Hi Friends! I’ve rounded up 50 healthy game day recipes to make for a crowd. These tasty apps, delicious mains, and irresistible desserts will be the hit of any party. Any of the recipes can be doubled or tripled for a large group!

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The Super Bowl is just a few days away and I couldn’t be more excited to make all of the scrumptious game day recipes, watch the commercials, and that’s it. Oh, and see Maroon 5 perform. Maybe I’ll watch some of the game, too… we’ll see.

In my opinion, the best part of the Super Bowl is making all of the eats and treats. And with these 50 amazing, healthier game day recipe ideas it’s sure to be your favorite part too. Whether you’re watching with a small group or feeding a large party, all of these recipes are adaptable for anyone and everyone. I included a mix of easy slow cooker recipes, plenty of vegetarian & gluten free options, and some bomb sweet treats.

Scroll through and make an awesome game day menu! If you make any of these be sure to share a photo on Instagram, tag me and use the hashtag #kimscravings. Enjoy!

50 Healthy Game Day Recipes – Appetizers, Main Dishes, Desserts


1. Fresh & Healthy 7-Layer Dip / Ambitious Kitchen / The BEST healthy 7-layer dip ever made with beans, yogurt, taco seasoning, guacamole, cheese, tomatoes, black olives, onion, cilantro and jalapeños. Fresh, flavorful and absolutely delicious! Always a crowd-pleaser for game day and even holiday parties.

7-layer dip in a large glass dish served with tortilla chips

2. Avocado Cilantro Lime Dip {Whole30} / Kim’s Cravings / Creamy and refreshing avocado cilantro lime dip or dressing. Great for dipping veggies and topping off any salad. Dairy free, paleo, Whole30 friendly. Made in minutes in the blender or food processor.

avocado dip served with veggie straws

3. Best Homemade Guacamole / Kim’s Cravings / Learn how to make the best homemade guacamole with this recipe! This genuine guacamole recipe turns out perfectly every time, and it’s so easy to make.

homemade guacamole in a wooden bowl served with tortilla chips

4. Skinny Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip / Kim’s Cravings / This dip is so creamy, cheesy, and delicious; you’ll never believe it’s lightened up!

spinach dip in a large white serving bowl with wheat thin crackers on the side

5. Jalapeño Popper Dip / Lexi’s Clean Kitchen / Jalapeño Popper Dip is the perfect appetizer to serve for Game Day and can conveniently be prepared ahead of time and baked up right before serving! It has all the classic flavor of Jalapeño Poppers without having to individually make them. This gluten-free and keto dip has two options to make: as a creamy dairy version or or you can substitute in cashew cream for a dairy-free and delicious alternative that’s also paleo friendly.

woman's hand scooping out cheesy dip with a tortilla chip

6. Cauliflower Hummus / Lexi’s Clean Eating Kitchen / This Cauliflower Hummus recipe is so simple to put together and is a great vegan and legume-free alternative to traditional hummus. It’s Whole30, Keto and Paleo friendly and truly you wouldn’t notice it wasn’t traditional hummus.

cauliflower hummus served in a white bowl with carrot sticks, cucumber and crackers

7. Fire Roasted Salsa / Kim’s Cravings / The Best Fire Roasted Salsa is super quick and easy to make (under 20 minutes!), it’s chocked full of fresh grape tomatoes and veggies that have been roasted to perfection, and it’s always a hit at every party.

tortilla chip dipping into salsa bowl

8. 3 Easy Smoked Sausage Dipping Sauces / Kim’s Cravings / These delicious, Easy Smoked Sausage Dipping Sauces are perfect for game day fun. Super simple and super tasty, I’ve got you covered when it comes to a crowd-pleasing app everyone will gobble up!

Smoked Sausage Dipping Sauces served with Eckrich Smoked Sausages

9. Southwest Baked Chicken Hummus Dip / Kim’s Cravings / Easy Southwest Chicken Baked Hummus Dip is a protein-packed, stick-to-your-ribs dip! It’s not only the perfect meal-type appetizer, but it’s also the ultimate crowd-pleasing dip!

