Monday, January 30, 2006

South Beach Diet Phase One Recipes for Appetizers, Dips, Lettuce Wraps, Salsa, and Snacks Featured on Kalyn's Kitchen

This page has South Beach Diet Phase One friendly Recipes for Appetizers, Dips, Lettuce Wraps, Salsas, and Snacks that I've featured on Kalyn's Kitchen. (Since phase one recipes are also good for any other phase, these recipes are categorized "all phases" in the recipe archives.)

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Appetizers
Easy Shrimp Cocktail with Creamy Sriracha Cocktail Sauce and Ten More Shrimp Recipes for the Holidays (all phases for this recipe; check ingredients for others) 

Grilled Zucchini Caprese Stacks with Basil Vinaigrette (all phases)

Grilled Halloumi Cheese Skewers with Mushrooms and Sweet Onions (all phases)

Oven-Fried Green Tomatoes with Sriracha-Ranch Dipping Sauce (all phases - nut flours are not officially approved for phase one but only a small amount of flour sticks to the tomatoes, so I would eat this in small portions for phase one.)

Julia Child's Eggplant Pizzas (all phases)

Ham and Dill Pickle Appetizer Bites (all phases, lots of suggested variations in the comments)

Hummus and Cucumber Appetizer Bites with Sesame Seeds (all phases)

Shrimp with Mustard-Horseradish Sauce (all phases)

Grilled Zucchini Pizza Slices (use small zucchini for appetizer size, all phases)

Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Ham (all phases)

Roasted Kale Chips with Sea Salt and Vinegar (all phases)

Shrimp Cocktail with Low Sugar Cocktail Sauce (all phases, be sure to use low-sugar ketchup)

Marinated Fresh Mozzarella with Herbs (all phases)


Boiled and Deviled Eggs

How to make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs (all phases)

Deviled Eggs with Green Olives, Capers, Dijon (all phases)

Sriracha Deviled Eggs (all phases)

Shrimp and Wasabi (or Dijon) Deviled Eggs (all phases)

Curried Stuffed Eggs (all phases)

Chipotle-Lime Deviled Eggs (all phases)

Tarragon-Mustard Deviled Eggs (all phases)


Dips or Sauces
Greek Yogurt and Tahini Dip for Tomatoes and Cucumbers (all phases)

Basil, Arugula, Scallion, and Lemon Pesto Sauce for Grilled Fish, Chicken, Meat, or Vegetables (all phases, use portion control) 

Ultra Easy Avocado Sauce or Dip (all phases, use portion control) 

Roasted Red Pepper Dip with Feta and Mint (all phases)

Green Garbanzo Hummus with Sweet Mini-Pepper Dippers (all phases)

Black-Eyed Pea Hummus with Olive Oil and Sumac (all phases, but serve with celery or red pepper dippers for phase one)

Roasted Red Pepper and Garlic Aioli Sauce (all phases, but use portion control on the sauce if you use full-fat mayo)

Southwestern Ranch Dip For Bell Pepper Strips or Veggies (all phases, use celery, red pepper strips, cauliflower, or broccoli for dippers for phase one)

Grandma's Vegetable Dip (all phases, use celery, red pepper strips, cauliflower, or broccoli for dippers for phase one)

Heart-Healthy Shrimp dip Served with Veggie Dippers (all phases, use celery, red pepper strips, cauliflower, or broccoli for dippers for phase one)

Tuna Mousse or Spuma di Tonno (any phase, serve with celery or red pepper strips for phase one)

World's Best Tzatziki Sauce (all phases, served as a dip or as a sauce in Greek cuisine)

White Bean and Artichoke Dip (use celery, red bell pepper strips, cauliflower, or broccoli dippers for phase one)

Diet Friendly Ranch-Style Dip: Greek Yogurt and Cottage Cheese Dip with Dill (all phases, use celery, red pepper strips, cauliflower, or broccoli dippers for phase one)

Cilantro-Lover's Guacamole with Red Onion, Lime, and Chiles (all phases but use celery or red bell pepper dippers for phase one, limit to 1/2 avocado size serving)

Julia Child's Brandade á la Soissonaise (Puree of White Beans with Garlic and Herbs - all phases but use celery, red bell pepper, cauliflower, or broccoli dippers for phase one)


Eat-with-Fingers Snacks
Ham and Dill Pickle Appetizer Bites (all phases, lots of suggested variations in the comments) 

Hummus and Cucumber Appetizer Bites with Sesame Seeds (all phases) 

Celebrate Celery: Tasty and South Beach Diet Friendly Snack Ideas with Celery (all phases)

Crispy Roasted Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) with Moroccan Spices (all phases)

Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) Roasted with Tamari and Sea Salt (all phases)


Hummus
Hummus and Cucumber Appetizer Bites with Sesame Seeds (all phases) 

Green Garbanzo Hummus with Sweet Mini-Pepper Dippers (all phases) 

Black-Eyed Pea Hummus with Olive Oil and Sumac (all phases, but serve with celery or red pepper dippers for phase one) 

Parsley Hummus (all phasese but use celery, red pepper strips, cauliflower, or broccoli dippers for phase one)

Slow Roasted Tomato Hummus (all phases, but use celery, red pepper strips, cauliflower, or broccoli dippers for phase one)


Lettuce Wraps
Turkey Picadillo Lettuce Wraps (all phases)

Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken (or pork) Lettuce Wraps with Low-Sugar Barbecue Sauce (I would eat this for all phases if you use all sweetener and use low-sugar ketchup.)

Shrimp Salad Cabbage Cups (all phases)

Slow Cooker Spicy Shredded Chicken Lettuce Wrap Tacos with Avocado Salsa (tacos are all phases; other suggestions are phase 2 or 3)

Ground Beef Gyro Meatball Lettuce Wraps with Tzatziki and Tomatoes (all phases) 

Quick Sriracha Beef Lettuce Wraps (all phases)

Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps with Capers and Tomatoes (all phases)

Lettuce Wrap Fish Tacos with Spicy Cabbage Slaw and Avocado (all phases)

Asian Lettuce Wraps with Pork, Napa Cabbage, and Red Bell Pepper (all phases)

Thai-Inspired Turkey Mini-Meatball Lettuce Wraps (all phases)

Asian Lettuce Cups (or wraps) with Spicy Ground Turkey Filling (all phases)

Turkey Lettuce Wrap Tacos with Chiles, Cumin, Cilantro, Lime, and Tomato-Avocado Salsa (all phases)


Salsa
Lisa's Cross-Cultural Salsa with Tomato, Avocado, Lime, and Feta (all phases)

Warm Tomato-Tarragon Salsa (all phases)

Chimol Salsa (all phases, a condiment for steak)

Salsa Verde with Green Tomatoes, Avocados, and Cilantro (all phases, great on fish or chicken or as a salsa for fish tacos)

Avocado Salsa with Avocado, Red Onion, Cilantro, and Lime (all phases, great on Chili, would also be good on chicken or fish)

Tomatillo and Black Bean Salsa with Avocado, Lime, and Cilantro (all phases, great on fish or chicken)

Tomatillo Salsa with Roasted Green Chiles, Cilantro, and Lime (all phases, great on fish or chicken)


Spreads
Roasted Tomato, Basil, and Goat Cheese Holiday Spread (spread is all phases, for phase one eat spread on celery)

Deviled Ham Spread for Filling Celery (phase one for spread in celery)


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2 comments:

  1. Is whitefish salad an approved dip/spread for phase 1?

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  2. You would need to check the individual ingredients.

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