Isn't it ironic when watching pro sports (like the Superbowl) make us want to eat the worst foods for us? I am victim of it too...hot dogs, hamburgers, greasy fries, cookies, etc. It's like an immediate association and "pass" to eat terribly. Everything in moderation of course and while it's okay to have a few bites of unhealthy foods, having some healthy options for your guests (that they will actually eat) will be so appreciated by those trying to keep up their healthy habits this year. Below are some appetizer and main course ideas that will keep your football fans happy and satisfied regardless of who's winning! These are inspirations from other great sites that I refer to often for awesome recipes, then if possible, I modify a bit to make more healthy. When you are making your grocery store list for the parties this weekend, consider some of these options...let me know how it goes!
Baked Kale Chips & Greek Yogurt Dip vs. standard potato chips & ranch dip
Yogurt Dip: 1 cup plain greek yogurt, lemon zest , s&p to taste
Ground Turkey & Kale Soup vs. hearty beef chilli
RECIPE (go low carb and omit the rice in the recipe as shown above & add more of your favorite veggies)
Baked Sweet Potato Fries vs. regular french fries
Parmesan Lavish Chips with Tomato Basil Dip vs. Ritz Crackers and Cheese Dip