Kid-Friendly Super Bowl Snacks

Most Super Bowl fare earns a penalty flag for being unhealthy, but our winning lineup puts a nutritious spin on classic kid-pleasing picks.

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Football-Themed Fare

Make preparing for the big game a family affair. Bring in reinforcements while making these recipes. Little hands are perfect for shaping the cheese ball.

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Blitz Burger

Bench half the meat and swap in some fiber-rich, protein-packed beans.

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Kickoff Cheese Ball

Classic cheese balls are stuffed with fatty fillers like butter and mayo, but ours blends in nutritious chickpeas for a lightened-up, spreadable appetizer that is just as delicious.

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Chipotle Sweet-Potato Pigskins

Smoky chipotle heat is the kicker in these lightened-up stuffed skins that pack plenty of vitamin C (for defense!).

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Linebacker Lettuce Wraps

Find out who can stuff the most color and crunch into a wrap and eat it without a veggie fumble.

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End Zone PB Chocolate Footballs

Whole grains, honey and raisins join forces for a nutritious and energizing sweet treat. Make these for the family and guarantee you'll be awarded MVP.

Originally published in the February 2012 issue of Parents magazine.

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