15 Delicious and Healthy Tailgating Appetizers

Check out these 15 must-try healthy tailgating appetizers for this football season.

Football season is among us and this college football fan (Roll Tide!) is always looking for lighter but equally delicious options to serve at tailgates both on the quad (at The University of Alabama) and at home. I asked some of my fellow dietitians and healthy food blogger friends to share their favorite winning appetizer that always leave their fans cheering. From chicken wings to meatballs to dips and spreads, below you’ll see 15 of my favorites that are sure to score big points with your guests!

Fan-Favorite Healthy Tailgating Appetizers

Harissa Chicken Wings with Herbed Yogurt Dipping Sauce via Confessions of a Foodie

Chicken Cheddar Tostadas with Apple Jicama Slaw via Sweet Cayenne

Cheesy Black Eyed Pea Dip via The Nutrition Adventure

Cauliflower Breadsticks via iFoodReal

Pimento Cheese Boats via Living Well Kitchen

Individual 7 Layer Dips via Holley Grainger

Turkey Sandwich Kebabs via The Reluctant Entertainer

Jalapeno Cheddar Sweet Potato Bites via The Lean Green Bean

Buffalo Chicken on a Stick with Blue Cheese Dip via My Bottomless Boyfriend

Spicy Asian Chicken Meatballs via This Gal Cooks

Lightened Up Pimento Cheese Sliders via Holley Grainger

Mini Bell Pepper Nachos via Closet Cooking

Sweet Potato Bites via Well Plated

Easy Pulled Pork via Back To The Book Nutrition

Skinny Parmesan Spinach Dip via The Cookie Rookie


15 Healthy Tailgating Appetizers, from Holley Grainger

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