Dinner Diva: Gluten free finger foods

the-dinner-divaIn one of my last posts I shared some strategies for you to use when you’re trying hard to stay on track with a healthy eating plan when the family BBQ invite comes along. Today, we’re going to look at the flip side of that by talking about what sorts of finger foods you might consider serving at your next party to please everyone in the crowd from the Celiacs and Paleoistas to good old Uncle Jim who thinks that everyone that eats organic is a hippy!

The following finger foods are all paleo, gluten free and absolutely scrumptious!

•         bacon wrapped shrimp
•         bacon wrapped pineapple
•         bacon wrapped dates
•         bacon wrapped scallops
•         bacon wrapped ANYTHING!
•         stuffed jalapeño peppers (you can also wrap them in bacon!)
•         hard boiled eggs stuffed with guacamole
•         chicken satay
•         seasoned mixed nuts
•         smoked salmon with dill and cream cheese or greek yogurt, on cucumber slices
•         an antipasto platter
•         mushrooms stuffed with crab and bacon
•         cheese plate with date jam and honey
•         dark chocolate covered almonds
•         popcorn topped with butter and nutritional yeast (not paleo but gluten-free!)
•         asparagus wrapped in prosciutto
•         baked chicken wings
•         baba ganoush
•         cantaloupe wrapped in prosciutto
•         strawberries drizzled with balsamic vinegar
•         veggie platter

As you can see, eating healthy doesn’t have to mean being a bore! What’s your favorite healthy finger food to please a crowd?

More from Dinner Diva Leanne Ely online at www.SavingDinner.com.

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