Southwest Chicken Baked Hummus Dip with woman's hand dipping a chip into it

10. Pepperoni Pizza Party Cups / Kim’s Cravings / The kids and adults will love these fun, tasty Pepperoni Pizza Party Cups – an easy twist for pizza night! They are also so great for entertaining or for after school snacks!

pizza cups on parchment paper with one bite taken out

11. Mini Pepper Pizzas / Kim’s Cravings / These hand-held Mini Pepper Pizzas embrace the deliciousness of pizza with a healthy twist! They make the perfect appetizer and a great snack too!

hand-held Mini Pepper Pizzas picked up by woman's hand

12. Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms / Kim’s Cravings / These Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms are the perfect app for your next party! Who doesn’t love this cheesy and bacon filled deliciousness in the bite-sized perfection of mushroom caps?!

Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms on a serving platter

13. Corn Black Bean Avocado Salsa / Kim’s Cravings / This Corn Black Bean Avocado Salsa is everything I love – sweet, savory, spicy, crunchy and fresh. Heaven in a dip, I say. 

Corn Black Bean Avocado served in a large black bowl with tortilla chips

14. Paleo BBQ Chicken Wings / Paleo Running Momma / These sweet and smoky BBQ chicken wings are made Whole30 compliant with an easy homemade BBQ sauce. They’re baked to crispy perfection and brushed with lots of sauce for a super tasty appetizer or main course that you’ll be constantly craving!

BBQ chicken wings served on a white plate with ranch dressing

15. Loaded Taco Sweet Potato Sliders / Paleo Running Momma / These sweet potato sliders are loaded with goodies!  Taco-seasoned mini burger patties over roasted sweet potato “buns” topped with an easy guacamole, chipotle ranch and crumbled bacon.  Perfect as an appetizer, party food or a fun meal!  Paleo and Whole30 compliant, family approved!

burger slider topped with avocado

16. Delicious Healthy Snack Mix / How Sweet Eats / This delicious healthy snack mix is perfect to prep for snacks on the go! It’s satisfying, flavorful, both sweet and savory and the best part – is super crunchy. It’s full of nuts, some fruit, a bit of coconut, spices, hemp hearts and chia!

snack mix with pecans, plantain chips and pumpkin seeds

17. Baked Cheesy Cauliflower Party Dip / Love and Lemons / Your guests will never guess that there’s a whole head of cauliflower hidden in this creamy, tangy, and totally addictive party dip.

cheesy dip in a cast iron skillet with a woman's hand dipping bread into it

18. Vegan 7-Layer Mexican Dip / Minimalist Baker / Simple 7-Layer Mexican Dip that’s completely vegan! Loaded with protein and fiber, and so flavorful. Perfect for parties, game days, and snacking.

Mexican Dip in a white serving bowl with two blue corn tortilla chips dipped in

19. Vegan Cashew-Less Queso / Minimalist Baker / Easy vegan queso made cashew-, dairy-, soy-, and gluten-free! Eggplant keeps the flavor neutral and the texture creamy! The perfect dairy-free queso!

hand dipping tortilla chip in queso dip

20. Baked Mozzarella Sticks / Well Plated / Baked Mozzarella Sticks. Gooey mozzarella cheese coated in a crispy bread crumb crust, baked to golden perfection. Perfect party appetizer or snack!

Baked Mozzarella Sticks served with marinara sauce on parchment paper


1. Instant Pot Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup / Pinch of Yum / Instant Pot Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup! A smoky, limey, tomato-rich broth with onion, garlic, jalapeño, crispy tortilla strips, and tender chunks of sweet potato.

tortilla soup in a spotted bowl with a spoon and topped with avocado, lime and tortilla strips

2. The BEST turkey lasagna EVER. / Ambitious Kitchen / This delicious lasagna is made with a homemade tomato basil sauce packed with fresh herbs & italian spices, layered with lean ground turkey, mozzarella, creamy ricotta and a touch of parmesan. Perfect for serving crowds, family style dinners, or freezing for later!

lasagna in a baking pan topped with fresh mozzarella and basil

3. DIY Better Than Chipotle Burrito Bowls / Ambitious Kitchen / Better than Chipotle DIY Chicken Burrito Bowls that are awesome for clean eating and healthy meal prep. Cheap & easy to make. Chicken can be made in the slow cooker too!

burrito bowls with ingredients to the side

4. 15 Healthy Cozy Soup & Chili Recipes / Kim’s Cravings / I can’t think of much better than curling up under a blanket on game day with a hearty bowl of soup or chili, and that’s why I’m bringing you 15 Healthy Cozy Soup & Chili Recipes to make while you hibernate and warm up this fall and winter.

