26 Healthy-ish New Year’s Eve Party Recipes Your Guests Won’t Even Flinch At

Ring in 2020 right with these tempting but healthy New Year’s Eve party recipes.

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Your New Year’s Eve Party Menu

What are you going to serve? What foods will ensure you will feel good and have a good time? The following healthy-ish New Year’s Eve party recipes, of course! (Also, be sure to check out these party hacks.)

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“Everything Bagel” Dip

Inspired by Montreal bagels, this is a delicious spread for crackers and the perfect dip for vegetables.

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Buffalo Cauliflower Sliders

Cauliflower makes a good replacement for chicken in this spicy stacked sandwich that tastes just like the real thing.

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Rainbow Rice Paper Rolls

These vibrant Vietnamese rice paper rolls are easy to assemble. Just wrap soft, translucent rice paper around vermicelli rice noodles, tender lettuce, crunchy vegetables and herbs — then dip it in a lively sauce.

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Baked Baby Potatoes with Olive Pesto

These little cuties pack all the appeal of a steakhouse-style baked potato into something much smaller.

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Goat Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

All you need is baby portobello mushrooms, creamy goat cheese and sweet red peppers.

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Chicken Endive Boats

For when you want a snack that’s a little different, these tasty bites are ready to serve in just 30 minutes.

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Caprese Salad Kebabs

Classic tomato, fresh mozzarella and basil get a simple makeover that’s perfect for entertaining.

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Beet Chips

Nothing beats the sweet, crunchy taste of freshly made beet chips.

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Chickpea & Fennel Meal(less) Balls

While these are softer in texture than your typical meatballs, they deliver big, meaty flavour.

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French Chestnut Rolls

At first glance, it’s difficult to tell that these aren’t made with real sausage!

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Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

This dish is a great way to amp up your veggie intake.

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Clams on Toast

Inspired by Hart’s in Brooklyn, one of Bon Appétit’s best new restaurants of 2017, our version is simpler, lighter and easier to make but just as delish.

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Hummus with Sumac & Pomegranate

Pass the veggies, please.

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Party Peppers

It’s time to get out your can opener and make room for this Mediterranean-style appetizer.

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Cauliflower with Crispy Crumbs

The crispy golden topping in this simple side dish is usually made by frying the breadcrumbs in a generous quantity of butter. This version of cauliflower with crispy crumbs uses a modest portion of olive oil and fresh herbs to flavour the topping.

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Gravlax Pâté

A festive celebration demands a special appetizer to complement the main event, and this pâté is the right mix of luxury and ease.

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Walnut, Prosciutto & Fig Apps

For a simple amuse-bouche, these walnut, prosciutto and fig apps are delicious and looks stunning on a platter.

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Honey Lime Grilled Shrimp And Pineapple Skewers
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Honey Lime Grilled Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers

Once grilled, the shrimp and pineapple are easy to slide off skewers and into your wrap of choice. Serve with lime wedges and sliced avocado.

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“Everything Bagels” Dip

Inspired by Montreal bagels, this is a delicious spread for crackers and the perfect dip for vegetables.

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Spiced Mayan Chocolate Coated Walnuts

For a simple yet stunning appetizer, these bite-sized morsels are incredibly delicious. The combination of fresh figs, prosciutto, Gorgonzola cheese and walnuts is exceptionally good.

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Loaded Lactose-Free Nachos

Normally served as a bar snack, nachos actually have enough protein and calories to count as a main course. (Ensure that all ingredients are lactose-free.)

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Spicy Maple Syrup Chicken Wings

These sticky wings are addictive and yummy.

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Marinated Chèvre

It’s important to have an easy, make-ahead appetizer like this one in your repertoire. Guests adore it, but it’s not too rich that it will take away from the other appetizers.

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Avocado Caprese Crostini

Avocado toast meets caprese salad in this vibrant handheld appetizer.

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Orange Olive Tapende

Serve this sweet and salty dip with crackers or sliced pita.

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Now that you have your New Year’s Eve party menu sorted, check out how to achieve your New Year health goals.

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