12 Skinny Party Appetizers for March Madness


Cheer on your favorite teams during March Madness while enjoying healthy (and just as tasty) game day snacks. These 12 skinny party appetizers are delicious without being too decadent — after all — spring is in the air and summer is just around the corner. It’s game on with your skinny apps that are light in calories without being light in flavor.

1. Mini Jalapeno Popper Puffs

Mini Jalapeno Popper Puffs

You can enjoy two of these poppers for 130 calories. Satisfy your craving for poppers while enjoying a low carb, high protein snack. Find this exclusive to The Good Stuff recipe here!

2. Mini Buffalo Chicken Bites

Mini Buffalo Chicken BitesSource: Simple Nourished Living

Turn buffalo chicken wings — a party favorite — into skinny bites of goodness.

3. Italian Grinder On A Stick

Italian Grinder On A StickSource: The Skinny Fork

Calorie laden Italian sandwiches are lightened up when put on skewers. Forgo the bread and dip your skewers into a skinny honey mustard sauce.

4. Parmesan Cauliflower Dip

Parmesan Cauliflower DipSource: Food Faith Fitness

Cauliflower lightens up this cheesy dip while adding a healthy serving of veggies.

5. Skinny Party Chex Mix

Skinny Party Chex MixSource: Recipe Diaries

For those keeping count of points, there are 4 in a half cup. You can have a crunchy snack, while staying on track.

6. Skinny Chicken Enchiladas

Skinny Chicken EnchiladasSource: The Good Stuff

Enchiladas are always a popular game day treat. Try serving a skinny version, I bet they won’t even notice.

7. Bite Size Guacamole Tostadas

Bite Size Guacamole TostadasSource: Camille Styles

Guacamole lovers will enjoy these mini guacamole tostadas.

8. Skinny Spinach and Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms

Skinny Spinach and Bacon Stuffed MushroomsSource: Skinny Taste

These mushrooms are generously stuffed with spinach, breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese. Each mushroom has just 34 calories, so you can have more than one!

9. Mini Chili Filled Phyllo Cups

Mini Chili Filled Phyllo CupsSource: Cookin Canuck

Mini servings of chile in phyllo cups gives satisfies your craving and it is easy to eat while mingling at your party.

10. Skinny Quinoa Bites

Skinny Quinoa BitesSource: That Oven Feelin

Skinny Quinoa Bites make a great alternative to tater tots or fries. High in protein you can add sriracha or buffalo sauce for a spicier bite.

11. BBQ Cheddar Jalapeno Chicken Meatballs

BBQ Cheddar Jalapeno Chicken MeatballsSource: Get Healthy U

These meatballs pack a big punch of flavor. Made with chicken instead of pork or beef, they are leaner bites of protein. Barbecue, cheddar and jalapeño make these meatballs so flavorful the guys will be fighting for them.

12. Skinny Bacon Ranch Dip

Skinny Bacon Ranch DipSource: Kitchme

Use low fat and not fat cheese and sour cream to make a skinny bacon ranch dip for your party table.