10 tasty (and healthy) Super Bowl snack ideas

10 tasty (and healthy) Super Bowl snack ideas

Food

The big game is getting close, so it’s time to start planning what you’ll be nibbling on during the action.
Of course, there are the classics: chicken wings, pizza, chips and dip and more. And while those options may be tasty, they tend to be very caloric (and lack in nutritional value).
Fortunately, your Super Bowl party can offer a more balanced lineup of snacks that pack vitamins and minerals without sacrificing flavor.
Check out these 10 healthy and delicious appetizer ideas to consider adding to your roster:
Roasted garlic dip: This simple and easy-to-make dip is great for garlic lovers, and the use of nonfat Greek yogurt instead of sour cream cuts down on fat and calories. Find the recipe here.
Hummus: Another dipping favorite, hummus is packed with protein and fiber. Pair it with veggies like carrots or celery. Find the recipe here.
Turkey chili: Swapping turkey for ground beef makes this chili more heart healthy. The beans also add some good-for-you nutrients such as folate, iron and fiber. Great by itself or use as a dip. Find the recipe here.

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Shrimp with sugar-free cocktail sauce: Store-bought cocktail sauce is often full of sugar; this homemade version leaves it out but still offers lots of flavor. Pair with your favorite type of shrimp. Find the recipe here.
Buffalo cauliflower bites: Battered and baked, these cauliflower bites can satisfy your craving for buffalo wings without so many calories. Cauliflower is also a good source of vitamin C and fiber. Find the recipe here.
Sweet potato skins: A healthy take on the loaded baked potato, these skins are baked and topped with avocado. The sweet potato skins deliver fiber, vitamins and nutrients and the avocado delivers heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. Find the recipe here.
Beans in blankets: Skip the pigs in a blanket, this green bean alternative is just as delicious and the use of whole wheat flour rather than all-purpose flour adds more fiber and nutrients. Find the recipe here.
Lighter buffalo chicken dip: There are just some game-day classics you cannot live without, and buffalo chicken dip is regularly counted among them. However, this version cuts the calories by using reduced-fat cream cheese and sour cream. Find the recipe here.
Baked parmesan zucchini fries: Lower in carbs and higher in fiber, these baked fries beat out their fried potato cousins. Zucchini is also a good source of potassium and other nutrients. Find the recipe here.
Kale chips: These veggie chips are easy to make, and you can dress them up with salt or any spice blend you’ve got on hand. Kale is also high in vitamins A, K and C. Find the recipe here.

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