Get ready for the healthiest and most delicious Game Day party ever with these 18 uber healthy football snacks. From homemade sweet potato nachos and miniature cauliflower pizza bites, to gluten-free chips and Paleo-friendly crackers, you’ll find everything you need for a tasty tailgate.
13 Healthy Football Snacks to Make
Made with sweet potatoes, diced tomatoes, onion, jalapenos, beans, zesty guacamole, and more delicious toppings, these sweet potato nachos from Nutrition Stripped are a healthy alternative to the classic game day snack.
These vegan and gluten-free “wings” are made with cauliflower florets, garbanzo bean flour, and your favorite hot sauce. Spicy, hearty, and delicious dipped in ranch; these cauliflower hot wings are game day winners.
This vegan spin on classic stuffed sweet potato skins uses both nutrient-rich sweet potatoes and healthy fat-loaded avocados to create the ultimate guacamole loaded appetizer.
These super crispy chickpeas from Minimalist Baker are truly, actually crispy. Roasted with avocado oil, which is ideal for high-heat cooking, these baked chickpeas make for a perfect crunchy, savory snack.
Turn nutrient-dense fava beans into hearty falafels for a delectable game day app. Serve alongside creamy tahini sauce for a Mediterranean take on football snacks.
Just as crispy as store-bought chips, but with less fat and sodium, these homemade baked potato chips are super game day staples. Use russet potatoes, sweet potatoes, or both!
Turnips, underrated yet totally healthy root vegetables, are the perfect vegetables for homemade fries. Simply cut turnips into fries, drizzle with oil, toss with seasonings, and bake.
Kidney beans, navy beans, maple syrup, and a whole lot of spices meld together in a slow cooker to create these heavenly maple baked beans.
Cheesy, smoky, mushroom-stuffed quesadillas are a delicious crowd-pleasing game snack. These quesadillas from Pinch of Yum can be made in less than ten minutes.
Stuff olives with goat cheese, coat in breadcrumbs, gently fry, and serve with garlicky tomato sauce. Devour!
Made with sourdough bread, shredded goat cheese, onion, parsley, garlic, and grass-fed butter, this pull-apart bread is a cheesy, hearty appetizer.
What could be better than miniature pizza bites made with cauliflower crust? These cute pizza bites are baked in a muffin tin, and allow for creativity with all the toppings.
Whole-wheat naan is topped with hummus, cucumber, tomatoes, olives, and more with this brightly-flavored flatbread recipe from Toaster Oven Love.
5 Healthy Football Snacks to Buy
No time to cook? No worries. We’ve got you covered with these five staples that you need at your party.
These gluten-free, vegan, yeast-free, Paleo-friendly, and non-GMO chips are changing the snacking game. We love the sea salt flavor, as well as the lime and nacho cheese varieties.
This no sugar added, organic salsa from Muir Glen is spicy, zippy, and packed with fresh flavors.
Spicy buffalo sprouted almonds are mixed with cooling ranch cashews in this delicious snack. We love that they’re organic, raw, and vegan, too.
These gluten-free crackers from Simple Mills are made with a blend of almond flour, sunflower seeds, and flax seeds and deliver three grams of protein per serving. We love them with organic cheese and dipped in hummus.
Greek organic Kalamata and green olives with rosemary and olive oil are the greatest addition to your game day cheeseboard or appetizer line up.
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