Don't starve yourself and save out for a large lunch or dinner during Thanksgiving, it will only end with overeating and a sore stomach. Instead, give yourself, and guests, a little something to munch on whether you're cooking or relaxing. Start the party with simple snacks that excite the eye and whet the appetite. Think outside the box. These beautiful, bold, zingy bites will get everyone talking. Pair these light appetizers with a fabulous cocktail to give your Thanksgiving celebration a scrumptious start. Choose easy finger foods, especially those that can be made ahead, to let you focus on the actual meal.
Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers
Before the turkey hits the table, whet the appetites of your guests by serving one (or more, depending on your head count) of these festive nibbles. To encourage guests to mix and mingle, set up tasting stations around the party. One thing is for sure, these recipes will get them talking.
First up: Our polenta squares will have your Thanksgiving meal off to an impressive start. These are also tasty with chopped dried figs or cranberries in place of the currants.