10 Healthy Game Day Finger Foods
With these recipes you better be prepared to host game day at your house every week!
For some people fall is all about holidays, sweater weather, and pumpkin spiced everything. For others though there’s one thing in their mind – sports! Football Sundays, along with hockey season, make the fall a highly anticipated season, and with all the parties that come along with sporting events we can’t blame them. Football Sundays are the perfect excuse to get together, sit behind the TV, and pig out on appetizers and snacks all day, and honestly, not many things sound better than that. You know that saying though that summer bodies are made in the winter? Well it’s totally true. Sure you may have packed away your bathing suits for the summer, but that doesn’t mean you should throw all of your healthy eating out the window too! Fortunately, you can still enjoy those tasty game day finger foods without any of the guilt, and trust us, just because these are healthy versions doesn’t mean they’re not delicious. So, for all your sporting event needs, here are 10 Healthy Game Day Finger Foods that you can munch on while still keeping your healthy eating habits in check.
BBQ Pulled Pork Sweet Potato Bites
There’s no denying that pulled pork is a crowd pleaser, and this recipe – topped off with delicious and creamy goat cheese – will have all your football fans at least agreeing on one thing!
Skinny Avocado Dip
You can’t have game day celebrations without the guacamole, and this recipe is the perfect level of creamy goodness. Pro tip: make sure you have tons of avocados, because you’re going to want to make tons of this!
Spicy Maple Chicken Wings
What is game day without the wings? Definitely a dud. Wings are the most popular finger food out there, and this recipe is the most perfect balance of spicy and sweet.
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
What’s better than a nice, creamy bowl of hummus? Not many things, honestly. This hummus is so simple to make and pairs perfectly with some sliced veggies or pita chips (or, if you love it as much as we do, you may just want to dip a spoon straight in!) Check out the recipe here.
Cilantro Lime Roasted Shrimp
Shrimp cocktail is an easy recipe to whip up, but this recipe takes it one step further. This Mexican inspired dish is the most perfect appetizer for game day – we promise, you won’t be able to get enough.
Two Ingredient Skinny Veggie Dip
Veggie dip is a staple appetizer menu item, and this two ingredient dip is super simple to whip up right before the big game starts. Just cut up some fresh veggies for dipping and you’re good to go! Find the recipe here.
Light Mini Turkey Taco Cups
Who doesn’t love tacos? Not many people, and definitely not us! This recipe for these mini turkey taco cups is the perfect mix of healthy and delicious, and they make the perfect appetizer for Sunday game day!
Black Bean Dip
This black bean dip is just as healthy as it is addicting, and it’s packed full of protein to keep you satisfied all game long. Stock up on either pita chips, tortilla chips, or veggies to dip in! You can find the recipe here.
Skinny Zucchini Mozzarella Sticks
Mozzarella sticks are an all time fav, and not only are these zucchini mozzarella sticks, but they’re also baked and not fried to make them even healthier. Don’t worry though, none of their delicious taste was compromised. Find out how to make them with this recipe.
Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Mini Peppers
This recipe takes spinach and artichoke to the next level by stuffing them in mini peppers and making them absolutely delicious! They’re the perfect recipe to break out on game day!