin a meal.
Use whole grain bread for Low-Fat Croutons that are a healthier alternative to the standard version.
This information does not replace the advice of your doctor.