50 Healthy Game Day Recipes – Kim’s Cravings

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Hi Friends! I’ve rounded up 50 healthy game day recipes to make for Super Bowl Sunday or any festive party. These are all the most perfect Super Bowl recipes!! You’ll find tasty apps, delicious mains, and irresistible desserts that will be the hit of any party. This listing of game day recipes has options for hot and cold appetizers, snack mixes, chilis, dips, chicken wings, sliders and so much more. There are plenty of options to please any sports loving crowd!

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The Super Bowl is just around the corner and I can’t wait to enjoy all of the scrumptious game day recipes, watch the commercials, and see Jennifer Lopez perform. Love her! Maybe I’ll watch some of the game, too… we’ll see.

In my opinion, the best part of the Super Bowl is making all of the eats and treats. And with these 50 amazing, healthier game day recipe ideas it’s sure to be your favorite part too. Game day wouldn’t be the same without all kinds of appetizers and delicious finger foods. In fact, I believe the party snacks are half of the fun. I’m sure I speak for everyone when I say that great Super Bowl recipes are a must and I’ve got the perfect list to get you started. Plus, these Super Bowl recipes are great for everyone from vegetarian and gluten free to those that are calorie conscious.

You can’t fail with any of these tasty game day recipes because all of them are bursting with the favorite flavors of game day!

Have a look through all of these favorite Super Bowl recipes and make an awesome game day menu! If you make any of these be sure to share a photo on Instagram, tag me and use the hashtag #kimscravings. Enjoy!

50 Healthy Game Day Recipes – Appetizers, Main Dishes, Desserts

APPETIZERS

1. Fresh & Healthy 7-Layer Dip / Ambitious Kitchen / The BEST healthy 7-layer dip ever made with beans, yogurt, taco seasoning, guacamole, cheese, tomatoes, black olives, onion, cilantro and jalapeños. Fresh, flavorful and absolutely delicious! Always a crowd-pleaser for game day and even holiday parties.

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2. Avocado Cilantro Lime Dip {Whole30} / Kim’s Cravings / Creamy and refreshing avocado cilantro lime dip or dressing. Great for dipping veggies and topping off any salad. Dairy free, paleo, Whole30 friendly. Made in minutes in the blender or food processor.

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3. Best Homemade Guacamole / Kim’s Cravings / Learn how to make the best homemade guacamole with this recipe! This genuine guacamole recipe turns out perfectly every time, and it’s so easy to make.

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4. Skinny Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip / Kim’s Cravings / This dip is so creamy, cheesy, and delicious; you’ll never believe it’s lightened up!

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5. Jalapeño Popper Dip / Lexi’s Clean Kitchen / Jalapeño Popper Dip is the perfect appetizer to serve for Game Day and can conveniently be prepared ahead of time and baked up right before serving! It has all the classic flavor of Jalapeño Poppers without having to individually make them. This gluten-free and keto dip has two options to make: as a creamy dairy version or or you can substitute in cashew cream for a dairy-free and delicious alternative that’s also paleo friendly.

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6. Cauliflower Hummus / Lexi’s Clean Eating Kitchen / This Cauliflower Hummus recipe is so simple to put together and is a great vegan and legume-free alternative to traditional hummus. It’s Whole30, Keto and Paleo friendly and truly you wouldn’t notice it wasn’t traditional hummus.

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7. Fire Roasted Salsa / Kim’s Cravings / The Best Fire Roasted Salsa is super quick and easy to make (under 20 minutes!), it’s chocked full of fresh grape tomatoes and veggies that have been roasted to perfection, and it’s always a hit at every party.

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8. 3 Easy Smoked Sausage Dipping Sauces / Kim’s Cravings / These delicious, Easy Smoked Sausage Dipping Sauces are perfect for game day fun. Super simple and super tasty, I’ve got you covered when it comes to a crowd-pleasing app everyone will gobble up!

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9. Best Damn Salsa / Kim’s Cravings / This homemade salsa recipe is absolutely irresistible! It’s loaded with delicious, vibrant flavor and it comes together in less than 5 minutes. 

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10. Cowboy Caviar / Kim’s Cravings / Cowboy Caviar is an easy, fresh and flavorful dip made with black-eyed peas, hominy, and veggies all tossed in your favorite salsa. Endlessly adaptable, it’s the perfect tasty, light, make-ahead dip for any party or gathering!

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11. Smoked Salmon Dip / Kim’s Cravings / Smoked Salmon Dip is an easy recipe that will be the hit of any party! This creamy, flavorful smoked salmon dip is made with cream cheese, sour cream, fresh smoked salmon and fresh dill. It can be whipped up in minutes, makes any occasion feel extra special.

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12. Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms / Kim’s Cravings / These Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms are the perfect app for your next party! Who doesn’t love this cheesy and bacon filled deliciousness in the bite-sized perfection of mushroom caps?!

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13. Corn Black Bean Avocado Salsa / Kim’s Cravings / This Corn Black Bean Avocado Salsa is everything I love – sweet, savory, spicy, crunchy and fresh. Heaven in a dip, I say. 

