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By: Lauren McRae
If you are planning a Super Bowl party, make sure you watch the big game virtually or only with the people you live with, said NorthShore Chief Medical Officer Dr. Lakshmi Halasyamani. The number of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to decline, but this is not the time to let your guard down. After all, why risk an infection after doing all that hard work of masking up, washing up, and backing up for the past year?This doesn’t mean your party has to be lame. One way to up the fun is to make great food! Here is a healthy twist on some favorite Super Bowl snacks from Marisa Spiegel, RDN, CSG, LDN, Outpatient Dietitian at NorthShore. These three recipes are packed with protein and are sure to be a crowd-pleaser!
Blazing Buffalo Dip (Makes Approximately 6 Servings)
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 168 Fat: 9g Carbohydrate: 4g Fiber: 0g Protein: 16g
Spinach Turkey Meatballs (Makes 28 Mini Meatballs)
Nutrition Information (per meatball): Calories: 32 Fat: 0g Carbohydrate: 2g Fiber: 0g Protein: 5g
Zesty Taco Dip (Makes Approximately 10 Servings)
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 161 Fat: 8g Carbohydrate: 11g Fiber: 1g Protein: 10g
Recipes adapted from Recipe Runner, The Crazy Craft Lady and Wander Dust