When I think about Easter, visions of chocolate bunnies, cheesy potatoes, jelly beans and Peeps circle in my head. Is your mouth watering yet? What if you’re trying to eat healthier though? I’ve rounded up 10 of the best low carb Easter appetizers out there so you can enjoy your meal without compromising your healthy lifestyle.
10 Low Carb Easter Appetizers
Let’s jump right in, shall we? Now a lot of these recipes can be used for low carb and healthy brunches and lunch, so it doesn’t all have to be exclusively low carb Easter appetizers. Be open to try something new!
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Pomegranate Cheese Cucumber Bites
These tasty, fresh appetizers are from one of my favorite carb-free blogs, sugarfreemom.com. Use whatever spreadable cheese you can find, she uses goat cheese, but suggests that you can cream cheese, feta or Laughing Cow Cheese.
Bacon Water Chestnut Wraps
A low carb appetizer list would not be complete if there wasn’t at least one bacon dish. Give me all the bacon! I love this recipe from Taste of Home.
Deviled Eggs without mayo
If you’re practicing a low carb lifestyle chances are a little fat doesn’t deter you from the food. If you have food allergies to eggs then check out these no-mayo deviled eggs. They’re tasty and no one will ever know your secret. Get the recipe from Foodal here.
I love this recipe from Recipes Worth Eating! It can’t be low carb without cheese, right? The marinade really takes the dish from basic to classy and brunch-worthy. Click here to make it for your Easter brunch.
No Dairy! “Cheddar” Drop Biscuits
If you aren’t following Healthful Pursuit then I suggest you do so and quickly. Back to the low carb Easter appetizers we were discussing, check out these dairy free “Cheddar” drop Biscuits. This appetizer is also keto friendly if you’re doing keto.
Herbed Cucumber Bites
This low carb recipe uses cream cheese and fancies up one of my favorite low carb snacks. Just use a piping bag and pipe the cream cheese mixture onto the cucumber bites. Visit divadicucina.com to get the full recipe.
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Despite how pretty this looks, it’s not difficult to recreate. Wholesome Yum has really great step by step instructions on how to wrap each piece of bacon around the asparagus. To get the recipe click here.
Sausage Cream Cheese Pinwheels
One of the things I miss most about limiting carbs are flaky, crispy appetizers. I was so happy when I found this recipe for a low carb version of a pinwheel on My Table of Three and I can’t wait to try it for Easter dinner. Get the recipe here.
Avocado Cucumber Shrimp Bites
Low Carb Bunny Veggie Dip
Cream cheese and sour cream, spices, put it all together, roll it in some shredded cheese and add adorable bunny ears with red peppers, and you have yourself a cute little centerpiece that’s also an appetizer. You can find this cute low carb recipe on That’s Low Carb?!. Click here for it.
What is low carb?
A low carb diet limits the amount of carbohydrates you eat. A carbohydrate is considered to be in grains, starchy foods, fruits and veggies. Most low carb diets are high in fat and protein. Remember back in the late 90s the sensation that was the Atkin’s Diet? That’s low carb. There are different variations of low carb diets out there. Check out this article from Mayo about what low carb is.
Whether you’re doing a low carb diet or just watching your calories and carbohydrates, these appetizers are guaranteed to be tasty and a crowd hit.
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