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Super Bowl Snacks Recipes

I don’t normally share my google search history, but this one pretty much sums up everything I know about sports:

“When does the Super Bowl start?”
“Who is playing in the Super Bowl?
“Is Super Bowl one word or two?”

I do know a thing or two about food, though, so when game day rolls around I “participate” by making a few snacks. They’re equally delicious for true fans and those of us who aren’t paying attention to the screen at all. If you’re gearing up for game day this weekend and want to make real food versions of your tried-and-true favorites, give these recipes a try!

jalapeno poppers recipe

Jalapeno Poppers

Stuffed with cream cheese and cheddar, sprinkled with smoked paprika, and rolled up in bacon, these jalapeno poppers are simple to make and so delicious!

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Buffalo Wings

Spicy and smokey and perfect for dipping in homemade ranch dressing,  this buffalo wings recipe is one of my husbands favorite movie night/game day indulgences. We also love crispy baked chicken wings with teriyaki dipping sauce.

cauliflower pizza crust recipe

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

This simplified cauliflower pizza crust doesn’t require any pre-cooking, steaming, squeezing, or double back-handsprings. It takes only a few minutes of hands-on time and holds together beautifully!

salsa recipe

Restaurant-Style Salsa

This salsa recipe is easy to make and hard to resist. It’s bright, fresh flavor reminds me of my favorite childhood Tex-Mex restaurant. Link to my new favorite paleo tortilla chips in the post!

real food chocolate chip cookie recipe for game day snacks

Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chocolate chip cookies are grain-free and super chewy even without the addition of an egg, so if you run out of time in the kitchen just toss the dough on the living room table and let them dive in.

almond butter cups recipe

Salted Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

Love Reese’s peanut butter cups but not the corn syrup solids, nonfat milk and tertiary butylhydroquinone Here’s a recipe for a healthy homemade version.

Fudgy Brownie Recipe

Rich and chewy, these fudgy brownies are one of my favorite recipes from Danielle of Against All Grain‘s most recent book.

Other Favorites

This queso dip from Food Renegade is pure awesomeness. Serve it with organic corn chips, grain-free tortilla chips or  homemade tortillas. If you want to skip the canned diced tomatoes and green chilies, make it from scratch using this recipe.

What’s your favorite game day snack?

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Kiwifruit isn’t just a fruit, it’s one of nature’s most perfect foods.

Kiwifruit has a history every bit as unusual as its appearance. Discovered in ancient China, the berry (which grows on vines like grapes) was known as Chinese gooseberry by the mid 1800s. The kiwi arrived in California in the early 1960s and was nicknamed “kiwifruit” because it was imported from New Zealand. Today, fewer than 300 family farms produce more than 98 percent of all the kiwifruit grown in the U.S. You can view a video about kiwifruit, how it’s grown and how to select, ripen and eat it at www.kiwifruit.org.

Nutritionally, kiwifruit packs a powerful wallop. Low in calories and naturally fat free, kiwifruit offers:

* Two and a half times the recommended daily allowance of immune system booster vitamin C.

* More fiber (in two kiwis) than a bowl of bran cereal.

Read how to get more fiber in your diet.

* More potassium than a banana.

* Nearly 10 percent of the recommended daily allowance of folate, a nutrient vital to fetal development and maternal health before, during and after pregnancy.

* Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that is found in just a handful of fat-free sources like kiwifruit.

The California Kiwifruit Commission offers a few helpful hints for enjoying kiwi:

* Kiwifruit should be smooth-skinned (but slightly prickly), without wrinkles, bruises or blemishes.

* Like many fruits and vegetables sold in supermarkets, kiwifruit come in varying stages of ripeness. When you plan to eat your kiwifruit will determine what degree of ripeness you choose. If you’ll be eating your kiwifruit after three or more days, choose fruit that are firm to the touch. If you plan to eat them in just a day or two, select softer fruit. If you want to eat your kiwifruit right away, choose ones that give easily when gently pressed.

* To eat your kiwifruit, practice “slooping.” First, slice the kiwi in half lengthwise, and then scoop out the sweet flesh with a spoon – slooping. You can receive a free slooper from the California Kiwifruit Commission by visiting their website.

* Kiwifruit are great in a wide variety of recipes and dishes, from delectable summer smoothies and fresh salads to pies, puddings and even cocktails.

To learn of about other fruits and their health benefits, be sure to sign up to receive our weekly newsletter:

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Kiwifruit isn’t just a fruit, it’s one of nature’s most perfect foods.

Kiwifruit has a history every bit as unusual as its appearance. Discovered in ancient China, the berry (which grows on vines like grapes) was known as Chinese gooseberry by the mid 1800s. The kiwi arrived in California in the early 1960s and was nicknamed “kiwifruit” because it was imported from New Zealand. Today, fewer than 300 family farms produce more than 98 percent of all the kiwifruit grown in the U.S. You can view a video about kiwifruit, how it’s grown and how to select, ripen and eat it at www.kiwifruit.org.

Nutritionally, kiwifruit packs a powerful wallop. Low in calories and naturally fat free, kiwifruit offers:

* Two and a half times the recommended daily allowance of immune system booster vitamin C.

* More fiber (in two kiwis) than a bowl of bran cereal.

Read how to get more fiber in your diet.

* More potassium than a banana.

* Nearly 10 percent of the recommended daily allowance of folate, a nutrient vital to fetal development and maternal health before, during and after pregnancy.

* Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that is found in just a handful of fat-free sources like kiwifruit.

The California Kiwifruit Commission offers a few helpful hints for enjoying kiwi:

* Kiwifruit should be smooth-skinned (but slightly prickly), without wrinkles, bruises or blemishes.

* Like many fruits and vegetables sold in supermarkets, kiwifruit come in varying stages of ripeness. When you plan to eat your kiwifruit will determine what degree of ripeness you choose. If you’ll be eating your kiwifruit after three or more days, choose fruit that are firm to the touch. If you plan to eat them in just a day or two, select softer fruit. If you want to eat your kiwifruit right away, choose ones that give easily when gently pressed.

* To eat your kiwifruit, practice “slooping.” First, slice the kiwi in half lengthwise, and then scoop out the sweet flesh with a spoon – slooping. You can receive a free slooper from the California Kiwifruit Commission by visiting their website.

* Kiwifruit are great in a wide variety of recipes and dishes, from delectable summer smoothies and fresh salads to pies, puddings and even cocktails.

To learn of about other fruits and their health benefits, be sure to sign up to receive our weekly newsletter:

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