Whether you’re a Rams fan, a Patriots fan, or none of the above, chances are that you have plans to watch the Super Bowl game this Sunday. Football games can unfortunately be a trap to overeat unhealthy foods, but it is not impossible to stay on track and have a healthy Super Bowl! Our dietitians have found simple substitutes for classic dishes to help you avoid excess calories this weekend.

1. The Dish: Ham & Cheese Roll-ups
The Substitute: Turkey, Swiss, & Spinach Roll-ups

Roll-ups are an easy classic.  They’re bite-sized & simple to make.  By making a few simple substitutions and adding some veggies, you can cut some serious calories while still enjoying a favorite.

Ham & Cheese Roll-up

Turkey, Swiss, & Spinach Rollups

426 calories

239 calories

31 grams carbohydrate

16 gram carbohydrate

17 grams protein

19 grams protein

26 grams fat

11 grams of fat

2. The Dish: BBQ Meatballs
The Substitute: Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs

By using turkey to make your meatballs, you still get to enjoy the great taste with less than 1/3 of the fat!

BBQ Meatballs

Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs

549 calories

282 calories

39 grams carbohydrate

24 grams carbohydrate

24 grams protein

24 grams protein

33 grams fat

10 grams fat

3. The Dish: Buffalo Wings
The Substitute: Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Wings are a Super Bowl staple, but it’s easy to overeat and quickly rack up the calories.  These buffalo cauliflower bites allow you to have a larger serving size with fewer calories.

Buffalo Wings

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites
330 calories

198 calories

29 grams carbohydrate

31 grams carbohydrate

4 gram protein

4 grams protein

22 grams fat

6.5 grams fat

Don’t allow your nutrition to fall off track this weekend.  Try out one of our alternative recipes to fuel yourself right and enjoy a healthy Super Bowl!