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14. Paleo BBQ Chicken Wings / Paleo Running Momma / These sweet and smoky BBQ chicken wings are made Whole30 compliant with an easy homemade BBQ sauce. They’re baked to crispy perfection and brushed with lots of sauce for a super tasty appetizer or main course that you’ll be constantly craving!

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15. Loaded Taco Sweet Potato Sliders / Paleo Running Momma / These sweet potato sliders are loaded with goodies!  Taco-seasoned mini burger patties over roasted sweet potato “buns” topped with an easy guacamole, chipotle ranch and crumbled bacon.  Perfect as an appetizer, party food or a fun meal!  Paleo and Whole30 compliant, family approved!

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16. Delicious Healthy Snack Mix / How Sweet Eats / This delicious healthy snack mix is perfect to prep for snacks on the go! It’s satisfying, flavorful, both sweet and savory and the best part – is super crunchy. It’s full of nuts, some fruit, a bit of coconut, spices, hemp hearts and chia!

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17. Baked Cheesy Cauliflower Party Dip / Love and Lemons / Your guests will never guess that there’s a whole head of cauliflower hidden in this creamy, tangy, and totally addictive party dip.

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18. Vegan 7-Layer Mexican Dip / Minimalist Baker / Simple 7-Layer Mexican Dip that’s completely vegan! Loaded with protein and fiber, and so flavorful. Perfect for parties, game days, and snacking.

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19. Vegan Cashew-Less Queso / Minimalist Baker / Easy vegan queso made cashew-, dairy-, soy-, and gluten-free! Eggplant keeps the flavor neutral and the texture creamy! The perfect dairy-free queso!

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20. Baked Mozzarella Sticks / Well Plated / Baked Mozzarella Sticks. Gooey mozzarella cheese coated in a crispy bread crumb crust, baked to golden perfection. Perfect party appetizer or snack!

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MAIN DISHES

1. Instant Pot Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup / Pinch of Yum / Instant Pot Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup! A smoky, limey, tomato-rich broth with onion, garlic, jalapeño, crispy tortilla strips, and tender chunks of sweet potato.

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2. The Best Easy Lasagna / Kim’s Cravings / This easy lasagna recipe is one of my family’s favorite comfort foods! It is packed with flavor, but it’s so easy that I don’t mind making this lasagna at least once a month! Lasagna noodles are layered with meat, marinara, and three types of cheese for the ultimate Italian meal.

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3. DIY Better Than Chipotle Burrito Bowls / Ambitious Kitchen / Better than Chipotle DIY Chicken Burrito Bowls that are awesome for clean eating and healthy meal prep. Cheap & easy to make. Chicken can be made in the slow cooker too!

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4. Chicken Taco Soup / Kim’s Cravings / Taco Soup has never been easier (or more delicious!) than with this flavorful Chicken Taco Soup! This simple chicken taco soup recipe can be made from start to finish in 20 minutes! It’s full of chicken, corn and beans and is finished off with your favorite taco fixings. A fun twist on the traditional taco night, your family’s sure to LOVE!

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5. Crispy Chicken Tacos / Kim’s Cravings / The BEST Crispy Chicken Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw – ready in about 30 minutes and loaded with flavor and texture. SO YUM!

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6. Easy Chicken Enchiladas / Kim’s Cravings / These easy chicken enchiladas are made with shredded chicken, salsa, seasonings and cheese, all rolled up in corn tortillas and smothered with red enchilada sauce. As an added plus, this easy enchilada recipe uses simple ingredients and is pretty healthy! This healthy enchilada recipe is sure to become a family favorite!

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7. Best Beef Chili / Kim’s Cravings / Looking for an award-winning beef chili recipe that’s the best? Look no further, you’ve found it! This no bean beef chili is about as classic as it gets and it makes a big batch, making it great for a party, or you can freeze some for another night!

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8. Healthy Tacos / Chelsea’s Messy Apron / Healthy tacos made with seasoned black beans, an easy corn salsa, fresh avocado, and a delicious cilantro “pesto.”  Made with wholesome, good-for-you ingredients, these are the BEST healthy tacos ever! These tacos are vegetarian, but trust me, you won’t be missing the meat!

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9. Broccoli White Vegan Pizza / Love and Lemons / You’ll love eating your veggies on this yummy vegan pizza loaded with broccoli, corn, tomatoes, jalapeño, and creamy cashew sauce.

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10. Instant Pot Cauliflower Mac and Cheese / Well Plated / Instant Pot Cauliflower Mac and Cheese. CREAMY, easy, and healthy, and you can’t taste the veggies! Great for easy, healthy dinners.

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11. Instant Pot Lentil Sloppy Joes / Show Me the Yummy / A health-i-fied vegan, gluten free version of a classic! Quick, easy, meatless weeknight dinner. 

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12. Most Flavorful Healthy Tacos / Kim’s Cravings / Homemade healthy tacos are filled with my go-to clean eating Mexican taco meat recipe and any other favorite toppings you love on your tacos. These healthy tacos make for an easy dinner recipe that the whole family will enjoy, even your pickiest eaters!

