Healthy Potluck Ideas

With all the parties and festivities this time of year, you are bound to attend at least one potluck where you’re supposed to arrive with gifts of food to share! But what should you bring? How healthy should you make the dish? Are people really counting calories this time of year? Here are some healthy options to consider when preparing for a potluck.


  • Hummus and veggies
  • Spinach dip made with low fat mayo or low fat sour cream
  • Flat bread with roasted red peppers

Salads and side dishes:

  • Corn salad with red and green peppers
  • Rice or couscous with dried fruit or veggies
  • Bell peppers stuffed with Spanish rice

Main Dishes:

  • Chili and soup
  • Greek yogurt chopped apple chicken salad
  • Vegetarian lasagna


  • Fruit salad
  • Fresh fruit with chocolate or caramel dipping sauce
  • Oatmeal raisin cookies