Get the skinny on holiday apps: Beef skewers, crab salad

Make appetizers this holiday season that won't add to your guests' waistlines. Devin Alexander, chef of "The Biggest Loser," shares recipes for baked Babybels, yakitori beef skewers and Asian crab salad.

Baked Babybels

Ingredients

    • Olive oil spray (propellant free)
    • 3 ounces whole wheat pizza dough
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free garlic seasoning blend
    • 2 rounds (21 grams each) Laughing Cow Mini Babybel Light

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Yakitori beef skewers
Servings:

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

    • 1 pound lean ground beef, preferably grass fed
    • 1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic
    • 1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
    • 2 teaspoons finely chopped green onion
    • 1 tablespoon, 1 teaspoon all-natural, low-sodium soy sauce
    • Sea salt to taste
    • Agave- or honey-sweetened all-natural Japanese dressing

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Asian crab salad on brown rice crisps
Servings:

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

    • 2 medium scallions, trimmed and finely chopped (about 1/3 cup)
    • 2 tablespoons all-natural light sandwich spread
    • 1 teaspoon hot sesame oil
    • 1/4 red bell pepper, finely chopped (about 1/3 cup)
    • 8 ounces lump crabmeat, drained if necessary
    • 24 brown rice crackers, preferably tamari-seasoned

Preparation

Baking Directions:

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