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Nutritious & Delicious Game Day Eats



BBQ CHICKEN FLATBREAD PIZZA

MARGHERITA PIZZA

BARBECUE SPAGHETTI SQUASH SLIDERS

PHILLY CHEESE STEAK SLIDERS

SWEET POTATO SKINS WITH TURKEY BACON AND TOMATOES

SWEET POTATO SKINS WITH CHICKEN AND SPINACH

BUFFALO CHICKEN DIP

ZUCCHINI FRIES

BUFFALO CHICKEN TENDERS WITH BLUE CHEESE DIP

SPICY SWEET POTATO FRIES

GOLDEN RANCH DIP WITH COLLAGEN BOOST

CHEESY CAULIFLOWER NACHOS

BELL PEPPER NACHOS

CLASSIC NACHOS

FUDGY AVOCADO BROWNIES

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

NO BAKE S'MORE BARS

BAKED PUMPKIN DONUTS







Ingredients

2 whole-wheat flatbreads or 6 -inch whole wheat pitas

  cup reduced-sugar barbecue sauce

1  cups cooked chicken breast, shredded

  cup canned black beans, drained, rinsed

  cup corn kernels

  medium red onion, chopped

  cup shredded cheddar cheese

  cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped

1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice


Instructions

Preheat oven to 350  F.

Place flatbreads on a large baking sheet. Spread barbecue sauce evenly on flatbreads.Top

flatbreads evenly with chicken, black beans, corn, onion, and cheese.

Bake for 5 to 8 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

Top evenly with cilantro and drizzle with lime juice. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings, 1/2 flatbread each.




Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray

1 (16-oz.) package whole wheat pizza dough, at room temperature

2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil

  cup tomato sauce, no sugar added

1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1 medium tomato, sliced

  cup whole basil leaves, torn in small pieces


Instructions

Preheat the oven to 450  F. Lightly coat 12-inch pizza pan with spray. Starting at the center, and

moving outward, use your fingertips to press dough to  -inch thick. Stretch dough until it won’t

stretch any further. Let dough relax for 5 minutes; continue to stretch to desired diameter. Drizzle

oil over dough; spread with a pastry brush to the edges.

Spread tomato sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a quarter-inch border. Layer with cheese,

tomato, and basil.Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until crust is golden brown and cheese is bubbling.

Makes 6 servings.





Ingredients

Parchment paper

1 medium spaghetti squash about 3 lbs.

2 Tbsp olive oil divided use

  tsp. sea salt or Himalayan salt

  tsp. ground black pepper

2 cups shredded green cabbage

1 cup shredded red cabbage

  cup vegan mayonnaise or all-natural mayonnaise

1 tsp. Dijon mustard

1 dash ground celery seed optional

1 dash ground white pepper or ground black pepper

1 medium onion finely chopped

1 tsp. garlic powder

  tsp. ground cumin

  tsp. ground paprika

  tsp. crushed red pepper flakes optional

2 Tbsp. low-sodium organic vegetable broth

  cup all-natural smoked barbecue sauce no sugar added

12 small whole-grain dinner rolls cut in half lengthwise, toasted (if desired)

24 thinly-sliced pickles low-sodium if possible


Instructions

Preheat oven to 375  F. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

Cut spaghetti squash in half lengthwise. Remove seeds and membrane. Place spaghetti squash,

cut side up, on baking sheet. Evenly drizzle with 1 Tbsp. oil. Season with salt and pepper. Place

cut side down. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until tender.

While spaghetti squash is baking, make coleslaw by combining green and red cabbage,

mayonnaise, mustard, celery seed (if desired), and white pepper in a medium bowl; mix well.

Refrigerate, covered, until ready to use. Heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in large nonstick skillet over

medium-high heat. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is

translucent. Add garlic powder, cumin, paprika, and red pepper flakes (if desired); cook, stirring

constantly, for 2 minutes. Add broth; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute. Remove from heat.

Set aside.

Scrape spaghetti squash flesh into stringy noodles. Add to skillet; cook, over medium-high heat,

stirring frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes, or until broth is absorbed. Add barbecue sauce; cook,

stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until well coated and heated through. Evenly top each

bottom roll with spaghetti squash mixture, coleslaw, 2 pickles, and top roll; serve immediately.

