Healthy Potluck Recipes: 44 Low-Carb Potluck Recipes
No matter what time of year it is, there's always a need to have some new and exciting potluck dishes on hand. Our latest recipe collection, Healthy Potluck Recipes: 44 Low-Carb Potluck Recipes, has everything you need to have a successful outing filled with friends, family, and good food! From potluck salads to potluck desserts and more, there's no easier way to enjoy all your favorite low-carb recipes.
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Low-Carb Potluck Dip Recipes
This south of the border favorite is light and zesty enough to put a swing in your step. And paired with fresh veggies or baked tortilla chips, it's sure to have the gang saying "Ay caramba!"(which means "WOW!" in Spanish).
This is not your ordinary onion dip, because were able to keep it creamy-smooth and flavorful with lighter ingredients. Tangy Onion Dip is low-carb and goes great with fresh cut veggies for dippin'.
A sprinkling of pine nuts over our homemade Nutty White Bean Hummus adds a light crunch and extra flavor to every mouthful. We've switched garbanzo bean out for the cannellini beans, for a bit of novelty.
With a double dose of guilt-free sweetness, our Sweet As Sugar Dip will satisfy all of your sweet tooth cravings, without breaking any rules. Enjoy this creamy dip with a crispy apple or pear slice or any of your favorite fruits.
Made with non-fat Greek yogurt instead of sour cream, our Mediterranean Roasted Pepper Dip is a great snack day or night. Keep it low-fat by dipping assorted fresh veggies!
Low-Carb Potluck Appetizer Recipes
Hot Diggity Dog "Bites" are the perfect way to celebrate. Think about making them at the start of a new school year as a kid-pleasin' treat or a great game-day appetizer!
Between the contrast of the texture from the panko bread crumbs and the full-flavored Parmesan cheese, these will be hard to stay away from! But not to worry, these appetizers are a diabetes delight, so feel free to indulge!
The next time you're invited to a get-together bring along a plate of Southern Deviled Eggs. This deviled egg recipe is a simple one and calls for some of our favorite, classic ingredients, like mayo and sweet pickle relish. It's a recipe any Southern granny would approve of!
These moist and crispy Crunchy Chicken Nibblers are sure to be crowd-pleasers! Plus, they are much better for you than the typical deep-fried popcorn chicken. Just because you're watching what you eat doesn't mean you can't indulge the right way!
Plum sauce gives these meatballs a delightfully authentic Asian sweetness. Serve these Asian Meatballs with brown rice and enjoy!
Mini Crab Cakes are the perfect two-bite appetizer for your next gathering, even if all of your guests aren't on a diabetes diet. Loaded with crab meat, plenty of vegetables and spices, you might have to make another batch if you want leftovers!
Give your guests a healthier option by setting out a platter of these Easy Cucumber Cups. These bite-sized cups look company-fancy and taste anytime-amazing. They're easy to make, too!
Chef salads are known to be hearty, thanks to all the filling lunch meat included. However, all that cheese and heavy dressing can undo a healthy start. Our Chef Salad Skewers take the best part of a chef salad, lightened it up and put it on a skewer, upping the health and portability factors.
Team our Homemade Pork Meatballs up with our Light 'n' Hearty Pasta Sauce for a tasty diabetic-friendly recipe duo.
Our cheesy Bistro Stuffed Tomato Bites will have everyone saluting you as the "top tomato" in the kitchen! These colorful appetizers make for awesome garnishes too!
Low-Carb Potluck Casserole Recipes
If you love the taste of a loaded baked potato, but can't fit it into your diabetic diet, then you're going to love this healthier-for-you recipe for Loaded Cauliflower Casserole. We swapped the potato for cauliflower and kept all the same toppings you love, so you can enjoy your favorite flavors without the guilt!
Our Hot Chicken Salad Casserole is a down-home casserole recipe that'll make your insides feel warm and cozy. With lighter ingredients and fresh veggies, this is an easy low carb recipe that's perfect for dinner or for bringing along to the next potluck!
Oooh - this recipe is so beefy! Our Cheeseburger Pie is an easy recipe with ground beef that's popular with everyone from the young to the young at heart. This low-carb, ground beef casserole features lots of flavor, but not a whole lot of the stuff that isn't good for us. And since it's so easy, it's a good recipe to add to your rotation of weeknight meals!