Chicken Enchilada Soup in a wooden bowl served with tortilla chips

5. Arugula Pesto Chicken Salad / Kim’s Cravings / This ain’t yo’ mama’s chicken salad! Easy homemade arugula pesto adds big flavor to this family favorite chicken salad. Layer Arugula Pesto Chicken Salad on sandwich rolls or stuff it in a pita with greens and sliced tomato for a delicious lunch.

chicken salad in a pita with chips on a white plate

6. Fast & Easy Chicken Enchiladas / Kim’s Cravings / This is my all-time favorite chicken enchilada recipe, made with red and green enchilada sauce, so that you get the best of both worlds! Soft and delicious tortillas filled with shredded cheese, chicken and salsa, these come together so easily and they will definitely become a family favorite Mexican dinner.

chicken enchiladas in a glass baking dish topped with pico de Gallo

7. Bruschetta Chicken Alfredo Flatbread / Kim’s Cravings / This Bruschetta Chicken Alfredo Flatbread recipe is so easy, crazy flavorful and perfect for serving during any get together because it’s always a crowd pleaser!

woman's hand holding a piece of bruschetta chicken Alfredo pizza

8. Healthy Tacos / Chelsea’s Messy Apron / Healthy tacos made with seasoned black beans, an easy corn salsa, fresh avocado, and a delicious cilantro “pesto.”  Made with wholesome, good-for-you ingredients, these are the BEST healthy tacos ever! These tacos are vegetarian, but trust me, you won’t be missing the meat!

vegetarian tacos topped with avocado slices and corn

9. Broccoli White Vegan Pizza / Love and Lemons / You’ll love eating your veggies on this yummy vegan pizza loaded with broccoli, corn, tomatoes, jalapeño, and creamy cashew sauce.

colorful pizza sliced with a woman's hand pulling one piece away

10. Instant Pot Cauliflower Mac and Cheese / Well Plated / Instant Pot Cauliflower Mac and Cheese. CREAMY, easy, and healthy, and you can’t taste the veggies! Great for easy, healthy dinners.

Mac and Cheese served in individual posts with a silver fork

11. Instant Pot Lentil Sloppy Joes / Show Me the Yummy / A health-i-fied vegan, gluten free version of a classic! Quick, easy, meatless weeknight dinner. 

hand holding a sloppy Joe made with lentils

12. Mexican Pinto Beans / Skinnytaste / Mexican Pinto Beans made from scratch in the pressure cooker topped with tomatoes, cilantro, avocado and my favorite part, the cheese! Serve as soup or a side.

large bowl of pinto beans topped with avocado slices and pico

13. Baked Stuffed Bell Pepper with Beef / Foodie Crush / This healthy and easy dinner idea combines ground beef, rice, and sweet and colorful red, yellow and orange bell peppers for an easy dinner any night of the week.

colorful stuffed bell peppers in a casserole dish

14. Instant Pot Carnitas / Fit Foodie Finds / This Instant Pot pulled pork recipe serves a crowd! It’s also a great recipe for meal prep because you can serve it so many different ways.

carnitas soft tacos on a wooden cutting board

15. Healthy Hamburger Casserole / Fit Foodie Finds / Do you love hamburger helper? This Healthy Hamburger Casserole is a homemade hamburger helper that is made with sweet potato puree, delicious spices, and ground turkey for the perfect and easy weeknight dinner.

cheesy pasta casserole in a large casserole dish with a serving spoon dishing some out

16. Party Size Italian Melt / Half Baked Harvest / The very best party size Italian Melt. Crusty ciabatta bread, sandwiched with homemade Italian vinaigrette, spicy salami, salty prosciutto, fresh baby arugula, roasted peppers, provolone AND mozzarella. All baked until toasted and melty. Yes, this is every bit as DELICIOUS as it sounds. It’s also the easiest way to serve up a melty sandwich to a hungry group of guests. Perfect for your game day eats…and every other occasion in between.

