5 Healthy Football Party Snacks

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Football season is in full swing!  That means for the next few months our weekends revolve around cheering on our favorite teams, gathering with friends and enjoying some great food while watching the game.  Whether you are the host on football Sunday at your home or out tailgating, I have put together a few of my favorite snacks for you that won’t pack on the pounds.

Mango Avocado Salsa – A crowd pleaser!

Mango Avocado Salsa

Mango Avocado Salsa
Kari Burghardt: 
Recipe type: Dips
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 8
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • ½ small onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 T lime juice
  • 1 T olive oil
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  1. Combine all ingredients into a bowl, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with whole grain pita chips or sweet potato tortilla chips.

Mini Tacos – Use my crockpot chicken recipe (plus add in 1 T chili powder, 1 T cumin, 1/2 T onion powder, 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper), small whole wheat or sprouted grain tortillas and top with diced tomatoes, diced onions, salsa, guacamole and lime wedges on the side.

Crockpot Chicken


Oatmeal Raisin Bites – Perfect for everyone’s sweet tooth.  Get the recipe HERE!

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Apple Slices with Peanut Butter Fruit Dip – Super easy to make and one of my all-time favorite dips!  Get the recipe HERE!

Apple Slices with Peanut Butter Fruit Dip


Veggie Tray with Hummus – Keeping it simple!  Cut up any of your favorite veggies (carrot sticks, cucumbers, celery, cauliflower, snap peas) and put them on a serving plate with organic hummus, store bought is great because it’s fast but if you have time you could also make your own.

Veggies & Hummus


Want more healthy ideas that you can bring to the party, snacks for your kids, vegan snacks, high protein snacks or snacks for work?  Click HERE for more from my friends at Nuts.com!  They also have organic snacks like trail mix and granola…Mmm!

Have a tailgating party or home football party coming up?  Share this post with your friends and spread the love of healthy snacks! 🙂

Leave me a comment below and tell me what snack you love to make for your friends and family!



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