A Healthy Super Bowl Menu, Part 2 Slideshow
Buffalo Chicken Wing Wontons
Baked in the oven rather than fried, these Buffalo Chicken Wing Wontons from Culinary Content Network member Patricia Stagich are easy on the waistline at just 27 calories and 0.03 grams fat per wonton and also delicious to eat.
Bison and Black Bean Chili
"For those unaware, bison has less fat, calories, and cholesterol than beef, while also promoting a denser concentration of protein, iron, and B vitamins," says Matt Moore, author of the blog Have Her Over for Dinner. Try his recipe for a healthy alternative to ground beef-based chili.
Breaded Chicken Fingers
The secret to emulating that fried chicken crunch in this recipe from Patricia Stagich, author of the blog Peanut Butter and Peppers, is a classic cereal: Corn Flakes. At just 170 calories and 2.4 grams of fat per serving, these won't weigh you down if you decide to go outside and play a little football of your own.
Turkey Meatballs on a Stick
Lean ground turkey is an excellent choice for anyone looking to cut down on calories and fat, and this recipe from Laura Cipullo, registered dietitian, will do just the trick.
Black Bean Corn Tamales
This slimmed down version of a Mexican favorite from Meatless Monday cuts out the grease without sacrificing flavor. Touchdown!
Grilled Pineapple Mango Salsa
Give regular old salsa a kick in the pants with some sweet, healthy grilled pineapple in this salsa recipe.
Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chili
It's vegan, but shhh — don't tell the guys, and they just might not notice.
Chipotle Jalapeño Poppers
These fun-to-eat little morsels are topped by a perfect, crunchy topping of panko breadcrumbs.
Taking the tortilla chip out of the nacho is the first step in making nachos healthier in this reimagined raw food version of the halftime staple.
Black and White Nachos
Try these slimmed down vegetarian nachos from Jackie Newgent. It's loaded with flavor from a combination of black beans, cannellini beans, and jalapeño.