That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Snacks, Appetizers & Salads

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Snacks, Appetizers & Salads

T'is the season to eat, drink and be merry!

Christmas parties are so fun, and so is making awesome food. So, what will you take to contribute to the food table?

More specifically, what should you take to contribute that will actually provide the nutrients you need to power you through the holidays, keep your immune system strong and keep you feeling your best?

And even more specifically: what can you take that everyone will love but won't wreak havoc on their health?

To the members of That Clean Life – we've got you covered.

We've rounded up our favourite healthy festive snacks, appetizers and salads for the holiday season. Every single meal we've listed below will fuel you and your loved ones with the nutrients you need to feel great throughout the holiday season.

Go ahead and bookmark this post now, because you are going to be referring back to it before every party this holiday season and for the rest of the year.

Oh, and make sure you are logged in to That Clean Life so you can simply click on any photo to see the recipe, mark it as a favourite or add it to your meal plan.

#1. Protein Packed Deviled Eggs

You can whip up a big batch of these in 20 minutes.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Protein Packed Deviled Eggs

#2. BBQ Ribs

Done in the slow cooker. Grilled to crispy perfection then smothered in our Cleaned Up BBQ Sauce.

#3. Pineapple Shrimp Kabobs

Pineapple + shrimp = best combo ever. Sliding them onto skewers makes them the perfect finger food.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Pineapple Shrimp Kabobs

#4. Chili Lime Drumsticks

Grill these up then just reheat before serving. So much flavour!

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Chili Lime Drumsticks

#5. Garlic Chili Lime Chips

Made with brown rice tortillas. A gluten-free chip full of flavour.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Garlic Chili Lime Chips

#6. Layered Nacho Dip

And if you decide to make the Garlic Chili Lime Chips, you are going to need something to dip it in. This 7-layer Nacho Dip is vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free and so dang delicious.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Layered Nacho Dip

#7. Brown Rice Chips with Salsa

No time for the Garlic Chili Lime Chips and Layered Nacho Dip? This one is much quicker but equally satisfying.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Brown Rice Chips with Salsa

#8. Pumpkin Hummus

Easy, delicious and nutritious. Pair it with your veggie sticks of choice.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Pumpkin Hummus

#9. Mango Veggie Spring Rolls

If you take these to a party, take 10 copies of the recipe with you because I can guarantee everyone will be asking.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Mango Veggie Spring Rolls

#10. Coconut Shrimp

Baked, not fried!

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Coconut Shrimp

#11. Spiced Walnuts

A classic snack to just set out in a festive dish.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Spiced Walnuts

#12. Spicy Mango Guac on Sweet Potato Chips

Guacamole infused with mangoes and a bit of kick served with oven baked sweet potato chips for dipping. This one is a real crowd-pleaser!

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Spicy Mango Guac on Sweet Potato Chips

#13. Spicy Sweet Potato Hummus

If you love sweet potatoes, then you have to make this hummus. It makes a big batch so it's great to serve a crowd.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Sweet Potato Hummus

#14. Green Pea Hummus

Another great one to serve a crowd.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Green Pea Hummus

#15. Chickpea, Avocado & Feta Salad

This is still a top ranked recipe of all-time on That Clean Life. Full of flavour and so delicious.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Chickpea, Avocado & Feta Salad

#16. Veggie Quinoa Sushi

Once you get the hang of rolling sushi, it's actually a lot easier than it looks. If you don't have a bamboo mat, then use a dish towel. And when all else fails, Youtube it! That's how I learned.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Veggie Quinoa Suhsi

#17. Bruschetta & Kale Pesto Chips

An impressive appetizer. The garlic gives it so much flavour and immune-boosting powers.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Bruschettea & Kale Pesto Chips

#18. Roasted Butternut Squash Harvest Bowl

The picture speaks for itself with this one. This salad is a guaranteed hit at any party.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Roasted Butternut Squash Harvest Bowl

#19. Grilled Pineapple & Chicken Salad

We deemed this the salad of the summer but it's equally good this time of year too!

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Grilled Pineapple & Chicken Salad

#20. Creamy Broccoli Salad

It's like the old-fashioned broccoli salad your Aunt used to make, without the mayo.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Creamy Broccoli Salad

#21. Kale Blueberry Salad with Tahini Dressing

Another impressive salad with gorgeous colours. Everyone will be asking "Who brought that!?"

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Kale Blueberry Salad with Tahini Dressing

#22. Greek Kale Chickpea Salad

All the classic flavours of a Greek salad, made with kale. This one keeps well in the fridge for a couple of days.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Green Kale Chickpea Salad

#23. Corn & Chickpea Guacamole Salad

Another Mexican-inspired salad that never gets old.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Corn & Chickpea Guacamole Salad

#24. Sweet Potato & Black Bean Salad

A vegan-friendly salad packed with protein, healthy carbs and fat.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Sweet Potato & Black Bean Salad

#25. Chickpea Waldorf Salad

A refreshing and light salad people will love and appreciate after all the heavy dishes of the holiday season.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Chickpea Waldorf Salad

#26. Creamy Garlic Kale with Roasted Chickpeas & Sweet Potato

Crunchy roasted chickpeas and sweet potatoes combined with a roasted garlic dressing and dark kale... this salad is pure bliss.

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Creamy Garlic Kale with Roasted Chickpeas & Sweet Potato

#27. Grilled Corn, Nectarine & Quinoa Salad

An oldie but a goodie. Always a guaranteed hit!

That Clean Life's Ultimate Guide to Party Food: Grilled Corn, Nectarine & Quinoa Salad

#28. Cleaned Up Chicken Salad

And last but not least, for all you chicken salad lovers out there - here's a cleaned up version with almonds, grapes and celery for crunch.

Cleaned Up Chicken Salad

What are your favourite healthy dishes to take to parties? Let us know in the comments below!

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