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17 Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

The Super Bowl is coming up, and you know what that means – friends, family, funny commercials, and oh-so-much yummy food!

It’s totally fine to indulge in those tasty snacks if you want to, but if you’re looking for a healthier option, we got your back. 😉

These healthy appetizers, snacks, and sweet treats are sure to be a hit with everyone when you celebrate this year’s big game!

Jalapeño Poppers

A spread of delicious Jalapeno poppers

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 4 tbsp. Greek yogurt cream cheese
  • 8 large jalapeños
  • 2 slices turkey bacon cooked & crumbled
  • 1/4 c cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Mix Greek yogurt and cream cheese together until smooth. Fold in cheddar cheese.
  2. Cut jalapeños lengthwise and scrape out any seeds. Spoon cream cheese mixture into each half.
  3. Sprinkle crumbled turkey bacon on top of each pepper. Bake for 15- 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Enjoy!

Makes 16 jalapeño poppers, Serving size: 2 poppers, Calories per serving: 45 / Protein 4g / Carbs 2g / Fat 2g

Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels

Some healthy buffalo chicken pinwheels

Ingredients

  • 1 whole wheat tortilla (100 cals)
  • 3 oz cooked chicken breast, shredded
  • 1 tbsp. non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp. buffalo sauce
  • 1 tbsp. blue cheese
  • 1/2 c fresh greens

Directions

  1. Mix shredded chicken, yogurt, buffalo sauce, and blue cheese until combined.
  2. Spread on tortilla. Add greens and roll up carefully.
  3. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Slice into 8 rolls and skewer each roll with a toothpick before serving. Enjoy!

Serves 4. Serving size: 2 pinwheels. Calories per serving: 55 / Protein 6g / Carbs 7g / Fat 2g

Black Bean Salsa

Some healthy black bean salsa

Ingredients

  • 1 can black beans
  • 2 c Pico de gallo
  • 1/2 c corn
  • 1 fresh avocado, cubed
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Rinse and drain black beans.
  2. Mix with pico de gallo, corn, and avocado.
  3. Add lime juice and spices and carefully mix.
  4. Serve with whole grain tortilla chips and enjoy! Serves 8.

Serving size: 1/2 cup. Calories per serving: 105 / Protein 4g / Carbs 17g / Fat 4g

Greek Yogurt Spinach Artichoke Dip

Healthy greek yogurt spinach artichoke dip

Ingredients

  • 1 c plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp. Greek yogurt cream cheese
  • 2 c freshly chopped spinach
  • 1/2 c artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/4 c shredded low-fat mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix Greek yogurt and cream cheese until smooth. Add spinach, artichoke hearts, garlic, and salt and pepper. Mix until just combined. Add mixture to oven safe baking dish and sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top.
  2. Bake for 20–25 minutes, or until cheese has melted. Serve with chopped veggies, pita bread, or chips. Enjoy!

Serves 4. Serving size: about 1/4 cup, Calories per serving: 95 / Protein 10g / Carbs 7g / Fat 3g

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 large zucchini
  • 2 tbsp. marinara sauce
  • 1/4 c low-fat mozzarella cheese
  • 1 oz. mini pepperonis

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut zucchini into 24 circular pieces and lay pieces flat on baking sheet.
  2. Using 1/4 tsp, spoon marinara sauce onto each zucchini piece. Top each one with 1/2 tsp. mozzarella and 1–3 mini pepperonis. Bake for 10 minutes and enjoy!

Serves 2. Serving size: 8 pizza bites, Calories per serving: 90 / Protein 5g / Carbs 4g / Fat 7

Barbecue Garlic Chicken Kabobs

healthy barbecue chicken kabobs

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/4 c bbq sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Cut chicken into 1-inch cubes.
  3. Mix chicken with minced garlic, bbq sauce, salt & pepper, and let marinate in the fridge for at least an hour.
  4. Slide marinated chicken pieces onto 7 wooden skewers and cook for 15-20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  5. Flip skewers halfway through cook time to ensure chicken is cooked thoroughly.

Makes approximately 7 servings. Serving is 1 kabob. Calories: 120/ Protein 26g / Carbs 3g / Fat: 1g

Turkey Roll Up

Healthy turkey roll up

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp. ranch dressing mix
  • 1 whole wheat tortilla (around 100 cal)
  • 2 oz sliced turkey breast (around 50 calories)
  • 1 large romaine lettuce leaf
  • 4 tomato slices

Instructions

  1. Mix Greek yogurt and ranch mix seasoning and spread mixture over entire tortilla. Layer romaine lettuce leaf, turkey slices, and tomatoes.
  2. Roll tortilla tightly and continue rolling until tightly wrapped.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least half an hour.
  4. Cut into 6 or more slices and enjoy!

Makes 1 serving. Calories: 176 / Protein 14g / Carbs 28g / Fat 2g

Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese on Wasa Crackers

Some healthy smoked salmon with cream cheese atop wasa crackers

Ingredients

  • 2 oz (1/2 package) smoked salmon
  • 1 oz fat-free cream cheese
  • 2 Wasa crackers
  • Chives (optional)

Directions

  1. Lightly spread Wasa crackers with cream cheese, then top with smoked salmon and chives. A super savory snack!

Makes 1 serving. Calories: 172 / Protein 17g / Carbs 17g / Fat 3g

Chicken Avocado Boat

A healthy chicken avocado boat

Ingredients

  • 2 oz canned chicken, drained
  • 2 tbsp. plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 1/2 of an avocado

Directions

Blend together Greek yogurt, minced garlic, lime juice, and jalapeño until smooth.

