I eagerly volunteered to tackle this important topic. I love football and the big game is also a significant food event! An estimated 103 million people watched last year. Some tune in to see the game, others care more about the half-time performance and commercials. I think we can all agree, though, that the food served is equally important.
By the time the big game is played in early February, you may be struggling to maintain your healthy eating goals for the new year. The big game might seem like a perfect opportunity to splurge on treats that you’ve been avoiding. I’m not here to make your game day super lame by saying to altogether avoid foods you enjoy. However, I do have some recipe ideas if you’re looking for easy ways to make your party spread both delicious and nutritious.
Here are some proven winners that will have keep your guests satisfied and energized for the nearly 4-hour event!
Tailgating just got better. Turns out your can have your potato skins and good nutrition too. Feel free to get creative with the vegetables you use—piling these robust skins high with roasted tomatoes, onions, mushrooms and peppers will up your nutritional value without adding many calories.View recipe »
Top store-bought naan with hummus and veggies for this delicious and easy game day recipe. Switch in your favorite veggies to suit this to your tastes. More supermarkets are now stocking frozen naan which may save you from a last-minute trip to the supermarket on Super Bowl Sunday.View recipe »