As February approaches, all the talk is about the upcoming huge game - the Superbowl! People are getting into the spirit, just waiting to find out which final teams will face off for the ultimate prize, making their silent bets and planning parties to get together and root for their favorite teams. Whether you are more excited about watching the big kick off or the halftime performance – I think we can all agree on one thing - great food - and lots of it is essential to a great superbowl party!!
This year we've collected recipes from all around the web to make your next superbowl party the best one in town! We've got all the essentials covered - including: Tacos and Sandwiches, Homemade Chips, Dips to go with those, Finger Foods and even some cool ideas for Decorations and Activities. So what are we waiting for?Here it is...1. Sandwiches, Tacos and Chilis:Somehow really big fun sandwiches are always associated with the big game - probably because they are easy to eat in front of the TV. For my entire sandwich category you can click here. Check out these recipes from around the web for sandwiches, tacos and chilis (all big foods for the big game!).For my fun Taco experience - click Here.The Great big Hoagie recipe is from Vegetarian Gourmet.The Corn and Black Bean Taquitos come from TammileeTips.Try the Caramelized Onion and Black Bean Quesadillas from Vegetarian Gourmet. The Grilled Vegetable Sandwich is from Vegetarian Gourmet.For a Sandwich with an Asian Twist try this Vietnamese Banh Mi.These Squash and Black Bean Enchiladas are a fun Crown Pleaser!For Chilis and fun ways to serve them try my Smoky Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili. SecondChancetoDream has a fun Chili Stuffed Potato Skins or you can try my Skillet Cornbread topped with Chili.2. Homemade Chips and Snack Mixes:There are just so many ways to make your own healthier version of chips and snack mixes. Here are some great ideas!Kale Chips: Here is my Basic Kale Chips Recipe as well as a fun Parmesan Kale Chip recipe from AnnsEntitledLife.The Crispy Cucumber Chips come from FrugalLivingMom.The Crispy Leek Chips are from Vegetarian Gourmet and the recipe can be found here.The Crunchy 5 Spice Chickpeas are from Vegetarian Gourmet.The Microwave Potato Chips come from ThriftyJinxy.SarahHalstead.com has a great recipe for Sweet Potato Fries topped with a cinnamon sugar glaze.The Roasted Potatoes come from AMomsTake.com.The Goldfish Pretzel Sticks come from LemonPeony. The Taco Snack Mix is from FrugalMomeh.com.The Kicked Up Snack Mix come from ThriftyJinxy.3 Dip, Dips and more Dips!You need lots of dips for all those chips! I have divided this category into Bean Dips and Non Bean Dips!Bean Dips:The Sriracha Butternut Squash Hummus comes from FarmFreshFeasts.The Corn Quinoa and Black Bean Salsa comes from TwoHealthyKitchens.The Hummus recipe is from Vegetarian Gourmet.The Black Bean Salsa is from Brittany'sPantry.The Spiced Red Lentil Dip is from Vegetarian Gourmet.The Black Bean and Mango Salsa is from Vegetarian Gourmet.The Roasted Garlic and White Bean Hummus is from Vegetarian Gourmet.The Black Eyed Pea Hummus is from HezziDsBooksandCooks.And finally the Roasted Red Pepper Hummus comes from Vegetarian Gourmet.Non-Bean Dips:The Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese dip is from Vegetarian Gourmet.The Hot Onion and Spinach Dip comes from SnappyGourmet.The Tzaziki recipe is from Vegetarian Gourmet.The Low Fat Ranch Dip comes from HealthySeasonalRecipes.The Hot Corn Dip comes from TheKitchenisMyPlayground.The Creamy Spinach and Artichoke dip is from TammileeTips.comThe Dill Pickle Dip is from AFewShortcuts.The Babaghanouj is from Vegetarian Gourmet.The Columbian Guacamole comes from ACedarSpoon.The Avocado Feta Dip comes from FarmFreshFeasts.The Olive Tapenade is from Vegetarian Gourmet.4. Finger FoodsEvery good Game Day needs lots of finger foods!The Grilled Polenta with Fresh Mozzarella and Tomatoes comes from TwoHealthyKitchens.The Cheesy Zucchini Cakes is from AFewShortcuts.The Beer Battered Onion Rings is from Vegetarian Gourmet.The Spicy Pull Apart Bread is from AMomsTake.comThe Mini Veggie "Pigs" in a Blanket are from Vegetarian Gourmet.The Gooey Pull Apart Garlic Cheese Bread is from Vegetarian Gourmet.The Southwestern Sweet Potato Rounds come from ACedarSpoonThe Mini Pizza Bites are from Vegetarian Gourmet.5. Decoration and Activities:Here are some fun decor ideas as well as cool activities to enhance the big game!The Football Party Table including some Skittles Popcorn comes from HomeMadeInterest.The Printable Dish Markers are from ThriftyJinxyThe Football Table Cloth comes from FamilyFrugalFunThe Printables including cupcake toppers come from SecondChancetoDreamAnd finally a fun game to keep the game interactive - Football Bingo Cards from ThriftyJinxy.Whatever you do...have a great Game Day!!!!The Vegetarian Gourmet