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It’s Foodie Friday, and the food on most Americans’ minds this weekend will be buffalo wings, pizza, and beer.  In fact, I shared last year that Americans consume 325 million gallons of beer, 1.23 billion chicken wings, and 11 million pounds of chips.  Wow!  I’m all about indulging every once in a while, but if you want to limit the damage this weekend and enjoy some healthy treats instead of the traditional Super Bowl options, I’ve got several healthy Super Bowl snacks for you today.  Just click on the pictures to see each recipe.  Enjoy!

Super (Bowl) Veggie Fries

super bowl veggie fries the lyons share 2

Creamy Kale Artichoke Dip

Creamy Kale Artichoke Dip The Lyons Share

Asparagus Feta Pizza on Cauliflower Crust

Asparagus Feta Pizza

Balsamic Tofu Mushroom Bites

Balsamic Tofu Mushroom Bites

Chickpea-Free Broccoli Hummus

broccoli hummus The Lyons Share 2

Simple Butternut Squash Dip

Simple Butternut Squash Dip from The Lyons Share

Veggie-Loaded Guacamole

veggie loaded guacamole thelyonsshare

Healthy Greek Turkey Burgers

Healthy Greek Turkey Burgers from The Lyons Share 2

(Not So) Sinfully Delicious Apple Nachos

Not So Sinfully Delicious Apple Nachos from The Lyons Share


As a side note, I want to highlight this article that I think was very well written and helpful.  In it, a doctor admits that the dietary advice he’s been giving for 25 years has been wrong … and that a low-fat, highly processed, high-sugar standard American diet is causing the inflammation that leads to heart disease.  Focusing on real, whole foods is the best thing you can do for your long-term health! 

So tell me in the comments … Which recipe looks best?  What will you be enjoying during the Super Bowl?



  1. Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table on January 30, 2015 at 8:01 am

    Can I pick all of them?? I don’t care about the game, but I’d come watch it with you just for the food. And the company, obv. 😉
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  2. Michael Anderson on January 30, 2015 at 8:31 am

    We were just discussing this – we always have a mix of stuff, but really want to focus on dsoing it totally healthy this year, and are working hard on renewing the focus on Lisa’s allergy and intolerance issues (after check up with her PCP and referrals to new allergist and other stuff) … now sure what we’ll do yet … but thanks for collectingn up all of these great ideas!

    Go Patriots 🙂
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