Easy Party Appetizer Recipes for Game Night and New Year’s Eve

easy party appetizer recipes Taco Dip

Game Night Easy Party Appetizer Recipes

In need of easy party appetizer recipes for your game night while the kids are still out of school or maybe you are getting a jump start on your New Year’s Eve menu – either way you will want these yummy dips! Kids young and old come running when you say ‘tacos’ and this easy Taco Dip from my KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence makes a fan favorite. Once you make this delicious Taco Dip, you will find topping your recipe list. Meaty, creamy, southwestern flavors and fresh ingredients and this healthy easyy dip is simple to make,  Best of all, this southwestern dip takes minutes to make and you can serve leftovers over rice the next day.

Easy Party appetizer recipes Guacamame Dip – 2 Weight Watcher Points


Delicious Easy Party Appetizer Recipes Can be Good For You

I recently made Guacamame from Eating Well To Fight Arthritis and my friends just had to have the recipe. I am a true avocado addict and the combination of avocado and edamame makes this a wonderful delicious, nutritious dip chocked full of good-for-you ingredients with only 2 Weight watcher points. Try seving this dip with fresh veggies or chips. These easy party appetizer recipes you’ll prepare lots because they are so good and simple to make. I especially like this taco dip because it makes a substatial filling party dip.

Taco Dip from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101 cookbook

This popular taco-style dip makes a fast group favorite and sprinkle with cheese and black olives to top it off if desired.  Also, try serving the dip with chips and sometimes I serve it with fresh vegetables rounds. All ages adore this dip because who doesn’t like tacos?

Makes 16 (1/4-cup) servings

1 pound ground sirloin
4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
1 cup nonfat sour cream
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 (1.25-ounce) packet taco seasoning
1 1/2 cups salsa
1 cup chopped tomato
1/2 cup chopped avocado

1. In large nonstick skillet, cook meat until done and drain excess grease. Add remaining ingredients except tomato and avocado and cook until mixture is creamy and cheese is melted
2. Transfer mixture to serving dish and top dip with chopped tomato and avocado. Serve warm.

Nutritional information per serving:  Calories 95, Calories from Fat 36%, Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 23mg, Sodium 286mg, Carbohydrates 7g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 2g, Protein 8g, Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 lean meat

Terrific Tip:  Make in a crock pot and add cooked meat and remaining ingredients except tomato and avocado.  Sprinkle with tomato and avocado before serving and tell your guests can dig in.

Black-Eyed Pea Dip great for New Year’s or All Year Round

Black-eyed pea dip recipe with slow cooker cabbage roll casserole
This fabulous Black -Eyed Pea Dip I think about for New Year’s Day because we traditionally eat black-eyed peas and cabbage on that day. This dip packs flavor and this dip is simple to make! Find more easy party recipes. Best of all, these healthy easy recipes are simple and the recipes make enticing appetizers. I also have great home entertaining recipes and my party menu will guide you through a fun party preparation.



More for the Menu

Need a quick dessert? Make my most popular recipe for Ooey Gooey Bars from KITCHEN 101 Also, you must check out my Mango Chutney Spread from Too Hot in the Kitchen! Surprisingly simple with six ingredients and you have this mild sweet, spicy, and salty spread, (opposite flavorsattract) that tantalizes every taste bud in each bite.  Both these recipes are effortless to makmango chutney spread recipee.   ooey gooey bars recipe ooey gooey bars

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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