11 Unbelievably Healthy Super Bowl Snacks (2024)

The Super Bowl is right around the corner, and whether you’re a football fan or not, game day weekend calls for all the delicious snacks, appetizers, and dips! With some of the most commonly enjoyed foods on Super Bowl Sunday being guacamole, chips, and popcorn, we’ve rounded up healthy variations of these fan-favorites, plus more delicious healthy Super Bowl snacks.

11 Healthy Super Bowl Snacks to Make on Game Day

#1 Lime & Paprika Guacamole

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Did you know guacamole happens to be one of the most commonly consumed foods on Super Bowl Sunday? In fact, it’s estimated that a whopping 8 million pounds of guac is consumed on game day each year, so guacamole fans, this healthy Super Bowl snack recipe is for you. Make a batch and enjoy with your favorite crackers or sliced veggies.

Ingredients

  • 2 large avocados, halved and pit removed
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 3 tbsp red onions, finely diced
  • Sea salt & black pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Place the avocado flesh into a mixing bowl and use a spoon or vegetable masher to mash the flesh.
  2. Add the lime juice, paprika, and red onion, and stir to combine. Season to taste with sea salt and pepper.
  3. Enjoy with your favorite crackers or sliced veggies.

#2 Cashew & Sweet Potato Dip

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Here’s another yummy dip to enjoy with veggies or crackers. It’s made with plant-based ingredients and is full of flavor to satisfy those Super Bowl chip and dip cravings.

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup cashews
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 1½ tsp chili flakes
  • ½ cup fresh parsley
  • sea salt & black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C or 350°F. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Arrange the sweet potato cubes on the prepared baking tray. Drizzle with 2 tbsp olive oil and season generously with sea salt. Roast in the oven for 35 minutes.
  3. Remove from the oven and add the cashews to the tray. Return to the oven for 5 minutes, or until the sweet potato is cooked through and the cashews are golden.
  4. Add the roasted sweet potato and cashews to a food processor with the garlic cloves, lemon juice, tahini, chili flakes, and remaining olive oil. Season with sea salt and pepper. Blend to combine. Add in the parsley and pulse again.
  5. Enjoy with vegetable sticks or your favorite crackers.

#3 Paprika Hummus

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You can’t go wrong with hummus when it comes to making healthy Super Bowl snacks. It’s super easy to make, flavorful, and pairs well with crackers, veggies, and even sweet potato chips.

Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • ½ clove garlic
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup tahini
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 3 tsp paprika
  • sea salt & black pepper
  • Filtered water

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients except the water into a food processor and blend, adding small amounts of water until desired consistency is reached.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and chill before serving with your favorite crackers or sliced veggies.

#4 Sesame Carrot Chips

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Forget the store-bought snacks and try these sesame carrot chips instead. Made with just a few ingredients, this is a quick and easy healthy Super Bowl snack.

Ingredients

  • 5 large carrots, cut lengthways into thin pieces
  • 3½ tbsp olive oil
  • ⅓ cup sesame seeds
  • Sea salt & black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C or 400°F. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Spread the carrots evenly on the baking tray. Drizzle with the olive oil and toss with your hands to make sure they are evenly coated.
  3. Sprinkle over the sesame seeds and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes until the carrots are golden and crispy.

#5 Mini Eggplant Bruschetta

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Bruschetta is a commonly enjoyed appetizer, and this FitOn PRO recipe happens to make a super yummy healthy Super Bowl snack. It’s flavorful, easy to prep, and makes a great way to pack in some added veggies!

Ingredients

  • 1 eggplant, sliced into rounds
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt & black pepper
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ bunch basil leaves, finely chopped
  • ½ clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup ricotta

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Spread the eggplant pieces across the lined baking tray. Drizzle with 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and season to taste with sea salt and black pepper. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  3. To prepare the tomatoes, place them in a small bowl. Add in the balsamic vinegar, basil leaves, garlic, and remaining olive oil. Season with sea salt and pepper.
  4. Once the eggplant has cooked, spread the ricotta onto the eggplant pieces. Top with the tomato mix and return to the oven to bake for a further 10 minutes.
  5. Serve topped with fresh basil leaves.

#6 Miso Glazed Brussel Sprouts

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These miso-glazed Brussels make a delicious healthy Super Bowl snack that you can enjoy alone or pair with a protein like grilled salmon or chicken.

Ingredients

  • 14 oz brussel sprouts
  • 2½ tbsp olive oil, melted
  • Sea salt
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds

For the miso glaze

  • ¼ cup warm water
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp white miso paste

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 360°F. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Cut the Brussels sprouts in half and remove the outer layer, then arrange on them on the prepared tray. Sprinkle with sea salt over and pour over the oil. Toss to coat.
  3. To make the miso glaze, combine all of the ingredients in a small bowl and whisk.
  4. Using a brush or spoon, spread the miso glaze over the vegetables, reserving some of the glaze for later. Place the tray in the oven to bake for 35-40 minutes, or until cooked through and golden.
  5. Remove from the oven and brush the cooked Brussels sprouts with the remaining miso glaze. Sprinkle over sesame seeds to serve.

