7 Healthy Super Bowl Snack Recipes
Sticking with your New Year's diet regimen can be tough when prepping for a Super Bowl party. The day of the Big Game usually calls for countless calorie-filled foods such as subs, chips, pizza, wings, beer and more. If your goal is to stay on the healthy track, then you don't have to miss out on your very own delicious feast. Check out these 7 super tasty (and healthy) snack recipes that will make your taste buds happy and keep your waistline shrinking!
This dip is packed with layers of traditional Tex-Mex flavor. With a perfect combination of black beans, fresh vegetables, salsa and low-fat sour cream, sticking to your low-calorie diet is simple and delicious.
Ingredients: Beans (black & refried), salsa, scallions, ground cumin, chili powder, jalapeño slices, cheese (Monterrey Jack or cheddar), low-fat sour cream, Romaine Lettuce, tomato, avocado, black olives (optional)
This minty Cuban drink can be turned into a low-calorie delight by simply using Splenda rather than sugar as a sweetener. So skip the fattening beer and try this do-it-yourself recipe to spice up the refreshments at your Super Bowl party.
Ingredients: Light rum, Splenda, mint leaves, lime juice , club soda
Put a twist on the standard hefty pot of chili with this white chili version that replaces the pinto beans and beef with lean chicken, sweet corn and cannellini beans.
Ingredients: Boneless, skinless chicken thighs, organic Cannellini beans, sweet white corn, poblano peppers (or 2 green bell peppers), cauliflower, yellow onion, chicken broth, ground cumin, chili powder, low-fat sour cream, sea salt
This one is for the people who know that a Super Bowl party just isn't complete without buffalo wings (or this healthy variation of them). These quick-to-prepare spicy skewers will keep even the non-dieting partiers coming back for more!
Ingredients: unsalted butter, skinless, boneless chicken breasts, hot wing sauce such as Frank's RedHot, sugar, white vinegar, cayenne, all-purpose flour, vegetable oil, carrot and celery sticks (optional)
Potato skins are a great addition to an appetizer menu for any party, so why not include them with your Super Bowl party items? Dieters rejoice – these scrumptious skins have just 55 calories so you can rest easy and save the guilt for another day!
Ingredients: Baking potatoes, bacon, butter-flavored cooking spray, freshly ground black pepper, salt, shredded reduced-fat Colby-Jack cheese, Light ranch dressing
No need to drive yourself crazy while trying to avoid sweets during the Big Game. Here's a recipe for chocolate cupcakes (yes, chocolate!) that have only 185 calories!
Ingredients: Cake flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, baking spray with flour, unsweetened cocoa, butter, sugar, egg yolks, vanilla extract, buttermilk, unsweetened baking chocolate, egg whites, cream of tartar..see more for frosting ingredients.
Ditch the greasy bag of chips and prepare this cheesy popcorn instead! There are only 73 calories but plenty of flavor with a cayenne zest that will satisfy those Super Bowl snack cravings.
Ingredients: Unsalted butter, garlic, vegetable oil, unpopped popcorn, grated Parmesan, cayenne pepper, salt