30 Superbowl or Game-day snack ideas

30 Superbowl or Game-day snack ideas

Are you looking for game day snacks ideas to entertain your family and guests?

Here the best recipes you can make for your super bowl party.

Superbowl or Game Day snacks ideas you will love

1. Triple caramelized onion dip

This triple caramelized onion dip is thick and creamy with a little bit of spicy. Made with slowly sautéed sweet onion, shallot, and scallion.

Get the recipe here at ontysplate.com

2. Keto Chicken Wings Recipe

These Parmesan Keto Chicken Wings are the perfect appetizer recipe! They’re crispy, golden and cheesy, and they’re even low carb! These delicious keto chicken wings are great for football season, holiday parties, and get-togethers. Recipe here at soreyfitness.com

3. Airfryer Chickpeas

These Air Fryer Chickpeas make a delicious snack or even a salad or soup topper! Plus, because they’re air fried, they come out crispy using minimal oil and are ready in less than 15 minutes! Featuring 4 flavor variations – BBQ, Buffalo, Cheesy and Taco Fiesta, all of which are vegan and gluten-free.

Get the recipe here at watchleaneat.com.

4. Buffalo Chicken Dip

Use a small cast iron to bake and serve this easy buffalo chicken dip, it’s sure to be a hit!

Get the recipe here at cravethegood.com

5. Healthy Buffalo chicken dip poppers

Perfectly Portion Controlled, these Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip Stuffed Peppers are stuffed with your favorite dip…just made healthier

Get the recipe here at confessionsofafitfoodie.

6. Fresh Tomato salsa

This easy homemade salsa recipe is made in minutes with fresh tomatoes, onion, green bell pepper, cilantro, and red pepper flakes! Serve with chips or with your next Mexican meal!

Get the recipe here at brooklynfarmgirl.

7. No Fry Tofu Buffalo Bites

Tofu buffalo bites are quick and easy to make when you cook them under the CrispLid. They are super crispy and they’re totally kid-approved! Serve them at parties, game night, movie night, or snack time along with your favorite dipping sauce. They are irresistible!

Get the recipe here thebellyrulesthemind.

8. Honey Roasted Cajun Cashews

Honey Roasted Cajun Cashews. Quick easy recipe and the flavor combination works really well. Great for parties and game nights.

Recipe by lovefoodies.

9. Zesty Cream Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers

These cream cheese stuffed mini peppers get a little extra zing with the addition of horseradish!

Get the recipe here at theliveinkitchen.

10. Sweet and Sticky Chicken Wings

Sweet & Sticky Chicken Wings made with a homemade sweet and sticky sauce, cooked in the Instant Pot, and made crispy in the oven.

Recipe here at themamaneedscake.

11. Buffalo Chicken Cresent Ring

Buffalo chicken is a game day staple. Serve it at your party, but in this fun form, with Drugstore Divas’ Buffalo Chicken Crescent Ring.

Recipe by drugstoredivas.

12. Smoked Chex Mix

This sweet and spicy smoked Chex mix is a new household favorite! We’ve combined a sriracha caramel with a hint of smoke for an out of this world party mix.

Get the recipe here by cravethegood.

13. Airfryer Mozzarella sticks

Crunchy on the outside and gooey on the inside, these air fryer mozzarella sticks are a delicious appetizer for your next party. Prepare them ahead in the freezer, then pop them in the air fryer the serving day for a delicious treat everyone will love.

Recipe here onmykidsplate.

14. Air Fryer Sweet Chilli Wings

These Sweet Chili Chicken Wings are super crispy and prepared in the Ninja Foodi air fryer for easy cleanup. This game day appetizer will be gone before you know it (yeah these wings are that good)!

Recipe by erhardtseat.com.

15. Skinny Chicken Taco Pinwheel

These Skinny Chicken Taco Pinwheels are the perfect appetizer for any tailgating party! Make this lighter version for fewer calories with all the flavor!

Recipe by kindlyunspoken.

16. Crockpot Carrots

These Crockpot Carrots are simmered in tangy bbq sauce and are mouthwateringly delicious. They are perfect for holidays, game days, birthday parties, and even family dinners. Be forewarned, they’re super addictive!