Imagine serving this warm and comforting Italian Zucchini Bake on a chilly night with your favorite main dish. It has all the tastes you crave, with none of the higher fat ingredients.
Low-Carb Potluck Salads
Our Test Kitchen's lighter take on the classic tuna salad boasts the addition of everybody's favorite - apples! We've made sure to tone down the high fat and calories and ramp up the flavor in our Tuna Salad Surprise.
There's no doubt about it, we eat with our eyes. So, for a change of pace from traditional tossed salads, why not arrange our Farm Stand Salad in a colorful pattern on a platter and drizzle with the dressing. Boy, will everybody's eyes light up as you set that on the table!
Let the Pennsylvania Dutch lead you in the right direction with our Amish Coleslaw. The sweet and tangy flavors of horseradish and white vinegar will excite friends and family who try this dish!
Tired of having the same ol' tuna or chicken salad for lunch? Change things up with our recipe for Russian Chicken Salad. It's a low-carb chicken salad with lots of yummy ingredients mixed in. Once you give it a try, we know it's bound to be a regular on your menu!
Going to a big potluck, or just want to make enough salad for the whole gang? Then, you'll love our recipe for Asian Cabbage Salad! This easy cabbage salad is low carb and low fat, too, which means you can enjoy another helping without the guilt!
Remember when they used to say "Eat Your Colors!" in school? Our School House Salad is a layered salad that's bursting with fun and flavorful colors! And since it chills up in the fridge overnight, it's a perfect make-ahead recipe, too!
Make your own coleslaw with only "good-for-you" ingredients! Our Cabbage Patch Slaw is made fresh and tastes like it came from the garden every time you make it.
Anytime you add a bit of Dijon-style mustard to a recipe, it immediately transports your taste buds to a French bistro. That's exactly what will happen when you lighten up your egg salad with this healthier recipe for Bistro Egg Salad.
Looking for a change of pace from heavy deli salads like potato salads and pasta salads? If so, then you'll love this fresh Broccoli Pepper Salad. It's got creamy, crunchy, fresh-tasting flavors that you'll enjoy eating all year long.
French dressing and fresh parsley put a unique twist on this cucumber and onion salad. Best of all, when we call it One Bowl Cucumber Salad, we mean it!
Our Tropical Carrot Salad is always welcome alongside picnic favorites, deli sandwiches, literally anything! And with it being so healthy, refreshing and tasty, you'll turn to this one again and again.
Creamy reduced-fat sour cream adds lusciousness to our Creamy Dill Chicken Salad. Best part? It's a healthy diabetic recipe that's perfect for a light lunch, picnic, or really anytime at all.
Marinated fresh vegetables make for a healthy and delicious side dish to any meal. The best thing about our Zesty Marinated Salad is that you can make it a day ahead, which means you don't have to rush to make it in time for the potluck!
Low-Carb Potluck Desserts
Tiramisu is one of our favorite desserts, but often not the best choice for our diabetes diet. By creating a mini version of this classic Italian treat, you can indulge without having to worry! Not to mention, our Mini Tiramisu Cups are perfectly portable!
Looking for a healthy alternative to cheesecake? Our Chocolate Chip Cheese Squares start with a light and fluffy base made from reduced-fat cream cheese and reduced-fat sour cream. Cocoa powder and chocolate chips take them over the edge.
Homemade Christmas candy is one of the best Christmas gifts around. If you've got friends and family that love peanut butter, they'll go crazy for these Coconut Peanut Butter Bites. Crunchy rice cereal and sweet coconut make them even more irresistible!
These two-ingredient treats will kick your craving for something salty and sweet. Because we use sugar-free chocolate bars, you can be sure that these snacks are a welcome addition to your diabetes diet.
If you love to bake, bite-size items are great go-to recipes, since there is built-in portion control. Remember, smaller portions are an important part of any meal plan. Plus, our Almond Cheesecake Tarts are so decadent, a smaller bite doesn't mean they're small on taste!
Need a dessert for a special occasion? Our Chocolate Dessert Shells are not only a super diabetic dessert recipe, they are super easy, too! Just three ingredients are all that's needed to wow your guests!
Apple pie is a classic dessert, but not always the best choice for someone with diabetes. Our Mini Apple Pie Tarts put a unique spin on a dish that is always counted among the most traditional Christmas dessert recipes, so you can you enjoy this favorite treat, too!