11 Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

11 Healthy Super Bowl Recipes
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11 Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

These Super Bowl snacks are sure to be a hit on game day (and no one needs to know they're healthy).

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders with Sriracha Honey Mustard

What's the secret to the super crispy crust on these baked chicken tenders from Domesticate Me? Try a generous coating of puffed rice cereal before baking them golden brown.

Get the recipe: Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders with Sriracha Honey Mustard

Image Credit: Domesticate Me

Loaded Sweet Potatoes with Spicy Shredded Chicken

Baked sweet potato is both healthy and filling! Instead of sour cream and cheese, A Happy Food Dance recommends you try topping them with salsa for a lighter alternative.

Get the recipe: Loaded Sweet Potatoes with Spicy Shredded Chicken

Image Credit: A Happy Food Dance

Grilled Shrimp and Guacamole Tostones

While fried plantains are a bit of an indulgence, grilling the shrimp keeps things light in this recipe from Wicked Spatula (and keeping them bite-size helps with moderation)!

Get the recipe: Grilled Shrimp and Guacamole Tostones

Image Credit: Wicked Spatula

Loaded Crispy Tofu Tacos

This isn't your ordinary tofu. Smothered in sriracha and honey and coated in spiced cornmeal before pan-frying, this version from The Woks of Life is serious competition to the usual taco filling favorites.

Get the recipe: Loaded Crispy Tofu Tacos

Image Credit: The Woks of Life

Baked Blooming Onion

Just as tasty as the fried version, but with less calories and fat, this baked booming onion from The Cookie Rookie will be the star of your Super Bowl spread.

Get the recipe: Baked Blooming Onion

Image Credit: The Cookie Rookie

Green Chile Black Bean Burgers

This may be the best veggie burger you'll ever eat. This recipe from The Usual Bliss is packed with black beans, quinoa and corn for perfect texture, and the green chiles give it the perfect amount of heat.

Get the recipe: Green Chile Black Bean Burgers

Image Credit: The Usual Bliss

Chipotle Spiced Snack Mix

Add your favorite nuts and spices to plain pretzels to create your own healthy snack mix, like On The Table Today did with this recipe.

Get the recipe: Chipotle Spiced Snack Mix

Image Credit: On The Table Today

Cheesy Sweet Potato Coins with Chipotle Crema

The Foodie Physician describes this snack, made with sweet potato for a boost of nutrition, as "the perfect, healthy finger food for entertaining."

Get the recipe: Cheesy Sweet Potato Coins with Chipotle Crema

Image Credit: The Foodie Physician

Healthy Slow Cooker Chili

No one will believe this lightened-up recipe for chili from Savory Nothings is healthy!

Get the recipe: Healthy Slow Cooker Chili

Image Credit: Savory Nothings

Black Pepper Garlic Chicken Wings

Try this easy recipe for baked garlic chicken wings made with a fast black pepper and honey marinade from Well Plated by Erin.

Get the recipe: Black Pepper Garlic Chicken Wings

Image Credit: Well Plated by Erin

Spicy Arbol Chile Salsa

Cashews give this spicy salsa from The Frosted Vegan a creamy texture that makes for a satisfying chip dip!

Get the recipe: Spicy Arbol Chile Salsa

Image Credit: The Frosted Vegan


It's easy to go overboard during the Super Bowl when you're surrounded by temptations like fried chicken wings, cheese poppers and creamy dips. Good thing there are plenty of recipes from our contributors that still deliver on Super Bowl favorites while being waistline-friendly. From crispy baked chicken tenders with spicy mustard and loaded sweet potatoes to baked blooming onions, these healthier recipes are sure to become your game day go-to.

Not looking forward to the gluttony of greasy food and diet-wreckers? Check out the slideshow above to discover our favorite healthy Super Bowl recipes.

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