A lot of the traditional football foods are so heavy, though, they can have you reaching for the antacids before the first quarter is through. Subbing lighter ingredients and cooking methods–without sacrificing flavor–is an easy way to make your party a touchdown in the food department.
Try one of these healthy and delicious recipes the next time your team gathers for a game.
Buffalo Turkey Meatballs with Blue Cheese Dip1 of 9
This super-easy snack is a sure-fire crowd-pleaser, plus it's low carb and gluten free.
Thai Peanut Chicken Satay2 of 9
An appetizer on a stick is the perfect party food, and this version pairs lean chicken with a creamy, nutty sauce.
Buffalo Chicken Dip with Cauliflower3 of 9
This irresistible slow cooker appetizer is made with a hidden veggie–but no one needs to know the secret!
Lightly Loaded Hasselback Potatoes4 of 9
Made with fingerling potatoes, this recipe is packed with antioxidants and fiber and is naturally gluten free.
Baked Jalapeno Poppers5 of 9
A favorite game day snack gets a healthier twist–but it still has enough "kick" to score!
Pizza Bites with Pesto6 of 9
These pizza bites deliver so much bold flavor, they'll be a hit with vegetarians and carnivores alike.
Baked Broccoli Slaw Egg Rolls7 of 9
Skip the fried version and bake your egg rolls to get the same amazing taste without the extra calories.
Lightened-Up Shrimp Dip8 of 9
Serve this creamy, cheesy and spicy casserole with chips and fresh veggies for dipping.