4 Healthy Hors d’oeuvres for the New Year

It’s a new year and with the new year comes New Year’s resolutions. Of course the numnber one resolution is to diet and loss weight. So to keep your guests happy without tempting them with scrumptuious fatting foods, here are a few healthy and tasty hors d’oervres to help everyone stick to their diets.

Gluten-Free Lamb Gyro Sandwich
lamb sandwich
Slice four bun-shaped “cheeks” from a head of iceberg lettuce. Two cheeks make a bun. Fill it with roast lamb, red onions and black olives, then top with a dollop of tzatziki. Umm Umm Good!





Lemon Basil Shrimp Skewers
Shrimp Skewers
These flavorful lemon and herb shrimp skewers are the perfect party food- flavorful, elegant, easy to prepare in advance. An elegant yet simple dish your guest will love.





Honey Grilled Watermelon
Preheat your grill to medium heat. Brush both sides of each watermelon triangle with olive oil and season all sides with salt and pepper. Add a drizzle of honey over each triangle and place them on the grill, grilling each side for about 2 minutes. Remove and add a little more honey if desired.


Strawberry Cobb Salad with Strawberry Bacon Vinaigrette
strawberry salad
Try this Strawberry Cobb Salad as a hearty side dish or as a light, springy main dish. A row of sliced roasted almonds, a (wider) row of crumbled blue cheese, a (wider still) row of bacon, a dice of red onion, slices of hardboiled egg, and the strawberries.







There you have it. 4 deliciously healthy dishes to keep all of your guest healthy and happy.


About the Author:

Aurice Guyton
Aurice is a Bay Area native, born and raised in Oakland, CA. After receiving my MBA in Marketing, Aurice joined the Peace Corps where she lived and worked in a rural village in Belize for 2+ years. After her Peace Corps term, Aurice moved back to California and began planning events for various organizations and developed a passion for it. She officially started her business in 2012. She specializes in business, tech and non-profit events.

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