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.
Bench half the meat and swap in some fiber-rich, protein-packed beans.
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.
Chipotle Sweet-Potato Pigskins
Smoky chipotle heat is the kicker in these lightened-up stuffed skins that pack plenty of vitamin C (for defense!).
Linebacker Lettuce Wraps
Find out who can stuff the most color and crunch into a wrap and eat it without a veggie fumble.
End Zone PB Chocolate Footballs
Whole grains, honey and raisins join forces for a nutritious and engergizing 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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