In honor of Super Bowl XLIX this year, we've pulled together 49 of our favorite recipes for appetizers, snacks, dips, chili and desserts - that will work perfectly if you're in search of something lighter and healthier.
It's so easy to overdose on pizza, wings, chips and more - but if you're looking for something a little lighter, you're in the right place.
This year's Super Bowl is being played in Glendale, Arizona, and will match the NFC Champion Seattle Seahawks against the AFC Champion New England Patriots. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:25pm (MST).
The Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show entertainment will be headlined by Katy Perry and her special guest Lenny Kravitz.
Now, back to the food 🙂
Lightened Up Game Day Snack Recipes
Mini Buffalo Chicken Bites (2 WWPP)
This deliciously zesty buffalo chicken dip is the perfect filling for mini phyllo shells and cool and crunchy celery.
Spiced Slow Cooker Party Mix with Nuts (4 WWPP)
A highly addictive spicy party mix that's chock full o' nuts.
Mini Bean 'n Cheese Bites (2 WWPP)
It's like having your very own bite-sized bean and cheese tostada.
Slow Cooker Sweet 'n Sour Kielbasa (5 WWPP)
Made healthier by substituting turkey kielbasa for pork.
Slow Cooker Chicken Wings Made Two Ways (2 WWPP)
These wings can be made in a teriyaki ginger sauce or a sweet 'n spicy BBQ sauce - or make some of each!
Slow Cooker BBQ Smokies (1 WWPP)
Can be easily served from the crock - be sure to have plenty of toothpicks and napkins near by.
Easy Recipe for Slow Cooker Pizza Fondue (2 WWPP)
Satisfy that pizza craving with the delicious dip - can be served with vegetables, bread cubes or chips for dipping.
Crock Pot Corn Dip (2 WWPP)
This light and easy crock pot dip can easily be doubled or tripled if you need to feed a large crowd.
Slow Cooker Artichoke Dip (4 WWPP)
This yummy dip can be easily modified to include jalapeños, spinach, crab or smoked salmon.
Skinny Mini Corn Dog Muffins (2 WWPP)
What good is a ballgame without a corn dog?
Easy Recipe for Skinny Smoked Salmon Pinwheels (2 WWPP)
Feeling too lazy to roll and cut? This smoked salmon and cheese mixture would be a great-tasting spread on crostini, crackers and cucumber slices.
Homemade Guacamole (2 WWPP)
Is there anything better than fresh, homemade guacamole? I think not.
Mini Chicken Pot Pies (5 WWPP)
Lightened up comfort food at it's best!
Slow Cooker BBQ Turkey Chili (7 WWPP)
You don't even have to chop an onion to make this super simple turkey chili.
Crock Pot Cocktail Sausages (1 WWPP)
These party favorites can be made with either chicken or turkey mini smoke sausages.
Crock Pot Refried Bean Dip (1 WWPP)
Enjoy this with raw veggies and you'll be Simply Filling.
Crock Pot Chili Cheese Dip (2 WWPP)
A thinner chili cheese dip that pairs well with baked tortilla chips.
Crock Pot Hawaiian Meatballs (7 WWPP)
Delicious sweet 'n sour meatballs smothered in tangy pineapple sauce.
Slow Cooker 3-Bean Turkey Chili (5 WWPP)
This yummy chili needs nothing but maybe a little cheese sprinkled on top.
French Bread Pizza (5 WWPP)
Skip the frozen pizza and make your own with a healthier whole wheat baguette.
Crock Pot Pizza (5 WWPP)
This effortless crock pot pizza recipe can be topped with all your favorite veggies.
Slow Cooker White Bean Chili Chicken Verde (8 WWPP)
Make this chili chicken verde one day ahead of the big game to give the flavors the chance to meld.
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Applesauce (6 WWPP)
You'll only need three ingredients to make this delicious pulled pork.
Chicken Flatbread with Salsa Verde, White Beans and Corn (11 WWPP)
A Tex-Mex inspired pizza that starts with flatbread, chicken and salsa verde.
Greek Herb Dip (1 WWPP)
This light and refreshing dip - with Greek yogurt, cucumber and fresh herbs - blends effortlessly together.
3-Ingredient Salsa Verde Beef (4 WWPP)
A wonderful and mildly-spicy filling for mini tacos, tortilla cups or mini phyllo shells.
Crispy Baked Zucchini Fries (3 WWPP)
Crispy baked zucchini fries are just as satisfying as those that are fried.
Skinny Salmon Stuffed Eggs (1 WWPP)
Transform your boring and plain hard-boiled eggs into these yummy snacks.
Slow Cooker Chex Party Mix (4 WWPP)
Keep in mind that the points may vary a bit, depending in the different amounts of ingredients used.
Creamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Dip (3 WWPP)
Serve this wonderful dip with fresh fruit (sliced apples, banana, pears, strawberries, etc.) celery, or pretzels.
Slow Cooker Brownies (5 WWPP)
Rich, moist, dense and delicious brownies made in the crock pot. Who knew crock pot baking could be so fun and easy?
Chocolate Topped Peanut Butter Oat Cookies Bars (2 WWPP)
These chocolate-topped peanut butter and oat cookie bars are also called "Oatsies" by some.
Kahlua White Chocolate Chunk Brownie Cookies (5 WWPP)
These yummy brownie cookies get their start from a package of brownie mix.
No Bake Peanut Buttery Cookie Dough Balls (1 WWPP)
These no bake peanut butter balls come together in no time and have a creamy texture with minimal calories.
Slow Cooker Caramel Mocha Crunch Bars (4 WWPP)
A nice variation on everybody's favorite Rice Krispie Treats - thanks to the caramel, chocolate and coffee flavors.
Slow Cooker Chocolate Pudding Cake (5 WWPP)
The bottom of the cake results in a warm and satiny chocolate pudding!
Slow Cooker Rice Krispie Treats (4 WWPP)
A lot less mess than the more traditional stove top version. Try it, you'll like it.
Skinny Black Bean Brownies (4 WWPP)
These brownies are rich and fudgy with not a whiff of black beans to be found.
Crock Pot Fruit Cocktail Cake (6 WWPP)
5 everyday ingredients are all you need to bake this super moist crock pot cake.
Caramel Chocolate Oatmeal Mini Bars (2 WWPP)
Can easily be made gluten-free by substituting the all-purpose flour and making sure your oats do not contain gluten.
Double German Chocolate Mini Cupcakes (2 WWPP)
The secret ingredient that keeps these chocolate cupcakes light and moist is sauerkraut!
Skinny Baked S'Mores (2 WWPP)
No grill or campfire required for these baked s'mores!
Slow Cooker Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies (4 WWPP)
No one will believe you when you tell them you baked these peanut butter and chocolate chip blondies in your crock pot!
Cherry Date Nut Bites (5 WWPP)
This sweet raw treat is packed with nutrient-rich omega 3's, antioxidants and fiber thanks to the walnuts, dark chocolate and dates.
Slow Cooker Impossible Chocolate Brownie Pie (6 WWPP)
A chocolaty take on Bisquick Impossible Pies from the '70s.
Skinny S'Mores Cookies (3 WWPP)
Lighter than traditional chocolate chip cookies, yet just as sweet and delicious.
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers Zero Points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.
Snicker's Mini Tarts (2 WWPP)
Simply made sweet treats with just 2 ingredients.
4-Ingredient Dulce De Leche Tarts (4 WWPP)
Sweet and creamy dulce de leche topped with whipped topping and toffee bits.
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