Score Big with these 41 Healthy Game Day Recipes and Activities!

Football season has arrived…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for tail-gates, victory dances and epic game day parties.

Wanting to host the ultimate game day party without the post game guilt? Below are 41 of the best recipes and activities on the web to insure that your party scores big.

Award Winning Appetizers:

Start your party off right with one of these appetizers…

1. Extra Points Veggie Tray Recipe

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Image: recipes.sparkpeople.com

2. Football Deviled Eggs

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Image: TheFitFork.com

3. Cilantro Lime Guacamole

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Image: TheFitFork.com

4. Loaded Paleo Sweet Potato Skins

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Image: Fedandfit.com

5. Game Day Fiesta Dip

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Image: BettyCrocker.com

6. Watermelon Football Helmet

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Image: Watermelon.org

7. Baked Parmesan Zucchini Sticks

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Image: Jocooks.com

8. Zucchini Pizza Bites

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Image: Closetcooking.com

9. Crispy Baked Asparagus Fries

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Image: Closetcooking.com

 

10. Healthy Baked Broccoli Tots

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Image: Gimmedelicious.com

 

11. Freezer-Friendly Baked Mozzarella Sticks

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Image: Momontimeout.com

 

12. Buffalo Chicken & Celery Appetizers

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Image: Betsylife.com

 

Main Dish:

Win party planner of the year with one of these tasty main dish recipes!

13. Spinach and Feta Quesadillas

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Image: Closetcooking.com

14. Skinny BBQ Chicken

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Image: Thelivefitgirls.com

 

15. Reduced Sugar Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Meatballs

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Image: Runwiki.org

16. Cheeseburger Meatball Skewers

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Image: Skinnymom.com

17. Grilled Garlic Herb Shrimp Skewers

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Image: Fromcatstocooking.com

18. Garlic Parmesan Wings

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Image: Alldayidreamaboutfood.com

19. Grilled Jerk Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers

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Image: Closetcooking.com

20. Steak Fajita Bell Pepper Sliders

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Image: Itsyummi.com

21. Grilled Salmon Kebabs

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Image: Skinnytaste.com

 

Ultimate Snack Stadium!

For the ultimate fan, here is the ultimate snack stadium…

22. Healthy Snack Stadium for Fit Football Fans

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Image: Litehousefoods.com

 

Desserts:

What type of party is it without dessert? While some of these are healthier than others, here are some fun recipes to try! #26 is one of our family favorites!

23. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Footballs

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Image: Tastykitchen.com

24. Peanut Butter Fruit Dip

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Image: Cookingclassy.com

 

25. Apple Nachos with Peanut Butter and Chocolate

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Image: Trialandeater.com

26. 5-Minute Healthy Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

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Image: Justataste.com

27. Chocolate Dipped “Football” Sliced Apples

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Image: Hip2save.com

28. Almond Butter Pretzel Popcorn Snack

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Image: Reluctant Entertainer

 

29. Avocado Chocolate Mousse with Raspberries

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Image: Giadadelaurentiis.com

 

30. Chocolate Covered Frozen Banana & Peanut Butter Bites

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Image: Notenoughcinnamon.com

31. Apple Pie Baked Apples

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Image: Sallysbakingaddiction.com

32. Rainbow Fruit Skewers with Vanilla-Honey Yogurt Dip

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Image: Thecomfortofcooking.com

 

Free Activities for the Kids:

Have some kids that aren’t glued to the game? Keep them entertained with one (or all) of these free activities!

33. NFL Free Coloring Pages 

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Image: Supercoloring.com

 

34. Free Football Bingo Cards

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Image: Prettyprovidence.com

35. Football I Spy Printable Game

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Image: Thepleasantestthing.com

 

DIY Decorations:

For those who love DIY, here are 4 fun pre-game crafts. Whether your crafting skills max out at printing and cutting, or you love a challenge, below is a perfect craft for you!

36. Free Printable Game Day Paper Chain

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Image: Thecentsiblelife.com

37. Football Printable Bottle Wrappers

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Image: Eclecticmomsense.com

38. Football Party Mason Jars

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Image: Masonjarcraftslove.com

39. DIY Football Field Goal Post

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Image: Playpartyplan.com

 

Photo-Worthy Party Supplies:

Wanting to add some spice to your party, but don’t have time to DIY? These last two are for you. Who doesn’t want an inflatable football field? 😉

40. Football Inflatable Buffet

 

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Image: Amazon.com

 

41. Ceramic Chip and Dip Stadium

 

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Image: Amazon.com

 

Enjoy your football season! Many of these recipes can even be tweaked to fit your team’s colors!

Here are some ways to add your colors to your game winning recipe:

Red/Maroon/Crimson:

  • Bell Peppers
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Grapes
  • Raspberries
  • Red Delicious Apple
  • Red M&Ms
  • Salsa
  • Strawberries

Orange:

  • Bell Peppers
  • Cantaloupe
  • Carrots
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Mangos
  • Orange M&Ms
  • Oranges
  • Sweet Potatoes

Yellow/Gold:

  • Bananas
  • Cheese
  • Golden Delicious Apple
  • Lemons
  • Pineapple,
  • Yellow M&Ms

Green:

  • Bell Peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Celery
  • Cucumbers
  • Granny Smith Apple
  • Grapes
  • Green M&Ms
  • Guacamole
  • Honey Dew Melon
  • Kiwi
  • Lettuce
  • Salsa
  • Zucchini

Blue:

  • Blueberries
  • Blue M&Ms
  • Blue Sprinkles

Purple:

  • Eggplant
  • Grapes
  • Plums
  • Purple M&Ms
  • Purple Carrots
  • Purple Peppers
  • Purple Potatoes

Brown:

  • Almonds
  • Bread
  • Brown M&Ms
  • Brown Rice
  • Chocolate
  • Nuts
  • Pretzels

Black:

  • Black Beans
  • Blackberries
  • Black Licorice
  • Grapes
  • Olives

White:

  • Cauliflower
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Popcorn
  • White Cheddar Cheese
  • White Chocolate
  • White Rice
  • Yogurt, Plain or Vanilla

Another quick and easy idea is to purchase supplies with your team’s logo, like paper plates, straws, streamers or napkins!

Enjoy your party! Share your favorite party meal, game or decoration with the Fit Mom Community! Comment below or tag a photo on instagram. #fitmomfootball