#7 Red Pepper Boats

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These red pepper boats are an easy favorite! They are easy to make and can be enjoyed with ricotta cheese or your favorite Super Bowl dip.

Ingredients

  • 1 bell pepper
  • ¾ cup ricotta
  • fresh parsley
  • chili flakes
  • sea salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Slice the bell pepper to make 4 boats. Discard the inner bell pepper seeds.
  2. Divide the cheese between the 4 boats. Tops with fresh herbs, chili flakes and season with sea salt and pepper.

#8 Naked Beef Burger

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Burgers happen to be another favorite Super Bowl meal, and these naked beef burgers come without the added carbs but with tons of added flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • ¼ brown onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lbs ground beef
  • Olive oil
  • Cooked sweet potato wedges, tomato, caramelized onion, avocado, and lettuce to serve

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C or 400°F. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. To make the burger patties, combine the egg and Dijon mustard in a mixing bowl. Season generously with sea salt and pepper. Stir in the onion and garlic. Add the meat and use your hands to knead the mixture together. Divide the mixture into 4 patties and set aside.
  3. Lightly spray a non-stick pan or BBQ grill with olive oil. Once heated, add the burger patties to the pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cooked to your liking.
  4. Serve the burgers with the sweet potato wedges, sliced tomato, caramelized onion, sliced avocado, and lettuce cups, and build your own burgers.

#9 Chicken Lettuce Burgers

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If you’re looking for something a little more filling than the standard Super Bowl snack, try these chicken lettuce burgers. Paired with a deliciously healthy lemon, garlic dressing, these will be a fan-favorite.

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breast, flattened slightly
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, torn into lettuce cups
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Handful fresh parsley (optional)

For the dressing

  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard

For the marinade

  • 2 tbsp fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic, crushed
  • 2 lemons, zested and juiced
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C or 400°F. Line a large baking dish with baking paper.
  2. Place all of the marinade ingredients in a bowl. Stir to combine.
  3. Place the chicken in the baking dish and pour over the marinade. Ensure the chicken is well coated.
  4. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes. Turn the chicken frequently until it’s cooked through.
  5. To make the dressing, place all of the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until they form a smooth, creamy sauce.
  6. To plate up, arrange the lettuce cups on a serving plate. Add cooked chicken breast, red onion, tomato, avocado, and fresh parsley. Drizzle each lettuce cup with dressing.

#10 Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

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Buffalo wings are a common Super Bowl staple, and these cauliflower buffalo wings do not disappoint!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • Pinch of sea salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 head of cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour (like Bob’s Red Mills brand)
  • ¾ cup of your favorite hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • Healthy Ranch Dip (like Primal Kitchen brand) and celery sticks for serving

Directions

  1. Start by preheating the oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Add the water, milk, and spices to a large mixing bowl and whisk well to combine.
  3. Add the cauliflower florets to the bowl with the sauce and gently stir to coat the florets.
  4. Transfer the cauliflower to the parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Flip over and cook for another 10 minutes or until they start to get crispy.
  5. While the cauliflower is cooking, add your hot sauce of choice to a large mixing bowl with the honey, and melted coconut oil. Whisk well.
  6. Transfer the cooked cauliflower florets to the mixing bowl, and stir well to coat the florets with the hot sauce mixture.
  7. Add the cauliflower florets back to the baking sheet and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  8. Serve with a healthy ranch dip and a side of celery sticks!

#11 Sweet Cinnamon Popcorn

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Popcorn also happens to be a popular Super Bowl snack, and this FitOn PRO recipe happens to be one of our all-time favorites. It’s sweet and salty and incredibly easy to make.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • ¼ cup raw popcorn kernels
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1½ tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 pinch sea salt

Directions

  1. Heat 1 1/2 tbsp oil in a large saucepan over a medium high heat. Make sure to use a saucepan that has a lid.
  2. Place 3 or 4 kernels into the pan, once the kernels start to slowly spin, you know the oil is hot enough. Add the remaining kernels to the pan and cover with the lid. Keep the pan over the heat while the kernels are popping. Make sure to frequently shake the pan to prevent the popcorn from burning. Once the popping sounds have slowed, remove from the heat.
  3. Pour the popcorn into a large bowl. Cover with the remaining coconut oil and toss to combine. Whisk together the maple syrup, cinnamon, and a good pinch of salt, and pour this over the popcorn. Toss again to combine and serve.

Healthy Super Bowl Snacks Made Easy

These 11 delicious, easy to make, healthy Super Bowl snacks make it possible to enjoy your favorite Super Bowl foods with a healthy twist. And, while all of these recipes take a healthy spin on the traditional favorites, they certainly do not lack flavor. These recipes are so good, no one would ever know they were healthy!

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