Want Healthy, Delicious, Low Carb Food at your next Super Bowl Party?
Doesn’t everybody love the Super bowl? The excitement of the game, the fun with friends and family, Fantasy Football, and of course THE FOOD! Common nibbles at a Super Bowl party are Chips and Dips, Pizza, and Chicken Wings. So how can we healthy it up?
These tips for a Healthy Super Bowl Party plus delicious, low carb recipes can help make any football or rowdy fun party a bit more Healthified. When making a Healthier spread for the Football fans in your life, think “Finger Food” and “Dipables”. Choosing healthier substitutes for some of your family’s traditional Game favorites. I put my noggin in to the idea of having stellar yet healthy snacks at a Football Super Bowl party and this is what I came up with.
Healthy Super Bowl Party Low Carb Tips
- Swap out the starchy, deep fried chips for veggie chips or gluten free options.
- Offer a fresh fruit and Veggie Tray with Greek Yogurt Dip
- Make low carb Roll Ups/Wraps or spring rolls
- Serve a high protein/low carb cheese tray with a variety of delicious cheeses instead of starchy appetizers
- Build your own Taco Salad Bar featuring fresh and healthy low carb ingredients. A great way to satisfy your Super Bowl crowd.
- Serve home baked chicken wings with naturally sweetened, low carb BBQ sauce.
Healthy Super Bowl Party Recipes
Raw Veggies with Herbed Vegetable Greek Yogurt Dip
Your choice of raw veggies. Sliced cucumbers, carrot sticks, radishes, celery sticks, broccoli florets, bell pepper strips, cherry tomatoes,
1 cup Greek Yogurt
1 Tbs. carrot, finely grated
1 Tbs. Red bell pepper, finely minced
1/4 teaspoon fresh parsley, minced
2 tsp. onions, finely minced
1 clove garlic, crushed and finely minced
1/4 tsp. lemon zest
1/4 tsp. garlic salt
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
Chop and prepare vegetables to finger food size, sliced and chopped into sticks. Thoroughly mix Greek yogurt with spices and minced vegetables, chill in the refrigerator allowing flavors to blend for at least 30 minutes before serving. Serve with fresh, raw vegetables for dipping.
Savory Spiced Mixed Nuts
3 cups raw nut mix (almonds, cashews, pecans, peanuts works well)
1/4 cup coconut, vegetable, or other favorite nut or vegetable oil
1 Tbs. favorite Spice or seasoning mix (spicy cajun, Italian, etc.)
2 Tbs. Bragg’s liquid aminos (optional)
Thoroughly coat nuts in melted coconut or other oil. Sprinkle with spices and Bragg’s or salt. Spread out nuts in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Roast nuts at 350 degrees for approximately 15 minutes or until lightly brown stirring occasionally to prevent burning. Remove from heat, allow to cool completely and store in an airtight container.
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