15 Deceptively Healthy Dishes to Bring to the Holiday Potluck
It’s time to start planning for your holiday potluck u2014 the calorie fest that can be tough to navigate when you’re watching your weight. Luckily, since you’re toting a dish along, you can flip the attitude with a healthy option or two. Whether you’ve signed up for dips, chips, or dessert, there is a deceptively delicious way to whip them up guilt free. And the best part, the other guests will never know if you don’t give it away. Check out these 15 deviously healthy holiday potluck treats.
| Sweet Potato Fries
Who says fries have to be unhealthy? These spicy sweet potato fries are a crispy, crunchy snack.
| Homemade Pita Chips
Instead of splurging on the store-bought brand, impress your friends by whipping up a batch of homemade pita chips.
| Spicy Sweet Potato Salad
If you are looking for a fresh potluck side that’s still healthy, this spicy sweet potato salad won’t disappoint.
| Caprese Salad
Add some Mediterranean pizzazz to the potluck with this refreshing and crisp cucumber avocado caprese salad.
| Crispy Cauliflower Buffalo Wings
The ultimate potluck food gets a healthy refresh with these crispy cauliflower buffalo wings.
| Vegan Peanut Butter Brownies
Sneak extra protein into your favorite sweet treats with these fudgey vegan peanut butter brownies.
| Lightened-Up Guacamole
Shhh! No one will be able to guess the secret ingredient in this irresistible Greek yogurt guacamole.
| Pumpkin-Carrot Bars
Wow the crowd with these creamy, irresistible pumpkin-carrot bars with cream cheese frosting.
| Arugula, Goat Cheese, and Portobello Pizzas
These arugula, goat cheese, and portobello pizzas are a healthy snack that guests can enjoy one-handed.
| Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes
No one will believe these vegan chocolate cupcakes have avocado in them.
| Roasted Honey Cinnamon Chickpeas
Crunchy, sweet, and satisfying, these roasted honey cinnamon chickpeas are a great party snack.
| Spaghetti Squash Mac and Cheese
Instead of lugging over a tray of traditional mac, surprise guests with this cheesy and delicious spaghetti squash mac and cheese instead.
| Tomato and Pepper Bruschetta
Practically bursting with juicy deliciousness, these tomato bruschetta look fancy but are easy to whip up.
| Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad
Skip your usual pasta salad u2014 this quinoa tabbouleh salad is bursting with flavor and will drive your friends wild.
| Lightened-Up Spinach Dip
Lighten up a traditionally heavy side by whipping up this spinach and watercress dip instead.