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13. Baked Stuffed Bell Pepper with Beef / Foodie Crush / This healthy and easy dinner idea combines ground beef, rice, and sweet and colorful red, yellow and orange bell peppers for an easy dinner any night of the week.

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14. Instant Pot Carnitas / Fit Foodie Finds / This Instant Pot pulled pork recipe serves a crowd! It’s also a great recipe for meal prep because you can serve it so many different ways.

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15. Healthy Hamburger Casserole / Fit Foodie Finds / Do you love hamburger helper? This Healthy Hamburger Casserole is a homemade hamburger helper that is made with sweet potato puree, delicious spices, and ground turkey for the perfect and easy weeknight dinner.

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16. Party Size Italian Melt / Half Baked Harvest / The very best party size Italian Melt. Crusty ciabatta bread, sandwiched with homemade Italian vinaigrette, spicy salami, salty prosciutto, fresh baby arugula, roasted peppers, provolone AND mozzarella. Yes, this is every bit as DELICIOUS as it sounds. Perfect for your game day eats…and every other occasion in between.

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17. Seafood Tacos with Lime-Green Chile Sauce + Grilled Corn Slaw / Half Baked Harvest / These tacos are so good they should just be eaten, enjoyed and THEN talked about. Yup, these are those tacos. The tacos that leave you saying YUM, which in my opinion all tacos should do.

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18. Grilled Pesto Turkey Burgers / The Lemon Bowl / These juicy grilled pesto turkey burgers are topped with fresh pesto, spicy arugula and creamy mozzarella cheese.

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19. Healthy Sloppy Joes / Kim’s Cravings / My family loves these Healthy Sloppy Joes! Made from scratch, piled high on a toasted bun— every meaty bite messy and delicious. Grab some lean ground turkey (or beef) and get ready to win some awards at the dinner table tonight, all in under half an hour.

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20. Greek Turkey Burgers / Foodie Crush / These light and juicy turkey burgers cooked on the grill are going Greek, with the addition of sun-dried tomatoes, oregano, feta cheese, and a creamy homemade tzatziki sauce, for a healthy lunch or dinner recipe!

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DESSERT

1. Gluten Free No Bake Dirt Pie / Cotter Crunch / A vegan friendly no bake dirt pie just got a “Healthy-ish” upgrade! This EASY no bake dessert is made with gluten free and dairy free “Oreo” type cookies, coconut cream, dates, dark chocolate, and more. Plus it has the perfect 3 ingredient no bake dark chocolate crust to go with it. 

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2. Vegan Peanut Butter Protein Buckeyes / Cotter Crunch /A Buckeyes Recipe Packed with Protein! These Vegan Peanut Butter Protein Buckeyes are super easy to make and coated in dairy free dark chocolate.  Gluten free with a Paleo and Lower Sugar option.

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3. Healthy Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies / Show Me the Yummy / These Healthy Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies are loaded with whole wheat flour, a touch of brown sugar, coconut oil, egg, and dark chocolate chips. You’re gonna love ’em!

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4. White Bean Blondies /Show Me the Yummy / These White Bean Blondies are healthy, vegan, gluten free, and oh yeah, actually delicious! Full of white beans, oats, maple syrup, coconut oil, cinnamon, and a few chocolate chips! And I promise you can’t taste the beans. ?

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5. Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters with Sea Salt / Skinnytaste / These easy 5-ingredient nut clusters are made with almonds, pecans and walnuts dipped in dark melted chocolate and finished with a touch of sea salt for the tastiest and healthy-ish treat!

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6. Chocolate Delight / Kim’s Cravings / Chocolate Delight is a layered pudding dessert that looks impressive and tastes amazing, but is so easy to whip up! It’s made with a pecan cookie crust that’s topped with layers of cheesecake filling, pudding, and Cool Whip. This chocolate layered dessert is perfect for all of the chocolate lovers in your life. It’s a fabulous treat to bring to parties and holiday gatherings, and people always ask me for the recipe.

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7. Healthier Flourless Monster Cookies / Ambitious Kitchen / This Healthy Flourless Monster Cookie recipe is wholesome take on a childhood classic! Packed with peanut butter flavor, chocolate chips, coconut, chocolate candy pieces and nuts.

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8. Grain Free Tahini Brownies / Ambitious Kitchen / The best brownies I’ve ever eaten: tahini brownies. No butter, flour, oil or refined sugar. These paleo, gluten free and grain free brownies are simply incredible with REAL, wholesome ingredients!

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9. Cheesecake Bars / Kim’s Cravings / These cheesecake bars just happen to be one of my VERY favorite desserts! A creamy, luscious cheesecake filling spread over a buttery graham cracker crust and then finished off with a sweet cherry topping – what could be better?! These bars are always a hit and make the perfect party dessert! They can be made up to 3 days in advance and they’re freezer friendly!

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10. Chocolate Chip Brownie Bars / Kim’s Cravings / These brownies are a cross between fudgy and cakey, with just the right amount of richness, to satisfy everyone’s craving. These chocolate chip brownie bars are honestly my all-time favorite chocolate brownie recipe.

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