10 Easy, healthy potluck recipes rounded up for your next holiday gathering

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Brenda Braslow
Brenda Braslow, MS, RDN, LDN, CDCES - Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)

Leave worry behind at your next holiday gathering because your potluck dish will be a hit when it's as easy and as healthy as this collection of recipes. These recipes may taste indulgent, but they're anything but!

Easy healthy potluck recipes

Looking for easy, healthy potluck recipes?

Who says you need to bring a calorie-laden dish to the next potluck? Face it: many of us are trying to maintain our health and weight-loss efforts during the season, so others will likely appreciate a lighter, healthy potluck item, too.

10 Easy and healthy potluck recipes from the MyNetDiary Premium collection

Crustless Cheesy Broccoli Quiche

A low-carb, easy-to-prepare quiche offers a warm and satisfying dish for a breakfast or brunch gathering. It is so yummy no one will miss the crust!

One serving has 175 calories, 5g carbs, 12g protein, and 12g fat.

Endive Apple and Walnut Salad

This colorful, festive salad is super simple to throw together.

One serving has 251 calories, 16g carbs, 10g protein, and 18g fat.

Spinach Salad with Hazelnuts and Pomegranate Vinaigrette

This easy, holiday-inspired salad will add festive color and healthy yumminess to any holiday potluck.

One serving has 109 calories, 14g carbs, 2g protein, and 6g fat.

Green Salad with Apples, Almonds, and Cranberries

A filling seasonal salad–perfect for your next luncheon potluck–becomes a one-dish meal when you add chopped chicken.

One serving has 205 calories, 23g carbs, 7g protein, and 11g fat.

Low-carb Turkey Teriyaki Wraps

Make the turkey filling beforehand, then stuff it into lettuce leaves right before serving for a flavorful snack or crowd-pleasing appetizer.

One serving has 147 calories, 7g carbs, 11g protein, and 9g fat.

Turkey Chili

Our lean chili really satisfies and warms up your next holiday luncheon. Let it simmer in the slow cooker before and during the party.

One serving has 240 calories, 26g carbs, 19g protein, and 8g fat.

Bell Pepper Nachos

Both delicious and visually appealing, this green and red appetizer is super-low in carbs.

One serving has 176 calories, 3g carbs, 11g protein, and 13g fat.

Goat Cheese Stuffed Peppadew Peppers

Dazzle your guests with this three-ingredient, colorful snack or appetizer, featuring tangy, slightly sweet Peppadew peppers. Don't worry, they're not too spicy.

One serving has only 24 calories, 1 g carbs, 1 g protein, and 2 g fat.

Dried Cherry Chocolate Truffles

Dates, dark chocolate, walnuts, and dried cherries combine to make these tasty truffles healthier, with a bonus bit of fiber. A win-win, holiday potluck recipe that is this easy and healthy? You bet!

One serving has 82 calories, 11g carbs, 1g protein, and 4g fat.

Festive Chocolate Bark

Just three ingredients make this holiday dessert super easy to make. You can use different types of nuts, seeds, and dried or freeze-dried fruits in this recipe.

One serving has 75 calories, 7g carbs, 1g protein, and 5g fat.

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