Recipes for The Big Game This Weekend

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
Calories: 173

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
Calories: 59
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
Calories: 320
Try this recipe: White Bean Dip

Zucchini Fries

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

Artichoke Dip

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
Calories: 159
Try this recipe: Artichoke Dip

Mini Turkey Burgers With Gorgonzola

These mini burgers make the perfect protein-packed finger foods.

 Garlic powder, ground turkey breast, Gorgonzola cheese, reduced-fat mayonnaise, gherkin pickles, dinner rolls, curly leaf lettuce
Calories: 169
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
Calories: 341
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
Calories: 261
Try this recipe: Beef and Beer Chili

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