My husband loves football. He played in highschool and then went to college on a full football scholarship. We met in college and when we started dating I told him I LOVED football. That was a complete and full out lie- I mean, I LOVED watching HIM play football……but that was about it. He was shocked later in our relationship when I didn’t want to spend hours in front of the TV on Saturdays, lol! (oh well. A girls gotta do what a girls gotta do. No regrets on my end!) Over the years, I came to realize that for several months out of the year, leading up to the Super Bowl, I would not have control of our TV. It was a small price to pay, so I eventually got with the program and learned to love football! Most years we really looked forward to hosting a Super Bowl party. Over time, I started offering healthier options for our Super Bowl table as well as some old faithful stand-bys. Here are the healthy Super Bowl Appetizers I’m making this year.

(Click the link below each image for the recipe)

Paleo Mini Pepper Nachos

Healthy Super Bowl Appetizers
Image and recipe from Bites of Wellness

Sweet Potato Chicken Poppers

Healthy Super Bowl Appetizers
Image and recipe from Unbound Wellness

Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Healthy Super Bowl Appetizers
Image and recipe from Life Tastes Good

Chicken Zucchini Poppers

Healthy Super Bowl Appetizers
Image and recipe from One Lovely Life

Sweet and Spicy Sriracha meatballs

Healthy Super Bowl Appetizers
Image and Recipe from Cotter Crunch

Also on the table

Healthy Super Bowl Appetizers
  • We’ll have chili and cornbread (you can find that recipe here).
  • Chips and Salsa
  • Sweet Potato Fries ready for topping or dipping
  • Paleo Ranch sauce for dipping Recipe here


  • Beer
  • Lemon LaCroix
  • Sweet Tea

Not all “health food” but no fried food, no nitrates, low in sugar, no preservatives, low in sodium and low on simple carbs. Most importantly these dishes are all totally satisfying for big and small appetites alike!

Are you having people over for the Super Bowl this year? Or just the fam? What will you be serving?

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