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Healthy Game Day Snack Ideas
Health & Wellness

Healthy Game Day Snack Ideas

February 11, 2022

We all know that this Sunday is a day that is just as focused on food as it is on football. Many traditional game day recipes are loaded with extra sodium, calories, and fat that can set you off track from reaching your goals. In order to help you prepare for a healthier way to enjoy the big game, we have a few tips and tricks to make this a little easier.

  • Focus on baked and broiled options, rather than primarily fried goods.
  • Rather than buying traditional dips and sauces, try making a homemade version. This will help you spare extra sodium and calories.
  • Focus on lower calorie drink options. Swapping sodas or beer with sparkling seltzers or flavored water can help you save on added sugars and calories.
  • Try roasted or raw veggies before you reach for the chips. Filling up on these options first will allow you to eat less of the fried option.
  • Utilize portion control. It's okay to have your favorite traditional snacks but try eating half the amount that you normally would.
  • Use a smaller plate! Focus on filling your plate with the foods that you really enjoy.

Healthier Game Day Snack Recipes:

Healthy snacks, veggies, meat and cheeses with football plates
  1. Cowboy Caviar: Cowboy Caviar - Spend With Pennies
  2. Healthy Spinach Dip: Healthy Spinach Dip {The BEST!} -
  3. Buffalo Chicken Breast Skillet: Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Breast Skillet with Celery, Carrots & Scallions | Michelle Dudash, RD
  4. Cauliflower Buffalo Bites: Cauliflower Buffalo Bites - Good Dinner Mom
  5. Healthy Taco Dip: Healthy Taco Dip with Greek Yogurt - Skinny Fitalicious®
  6. Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges: Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges - Two Peas & Their Pod (
  7. Pair guacamole and hummus with whole wheat crackers.

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