Recipe by eatplantbased.

17. Roasted Beetroot and Pistachio Dip

Give Game Day a Middle Eastern twist this year. This Beetroot & Pistachio Dip certainly is eye-catching and tastes delicious.

recipe by greedygourmet

18. Football shaped Bread bowl with spinach dip

Get the recipe by theolemom.

19. Pickle Thing dip

Pickle thing dip has all the taste of a classic pickle wrap with half the work! Salty, creamy, crunchy, and totally addictive, this dip just the thing to take to parties and potlucks!

Recipe by accidentalhappybaker.

20. Indian Samosas with Wonton Wrappers

Indian Samosas can be easy to make with the help of wonton wrappers. These can be baked, steamed, shallow fried or deep-fried. Dip these beauties into savory chutneys or eat them plain. Make these ahead of time and cook them later or freeze them.

recipe by fusioncraftiness.

21. Gluten-free Garlic Herb Crackers

Homemade crackers are great for healthier appetizers and snacks! Our Gluten-Free Garlic Herb Crackers are whole grain, dairy-free, and peanut-free too.

Recipe by thefitcookie.

22. Roast Beef Crostini

Recipe by Snacksandsips.

How to make Charcuterie Board

Learn how to make a gorgeous appetizer platter that’ll impress everyone and disappear quickly at your next party. Prep & assemble the simple ingredients in about 30 minutes, and relax while everyone grazes and chats.

board instructions by therisingspoon.

23. Loaded Fnfetti Dessert Nachos

These dessert nachos have been fan favorites for years! They’re crunchy funfetti cookies with a meringue dip, diced strawberries, and chocolate chips.

recipe by cupcakeproject.

24. Buffalo Cauliflower bites

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites – a meatless version of your favorite buffalo wings. No breading station required – these are so easy!

recipe by veggieinspired.

25. Italian potato croquettes

 Your family and friends are going to love these Italian Potato Croquettes.

26. Easy garlic hummus recipe

Buying hummus for a crowd can get pricey fast. Use this easy recipe to make fresh hummus from dry chickpeas at home and don’t go broke serving a crowd!

Recipe by creativegreenliving.

27. Dry rub spicy chicken wings

Recipe by ramshacklepantry.

28. Air fry vegetable kabab

These easy Air Fryer Vegetable Kabobs are the perfect appetizer, snack, game-day fare that is also perfectly healthy. Add a salad to upgrade them to a quick and healthy lunch or weeknight dinner.

recipe by recipesfromapantry.

29. Beef nachos recipe

In this easy nachos recipe, seasoned ground beef is nestled between two layers of cheese and loaded with toppings like corn, beans, olives, tomatoes, onion, cilantro, sour cream, and avocados. It’s the perfect game-day appetizer or easy weeknight meal that even picky eaters will devour!

recipe by joyfoodsunshine.


30. 2-minute sweet and salty snack mix

A no-bake sweet & salty snack mix made with popcorn, pretzels, raisins, chocolate, and peanuts. Served in DIY football cups, this easy snack mix is perfect for game day.

Recipe by crayonsandcravings.

Post-Halloween Candy – Ideas on what you can do with extra candy

Post-Halloween Candy – Ideas on what you can do with extra candy

Candy is one of the biggest attractions for kids and adults that starts with Halloween every year. Big events like Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas. New year Eve till valentine’s day, are all about candies.

No doubt, the fun of going trick or treat down the neighborhood is much awaited all year long. Some of the big stores and schools follow the tradition of trick or treat and distribute candies. In the end, it’s going to be A LOT of candies.

Of course, it is a lot of sugar, and kids do not want to think about it as they are too young to understand the ‘TOO MUCH SUGAR” thing.

As a parent, you may want to avoid too much candy for your kids however, at the same time, you do not want to deprive kids of Halloween fun.

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more information.

Ideas on what you can do with candies post-Halloween 

Going trick or treat may pile up heaps of candies in your household and as a parent that would be the last thing you want your kids to eat all of their candies at once.

