Healthy Game-Day Snacks

Enjoy the big game with these festive finger foods and savory snacks, all just as tasty as the not-so-healthy traditional versions. These healthy snacks have fewer than 200 calories and 6 grams of fat per serving. We also considered sodium and gave bonus points for protein and fiber.

Italian Parmesan Pretzels

Make your favorite mall snack into homemade game-day food by rolling and folding bread dough into individual pretzel shapes. Pop 'em in the oven, then brush with buttery garlic and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.

Cauliflower Hummus

Cauliflower is rich in nutrients and surprisingly adaptable. Hide the old-school veggie among in this satisfying homemade hummus with fresh herbs and spices.

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Better than buffalo wings? You'll have to try these buffalo cauliflower bites for yourself! After being baked twice in a mix of spices and hot sauce, these bites are plenty crispy with a fiery flavor. And unlike most buffalo wings, you can indulge guilt-free.

Pizza Lettuce Wraps

Extinguish the hunger of your game-day guests with this fast and fresh spin on pizza. Crisp lettuce leaves stand in for the crust; cherry tomatoes, cannellini beans, and turkey pepperoni provide the flavors of classic pizza toppings without all the calories.

Sweet Potato Fries

If oven-baked sweet potato fries aren't on your list for game-day food, it's time to reevaluate. Sweet potatoes makes these crispy, crunchy treats into a healthy snack that tastes as good as regular french fries.

Two-Pepper Roll-Ups

Wraps and roll-ups make easy eating while watching the game. Spice up these 100-calorie sandwiches with roasted chile peppers, seasoned cream cheese, and sweet peppers.

Game-Day Recipe Tip: For guests who prefer a wrap that is a bit milder, substitute banana peppers for the poblano chiles.

No-Bake Peanut-Apple Balls

No time to prepare before the big game? No problem. These easy, apple-flavor appetizers require just five pantry ingredients and a quick chill in the refrigerator. They're a great quick recipe to add to your list of healthy game-day snacks!

Game-Day Recipe Tip: Wet your hands to make these sticky peanut butter treats easier to handle.

Triple-Pepper Nachos

Your game-day guests will be reaching for more of these cripsy corn nachos. We've covered this healthy game-day food in all your favorite fixings: melted cheese, chunky salsa, peppers, and more!

Blue Cheese Apricot Balls

When swirled with dried apricots and toasted walnuts, reduced-fat cream cheese and blue cheese make for a sweet and tangy mini cheese ball surprisingly low in calories. Serve these cheesy bites alone or with your choice of crackers.

Chicken and White Bean Taco Dip

This creamy chicken- and cannellini bean-filled dip may taste decadent, but this skinny taco dip only has 138 calories per serving. Plus, you can make it in your slow cooker for no-stress game-day snacking.

Buffalo Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese Dressing

Good news! Buffalo wings can be heart-healthy. Just remove the skin from the chicken and bake, instead of fry. These crispy baked chicken wings will still be devoured just as fast!

Spinach-Parmesan Dip

Kick off game day with a classic fan favorite: spinach dip. Bake artichoke hearts, onions, and spinach until tender, then stir in the works: sour cream, gooey cheese, and lemon juice for zip. Be sure to make two batches; this super food will go quick!

Barbecue Spice Roasted Chickpeas

Set out small bowls of roasted chickpeas for guests to munch on during the game. We baked these in a savory coating of barbecue spice, paprika, chili powder, and an assortment of salts.

Mini Margherita Pizzas

Skip the pizza and include these mini bites with your healthy game-day foods instead. Topped with fresh mozzarella cheese and juicy roma tomatoes, these irresistible pizzas will be gone before kickoff! Plus, at only 85 calories, these mini bites make a guilt-free snack.

Walnut-Apricot Baklava Bites

Not all game-day food has to be savory. Store-bought phyllo tart shells make these sweet baklava bites a snap to prepare. Just fill them with walnuts, apricots, and ginger, then drizzle with honey and nutmeg to finish.

Edamame and Ricotta Toasts

Better than bruschetta, this all-star appetizer features creamy edamame and rich ricotta on crunchy slices of toasted French bread. Heighten the spread by stirring in garlic and fresh basil.

Spiced Apricots in Dark Chocolate

Chocolate craving kicking in? Instead of reaching for a candy bar, sub in healthy game-day snacks! Dip dried apricots in rich dark chocolate, then sprinkle with ground chipotle chile pepper for a low-calorie, guilt-free snack.

Cheesy Snack Mix

Coated in Parmesan cheese and zesty Italian dressing, this garlic-cheese mix makes an easy-to-scoop snack for any party. A bowl of this crunch snack mix completes any game day.

Mango Pico de Gallo

Fellow fans will love this gluten-free fruit salsa. It's low in fat and bursting with vitamin C. Add a pinch of cumin to the mix to add sharp Mexican flavor to this healthy game-day snack.

Caramel Popcorn

You can't have a table of healthy game-day foods without popcorn. Just a little margarine and salt goes a long way in this deliciously guilt-free version of one of America's most popular party snacks.

Strawberry Margarita Cheesecake Minis

Sink your teeth into tiny bites of strawberry and lime. You might want to make a double batch—these rich and creamy low-cal treats might be gone before halftime!

Mango-Habanero Pulled Chicken Bites

Touchdowns aren't the only thing that will get you fired up on game day. Habanero peppers, featured in these sweet-and-spicy mango chicken bites, add a hint of heat and some extra excitement to your spread.

Broccoli-Cheese Dip with Potato Dippers

Make a better version of baked potatoes with a creamy, cheesy, crowd-pleasing dip instead. Scoop up all your favorite toppings—cheese, bacon, and broccoli—in one savory bite of this healthy game-day snack.

Frozen Neapolitans

Having trouble choosing your favorite ice cream flavor? With our melt-in-your-mouth Neapolitan minis, you won't have to. Enjoy layers of luscious strawberry, smooth vanilla, and rich chocolate atop a crispy cereal-almond crust.

Confetti Peanut Butter Munchies

Add even more flavor to your puppy chow with bits of dried mango, pineapple, and other delicious fruits. Pretzels coated in peanut butter and powdered sugar give crunch to this fan favorite.

Creamy Collard Dip

Kick off your football party with a creamy dose of cheesy garlic-bacon dip. Scoop it up with vegetable dippers, such as sweet pepper strips, or serve with thin bread sticks for a delicious low-calorie snack.

Spiced Tofu Spring Rolls

Everyone will be grabbing these zesty favorites for a healthy game-day snack. The recipe is easy: Wrap a mixture of spicy tofu, shredded cabbage, carrots, and cilantro in translucent rice paper.

Cranberry-Sauced Meatballs

Add some substance to your healthy game-day food table with these delicious chicken or turkey meatballs. The meatballs get their snappy taste from cranberry-flavor barbecue sauce.

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