Guilt Free, Tailgate Approved Appetizers

Sundays are for football. Check out some of my favorite guilt free, tailgate approved apps to enjoy this football season.

 

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Chunky Guacamole 

I’m a big fan of guac – especially when it’s fresh, chunky and homemade. It’s also SUPER easy to make.

Ingredients:

3 Avocados

1/2 Roma Tomato

1/4 Small Red Onion

1/2 Jalapeno

1/2 Freshly Squeezed Lime

Cilantro

Directions:

  1. Cut the avocados in half and then into cubes.
  2. Add diced tomatoes, red onion, jalapeño and cilantro.
  3. Add lime juice and season with salt and pepper to taste
  4. Mash with a fork.

 

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Pico de Gallo

Ingredients:

3 Roma Tomatoes

1/4 Small Red Onion

1/4 Jalapeno

1/4 Freshly Squeezed Lime

1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Cilantro

Directions:

  1. Dice roma tomates, red onion and jalapeño.
  2. Add lime juice and EVOO.
  3. Season with garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste.

 

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Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos

Ingredients:

Sweet Potatoes (sliced – I used a blade on my spiralizer)

Olive Oil

Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice

Chili Powder

Sea Salt

Black Beans

Fresh Pico de Gallo

Green Onions

Cilantro

Kale

Red Onion

Cabot Pepper Jack Cheese (naturally dairy free)

Avocado

Directions:

  1. Toss sliced sweet potatoes with olive oil, fresh squeezed lime juice, chili powder, and sea salt.  Put in the oven on a baking sheet for about 30 minutes on 375 (flip halfway), then broil on high for another 10 minutes.
  2. Load with ingredients.
  3. Put in the oven for another 15 minutes. Once done, top with avocados and dust w chili powder.

 

Buffalo Cauliflower

Ingredients:

1 Head of Cauliflower

1/2 cup of Franks Red Hot Buffalo Sauce

1 Tablespoon I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter

Directions:

  1. Cut cauliflower into bite-size florets.
  2. Toss cauliflower with buffalo sauce and melted butter substitute.
  3. Put in the over on a baking sheet lined with foil at 375 degrees for 30 minutes.

Go Ravens. Enjoy!

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