Makes 6 servings, 2 sliders each.







Ingredients

2 tsp. olive oil

1 medium onion, sliced

1 medium green (or red) bell pepper, sliced

8 oz. sliced mushrooms

1 Tbsp. fresh oregano, finely chopped (or 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves)

Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)

8 oz. raw lean beef sirloin, sliced very thin

  cup sliced banana (or cherry) peppers (optional)

2 oz. provolone cheese, thinly sliced

4 small whole-wheat rolls, split, toasted


Instructions

Heat oil in large nonstick skillet (or griddle) over medium-high heat.

Add onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until onions are

soft. Add mushrooms and oregano. Season with salt and pepper if desired; cook, stirring

frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until mushrooms are soft.

Add sirloin; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until beef is cooked through.Top

evenly with banana peppers (if desired) and cheese. Remove from heat; cover and let stand

for 1 to 2 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

Top buns evenly with meat mixture; serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.





Ingredients

4 baked medium sweet potatoes cut in half

1 tsp. olive oil

  tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

  cup reduced-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt

2 slices cooked turkey bacon chopped

2 medium tomatoes chopped

8 green onions thinly sliced


Instructions

Heat oven to 400  F. Scoop flesh out of sweet potatoes and reserve for another use.

Place skins on a baking sheet. Brush with oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 10 minutes, or until

crisp. Top each sweet potato half evenly with yogurt, turkey bacon, tomato, and green onions.

Makes 4 servings.





Ingredients

4 baked medium sweet potatoes cut in half

1 tsp olive oil

  tsp sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

4 oz shredded cooked chicken breast

1 tsp all-natural taco seasoning no salt added

1 cup steamed spinach

  cup reduced-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt

  cup chopped fresh cilantro


Instructions

Heat oven to 400  F. Scoop flesh out of the sweet potatoes and reserve for another use. Place

skins on baking sheet. Brush with oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 10 minutes, or until crisp.

While skins are baking, combine chicken and taco seasoning in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.

Replace sweet potato flesh and top each sweet potato half evenly with spinach, chicken mixture,

yogurt, and cilantro.

Makes 4 servings.





Ingredients

2 oz . Neufchatel cheese, softened

1  cups reduced fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt

  cup shredded part-skim Mozzarella cheese

⅓ cup cayenne pepper hot sauce

  cup crumbled blue cheese

1  cups shredded cooked chicken

Nonstick cooking spray

4 cups raw vegetables (like celery sticks, carrots sticks, jicama sticks, cherry tomatoes, and

cucumber slices)


Instructions

Preheat oven to 350  F. Combine Neufchatel cheese, yogurt, mozzarella cheese, hot sauce, blue

cheese, and chicken in a medium bowl; mix well. Place in a 1 -quart baking dish that is lightly

coated with spray. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until cheese is melted and edges begin to slightly

brown. Serve immediately with raw vegetables for dipping.

Makes 8 servings






Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray

  cup whole-wheat flour

2 Tbsp. cornmeal

1 tsp. sea salt

  tsp. ground black pepper

3 medium zucchini, cut into   x 3-inch sticks

2 large egg whites, lightly beaten


Instructions

Preheat oven to 475  F. Line baking sheet with foil; lightly coat with spray. Combine flour,

cornmeal, salt, and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag; shake to combine. Working with a few

pieces at a time, dip zucchini in egg whites and lift out, letting excess drip back into bowl; drop

zucchini into bag containing flour mixture. Seal bag and shake to coat. Repeat with remaining

zucchini. Place zucchini on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes, turning after 6

minutes, or until tender-crisp and golden brown.

Makes 4 servings





Ingredients

4 Tbsp hot pepper sauce, divided use

2 Tbsp white vinegar

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp ground paprika

1 dash ground cayenne pepper to taste (optional)

1 lb raw chicken breast tenders

  cup reduced-fat (2%) plain yogurt

1 Tbsp crumbled blue cheese

4 medium celery stalks, cut into sticks


Instructions

Combine 1 Tbsp. hot sauce, vinegar, garlic powder, paprika, and cayenne (if desired) in a small

bowl; mix well. Add chicken; toss to coat. Marinate, covered, in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 375  F. 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.

