Healthy Football Snacks

Check out these healthy snacks while you enjoy the football games this weekend.

Greek 7 Layer Dip

Greek 7 Layer Dip

Greek 7 Layer Dip

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups hummus

1 cup tzatziki

1 cup tomato (diced and mixed with 1 tablesoon lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon oregano)

1/2 cup cucumber (cut into small pieces)

1/4 cup red onions (diced)

1/4 cup feta (crumbled)

1/4 cup kalamata olives (pitted and coarsely chopped)

1 handful mint (chopped)

4 whole wheat pitas (cut into triangles and toasted until just crispy)

Directions:

Assemble dip starting with the hummus and stacking each ingredient on top of the last.

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Ingredients: 

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4 inch slices

salt and pepper to taste

1/2 cup pizza sauce or marinara sauce

1 cup shredded mozzarella

1/4 ounce pepperoni (mini or quartered full sized)

oregano or italian seasoning to taste

 Directions

Brush or spray the zucchini slices with oil on both sides, season with salt and pepper, grill, broil or saute until just tender, about 1-2 minutes per side, place them on a greased baking sheet, top them with sauce, cheese and pepperoni and broil until the cheese has melted, about 2 minutes, before optionally sprinkling with oregano or italian seasonings. 

 

Balsamic Garlic Grilled Mushrooms

Balsamic Garlic Grilled Mushrooms

Balsamic Garlic Grilled Mushrooms

Ingredients

2 pounds mushrooms, sliced 1/4 inch thick

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon soy sauce (or tamari)

3 cloves garlic, chopped

1/2 teaspoon thyme, chopped

salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Marinate the mushrooms in the mixture of the remaining ingredients for 30 minutes.

Skewer the mushrooms and grill over medium-high heat until just tender and slightly charred, about 2-3 minutes per side.