Finding keto appetizers
to make for your next party can be stressful when you also have vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free guests to consider. That's why we often prefer just picking something up at the store. Here, your best bets that'll fill your guests up.
Asiago & Pepper Jack Cheese Cello Whisps ($4):
Thanks to these crispy cheese crackers made from just asiago and pepperjack cheese, you don't have to say goodbye to your favorite crunchy snacks when you go keto.
Crave Brothers Perline Fresh Mozzarella Cheese ($5):
Marinate mozzarella in olive oil, garlic, and spices for a few hours before your dinner party starts. By the time your guests arrive, the cheese will be infused with aromatics and ready to be snatched up with toothpicks.
Tribali Foods Pork & Sage Mini Sliders ($28 for 24):
Grill up these slider patties and serve them in butter lettuce leaves at your next party as an appetizer. They're tasty at breakfast too.
Earth's Best Baked Mini Beef Meatballs ($8):
Earth's Best mini beef meatballs might technically be for kids, but we like them simmered in tomato sauce and served on a bed of creamy ricotta as an appetizer.
Skinny Crisps ($6):
Not all crackers are off-limits when you're keto. Try some that are low-carb and full of nutritious seeds.
EPIC Artisanal Pork Rinds Sea Salt & Pepper ($4):
Thanks to the keto and paleo movements, pork rinds have received a classy makeover. No longer just a game-day snack, a dish of these babies is sure to please even your fanciest guests.
Aidells Habanero and Green Chile Sausages ($7):
Cut these spicy smoked sausages into coins and serve on a platter with cheese and nuts, or grill them, cut into chunks, and serve with grilled veggies and tomatoes in lettuce wraps.
Wholly Guacamole Classic Guacamole ($3):
Full of heart-healthy fats, avocados make a dip ideal for keto dieters. Serve with bell pepper and cucumber slices or pork rinds for more crunch.
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