Healthy & Tasty Super Bowl Snacks

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We are all looking to make the perfect treats while watching the Super Bowl this Sunday, but a lot of the typical treats out there are high in fat. Our registered dietitian from King Soopers Jeannie Schwendtner shows us some great alternatives that are healthier and taste great, too. See all the recipes below the video.

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Super Bowl Recipes

 

Orange and Blue Spritzer

Makes 10 servings

 

1 (2 liter) bottle of mandarin orange seltzer water, chilled

8 oz 100% orange juice

½-1 cup frozen blueberries

1 orange, sliced into rounds

 

Pour orange juice into a pitcher and add orange slices and berries. Add seltzer water and serve in glasses with frozen blueberries and orange and blue ice cubes.

 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 8 oz

 

Calories: 15

Total Fat: 0 g

Saturated Fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 8 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 3.5 g

Dietary Fiber: 0 g

Sugar: 3 g

Protein: 0g

 

Orange and Blue Ice cubes

4-8 oz orange juice

1 small can mandarin oranges packed in juice

Fresh or frozen blue berries

 

Place a few berries and mandarin oranges into an ice cube tray. Pour orange juice over the fruit to the top of the tray. Freeze until solid.

 

 

Pumpkin Hummus
Makes about 16 servings

 

2 cans no salt added garbanzo beans (chickpeas)

1 cup canned pumpkin puree*

4 Tbsp. tahini

4 cloves garlic or to taste

2 tsp. cumin

4 Tbsp. lemon juice

2 tsp. smoked paprika

¼ tsp. cayenne pepper

¼ tsp. salt or to taste

¼ tsp. black pepper

 

Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend until the hummus reaches a smooth consistency. Taste the hummus and add additional seasonings to taste. Serve with fresh vegetables and blue corn tortilla chips.

 

*For a stronger orange color, use a whole 15oz can of pumpkin puree.

 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ¼ cup

 

Calories: 84

Total Fat: 2.6 g

Saturated Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Sodium: 300 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 13 g

Dietary Fiber: 3 g

Protein: 3 g

 

Bronco Trail Mix

Makes 10 servings

 

1 (6 oz) package dried apricots

1/3 cup dried blueberries

½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

1 (8 oz) package raw almonds

 

Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl or zip top bag.

 

Nutrition Facts

 

Calories: 165

Total Fat: 12.5 g

Saturated Fat: 2 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Sodium: 1 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 12 g

Dietary Fiber: 3.7 g

Sugar: 5.8 g

Protein: 5 g

 

Fruit Pizza

Makes 12 servings

 

Crust

1 ½ cups walnuts

1 ½ cups pitted dates

1 tsp. water

Topping

12 oz Kroger Greek yogurt cream cheese, softened

3 Tbsp. honey

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1 small can mandarin oranges, drained

1 (6oz) package fresh blueberries, washed and drained

 

Place walnuts and dates in a food processor until it forms a course crumb. Add water and pulse a few times so that the nuts an dates stick together. Press into a 12 inch pizza pan and refrigerate while making topping.

 

With an electric mixer, beat the Greek yogurt cream cheese, honey and vanilla together until very smooth. Spread over evenly over crust. Top with mandarin oranges and blueberries

 

Nutrition Facts

 

Calories: 240

Total Fat: 11 g

Saturated Fat: 2 g

Cholesterol: 6 mg

Sodium: 46 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 32 g

Dietary Fiber: 4 g

Sugar: 30 g

Protein: 5 g

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