Do you love to entertain as much as I do? When I'm hosting a gathering, I spend weeks thinking of what appetizers, dishes, and drinks I'll serve and how I'll display everything. Whether you entertain guests just once in awhile or all year long, you likely want to make the get togethers memorable and healthy without breaking the bank. What do you want guests to notice the most? A spread of colorful appetizers (like bite-size endive boats and a brie cheese appetizer) and a homemade condiments bar are good places to start. As a dietitian who loves to cook for friends, I have a few tips for creating great-tasting menus with a nutritious twist. Ready to take your soirée to the next level? Here are ideas to get your creative juices flowing!
The Healthiest Party Foods to Buy at Costco
Buying in bulk can save a lot of money. But with so many products for sale, you might have a tough time picking out the healthiest foods to feed a crowd. Lucky for you, my nutritionist pals share their top party-food picks in my article for ReadersDigest.com! Shopping for vino and wondering what wine has the least sugar?
8 Homemade Condiments For Your Summer BBQ
Tired of ketchup and mustard? Think jarred jam is too sugary? Wow your guests with a delicious, homemade condiments bar at your next party. I share one of my favorite crowd-pleasing recipes in this WomensRunning.com post.
Amy's Recipe of the Week: Avocado Deviled Eggs with Smoked Paprika
I love eggs—they're budget-friendly, easy to cook, and good for you. So go ahead and give this classic party recipe a healthy makeover! This tasty deviled eggs app is made with avocado for an extra boost of heart-healthy fat. Pair them with a tropical green tea sangria mocktail and perhaps homemade Mexican salsa with flatbread chips, and you're all set!
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