Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

Can there be such a thing as healthy super bowl snacks? YES!

I know hard it is to be healthy especially during the Super Bowl! Whether you are tuning in for the game or just the commercials you are going to snack, snack, snack! Believe me, I have been there! Adopting a healthy lifestyle can be lets say challenging when everyone around you is chowing down on unhealthy food. You just want to join in, but let me tell you the after indulgence guilt and not hitting your weigh loss goals is not worth it! So how do we fix this dilemma? Simple! Check out these tasty and healthy super bowl snacks everyone can enjoy!

Healthy Super Bowl Snacks-Mini Denver Quiches

These miniature ham, cheese, and bell pepper quiches are perfect bite-sized appetizers for a party or brunch, and they make a great grab-and-go breakfast!

Mini Denver Quiches
Total Time: 30 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 20 min.
Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients:
6 large eggs
1½ cup nonfat milk
Sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
Non-stick cooking spray
½ medium onion, chopped
½ medium green bell pepper, chopped
½ medium red bell pepper, chopped
2 oz. low-sodium, nitrite-free lean ham, chopped
2 oz. cheddar cheese, grated

Preparation:
1. Heat oven to 375° F.
2. Combine eggs and milk in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper if desired; whisk to blend. Set aside.
3. Lightly coat a twelve cup muffin tin with spray.
4. Evenly place onion, bell peppers, ham, and cheese into muffin cups.
5. Evenly pour egg mixture over onion mixture in cups.
6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of quiche comes out clean.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 73 Fat: 4 g Saturated Fat: 2 g Cholesterol: 101 mg Sodium: 140 mg Carbohydrate: 3 g Sugar: 2 g Protein: 6 g

Healthy Super Bowl Snacks-Buffalo Chicken Tenders with Blue Cheese Dip

These tangy, spicy chicken tenders dipped in creamy blue cheese sauce are delicious enough to make you forget they’re only 158 calories per serving.

Buffalo Chicken Tenders with Blue Cheese Dip

Total Time: 50 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: 15 min.
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:
4 Tbsp. hot pepper sauce (like Frank’s®), divided use
2 Tbsp. white vinegar
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. paprika
1 dash cayenne pepper (to taste; optional)
1 lb. raw chicken tenders
¼ cup nonfat plain yogurt
1 Tbsp. crumbled blue cheese
4 medium celery stalks, cut into sticks

Preparation:

  1. Combine 1 Tbsp. hot sauce, vinegar, garlic powder, paprika, and cayenne in a small bowl; mix well.
  2. Add chicken; toss to coat. Marinate, covered, in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  4. Place chicken in a baking dish. Discard any remaining marinade. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle.
  5. Combine yogurt and cheese in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.
  6. Combine chicken and remaining 3 Tbsp. hot sauce in a large bowl; toss gently to blend.
  7. Serve chicken with dip and celery.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 158 Fat: 4 g Saturated Fat: 1 g Cholesterol: 74 mg Sodium: 666 mg Carbohydrate: 3 g Sugar: 2 g Protein: 26 g

Healthy Super Bowl Snacks-Nachos

These nachos made with freshly-baked tortilla chips are going to become a snack you crave—good thing they have only 258 calories per serving!

Nachos

 

Total Time: 25 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 15 min.
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:
4 corn tortillas, cut into wedges
2 tsp. olive oil
½ medium lime
1 dash chili powder
Sea salt (to taste, optional)
½ cup cooked pinto beans, warm
4 oz. cheddar (or jack) cheese, shredded
2 medium tomatoes chopped
½ medium onion, finely chopped
½ medium green bell pepper, chopped
½ medium jalapeno, seeds and veins discarded, finely chopped
¼ medium avocado, chopped
4 fresh cilantro sprigs, chopped
2 Tbsp. nonfat plain Greek yogurt

Preparation:
1. Heat oven to 375° F.
2. Brush both sides of tortillas with oil. Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until crisp.
3. Squeeze lime over chips. Sprinkle with chili powder and salt (if desired).
4. Arrange half of the tortilla chips in a medium baking dish. Layer with half the beans and cheese. Repeat.
5. Bake chip mixture for 3 to 4 minutes, or until cheese melts.
6. Top with tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, jalapeno, avocado, cilantro, and yogurt.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 258 Fat: 15 g Saturated Fat: 7 g Cholesterol: 30 mg Sodium: 312 mg Carbohydrate: 22 g Fiber: 4 g Sugar: 4 g Protein: 12 g
And of Course, cannot forget Dessert! Yum!

Healthy Super Bowl Snacks- Chocolate Mocha Mousse

Chocolate Moca Shakeology Pudding

Chocolate Moca Shakeology Pudding

Ingredients:

1 scoop Chocolate Shakeology
1 Tbsp. instant coffee
1⁄4 cup blueberries
2 egg whites
1⁄2 cup water
Preparation: Mix water, blueberries, 1 scoop of Chocolate Shakeology, and instant coffee in a blender.
Beat egg whites (with a whisk or electric beater) until stiff. Fold chocolate mixture slowly into egg whites, keeping as light and airy as possible. Pour into small bowl, garnish with more blueberries, and eat with a spoon. (Serves 1.)I hope you enjoy these healthy super bowl snacks! Please share with others that you think could benefit using the the social media apps below. Denver or Seattle? What are some of your favorite healthy super bowl snacks?
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