by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, September 18, 2016
by Emily Lee in Healthy Recipes, February 4, 2016
If you’re a sports fan, you are revving up for the fall season. This year, instead of busting a gut at your next hours-long game-day extravaganza, prepare some of these 10 healthy, mouthwatering snacks.
Make a batch of Ellie Krieger’s Chili Chips and dip them in a tasty, homemade guac or mango salsa (pictured above).
Add a little zing to your vegetables by wrapping them in thin slices of prosciutto.
Smoky Kale Chips
At 60 calories per two cups of chips, you can eat away without the guilt.
For a more filling snack, wrap turkey sausage, arugula and cheese in store-bought pizza dough. To up your intake of whole grains, use whole-wheat dough.
Ham, Swiss and Apple Wraps
Half a wrap is a perfect snack made up of three food groups. Read more
by Silvana Nardone in Healthy Recipes, January 31, 2016
If there’s any day of the year to indulge your most-hedonistic dip fantasies, it’s Game Day — a national event so synonymous with chips and dip that there are actually NFL-brand serving trays made to enhance the ubiquitous snack food’s visual appeal and ease of consumption, all in the name of football. But why choose an oil-laden dip when you can dig into creamy, comforting creations for less than 10 grams of fat per serving? If you’re hosting a viewing party this year, you’ll definitely want to skip the sad jarred nacho cheese in favor of these homemade recipes.
by Silvana Nardone in Healthy Recipes, January 29, 2015
Game-day party planning is no easy task — especially for starving football fans. Add gluten intolerance to the mix and you may just feel like throwing in the towel. But, really, there’s no need to stress. You’re just minutes away from party prowess with these good-for-you game-day snacks.
by Silvana Nardone in Healthy Recipes, January 27, 2015
Be guilt-free this Super Bowl Sunday with these lightened-up versions of your favorite game-day party snacks. They include healthy swaps like a protein-packed cheesy cashew nacho sauce replacing the calorie-busting jarred classic in stuffed mushrooms. Good fats like unflavored coconut oil and olive oil replace less healthy options. No doubt these made-over finger foods will give your Super Bowl crowd something to cheer about.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, January 26, 2015
Leave store-bought chips and dips behind. Instead, score big this season by making your own game day spread. One bite and your crowd will be cheering for more of these healthy, melt-in-your-mouth fan favorites. The secret? Ingredients that pack loads of flavor without piling on a ton of calories.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, September 22, 2013
If you’re as excited as I am about the Super Bowl, you’ve already started planning the menu. My game-day spread includes better-for-you versions from the four football food groups – dips, chili, wings and nachos!
According to a recent study, disappointed fans tend to gobble extra high-cal junk following a tough loss. Whether your team puts up a W or an L may be out of your control, but you can still serve up a healthier game day spread! Score some nutritional points with these smarter spins on football party foods.
Trade greasy chips for whole-grain baked varieties and fresh veggies, then dunk into these better-for-you dips.
Chili Cheese Dip
Every sports fan wants wings. Instead of frying, grill or broil.
Grilled Chicken Wings with Provencal Flavors
Buffalo Wings with Tangy Cheese Dip (above)
Grilled Spicy Wings