Hey diehard football fans! Have you been eagerly waiting for the season to begin, but dreading the idea of those greasy potato chips and processed hot dogs? No worries! We’ve got you covered with our 3 healthy tailgate dishes that are guaranteed game changers! Plus these deliciously nutritious eats are perfect for your born-again vegan and vegetarian friends. So chill out, suit up in your game day gear and enjoy!
BBQ Black Bean Sliders
Tasty and easy to prepare, this key legume is also a helpful aid for preventing disease and optimizing health according to the America Heart Association. Our vegan-friendly black bean sliders are perfectly seasoned patties of vitality, keeping you feeling full without the heaviness usually experienced after eating your typical barbequed burger. Looking to kick up your health another notch? Swap out the breaded buns and make it hippie-style wrapped in Boston lettuce.
Who says you can only use avocados to make a creamy green game day dip? With up to 17 grams of protein and 8 grams of fiber per one cup serving, this traditional Asian bean is belly filler without packing on the belly fat! Skip the chips and serve with fresh raw vegetables like celery, carrots, cucumbers and radishes for dipping. Can’t quit the chips? Try a lighter alternative like lentil chips.
Lean Bean Chocolate Brownies
These rich, velvety brownies are so delectable, no one will ever guess the secret ingredient! Fiber-rich and protein-packed, chickpeas are the hidden health in these sweet treats. With a taste and texture comparable to the traditional dish, this is one recipe all your friends will be begging for!