While chicken is baking, combine yogurt and cheese in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.

Combine chicken and remaining 3 Tbsp. hot sauce in a large bowl; toss gently to blend.

Serve chicken with dip and celery.

Makes 4 servings.





Ingredients

2 large yams, peeled, cut into  -inch thick lengthwise batons

2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp. chili powder

Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) (to taste; optional)


Instructions

Heat oven to 400  F. Place sweet potatoes in a large bowl. Drizzle with oil; toss gently to coat.

Season with chili powder and salt; toss gently to coat. Spread potatoes in a single layer on a

baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, turning once, until brown and

tender. Cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Makes 3 servings.





Ingredients

  cup reduced-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt

  cup reduced-fat sour cream

2 Tbsp. chopped chives

1 Tbsp. chopped parsley

2 tsp. garlic powder

2 tsp. dried dill

1 tsp. onion powder

1 tsp. ground turmeric

2 scoops Collagen Boost

Ground black pepper (to taste; optional)


Instructions

Place yogurt, sour cream, chives, parsley, garlic powder, dill, onion powder, turmeric, and Collagen

Boost in a blender or food processor; cover. Blend until smooth. Sprinkle with ground black pepper

(if desired). Serve immediately, or store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Makes 2 servings, approx.   cup each





Ingredients

1 medium head cauliflower cut into florets

2 tsp. olive oil

  tsp. ground cumin

  tsp. sea salt or Himalayan salt

  tsp. chili powder

  tsp. garlic powder

  cup shredded Monterey jack or pepperjack cheese

  cup chopped tomato

  cup chopped red onion

  cup chopped orange bell pepper

1 medium jalape o seeds and veins removed (optional), sliced (can add a second if desired)

  cup mashed avocado

2 Tbsp. finely chopped cilantro


Instructions

Preheat oven to 425  F. Place cauliflower on baking sheet. Drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with cumin,

salt, chili powder, and garlic powder; toss gently to blend. Spread evenly on baking sheet.

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until tender-crisp and golden.Top evenly with cheese. Bake for 3 to 5

minutes, or until cheese is melted.Top evenly with tomato, onion, bell pepper, jalape os, avocado,

and cilantro; serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.






Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray

  medium onion chopped

8 oz raw 93% lean ground turkey

1 tsp. Taco Seasoning Blend

  cup water

1 medium orange bell pepper cut into 1-inch wide slices

  cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1 medium jalape o seeds and veins removed, sliced (optional)

  cup pico de gallo or fresh tomato salsa


Instructions

Preheat oven to 375  F. Heat medium saucepan, lightly coated with spray, over medium-high heat.

Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.

Add turkey; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until turkey is no longer pink.

Add Taco Seasoning Blend and water. Mix well; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes, or until

water evaporates. Arrange peppers in an oven-proof baking dish; top with turkey mixture and

cheese. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes, or until cheese melts.

Divide pepper mixture evenly between two serving plates. Top with jalape os (if desired) and pico

de gallo; serve immediately.

Makes 2 servings.







Ingredients

4 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into wedges

2 tsp. olive oil

  medium lime

1 dash chili powder

Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) (to taste, optional)

  cup pinto beans, warm

4 oz cheddar, (or jack) cheese, shredded

2 medium tomatoes chopped

  medium onion, finely chopped

  medium green bell pepper, chopped

  medium jalapeno, seeds and veins discarded, finely chopped

  medium avocado, chopped

4 fresh cilantro sprigs, chopped

2 Tbsp. reduced-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt


Instructions

Heat oven to 375  F.

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.

Squeeze lime over chips. Sprinkle with chili powder and salt (if desired).

Arrange half of the tortilla chips in a medium baking dish. Layer with half the beans and cheese.

Repeat. Bake chip mixture for 3 to 4 minutes, or until cheese melts.

Top with tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, jalapeno, avocado, cilantro, and yogurt.

Makes 4 servings.





Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray

1 medium ripe avocado, mashed

  cup coconut oil, melted

1 large egg, lightly beaten

  cup pure maple syrup

1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

  cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

  cup gluten-free flour

⅓ cup dark chocolate chips


Instructions

Preheat oven to 350  F .Line an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with aluminum foil. Lightly coat with spray.

