Healthy Food For Sport Lovers

It’s that time of year when die-hard football and soccer fans are glued to their TV’s and are packing on the pounds from snacking on high calorie treats. Why not step up your game this season by trying some healthy alternatives to normal game time finger food? That way you can enjoy the game without worrying about your waistline!

Mediterranean Chicken Wraps – this great low fat but tasty option, is easy to make and is sure to please family and friends alike! Shredded chicken, veggies and yogurt make for a satisfying treat for a mere 106 calories per serving!

Get the recipe here http://www.bhg.com/recipe/mediterranean-chicken-wraps/

Cauliflower Hummus – serve this delicious alternative to high fat dips with flatbread, crackers, pita bread chips or sliced veggies. It’s nutritious and takes only 35 minutes to make. Best of all, you can make it ahead of time and pop it in the fridge. No worries about missing kick off time here!For the recipe click http://www.bhg.com/recipe/cauliflower-hummus/

 

Triple-Pepper Nachos – with this interesting spin on an old favorite you can substitute whole wheat flour tortillas or baked tortilla chips for high fat fried chips while adding healthy black beans and sweet peppers to the mix. Reduced fat Colby and Monterey Jack cheese provide that cheesy goodness we all crave without the calories of traditional nacho recipes. Preparation time from start to finish is only 38 minutes.

Find the recipe here http://www.bhg.com/recipe/triple-pepper-nachos/

You might also want to try the Pizza Lettuce Wraps or No-Bake Peanut – Apple Balls, both are sure to be kid-pleasers. Or try the healthier version of the crowd favorite, Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese Dressing (baked not fried) or perhaps shake things up by adding new treats such as Mango-Habanero Pulled Chicken Bites and Blue Cheese Apricot Balls.

Find these recipes and more at http://www.bhg.com/recipes/healthy/snacks/heart-healthy-game-day-snacks/#page=1

Try one of these recipes these weekend – you are sure to score a touchdown with your family and friends! 

Laura.