5 Healthy Game Day Appetizers

January 21, 2016

No game day is complete without plenty of festive snacks. But if you’re like us and made a New Year’s Resolution to eat healthier, the struggle to avoid the deep-fried classics could not be more real. That’s why we’ve put together a list of five easy, healthy appetizers that you can swap in during your next football party that will guarantee a W against even the pickiest of palates. Take a look:

Black Bean Dip
There’s no denying that dips are at the heart of every great party spread. Skip the guilt by swapping traditional refried beans with a can of organic Green Valley Black Beans in this healthier alternative. The cheesy top will make this app a new fan-favorite while the black bean base will save on calories and provide the protein punch your guests need to cheer on their favorite teams.

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites
Craving buffalo wings but looking for a healthier option? Try these crunchy, bite-sized buffalo cauliflower bites. The buffalo sauce will provide the kick your guests are looking for while the cauliflower adds a delicious new crunch. Serve with a side of blue cheese to get the full flavors of the classic dish.

Mini Pepper Nachos
Who said nachos needed to be made with tortilla chips? These simple, but oh-so-delicious mini pepper nachos cut way down on the carbs and provide an added boost of vitamins. Organic Green Valley Black Beans and our Whole Kernel Corn combined with cheese and creamy avocado make for an irresistible topping that your guests won’t be able to resist.

Baked Zucchini Fries
Score some serious points with your guests after they get a taste of these baked zucchini fries! You’ll still get the salty, crisp, and savory flavor of traditional fries, but with way less fat and calories.

Classic Garbanzo Bean Hummus
If you’re looking to avoid a morning full of cooking, this easy-to-make Garbanzo Bean Hummus is the perfect dish for you. Simply throw organic Green Valley Garbanzo Beans along with a few other ingredients into a food processor and watch it do all the work for you. Plus, it can be easily stored in the fridge in advance!

Whether your team wins or loses, your party will be a hit with any of these healthy game-day appetizers. Try one this Sunday and let us know how it goes on our Facebook page!