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Healthy Hors D’oeuvres & Canapés Round Up
People often think about celebratory and festive foods as something decadent and indulgent, something they shouldn’t eat too much of unless they’re prepared to go on a mini detox the day after.
And it’s hard to keep the balance right when you’re surrounded by unhealthy junk food at the office and birthday parties. We have a solution!
Next time you go to a party, why not bring a platter of healthy hors d’oeuvres and finger food, and suggest the same to your friends. This way you will have a few good options and that slightly naughty cupcake won’t feel as naughty the next day.
To give you some ideas and inspiration, we have put together a roundup of our favorite healthy hors d’oeuvres and canapés.
Hors d’oeuvres is a French phrase, which means ‘before the first course or before the main’ and refers to a small meal or appetizers that come before the main meal and that can usually be eaten with your hands.
Think deviled eggs, skewers, pickles, cheese platters , sausage rolls, mini pies and so on. Our round up is a mix of gluten free, clean eating, paleo, vegan, vegetarian and raw finger foods that would satisfy the health nuts and the foodies.
Refreshing and light, fish and seafood canapés are perfect for healthy foodies. From mini fish skewers and Mexican salsa to hundred of ways to serve oysters, you can really let you imagination run wild in the kitchen.
As unassuming as cucumber is, it is actually very versatile when it comes to finger foods. It’s refreshing and mild tasting, and goes with many different ingredients. It can be used as cups, boats, crackers or rolls.