We know what you’re thinking: What’s a Super Bowl party without the pizza, wings and dip? And you’re right. That’s why we’ve included all of that in this list of 11 healthier options for party food. You heard us right — the old favorites don’t have to be diet deal-breakers.
A recent National Restaurant Association survey showed that 2-out-of-5 Americans want healthy food for the big game, so we’ve collected the tastiest recipes — whether they’re twists on Super Bowl party classics or new additions — for you to whip up this weekend.
Hear us out: Avocados are nutritious and delicious, but they’re unfortunately high in calories and fat (even if it’s the “good” kind). And if you’re anything like us, it’s tough to control your portions when it comes to guac. Try this asparagus twist on guacamole from Food.com for a low-calorie, low-fat substitute that’s packed with healthy benefits: dietary fiber; protein; vitamins A, C, E and K; thiamin; riboflavin; and niacin, among others. Click here for the recipe.
Don’t turn up your nose, carnivores. We guarantee you’ll want seconds of this healthy substitute for beef chili, provided by our own Gail Hoffer. With black beans, white beans, kidney beans and lentils, this chili recipe is packed with vitamins and minerals. Among them: dietary fiber, folate, protein, vitamin C, riboflavin, thiamin, niacin, copper and manganese. Click here for the recipe.
Lightened seven-layer taco dip
Believe it or not, it is possible to give this old favorite a healthy makeover. Cheap Healthy Good trims the fat (and the cost) with inexpensive fat-free ingredients and includes detailed calorie info, as well as price per serving, for all of its ingredients. Click here for the recipe.