There’s something about watching football that just screams out for junk food. Chips, wings, pizza – as long it’s greasy, it goes with the game. But if you’re trying to stay fit this fall, you can’t just pig out in front of the tube.
Here are a few easy-to-make ideas for healthy football snacks from Dr. Margaret Lewin, Medical Director of Cinergy Health:
Toasted pumpkin seeds – Check out this recipe at Epicurious and add your favorite seasoning (see readers’ reviews for variations).
Veggies – cut up raw vegetables such as carrot sticks, celery, green beans, broccoli, and cauliflower and add some healthy dips such as:
Muhammara – a Middle Eastern dip with roasted red peppers, garlic, cumin and pomegranate molasses – Epicurious has a good recipe.