Cooktop Cove: 9 low carb snacks to make your next party a hit
So many people low-carb these days that it makes sense to have a few carb-lite snacks whenever you throw together some party food or have a group of people around to watch the big game.
Low-carb recipes can be brilliantly creative and make us look at well-loved ingredients in a whole new way. Whether you're trying to shed a few pounds or maintain a healthy weight, these recipes will help you do it while still impressing everyone with your awesome party food!
1. No crust pizza bites (h/t Ella Claire Inspired)
These little bites are so tasty and full of all the regular pizza flavors that everyone loves. The difference? The 'pizza base' is a secret ingredient instead of flour dough! Check out the video below to see what it is. Our tip is, grab one for yourself before you hand them around as they'll vanish in seconds!
2. Zesty lime shrimp and avocado salad (h/t Skinny Taste)
Perfect as one component of a party spread, this vibrant and zesty salad is a real crowd pleaser. Buttery avocado and aromatic cilantro compliment the shrimp beautifully and the lime gives a fresh, zippy note to this lovely dish.
3. Cauliflower crusted grilled cheese sandwiches (h/t Kirbie Cravings)
Cauliflower is a true low-carb favorite. It's surprisingly versatile and makes a great 'crust' as we see here. A stack of these snacks, with that melted cheese filling lend plenty of extra flavor, will disappear in seconds! Watch the video to see this delicious treat made.
4. Spinach quiche cups (h/t Manila Spoon)
Baked eggs taste so great, especially when mixed with a few other ingredients. Watch the video below for the full recipe.
5. Cheesy grain-free spinach crackers (h/t Keto Diet App)
How gorgeous are these to look at? That vibrant green color comes from the spinach in this recipe, along with a few more inspired ingredients. Check out the video below to see these little crackers come to life.
6. Asiago rosemary crisps (h/t Stuff I Make My Husband)
These pretty, lacey crisps look and taste absolutely stunning yet contain only a few ingredients. Amazing, right? Check out the video to see how they are made. We suggest that you make plenty of these delectable cheese and rosemary crackers as they will disappear at lightening speed!
7. Keto breadsticks (h/t Ruled Me)
Dips and yummy things to dip in are standard fare at parties. This awesome recipe, shown in the video below, gives you three variations on a low-carb 'breadstick' that you'll make again and again. Each one is delicious so pick your favorite!
8. Crab cakes (h/t Paleo Cupboard)
Little crab cakes are popular at parties and great if you're sticking to a low-carb diet. This lovely recipe shown below doesn't just help you to make the best crab cakes you've ever tasted, it also shows you how to put together a great sweet and sour vinaigrette to serve them with.
9. Low carb mozzarella sticks (h/t Gluesticks and Gumdrops)
Cheese lovers will love
these. String cheese sticks are coated with a seasoned parmesan crust and fried until golden. Perfect party fare and a sure-fire way to please low-carbers looking for something really delicious to try! Watch the video to see how you can make these at home.
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