Italian sandwich cut up on parchment paper

17. Seafood Tacos with Lime-Green Chile Sauce + Grilled Corn Slaw / Half Baked Harvest / These tacos are so good they should just be eaten, enjoyed and THEN talked about. Yup, these are those tacos. The tacos that leave you saying YUM, which in my opinion all tacos should do.

tacos with slaw on an oval white serving tray with lime slices on the side

18. Grilled Pesto Turkey Burgers / The Lemon Bowl / These juicy grilled pesto turkey burgers are topped with fresh pesto, spicy arugula and creamy mozzarella cheese.

turkey burgers with mozzarella, pesto and arugula

19. Chicken Enchiladas Verde / The Lemon Bowl / Traditional Mexican enchiladas are much lighter than the typical restaurant dish served throughout America. Made with white corn tortillas, poached chicken breasts and a light coating of queso fresco, this dish is simple and satisfying but won’t weigh you down. 

Chicken Enchiladas Verde in a glass baking dish

20. Greek Turkey Burgers / Foodie Crush / These light and juicy turkey burgers cooked on the grill are going Greek, with the addition of sun-dried tomatoes, oregano, feta cheese, and a creamy homemade tzatziki sauce, for a healthy lunch or dinner recipe!

Greek Turkey Burgers topped with red onion and tzatziki sauce


1. Gluten Free No Bake Dirt Pie / Cotter Crunch / A vegan friendly no bake dirt pie just got a “Healthy-ish” upgrade! This EASY no bake dessert is made with gluten free and dairy free “Oreo” type cookies, coconut cream, dates, dark chocolate, and more. Plus it has the perfect 3 ingredient no bake dark chocolate crust to go with it. Healthier than the classic, but just as tasty! 

no bake dirt pie in a white pie dish with a slice cut out

2. Vegan Peanut Butter Protein Buckeyes / Cotter Crunch /A Buckeyes Recipe Packed with Protein! These Vegan Peanut Butter Protein Buckeyes are super easy to make and coated in dairy free dark chocolate.  Gluten free with a Paleo and Lower Sugar option.

Peanut Butter Buckeyes on parchment paper near a jar of chocolate

3. Healthy Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies / Show Me the Yummy / These Healthy Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies are loaded with whole wheat flour, a touch of brown sugar, coconut oil, egg, and dark chocolate chips. You’re gonna love ’em!

Chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich with a bite taken out

4. White Bean Blondies /Show Me the Yummy / These White Bean Blondies are healthy, vegan, gluten free, and oh yeah, actually delicious! Full of white beans, oats, maple syrup, coconut oil, cinnamon, and a few chocolate chips! SO easy! And I promise you can’t taste the beans. 🙂

chocolate chip muffin with a bite taken out stacked on top of two other muffins

5. Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters with Sea Salt / Skinnytaste / These easy 5-ingredient nut clusters are made with almonds, pecans and walnuts dipped in dark melted chocolate and finished with a touch of sea salt for the tastiest and healthy-ish treat!

chocolate nut clusters topped with sea salt on parchment paper

6. Skinny Slow Cooker Apple Crisp / Kim’s Cravings / With a super crisp, nutty topping blanketing a warm and cozy, apple cinnamon-spiced filling, this Skinny Slow Cooker Apple Crisp is absolutely irresistible! Vegan, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free. 

woman's hand adding topping to apple crisp in a slow cooker

7. Healthier Flourless Monster Cookies / Ambitious Kitchen / This Healthy Flourless Monster Cookie recipe is wholesome take on a childhood classic! Packed with peanut butter flavor, chocolate chips, coconut, chocolate candy pieces and nuts.

oatmeal monster cookies on a baking sheet topped with colorful candies

8. Grain Free Tahini Brownies / Ambitious Kitchen / The best brownies I’ve ever eaten: tahini brownies. No butter, flour, oil or refined sugar. These paleo, gluten free and grain free brownies are simply incredible with REAL, wholesome ingredients!

four fudgy brownies stacked on top of one another

9. Healthy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars / Kim’s Cravings / Healthy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars are perfect as a quick and easy on-the-go breakfast, snack, or dessert! They are made with whole grain oats making them as healthy as your morning bowl of oatmeal! 

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars on a wire cooling rack

10. Low Carb Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies / Kim’s Cravings / These Low Carb Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies totally nail the taste and texture of your favorite classic treat – my family had no idea they were healthier! These gluten-free, dairy free, refined sugar-free chocolate chip cookies give you all the comfort without the guilt.

Low Carb Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies on a wire cooling rack with a bite missing from one

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