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Healthy Appetizers and Snack Recipes

Do you get the munchies at night, or do you like to start dinner with a little something to nibble on? Here's a list of delicious and healthy appetizers and snacks all created by the experts at the Food Channel here at About.com

Asparagus Morels Sautée
Asparagus and morels are delicious together. This appetizer recipe is delicious and so good for you.

Baked Clams
Clams with a garlicky bread crumb topping. This is a healthy and protein-rich appetizer.

Avocado Cilantro Hummus
This nutrient dense appetizer contains healthful omega-3 fatty acids and plenty of protein.

Boiled Peanuts
Warm boiled peanuts are a good source of protein and monounsaturated fats. They're easy to make in the crockpot.

Crab and Avocado Margaritas
There's no alcohol in these margaritas. They're made with crab meat, avocados, tomatoes and seasonings.

Black Walnut Spread
This recipe combines black walnuts and tofu with flavor herbs and spices to make a unique and healthful spread for crackers or bread.

Fennel and Orange Salad With Fresh Mint
Fennel and orange segments are combined with fresh mint and a light lemon vinaigrette.

Fiesta-Style Scallops
Quick and easy scallop recipe gets a little zing from cumin, black pepper and chili powder. Low in saturated fat and a good source of protein.

Garlic Stuffed Artichokes
Artichokes and garlic are cooked in a pressure cooker. The leaves of the artichoke are flavorful and nutritious.

Grilled Crab Tortillas
Whole wheat tortillas are filled with crab and ricotta cheese. Next, they're grilled in a skillet and ready to serve.

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