Find out Kids costume and Fun ideas for kids this Halloween

What parents should do with all candies after celebrating Halloween

These are the ideas you can avoid your kids from eating all that candy.

1. Save some candy for Birthdays

You can save candies for kids or family birthday parties if their birthdays are coming up in a couple of months.

Ideally, you should be saving some of the candy for party favors for upcoming birthdays, baby shower, bridal shower, any event that is coming up in your family or friends in a few months.

You can use mason jars or party favor bags or boxes to create cute looking party candies.

2. Save for shakes 

Moreover, you can save chocolates like snickers, Twix, Milky way candies for chocolate shakes as a morning breakfast or evening drink for kids, or to serve guests for a random weekend get together.

3. Save some candy for ice cream sundaes

If you are having a game night or a random party over the weekend, you can make ice cream sundaes in this mini dessert cups.

A couple of scoops of your favorite ice cream served with wafers and top it with a tiny piece of chocolate candy or m&ms.

4. Bake candy in cookies 

You can look up some ideas of making M&m or chocolate candy cookies with Twix or Snickers etc. Either you use ready to make cookie mix or make your own from scratch, you can add whatever candy you like.

That is going to be a perfect snack with a cup of coffee or tea.

5. Bake some candy in brownies Or cakes

Use candies like M&Ms or other chocolate candy to make brownie mix and bake.

6. Decorate cakes 

You can bake a store box cake mix, top it with whipped cream and spread candies on top or fill in cake layers with your favorite candy.

KitKat, Twix or M&Ms would be the best option for cake decorations.

For kids’ birthday cakes, get a sheet cake from Costco and decorate it with leftover chocolates and candies with a cute cake topper. Kids are going to love it. It’s a win-win.

7. Make desserts 

Chop crunchy or hard candies in small pieces and mix them in the cream or not-too-sweet ice cream. Let it cool and enjoy the dessert with a little bit of whipped cream.

Mix Oreo cookies with cream or a corn starch milk pudding. Toss in some chopped candies and let the dessert cool in the refrigerator.

You may want to try Candy corn dessert recipe if you have a bunch of candy corn from Halloween leftover candy stash.

8. Make a Trail mix of m&ms with pretzels and nuts etc

A delicious healthy snack for Thanksgiving gift for your loved ones. Toss in some candies with a mix of cashews, peanuts, pistachio, almonds and fill up mason jars with a lovely thank you note.

9. Donate excess candies 

You can also donate excess candies to schools or donate to anyone who is accepting candies.

10. Take it to the office 

If you are a working mom, you can take it to the office or send it to your partner’s workplace.

11. Send it to the troops 

Many families send the extra candies to the troops and you have to figure out who is collecting candies to send to troops.

12. Ask your doctors’ office if they accept candies 

Moms may need to call the doctor’s office or dentist office and find out who is accepting candies so you can ask your kids to donate candies to their doctors’ office.

13. Save some for thanksgiving dinner

You may want to save some candy for the thanksgiving party. A candy buffet can be set up for any dinner or party and you can use these candy jar with scoopers to set up extra candy for the guests.

14. Save some for holidays desserts 

Besides you can make candy desserts for holidays, you may want to fill up cute boxes with candies and send it along with your gifts to your family, friends, and teachers.

15. Make goody bags and distribute on upcoming events 

Filling up goody bags with leftover extra candies with a tiny toy is a cute goody bag for kids.

16. Take out the candy that may trigger allergies 

Although moms know what kids are allergic still you need to be vigilant. When you are using candies like peanut butter or something similar that people are might allergic too, you would want to take those out before you use in food or add an ingredient note.

17. Trade candy with toys 

Your kids might be interested in giving away all that candy for their favorite toy. This is indeed an awesome idea to bribe kids not to eat too much candy.

18. Offer a healthy Snack or Protein bar

Next time when you open the doors for kids, you may want to give them a healthier snack like a protein bar chocolate-dipped fruits instead of a whole bunch of candies.

Last but not least, you need to be super careful about the expiration dates and best before dates on the candies before using and saving.

Have a sweet holiday season with an idea of making it sweet for others too.

