Football season is in full swing, and while there are so many fun things associated with this time of year, one of our favorites is the yummy game day food. Who doesn’t love munching on delicious hearty foods in between quarters or while rooting for your favorite team? But as much as we enjoy going full throttle on the nacho or chili bar, come Monday, we usually regret our food choices from the weekend. This is why we’re taking a healthier approach to those football recipes you love. Our contributor Sarah is here with 12 options that are light, yet yummy, versions of traditional faves that are sure to score major points among a hungry audience. Keep scrolling to kickoff the entire delicious roundup below!
For more healthy recipes, check out: The Best Healthy Breakfast Ideas To Make On Busy Mornings This Fall // 10 Healthy Weeknight Dinners To Try Now.
Healthy Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potatoes: The flavors you love, layered over a healthy staple. Recipe via Well Plated.Spicy Popcorn: Swap the salt for spice! Recipe via Bake Your Day.
Zucchini Turkey Burgers: Who said eating burgers wasn’t healthy? Recipe via Olives & Garlic.
Healthy Guacamole Chicken Salad: Get it while you can—this appetizer will go fast! Recipe via Chew Out Loud.
Honey Tequila Lime Chicken Drummies: Enjoy the wings, without the regret. Recipe via Physical Kitchness.
Skinny Queso Dip: Cheese, please! Recipe via Damn Delicious.
Mini Potato Pizzas: Go ahead, finish the entire pizza. Recipe via Love & Lemons.
Cilantro Lime Grilled Shrimp: Zesty meets savory in one protein-packed snack. Recipe via Closet Cooking.
Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels: The prettiest way to get your daily veggie intake. Recipe via Dinner at the Zoo.
Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip: A slightly skinnier version of our most-loved football recipe. Recipe via Gimme Some Oven.
Garlic Dill Sweet Potato Wedges: You’ll want to snack on these wedges for all the games to come. Recipe via PaleOMG.
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Footballs: Save room for (guilt-free) dessert! Recipe via Like Mother Like Daughter.
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