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THE BEST: Lightened-Up Super Bowl Sunday Snacks

THE BEST: Lightened-Up Super Bowl Sunday Snacks

While still keeping up with the traditions of Super Bowl Sunday, instead of food that’ll hurt more than the loss of your fave team, try these healthy(ish) alternatives to bar food.

#1 THE BEST OVEN-BAKED SWEET POTATO FRIES

Want to have your fries and eat them too? Yes, there's a healthy alternative to the greasy-goodness of deep fried potatoes. These oven-baked Sweet Potato Fries, creamy-yet-crisp-baked French fries that have been tossed in a Tex Mex seasoning, are super satisfying, especially when dunked in this creamy lemon dip!


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#2 AIR FRIED PICKLES

Fried pickles are kind of a big dill and our crispy and healthy Air Fried "Fried" Pickles are even a BIGGER dill. All you need is 6 minutes and an epic air fryer to make our favourite bar snack!


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#3 OVEN BAKED BBQ RIBS

We wish we had written the Chili's baby back rib anthem. You see, these easy oven-baked, tender and flavorful ribs make us want to sing. Marinated in a sweet and spicy dry rub and baked low and slow, the meat on these baby back ribs is so tender it falls off the bone. We want our baby back, baby back, baby back ribs...


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#4 LIGHTENED-UP CRISPY BAKED POTATO SKINS

We love bar food, finger foods and easy appetizers. Unfortunately, those usually mean unhealthy and grease-laden. Not anymore, thanks to this recipe for Crispy Potato Skins, addictive skins baked (not fried!) to crisp perfection and mounded high with crunchy turkey bacon and melted cheese


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#5 ZESTY GUACAMOLE WITH SPICED PITA CHIPS

Holy Guacamole! This recipe for zesty guac and homemade spiced pita chips is unbelievably easy and delicious.


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#6 POLENTA CROSTINI WITH ROASTED RED PEPPERS AND OLIVES

How do you a strikingly elegant, from-scratch appetizer? Simple. Follow Lisa's great directions for these inventive crostini, crisp polenta squares serving as the perfect vehicle for soft, sweet and aromatic oven-roasted peppers, along with fruity, fleshy Kalamata olives.


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#7 MANGO SALSA DIP

Dip, dunk or pile it high, this fresh and fantastic Mango Salsa is a deliciously refreshing mix of mango, onions and peppers.


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#8 LIGHTENED UP BUFFALO CHICKEN DIP

Love buffalo wings but your waistline doesn't? We've slimmed down Buffalo Chicken Dip to deliver flavor without all the fat.


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