The Big Game is almost upon us, that day when everyone else is eating fried, greasy, salty, fatty snacks. But if you’re on a low-salt, low-fat, low-sugar diet as I am, my first suggestion would be you host the party so you can control the menu.
If that’s not possible, bring your own food along. Pack up everything from salt-free potato chips to a main dish like swordfish steak.
I’ve written extensively on low-salt, low-fat, low-sugar items you can create for the game, here’s a quick rundown:
Super Bowl Low-salt, low-fat party menu — try swordfish steaks as a main course
I buy my swordfish frozen at a local Trader Joe’s. If you’re lucky enough to be near a fresh fish store that sells it, all the better. Enjoy! Continue reading
Super Bowl Party dishes — try fat-free twice-baked potatoes
Once mixed, spoon back into your potato skins and cook under a broiler until the tops get brown peaks. Add chives or parsley to them as well if you like and serve. If you can handle the added salt, you also can add some fat-free mozzarella to get some cheese on them. Continue reading
Super Bowl Treats — Puff pastry shells with salsa, mushroom, tomato combo
My wife took 15 cups and filled them with fat-free, sugar-free chocolate pudding she made for our dessert, topping them with tiny pieces of cut-up fruit. That’s another great party option for your Super Bowl guests. Continue reading
Super Bowl low-salt, low-fat snacks: try filling these mini-puff pastry cups
Two shells have only half a gram of fat and 15 mgs of salt, so you can actually eat a bunch and not consume all that much fat and salt. Continue reading
Salt-free potato chips for Super Bowl Sunday
This year, I’ve tested out a new variety of salt-free potato chips that I found at Whole Foods, Michael Season’s. I tried two varieties, Herb Garden Ranch and Asian Bar-b-que. Continue reading
What can I eat Super Bowl Sunday on a restricted diet?
So I’m ready for kickoff and you can be too, just search out the low-salt, low-fat treats out there. Continue reading
Happy New Year: with no and low salt treats
Low-salt chips and low-salt salsa are available. Fat-free cookies also can be found, under either the SnackWell brand or some private label equivalents like Kroger’s. Continue reading
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