Healthier Game Day Recipes – Love and Lemons

It’s recreation day week! Not that we’re huge sports activities followers, however I am a giant fan of any day the place it’s completely acceptable to eat the entire spicy, salsa-smothered, avocado-filled meals that I crave. So I’m sharing my more healthy variations of conventional get together favorites that don’t sacrifice in taste as a result of, nicely, meals like avocados, black beans, spicy peppers, and recent salsa simply style good and are good for you!

Chipotle Cauliflower Nachos with Pineapple Salsa (pictured above)

The star of this nacho recipe is the oozy, smoky chipotle cauliflower “cheese.” Yep, that’s proper, the queso you see pictured is definitely a vegan, veggie-packed sauce made out of cauliflower, potato, and cashews! High all of it with candy & spicy pineapple salsa, and also you’ll see why this recipe is a fan favourite.

Healthy Game Day Recipes - BBQ Jackfruit Sliders

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches

When you’re internet hosting on Sunday, these BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches could be nice to prep forward of time. Combine up the smoky, tangy chipotle BBQ sauce and sauté the jackfruit earlier than your company arrive. Reheat while you’re able to serve!

Healthy Game Day Recipes - Kale Guacamole

Kale Guacamole

What’s a recreation day celebration with out guac? This straightforward kale model is simply as scrumptious because the traditional recipe, with the added dietary advantages of hearty greens. A bit lime, cilantro, cumin, and jalapeño enhance the flavour right here, making this a spicy, addictive dip!

Healthy Game Day Recipes - Sweet Potato Chili Fries

Candy Potato Chili Fries

These huge, cozy candy potato wedges smothered in vegan chili are what I’m craving this weekend. When you’re not vegan, I like to recommend drizzling the tangy yogurt sauce on prime, however if you’re, the crunchy slaw and sliced avocado make an amazing topping on their very own.

Healthy Game Day Recipes - Vegan 7-Layer Dip

Vegan Seven Layer Dip

This recipe is a riff on my mother’s previous Tex-Mex dip recipe, which I beloved rising up. This more healthy model is each bit as crave-worthy, made with spiced quinoa, refried beans, guac, cashew cream, and loads of veggies. Serve with tortilla chips, and dig in!

Healthy Game Day Recipes - Vegan Stuffed Potato Skins

More healthy (Vegan) Stuffed Potato Skins

Once I developed this recipe for the Superbowl final 12 months, I took a giant step out of my candy potato consolation zone through the use of Russet potatoes. After I attempted these crispy potato skins loaded with black bean salad, sunflower bitter cream, and coconut bacon, I didn’t look again. More healthy than your traditional potato pores and skin, however each bit as scrumptious.

Healthy Game Day Recipes - Kale Quinoa Veggie Quesadillas

Quinoa Kale Veggie Quesadillas

These veggie quesadillas are a brilliant easy, tremendous enjoyable recreation day dish! Quinoa provides them texture and further protein, jack cheese binds them collectively, and tomatillo salsa makes them spicy and vivid. Yum!

Healthy Game Day Recipes - Grilled Avocados Stuffed with Veggie Ceviche

Grilled Avocados Full of Veggie Ceviche

By no means tried grilling avocados? This weekend’s the time. Grill halves to charred perfection, and stuff them filled with zesty veggie ceviche manufactured from hearts of palm, tomatoes, purple onion, cilantro, and serranos. If it’s too chilly so that you can grill exterior, you possibly can grill up these avocados on a grill pan!

Healthy Game Day Recipes - Mini Stuffed Peppers with Pineapple Salsa

Mini Stuffed Peppers with Pineapple Salsa

I like stuffed peppers, and I like all issues mini, so in fact I like these mini vegan stuffed peppers crammed with cilantro lime rice & pineapple salsa. You may serve these peppers with smoky chipotle beans as a principal course, however on their very own, they’d be an lovable recreation day appetizer.

Healthy Game Day Recipes - Portobello Fajita Burrito Bowls

Portobello Fajita Burrito Bowls

If you wish to neglect it’s winter exterior, make these bowls this weekend. They’re extremely straightforward to place collectively – simply brush portobello caps with adobo sauce and grill them alongside sliced bell peppers. Pile your veggies into bowls with a straightforward guac, easy chipotle beans, and pineapple salsa for a enjoyable recreation day meal.

Healthy Game Day Recipes - Mango Black Bean Tacos

Spicy Mango, Black Bean, and Avocado Tacos

These spicy mango tacos are SO enjoyable and SO easy. Simply stuff tortillas with mango, chili-spiced black beans, shredded cabbage for crunch, avocado for creaminess, and an irresistible 2-ingredient spicy mayo. You find yourself with candy/tangy/spicy tacos that you just’ll need to make (and eat) time and again.

Healthy Game Day Recipes - Cheesy Cauliflower Party Dip

Baked Tacky Cauliflower Get together Dip

When you beloved the cauliflower nachos above, you must give this baked tacky dip a attempt. To make it, mix collectively cauliflower, garlic, Greek yogurt, and Dijon. Your company won’t ever guess this creamy, tangy dip is full of veggies!

Game Day Recipes - Veggie Burger

Greatest Darn Vegan Veggie Burger

There’s a great cause this veggie burger recipe was probably the most well-liked on Love & Lemons in 2018. These burgers are savory, smoky, and hearty, made with portobellos and shiitakes, walnuts, brown rice, balsamic, tamari, and smoked paprika. High them along with your favourite fixings, and luxuriate in!

Glad Superbowl-watching, and keep heat!


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