Set aside. Combine avocado, oil, egg, maple syrup, and extract in a medium bowl; mix well. Set

aside. Combine cocoa powder, salt, and flour in a medium bowl; mix well. Add cocoa powder

mixture to avocado mixture; mix well. Add chocolate chips; mix until blended. Pour batter into

prepared pan; spread to make even. Bake for 33 to 36 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center

comes out clean.Cool for an hour before removing from pan. Cut into sixteen squares.

Makes 16 servings.





Ingredients

  cup extra-virgin organic coconut oil, solid

  cup coconut sugar

1 large egg yolk

1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour

  tsp. baking soda, gluten-free

  tsp. baking powder, gluten-free

  tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

  cup dark chocolate


Instructions

Preheat oven to 325  F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside. Combine oil and

sugar in a large mixing bowl, using a hand mixer; beat until well mixed. Add egg yolk and extract;

mix well. Set aside. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl;

mix well. Add oil mixture to flour mixture; mix well. Fold in chocolate chips. Roll into Tbsp.-sized

balls and place on prepared baking sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.

Makes 16 servings.





Ingredients

2 whole-wheat graham crackers (1 cracker sheet each) broken into large pieces

1 large ripe banana mashed

  cup all-natural almond butter

2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder

4 scoops Chocolate Whey protein powder divided use (I use Shakeology)

  cup part-skim ricotta cheese

1 scoop Vanilla Whey protein powder (I use Shakeology)

2 to 3 drops marshmallow flavor (optional)

3 Tbsp. extra-virgin organic coconut oil melted


Instructions

Place graham crackers in food processor (or blender); process continuously until crackers are

crushed into fine crumbs. Set aside.

Line an 8 x 8-inch pan with plastic wrap (or aluminum foil). Evenly sprinkle ⅓ of graham cracker

crumbs in bottom of pan. Set aside.

Combine banana, almond butter, cocoa powder, 2 scoops Chocolate protein powder, and ⅓ of

graham cracker crumbs in a medium bowl; mix well with clean hands or a rubber spatula.

Press chocolate mixture into prepared pan. Cover with plastic wrap and press down to flatten into

pan. Refrigerate for 1 hour to set.

Place cheese, Vanilla Whey protein powder, and marshmallow flavor in food processor (or

blender); process until smooth and well blended.

Evenly spread cheese mixture over chocolate mixture. Set aside.

Combine remaining 2 scoops Chocolate Whey protein powder and oil in a small bowl; mix until

smooth. Evenly spread Chocolate protein powder mixture over cheese mixture.

Sprinkle top with remaining ⅓ of graham cracker crumbs.

Lightly press graham cracker crumbs into top.

Refrigerate for 1 hour, or until set.

Cut into twelve bars (approx. 2  x 2-inches). Serve immediately, or store in an airtight container in

the refrigerator for up to three days.

Makes 12 servings.





Ingredients

1  cups gluten-free all-purpose flour

⅓ cup coconut sugar

1 tsp. baking powder

  tsp. baking soda

  tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

  tsp. pumpkin pie spice

  tsp. ground nutmeg

⅓ cup pumpkin puree

4 Tbsp. extra-virgin organic coconut oil, melted, divided use

  cup canned coconut milk

Nonstick cooking spray

  cup pure maple syrup

  cup coconut butter, softened

2 Tbsp. water


Instructions

Preheat oven to 350  F. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, pumpkin pie

spice, and nutmeg in a large bowl; mix well. Set aside.

Combine pumpkin, 2 Tbsp. oil, and coconut milk; mix well.

Add pumpkin mixture to flour mixture; mix until just blended.P lace batter in large re-sealable

plastic bag. Cut off one corner to create a piping bag. Pipe batter into a donut pan lightly coated

with spray, filling   full.

Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool to room

temperature. While donuts are baking, place maple syrup, coconut butter, and remaining 2 Tbsp.

oil in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.

Place glaze in a medium bowl. Dip top of each donut into glaze; place on a wire rack until glaze

sets.

Makes 12 servings.




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