Post Halloween candy ideas

July 4th Trifle Dessert Recipe

July 4th Trifle Dessert Recipe

Desserts have been my all-time favorite part of the meal. Although getting a chance to eat a delicious dessert is very rare. So this time I decided to make this trifle dessert for my kids.

This trifle dessert is super easy, quick and tastes irresistibly good. I can bet, if you make this for your friends, it will be gone within minutes.

Try this recipe this weekend and your family is going to love it for sure.

You can use any fruit you want.

Since I am making it for July 4th, so I wanted that to be red and blue. I have used blueberries and strawberries.

You can use bananas, strawberries, mangoes, blueberries or pineapple fruit cocktail.

Things you need for July 4th trifle dessert

1 pack of Pound Loaf cake sliced 

1 pack of Vanilla pudding (containing 4 servings)

1/2 cup Heath toffee bits (as per tor

1 Cool whip container

Chocolate syrup as you like

Strawberries 1 box or more

Blueberries 1 box or more

how to make a trifle dessert super quick

Cut loaf cake in small pieces. Or you can hand crush a few slices, layer it on the bottom of the dessert serving dish. You can choose any size that would cater to the number of guests.

Just a tip: Go for a bigger serving dish so you could have some of it left for yourself too.

Top the crushed loaf cake with vanilla pudding. I used just two servings because it is a small serving dish and not too high.

Now you Sprinkle health bits all over uniformly.

Add fruits of your choice, bananas, strawberries, blueberries, or pineapple and do not go overboard. I would recommend you to use One or two complementing fruits. Adding too many different fruits would not be a good choice.

I only used strawberries for layering.

Next you add add a layer of chocolate syrup on top. Pour generously all over.

You can repeat the layers process as many times you like.

Add more crushed cake on top and sprinkle some more health bar toffee bits.

Depending on the expected number of guests you can add more layers of cake slice and vanilla pudding. Repeat layers once you reach the required height of your serving dish. 

Apply a smooth layer of cool whip on top of everything. Now you can decorate with strawberries and blueberries or any other fruit you like. However, strawberries and bananas work great if used in combination.

Cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate. Do not put it in the freezer. You can make it a day before

Try more recipes

Guacamole dip with tortilla chips

A perfect Chicken corn soup Recipe

As I was making it for July 4th theme, I tried to make a flag. It was super easy and quick.

Tip: you can also use M&Ms in white, blue and red colors for decorations. Your kids are going to love it.

I hope you enjoy this recipe and let me know in the comments below how did you like it.

How to make perfect Guacamole Dip

How to make perfect Guacamole Dip

Guacamole dip is not only the most refreshing and beautiful looking dip but also it is so flavorful and filling snack. Have you ever had Chipotle Guacamole and chips? This could be an absolute replica of Chipotle Guac Recipe.

I love those and so do my kids. My kids love this guacamole dip with tortilla chips. It is very easy to make it as a snack or served as an appetizer.

Here are the things you need for a very healthy snack.

One ripe Avocado

1 Tbsp of finely chopped tomato, you can add Roma tomatoes if you like.

1 Tbsp of finely chopped red onion

1 tbsp of finely chopped fresh cilantro

1/2 tsp of finely diced green jalapeno pepper without seeds (Optional)

Just a tiny squeeze of lime juice.

Salt to taste

Black pepper to taste

How to make Guacamole Dip

First, cut the avocado in half. Scoop out guac with the help of a spoon and remove the seed. Lightly mash the avocado and add all chopped vegetables. Just mix everything together and then add salt and pepper as per your taste. Squeeze a dash of lime juice or lime juice whatever you have available.

I do eyeball all the ingredients, you can increase or reduce the amount of any veggie you want. Once all ingredients are nicely mixed, it’s ready to serve.

Just have everything chopped beforehand except the avocado. once you are ready to serve. Do not let it sit for long hours before serving. The dip might change its color pretty quickly (Green to Brown) due to the oxidization process, however, adding lime would slower the oxidization process.

Enjoy it with your favorite Tortilla Chips. I get mine from Aldi and they taste just awesome with Guac. You can get any type of tortilla chips you like.

