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30+ Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

It’s time for healthy Super Bowl recipes that put a refreshing spin on classic game day foods! Choose from an array of creamy dips, flavorful meats, filling bites, dessert treats, and tons more.

While game day is all about football, we can’t deny that food is just as important. But for those who don’t want to break their healthy kickstart to the new year, don’t worry. I’m bringing you my selection of healthy and delicious snacks, appetizers, and foods that will bring your “A” game to the party.

Green hummus in a bowl with herbs and toppings.

Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

Get the party started with these delicious finger foods. But don’t forget to make an extra batch as you probably will have to re-fill these during half time!

Soy garlic ginger chicken wings on a plate.

Healthy Super Bowl Appetizers

With snacks comes hearty appetizers – but with a healthy, homemade twist. This means crispy baked chicken wings, baked zucchini fries, and fresh coleslaw.

Two cooked cauliflower pizzas.

Healthy Super Bowl Main Meals

If you’ve got a large crowd for your party, you’re going to need more than just snacks and appetizers. So here are some delicious entree ideas that will keep your team fueled throughout the game.

Paleo brownies are rich, chocolatey and fudgy brownies that are an easy dessert recipe. You'll never know that they're gluten-free and dairy-free because they're so decadent and delicious. 

Super Bowl Desserts

To hit the final touchdown with your guests, desserts are a must. From paleo cookies to chocolate peppermint slices, there’s something for anyone craving a sweet treat.

If you have more healthy Super Bowl recipe favorites, share them with the community in the comments below!

Healthy Super Bowl Recipes
5 from 6 votes

30+ Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 5 mins
Servings: 35 meatballs
Author: Lisa Bryan
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Healthy Super Bowl recipes put a refreshing spin on classic game day foods! Today I'm sharing my pork meatballs that I know you'll love!


  • 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 fennel bulb, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 lbs ground pork
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp ground fennel seed
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • pepper, to taste


  • Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in large saute pan on medium heat. Add the chopped onions and fennel and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until slightly translucent. Remove from the heat to cool.
  • In a large mixing bowl add the pork, eggs, parsley, fennel seed, salt and pepper. Once the chopped onions and fennel have cooled slightly add them to the mixing bowl and use your hands to mix all ingredients together.
  • Shape the pork mixture into small meatballs, approximately 1.5 inches in diameter. Make all the meatballs and place on a sheet of parchment paper.
  • Heat your previously used large saute pan with 3-4 tablespoons of olive oil on medium heat. Place the first batch of meatballs in the pan, being careful not to crowd the pan.
  • Cook the meatballs 2-3 minutes on one side, then rotate them, so that all sides are browned. The meatballs should cook for 15 minutes total or until the inside is no longer pink. When the first batch is done, remove to a paper towel and start the next batch. Continue this process until they're all cooked and ready to be served.


Calories: 88kcal, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 28mg, Sodium: 87mg, Potassium: 96mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 56IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 8mg, Iron: 1mg
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy super bowl food, healthy super bowl recipes
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12 comments on “30+ Healthy Super Bowl Recipes”

  1. The baked zucchini fries were a big hit. Thanks for sharing. #SuperBowlLIV

  2. Watching the Super Bowl is a great place to fall off of your diet! :) Thanks for these recipes that can help us eat healthy while watching the game and enjoying the food!

  3. These are really great choices! I love all of them!

  4. Wow so many delicious recipes. I dont watch the games that much but I think that this is such a good collection I could use all the time.

  5. What a thorough round up of amazing recipes to make for game day! The carne asada fries are calling my name!

  6. I love this list and those meatballs sound amazing!