50+ Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Appetizer Recipes
These 50+ Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Appetizer Recipes can help you make a plan for healthier party nibbles, no matter what the occasion! Use Recipe Round-Ups to find more recipe collections like these.
I first started collecting ideas for Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Appetizer Recipes a few years ago after I was talking to my niece Kara about a healthy option for our annual Super Bowl party! And I’ve been adding recipes to it now and then when I saw something that sparked my interest.
So now this collection has turned into a HUGE assortment of amazing low-carb and gluten-free appetizers! (And don’t you love it so much when you’re attending a party and there are tasty but carb-conscious foods to enjoy?)
This collection features low-carb appetizers that you can eat with your fingers or with a fork. There are categories for cold nibbles and bites, warm nibbles and bites, meatballs, foods on a stick, and dips.
There are ideas here that will wow your family and guests, and you can never have too many good low-carb appetizer recipes when you’re planning a party, right? And there are appetizers here that will be a hit whenever you serve them, including great ideas the Super Bowl, of course! Who are you cheering for this year?
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Cold Super Bowl Nibbles and Bites:
Easy Ham and Dill Pickles Appetizer Bites from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) are something that shows up every time some one in my family has a party!
Pepperoni Pizza Bites ~ Ditch the Carbs
Shrimp Cocktail with Creamy Sriracha Cocktail Sauce ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Easy Cucumber Guacamole Appetizer Bites (shown above) are a new low-carb appetizer option on Kalyn’s Kitchen!
Mini Bacon Guacamole Cups ~ All Day I Dream About Food
Salmon Tartare Cucumber Bites ~ Jeanette’s Healthy Living
Deviled Eggs are always a hit for game-day or party food, and this post has My Favorite Recipes for Deviled Eggs plus 200+ links to other deviled eggs recipes!
Antipasti Bites ~ Family Fresh Meals
Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Cheddar Pecan Almond Crisps ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Smoked Salmon Cucumber Bites from Cookin’ Canuck (shown above) are a classy appetizer that salmon lovers will devour!
Shrimp with Mustard-Horseradish Sauce ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Goat Cheese and Olive Stuffed Peppers ~ The Perfect Pantry
Warm Super Bowl Nibbles and Bites:
I bet your guests will really enjoy these Chorizo Cheddar Jalapeno Poppers (shown above) from All Day I Dream About Food!
Cauliflower Pizza Bites ~ DAMY Health
Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Mushrooms ~ Sugar Free Mom
Teriyaki Chicken Wings ~ Holistically Engineered
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Bites ~ Skinnytaste
Low-Carb Cheesy Baked Cauliflower Tots (shown above) have been a huge hit on Kalyn’s Kitchen.
Spicy Dry Rub Hot Wings ~ Low Carb Yum
Thai Roasted Cauliflower with Spicy Dipping Sauce ~ All Day I Dream About Food
CrockPot Buffalo Ranch Chicken Tenders ~ Slow Cooker Gourmet
Low-Carb Stuffed Mushrooms with Olives and Feta Cheese from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) are so good I’d love them for a low-carb side dish or an appetizer!
Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Ham ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Sugar-Free Sweet and Spicy Bacon Chicken Bites~ Sugar-Free Mom
Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers ~ I Breathe I’m Hungry
Mini Bunless Cheeseburger Bites ~ Sugar-Free Mom
Low-Carb Baked Swedish Meatballs from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) are always a hit!
Yakitori Chicken Meatballs with Orange-Chile Dipping Sauce ~ I Breathe I’m Hungry
Low-Carb Turkey Meatballs with Romano Cheese and Herbs ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Loaded Nacho Meatballs from I Breathe I’m Hungry (shown above) sound like a perfect stand-in for nachos.
Cream Cheese Stuffed Meatballs from Ditch the Carbs
CrockPot Cheese Stuffed Turkey Meatballs from Sugar-Free Mom
Low-Carb Grilled Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) could be cooked in a stove-top grill pan when it’s not grilling weather.
Kung Pao Meatballs ~ All Day I Dream About Food
Low-Carb Baked Greek Meatballs with Feta and Oregano ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Avocado-Stuffed Meatballs from The Iron You (shown above) will make your tastebuds happy!
Ottolenghi’s Turkey and Zucchini Meatballs ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Feta-Stuffed Antipasto Meatballs ~ I Breathe I’m Hungry
Super Bowl Foods on a Stick:
Chicken Tikka from The Perfect Pantry (shown above) is marinated in a wonderful combination of yogurt and spices and then grilled.
Grilled Halloumi Cheese Skewers with Mushrooms and Onions ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Thai Chicken Skewer Appetizers with Sweet and Spicy Chili Sauce ~ Jeanette’s Healthy Living
Grilled Sesame-Lime Shrimp and Cucumber Skewers ~ The Perfect Pantry
Easy Greek Appetizer Skewers ~ Recipe Girl
Antipasto Kabobs from Peace, Love, and Low-Carb (shown above) look like an appetizer that will disappear quickly.
Braided Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce ~ I Breathe I’m Hungry
Sriracha Beef Skewers ~ Life’s Ambrosia
Antipasto Salad Kabobs ~ Mantitlement
Guacamole Deconstructed and Skewered ~ Tasting Page
Greek Yogurt and Tahini Dip from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) is a nice change from the usual vegetable dips.
Warm Spinach Cheese Dip from Low Carb Yum
Grandma Denny’s From-Scratch Ranch-Style Vegetable Dip ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Sheila’s Low-Carb Shrimp Dip from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) is something that would always be a hit in my family!
Red Pepper, Kale, and Walnut Dip with Celery ~ The Perfect Pantry
Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip ~ Skinnytaste (Serve with veggie dippers for low-carb and gluten-free.)
Mediterranean Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Dip (Muhamarra) ~ Apron Strings (Often served with small leaves of Romaine Lettuce, serve with that or veggie dippers for low-carb and gluten-free.)
Low-Carb Cauliflower Hummus from I Breathe I’m Hungry (shown above) can help with that hummus craving. I’d love this with celery.
Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip ~ Skinnytaste
Curry Dill Dip ~ Recipe Girl
Baked Cream Cheese Crab Dip ~ Low Carb Yum
Southwestern Ranch Dip with Sweet Mini-Pepper Scoops from Kalyn’s Kitchen (shown above) is a nice change from traditional ranch dip.
Ultra-Easy Avocado Sauce or Dip ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Roasted Asparagus Dip with Crudites ~ Apron Strings
Artichoke Lemon Dip ~ Simply Recipes (Eat with veggie dippers for low-carb and gluten-free.)
Which appetizers would be a hit at your house? Let us know about it in the comments!