This is my kids’ favorite dip. You can skip adding jalapeno peppers if your kids cannot handle spice. Although my kids don’t anything spice and they do just fine with this dip even if there is pepper in there.

However, it is optional you can skip it all together. If it is for adults, always deseed and do not add too much. It is just going to add a little spice in there.

For grown-ups, I serve guacamole dip with pickled jalapenos on the side and top it with Mexican style thinly grated cheese. This taste incredible too.

You definitely got to try this.

Want to know how to make chicken corn soup? You can get the worth trying recipe here.

Let me know in the comment how you like my recipe.

Guacamole dip recipe
Chicken Corn Soup – Perfect Recipe for holiday Season

Chicken Corn Soup – Perfect Recipe for holiday Season

Winters are here and everyone is looking forward to the holidays. This soup recipe is perfect for the holiday season. In this cold weather, we all need something warm and cozy to eat. What could be the best option other than soup?

I love winters, and as soon as I felt a little cold I just had the first soup of this season.

This Chicken corn soup is mine and my family’s absolute favorite. Everyone absolutely loves this soup.

Today I am going to share a recipe of this chicken corn soup which so easy to make. Just a few ingredients and a little bit of effort but absolutely worth it.

What you need

  1. Chicken Stock – 2 liters (about 9 cups)
  2. Boneless chicken – 1 lb (Black meat or white meat, It is absolutely your choice. I personally like leg and thigh boneless).
  3. Canned sweet kernel corns – 1 small can
  4. Cornstarch for thickening – about ¾ of a cup
  5. Salt to taste
  6. Black pepper – 1 tsp
  7. White pepper– 1 tsp
  8. Eggs – 2
  9. Vegetable oil – about 3 tbsp.
  10. Soy sauce – 3 tbsp.
  11. Vinegar – 2 tbsp.
  12. Oyster sauce – 2 tbsp. (optional)
  13. Chinese salt (optional – to taste)
  14. Green jalapeno peppers

Preparation

Prepare chicken stock. Take a few chicken bones and add about 3 liters of water in a big pot. Add 2 cloves of garlic and let it boil and simmer on medium heat until you are left with just 2 liters of chicken stock. It will take at least an hour until you get a nice chicken stock.

If you have a ready-made chicken stock that should work too. I have never used a ready-made chicken stock myself.

Cut chicken boneless into smallest pieces. You can hammer it too. Put it into a bowl.

Add a teaspoon of vinegar, a teaspoon of soy sauce, salt, black pepper, white pepper, and a pinch of crushed red peppers (optional). I like it a little spicy so I add red peppers. It is totally fine to skip if you don’t eat too much spicy food. Add a teaspoon of cornstarch and a teaspoon of oil. Mix everything in the chicken and let it sit for at least 30 minutes.

Now the rest of the process is pretty quick.step by step image

Stir-fry chicken in 2 to 3 tbsp. of vegetable oil. When chicken is done in about 5 to 7 minutes, add corns (I drain corns can water- you can add water if you like or else you can blend it a little and then add. It is totally a personal preference).

Stir fry a little more and add chicken stock thoroughly drained. Add whole green jalapeno peppers without any cut. Add all spices, salt and peppers, vinegar, soy sauce, and oyster sauce. Let it come to boil.

Now add cornstarch mixed in water. Make sure there are no lumps in the mixture. Gradually add in a soup pot and stir continuously. Soup pot should be on medium flame (heat). Stir cautiously so the soup does not become lumpy. Adjust soup thickness as per your taste.

Now add two beaten eggs (you can skip egg yolks if you prefer to avoid yolks because of health concerns).

Step by step soup recipe

Constantly mix egg mixture while pouring down in the soup pot with the help of a fork. So that eggs are spread evenly.

Let everything cooks well and serve hot.

Preparation time is 30 mins excluding chicken stock preparation and marinade time. You can prepare stock and marination ahead of time. This quantity is going to serve about 9 people.

This is my favorite soup. Comment and let me know if you like the recipe. Hope you enjoy this soup as much as I do.