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5 Healthy Recipes to Make Your Next Tailgate Great

Posted by Living Well Team on Sep 28, 2015 4:51:02 PM

Are you ready for some football? If you live in the south, odds are your answer to Hank Williams Jr.’s timeless question is a resounding “Yes!”

Watching the game can be a lot of fun. Who doesn’t love tailgating with their friends and family, cheering and jeering the opposing teams? And who doesn’t love tailgating food? The only problem is it’s hard to eat healthy when someone passes the deep fried chicken your way.

Here are 5 tasty recipes that are sure to be a hit at your next tailgating event:

Guilt-Free 7 Layer Bean Dip

The Picky Eater has created a healthier version of this game day classic. Can 7 Layer Dip actually be healthy? It sure can!

Panko Roasted Drumsticks

Kids and adults alike will enjoy this light alternative to their deep fried favorite. You get all the flavor, without the grease. Thanks, ingredients, inc.

Cowboy Caviar

While most of us may agree that pimento cheese is the caviar of the south, it’s packed with fat and calories. This protein-packed swap by Ever In Transit is so hearty and fresh that you might not even miss your old favorite!

Skinny Buffalo Wing Hummus

Do you love hummus? Do you love buffalo wings? This recipe from SkinnyMom brings you the best of both worlds - no wet wipes required!

Crockpot Skinny Parmesan Spinach Dip

The Cookie Rookie’s secret for making a favorite of dip aficionados lighter is by adding greek yogurt. And since it’s a slow cooker recipe, you can make it in advance while you’re cooking the other tasty recipes we’ve just shared!

Go Team!


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