The Super Bowl is one of the biggest calorie fests of the year for many Americans. The average football fan eats about a day's worth of calories during the game, and the U.S. Calorie Control Council estimates that Americans pack away 11 million pounds of chips on Super Bowl Sunday. Instead, snack on these 6 delicious and healthy game day recipes.
Lemon-Drop Chicken Wings: These spiked wings have a tangy lemon taste and are baked, not fried. Ingredients: Vodka, lemon juice, sugar, olive oil, chicken wings GET THE RECIPE HERE
Warm Spinach-Artichoke Dip: A sneaky, low-cal way to get your family to eat iron-rich spinach and beans! Ingredients: Olive oil, lima beans, cream cheese, Tabasco sauce, capers, mustard, artichoke hearts, frozen spinach, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, green onions, lemon juice GET THE RECIPE HERE
Zucchini Fries: Enjoy these crispy veggies for half the calories of regular french fries. Plus you'll get a boost of vitamin C.
Ingredients: Zucchinis, eggs, milk, Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs GET THE RECIPE HERE
Mini Turkey Burgers With Gorgonzola: These mini burgers make the perfect protein-packed finger foods. Ingredients: Garlic powder, ground turkey breast, Gorgonzola cheese, reduced-fat mayonnaise, gherkin pickles, dinner rolls, curly leaf lettuce GET RECIPE HERE
Beef and Beer Chili: Cook a flavorful pot of chili in just 40 minutes for a quick, filling dinner. The recipe easily doubles if you're expecting more guests. Ingredients: Red onion, red bell pepper, extra lean ground beef, garlic, chili powder, cumin, sugar, oregano, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, beef broth, beer, yellow cornmeal, lime juice GET RECIPE HERE
Fudge Chocolate Brownies: Unsweetened cocoa keeps the fat content low on these decadent brownies. Ingredients: Margarine, unsweetened chocolate, unsweetened cocoa, sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder GET RECIPE HERE