Hallo all and Happy Wednesday! We’re days away from one of America’s greatest “holidays” – the NFL’s Super Bowl™.
What tailgate party – in New Orleans or on your couch – is complete without great snacks? We’ve compiled some of the best football party foods for our healthy foodies! Try them out this weekend and let us know what you think. Do you have your own healthy snack recipes? Share them on our Facebook page!
Lemon-Drop Chicken Wings
These spiked wings have a tangy lemon taste and are baked, not fried.
Ingredients: Vodka, lemon juice, sugar, olive oil, chicken wings
Try this recipe: Lemon-Drop Chicken Wings
Warm Spinach-Artichoke Dip
A sneaky, low-cal way to get your family to eat iron-rich spinach and beans!
Ingredients: Olive oil, lima beans, cream cheese, Tabasco sauce, capers, mustard, artichoke hearts, frozen spinach, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, green onions, lemon juice
Try this recipe: Warm Spinach-Artichoke Dip
White Bean Dip
Mashing the white beans creates the same creamy consistency as sour cream–based dips.
Ingredients: Cannellini beans, olive oil, garlic, sage
Try this recipe: White Bean Dip
Enjoy these crispy veggies for half the calories of regular french fries. Plus you’ll get a boost of vitamin C.
Ingredients: Zucchinis, eggs, milk, Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs
Calories: 181 for 11 fries
Try this recipe: Zucchini Fries
This chunky dip contains more than 25% of your dietary reference intake (DRI) of calcium.
Ingredients: Artichoke hearts, mayonnaise, light cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, garlic salt, scallions, parsley
Try this recipe: Artichoke Dip
Mini Turkey Burgers With Gorgonzola
These mini burgers make the perfect protein-packed finger foods.
Ingredients: Garlic powder, ground turkey breast, Gorgonzola cheese, reduced-fat mayonnaise, gherkin pickles, dinner rolls, curly leaf lettuce
Try this recipe: Mini Turkey Burgers With Gorgonzola
Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes
Get a boost of beta-carotene and cut out much of the fat in traditional recipes with this shortcut to classic twice-baked potatoes.
Ingredients: Sweet potatoes, Canadian bacon, sour cream, chives, shredded cheddar cheese
Try this recipe: Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes
Beef and Beer Chili
Cook a flavorful pot of chili in just 40 minutes for a quick, filling dinner. The recipe easily doubles if you’re expecting more guests.
Ingredients: Red onion, red bell pepper, extra lean ground beef, garlic, chili powder, cumin, sugar, oregano, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, beef broth, beer, yellow cornmeal, lime juice
Try this recipe: Beef and Beer Chili