8 Three-Step Fall Appetizers Perfect for Game Day

Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

These baked chicken wings are a healthier alternative to the traditional fried version. Coated in a tangy, spicy sauce, they're served with carrots, celery, and your favorite creamy dipping sauce for a classic Buffalo wing experience

Turkey Pinwheels

This fuss-free pinwheels recipe is perfect for gatherings or as a quick lunch or dinner option. The cheesy spread holds crunchy vegetables in place, and chilling helps maintain their shape. Leftover spread can be used on sandwiches or as a dip.

Vegetarian Antipasto Sliders

A delicious twist on the classic Italian appetizer, these vegetarian sliders feature soft, pull-apart dinner rolls filled with antipasto ingredients. For larger sandwiches, swap in whole-wheat burger buns.

Chili-Cheese Nachos

Make nachos a healthy dinner option by topping them with an easy 30-minute chili. Serve with sliced scallions, avocado, fresh tomatoes, and sour cream for a satisfying meal.

Creamy Cauliflower-Jalapeño Popper Dip

This warm dip combines creamy, cheesy flavors with tangy jalapeños. With riced cauliflower stirred in, it offers a healthier twist on jalapeño poppers. Adjust the heat level with mild or spicy pickled jalapeños.

Sweet Potato Chips

Crunchy and flavorful, these homemade veggie chips are made with thinly sliced sweet potatoes for the perfect level of crispiness. Use a mandoline slicer for extra-thin slices.

Crispy Eggplant Parmesan Fries

Enjoy the cheesy flavor and crispy crust of eggplant Parmesan with fewer calories. These "fries" are perfect for dipping into marinara sauce as an appetizer or side dish for Italian-inspired meals.

Walnut and Olive Quesadillas

Mexican-style quesadillas with an Italian twist, these fold-overs are filled with provolone and mozzarella cheeses, ripe olives, and walnuts for a flavorful combination.