Mix with chicken and spoon into the avocado. Garnish with cilantro leaves and enjoy!

Makes 1 serving. Calories: 208 / Protein 14g / Carbs 9g / Fat 14g

Creamy Salsa Dip

Healthy, creamy salsa dip

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c cottage cheese
  • 2 tbsp. salsa

Directions

  1. Blend cottage cheese and salsa together until smooth. Enjoy with tortilla chips, veggies, etc.

Makes 1 serving. Calories (dip only): 109 / Protein 14g / Carbs 7g / Fat 3g

Greek Yogurt Deviled Eggs

Some high-protein deviled eggs

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 c non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp. yellow mustard
  • 1 tsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. agave nectar or honey
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • Paprika and chives to garnish (optional)

Directions

  1. Place eggs in a large pot and cover with water by 1/2 inch. Bring water to a boil and boil eggs for 12 minutes. Drain and chill.
  2. Peel the eggs and cut in half lengthwise. Remove the yolks (carefully!) and place in a small bowl, discarding one yolk. Place whites on a plate or platter.
  3. Mash the yolks with the back of a fork, blending in yogurt, mustard, vinegar, agave or honey, salt, and pepper. Combine until smooth.
  4. Transfer the filling to a small plastic food storage bag. Snip one corner of the bag off, and squeeze the filling through into the egg whites. (You can also spoon the filling in if that’s too much trouble!)
  5. Garnish with paprika and chives and serve!

Makes 6 servings. Each serving is one egg (two halves). Calories: 79 / Protein: 7g / Carbs: 2g / Fat: 5g

Black Bean Dip with Whole Grain Crackers

Healthy black bean dip with whole grain crackers

Ingredients

  • 18 oz can low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1/4 c fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 c green or red salsa (your fave)
  • 1 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp. onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Kashi crackers and your fave sliced veggies for dipping

Directions

In a food processor, combine all ingredients except crackers and vegetables. If the mixture is too thick, you can add water 1 tbsp at a time until you’ve reached the desired consistency.

Transfer dip to a bowl and serve with crackers and veggies!

Makes 4 servings. Each serving is 1/2 c of dip. Calories (dip only): 209 / Protein 14g / Carbs 39g / Fat 0g

Healthier Queso

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp. Greek yogurt cream cheese
  • 1/2 c non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 (10 oz) can tomatoes with chilies, drained
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine all ingredients over medium heat until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Serves 6. Serving size: 1/3 cup. Calories per serving: 115 / Protein 8g / Carbs 5g / Fat 7g

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Time for Dessert

These healthier sweet treat alternatives are sure to become fan favorites at your Super Bowl party this year!

Coconut Almond Apple Dip

Ingredients

1 tbsp. almond butter

2 tbsp. non-fat plain Greek yogurt

1 tbsp. French Vanilla IdealLean Protein

1 tsp. honey

1 tsp. mini chocolate chips

1 tbsp. unsweetened shredded coconut

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients together in a small bowl.
  2. Stir until all the ingredients are incorporated. Serve with a sliced apple. Enjoy!

Serves 1. Serving Size: 1/4 cup. Calories per serving: 206 / Protein 12g / Carbs 14g / Fat 13g

Cheesecake Fruit Dip

Healthy high-protein cheesecake fruit dip

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 scoop French Vanilla IdealLean Protein
  • 2 tbsp. sugar-free cheesecake instant pudding powder
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and mix until smooth. Enjoy right away with fruit, or chill until ready to use. Dip with assorted fruit kabobs!

Serves 1. Calories per serving (dip only): 234 / Protein 15g / Carbs 25g / Fat 7g

Caramel Mocha Cupcakes

Healthy high protein cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 c unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 c unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 scoop Caramel Mocha IdealLean Protein
  • 1/3 c old fashioned oats, ground into flour
  • 1/3 c almond flour
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened dark chocolate cocoa powder
  • 1/4 c coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder

Frosting

  • 1/2 can unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/2 scoop Caramel Mocha IdealLean Protein

Directions

Refrigerate canned coconut milk upside down overnight, or at least 8 hours.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Fill 8 cupcake tins with liners and spray with nonstick cooking spray.

Whisk together egg whites, almond milk, applesauce, and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl until smooth.

Combine Caramel Mocha IdealLean Protein, ground oats, almond flour, cocoa powder, coconut sugar, and baking powder to a separate mixing bowl. Add to wet mixture and stir until just combined.

Fill cupcake tins and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Open can of coconut milk right side up. After being refrigerated, the top of the coconut milk should be solidified. Scoop 1/2 of the solidified coconut milk (not the coconut water underneath) into mixing bowl and whisk with 1/2 scoop of Caramel Mocha IdealLean Protein to make the frosting.

Frost each cupcake and enjoy!

Serving size 1 cupcake. Calories per serving: 136 / Protein 7g / Carbs 12g / Fat 7g

Peach Upside Down Mini Cakes

Some healthy high-protein peach upside down mini cakes

Ingredients

Topping

  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1/2 c light brown sugar
  • 12 canned peach slices in natural juice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix all ingredients (besides coconut oil, brown sugar, and peaches) until just combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix coconut oil and brown sugar. Spray 6 muffin tins with nonstick cooking spray. Place 2 peach slices in each muffin tin and top with brown sugar mixture, then cake batter.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Enjoy!

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