These healthy gluten-free appetizers are perfect for a potluck, holiday party, or game day. Made with nourishing whole food ingredients, they’re lighter in saturated fat and calories than their traditional counterparts, yet just as delicious. Everyone will love them!

4 different healthy gluten-free appetizers in a photo collage.

Here at Casa Spicy, we like to party. As in, Super Bowl parties, 4th of July parties, Cinco de Mayo, Christmas parties, and plenty of informal get-togethers. So, I am excited to share with you some fantastic healthy gluten-free appetizer ideas that are easy, flavorful and healthy to boot.

These appetizers are perfect for any occasion, whether you’re hosting a casual get-together, a game-day party, or a more formal event, they’ll be perfect for your next gathering. You can even enjoy them for a simple family meal or snack.

Oh, if you ever find yourself in San Diego, come over to our backyard and join us. We’ve got a tv, firepit, comfy couch, and 2 kegs on tap.

Just be sure and bring your favorite gluten-free appetizers and beer to share ๐Ÿ™‚

Healthy Gluten-Free Appetizers

Lentil Feta Bruschetta
Hands down, this 3 ingredient Quick and Easy Lentil Feta Bruschetta is my “go-to” recipe for holiday entertaining. Even better, I’ve paired it 3 simple, healthy, and delicious ways, so you can enjoy leftovers all week long!
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Cheesy Stuffed Baby Bell Peppers
You only need 5 ingredients to make this easy, festive gluten-free appetizer that's healthy and full of delicious flavor.
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Cheesy Stuffed Baby Bell Peppers
Easy Polenta Fries with Rosemary and Parmesan
Got rosemary & Parmesan cheese? Whip up a batch of these DELICIOUS 4-ingredient Quinoa Polenta Fries. Perfect for a fun appetizer or easy side dish!
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Close up photo of polenta fries topped with rosemary and Parmesan cheese on a wood platter.
Guacamole Waffle Bites
These mini Waffle Bites make a great appetizer or side dish. Top 'em with guacamole for gluten-free appetizer everyone will love!
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Guacamole Waffle Bites on a table with parchment paper
Low Carb Chicken Salad on Zucchini Chips
This low carb Chicken Salad with Pecans, Rosemary, and Grapes on Zucchini Chips, is easy to make, healthy, and SO delicious!
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platter with low carb pecan chicken salad on zucchini chips
Best 7 Layer Bean Dip
This gluten-free 7 layer bean dip is a party hit! It's low fat, but packed with flavor. Bonus, it takes only 10 minutes to put together!
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Bean Dip Recipe on a tortilla chip
Creamy Veggie Dip with Greek Yogurt, Kale, & Bell Peppers
This easy, creamy veggie dip with Greek yogurt, kale, and bell peppers is a healthy twist on the ever popular spinach dip. Serve it with vegetables and gluten free pita for a nourishing snack, or yummy appetizer at your next party.
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Veggie Dip with Greek Yogurt in a bowl with vegetables and pita bread on a platter
Beefshi Hiker’s Hand Roll
This Hikerโ€™s Hand Roll is SO easy to make, and itโ€™s packed with nourishing ingredients-beef jerky, nori, sushi rice, avocado, egg, and green pea shoots, all topped off with a spicy drizzle of sriracha. Mmmm…it'โ€™ so good!
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Sushi without rice - Beefshi Hikers Hand rolls on a white plate.
Gluten Free Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
You only need 5 ingredients to whip up these Buffalo Chicken Meatballs. They're a healthy gluten free appetizer, full of flavor, light on calories.
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gluten free buffalo chicken meatballs on a white serving plate with celery sticks
Easy Cheese Dip w/ Broccoli, Bell Peppers, & Parmesan
This easy cheese dip w/ broccoli, bell peppers, Parmesan cheese and A2 milk is a nourishing and delicious way to to ring in the new year, and to enjoy as a healthy snack or appetizer all year long!
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Healthy Queso Dip with Broccoli, Bell Peppers, and Parmesan Cheese #Sponsored | Gluten Free, Vegetarian, and Grain Free Recipe @thespicyrd
Mediterranean Sweet Potato Bites with Hummus
Make these gluten-free Mediterranean sweet potato bites with hummus for your next party. They're healthy, fast, & delicious with only 6 ingredients!
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Mediterranean Sweet Potato Hummus Pits on a wood serving tray.
Amazingly Addictive Artichoke Squares
Easy to make and amazingly addictive, these gluten-free artichoke squares are a party favorite, and a nourishing, protein packed dish for any meal of the day!
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Gluten Free Artichoke Squares on a White Napkin
Sunrise Nori Wraps with Spicy Tahini Drizzle
What do you get when you combine the most amazing spicy tahini sauce with crisp and crunchy raw vegetables and creamy avocado all rolled up into a seaweed sheet? These {raw, vegan, gluten-free} Sunrise Nori Wraps with Spicy Tahini Drizzle, that are absolute perfection!
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vegetable nori wraps on a wooden cutting board
Gluten Free Baked Avocado Fries with Green Goddess Protein Dip
If you haven't tried avocado fries, you're in for a real treat! This yummy gluten free appetizer is even better topped with the most delicious creamy Green Goddess Protein Dip!
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VeganAvocado Fries on a wooden platter with green goddess dip
Mushroom and Sausage Polenta Bruschetta
White button mushrooms, lightly spiced Italian sausage, Crunch pine nuts and fresh rosemary with a sprinkle of fresh Parmesan make for an absolutely amazing flavor combination atop polenta bruschetta…Serve as a main dish, or as an appetizer.
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Mushroom Sausage Polenta Bruschetta
Healthier Hot Red Pepper Crab Dip
This yummy dip pairs crab meat, red bell peppers, Greek yogurt, and cream cheese for the most delicious gluten-free appetizer!
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healthy red pepper crab dip
Pepper Jack Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
These Pepper Jack Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms pack a whole lot of flavor in only 150 calories and are melt-in-your-mouth delicious!
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Low Carb Pepper Jack Stuffed Mushrooms

What to drink with your gluten-free appetizers

3 blue rimmed margarita glasses filled with rosemary pomegranate margaritas.

Of course you’ll want to sip on something refreshing while you’re noshing on all of these yummy gluten free appetizers. If you can’t come party with us and grab a pint from Mr. Spicy’s keg (sorry, he has no gluten free beer), here are a few refreshing beverages, with and without booze, to enjoy. Cheers!

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  1. Caroline Crew says:

    I love the guacamole waffle bites but don’t have a waffle iron, any alternates for cooking the “waffle?” Thanks!!!