Fiber-Rich Party Recipes

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stuffed mushrooms

Holiday parties are abundant in treats but scarce in nutritious, water-fiber food. This week we're sharing party food ideas you can bring along to inject some much-needed fiber into winter festivities.

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Holiday Wreath Taco Ring

Take finger food to the next level with this delicious savory appetizer.

75% water-fiber foods – fat-free refried beans, bell peppers, onion, tomatoes, oregano, guacamole, fresh cilantro, avocado
25% foods – olive oil, dark spirits, cashews

Recipe Note: Since the butter is optional, skip it. The avocado provides plenty of heart-healthy fat and is a 75% zone food.

Grain-free Stuffed Mushrooms

Have any mushroom fans in your family? They'll love these cute little appetizers. They also work well as a main dish when served with a side of creamy white beans.

75%water-fiber foods – mushrooms, parsley, red bell pepper, shallots, garlic, baby spinach
25% foods – sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil, walnuts

Recipe Note: Saute your veggies in broth instead of olive oil to keep the 25% foods in their zone.

Winter Cobb Salad

Winter salads are perfect for parties or family gatherings. This one is especially festive, providing 12 grams of fiber per serving!

75% water-fiber foods – butternut squash, chickpeas, Romaine lettuce, avocado, pear, pomegranate seeds
25% foods – pecans, dressing

Recipe Note: Add just enough dressing to provide a zing of flavor to the salad.

Hummus Wreath

Don't have time to cook something for your next get-together? Try this easy throw-together hummus wreath instead.

75% water-fiber foods –hummus, green onion, fresh parsley, cherry tomatoes, red bell pepper, red and green veggie sticks
25% foods – pita chips, feta cheese

Honey Lime Fruit Salad

Fruit salads like this one are a hit with guests at Holiday parties.

75% water-fiber foods – apples, grapes, kiwi, strawberries, raspberries, pomegranate
25% foods – dressing

👉 Water-fiber foods are 75% zone foods – whole, unprocessed fruits, vegetables, beans and cooked whole grains. 

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