Eat Less Sh*t While Watching Football

The air is cooling, the leaves are falling, football apps are… everywhere and they’re ruining my summer bod. If you have a love/ hate relationship with game day apps we feel you and let’s change that. There are plenty of options for lightening up game day apps or choosing to whip up a healthier option. Here are some ideas:

1. Jalapeno Poppers from Kristin Cavallari

roasted jalapeno poppers

Photo: Off Beaten The Path

Kristin Cavallari is the queen of the healthy app. Her cookbook True Roots is a goldmine for lightened up recipes that are totally delish. These poppers are easy, healthy and scrumpy!

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2. Big Mac Bites from Homemade Interest


Ditch the bun and instead spear these little big mac bites for a FAB bite of big mac heaven.

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3. Ultimate Chili Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins from Ambitious Kitchen

Delicious chili stuffed sweet potato skins that make the perfect game day appetizer or easy vegetarian lunch! Topped with melted cheese and a scoop of honey-lime chipotle yogurt sauce. This recipe is sponsored by BUSH’S® Beans. 

Straight up meal in a sweet potato boat.  Better than a regular potato skin and then some.

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4. Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower from A Cedar Spoon

I couldn’t be more obsessed with buffalo wings and let me tell you, I think buffalo cauli bites are a fantastic substitute. They’re also so much less intimidating to make at home!

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5. Healthier Slow Cooker Green Chili Corn Dip from A Lively Table

You know you’re in a good place when the instructions are to “stir all ingredients together” — and that’s exactly what you’ll do here. Throw some corn, herbs, veggies, and some cheese into the slow cooker and enjoy this delicious dip!

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6. Loaded Buffalo Hummus from Life Love and Good Food

Did your roommate just tell you friends are coming over for the 1:00 games? Cool. Buy some buffalo hummus and load it up with a few toppings that will transform a simple hummus into a gorg dip.

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7. Healthier Buffalo Chicken Dip from Erin Lives Whole

In case it’s not clear, I’m obsessed with all things buffalo. I don’t think I could live without Franks my husband, child, dog… I ALWAYS make buffalo chicken dip and it’s savage but it’s so good. This one is a liiitle easier to justify feeding the people I love.

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8. Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey and White Bean Chili from Half Baked Harvest

Anything I can throw in my slow cooker is a win for football days. And turkey chili is a must as it gets colder! This lightened up recipe is perfect for a cozy football meal.

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9. Everything Bagel Popcorn

I can’t help myself.. this everything bagel popcorn is a must for most any occasion. Plus it takes 5 minutes to make and your guests will be addicted.

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10. Spinach Artichoke Dip from Kristin Cavallari

We’ll close with how we opened: an absolutely fabulous recipe from the health queen herself, Kristin Cavallari. You won’t believe it, there’s no cheese in this sucker. And it’s drool worthy.

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