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Easy, Low-Calorie Recipes to Make Your Next Gameday Feast a Great One

Jan. 26, 2021

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Traditional gameday snacks and appetizers can be the opposite of healthy - they’re typically loaded with unhealthy ingredients and will have you wanting to sneak in a nap during halftime! Luckily, there are several great ways to turn your basic watch party fare into delicious low-calorie and low-carb snacks. 

We’ve combined just a small portion of the delicious snack recipes featured on our Mission Foods website. These flavorful football snacks will be a hit with both kids and adults and might end up replacing your go-to gameday app permanently!

Handcrafted Garden Salsa - Good salsa is quintessential to a successful football snack table. With just ten minutes of prep time, this flavorful, colorful snack might disappear faster than the time it took to make. Our Mission Organics® Yellow Corn Tortilla Chips make the perfect chip pairing to keep this football snack natural and better for you.

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Low Carb Baja Chicken Salad Wraps - This low-carb snack is a perfect way to add fresh flavors to your football pregame appetizers. Chicken, mayo, and loads of fixings make these wraps a significant change of pace from traditional football flavors. Wrapped in our new Carb Balance Spinach Wraps, you’ll have a low-carb snack the whole family can enjoy!

Shrimp Po Boy Wraps - Seafood is often underutilized in football snack planning, but it can be a great way to mix up your routine and make it healthier. Our new Carb Balance Sundried Tomato and Basil Wraps are the perfect complement to these classic cajun flavors. This famous southern sandwich can now be a low-calorie snack with these healthy ingredients and nutritious wraps.

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High Protein Baja Steak Wraps - If you’ve got your own backyard football game to get to after your watch party, these high-protein steak wraps will be just what you need to dominate the competition. Mission’s Protein Whole Wheat Tortilla Wraps pack seven grams of plant-powered protein into each tortilla, contain zero sugar, and have only three grams of carbs per wrap, making them the go-to in low-carb options. Matched with steak, loads of veggies, and our tasty marinade, you can’t find a better-tasting fuel food. 

Turkey Apple Cheddar Wraps -  Picky eaters will be no match for this low-calorie snack. Most of these ingredients are commonly on-hand, and with a fast prep time of 10 minutes, you can hold off a hungry crowd if you forget when kickoff is. Deli turkey, apples, cranberries, and cheese wrapped in Mission’s Carb Balance Soft Taco Whole Wheat Tortillas make this easy appetizer a nutritious treat for kids and adults alike.

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Fruity Dessert Tortillas - Changing up the dessert menu is a quick way to make your spread more nutritious, as well. Our fruity dessert tortilla recipe is packed with sweet flavors and healthy fruits. Our recipe calls for strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries, but you can easily substitute any of your favorite fruits. Our Organic Whole Wheat Tortillas provide a low-calorie, flavorful base for this dessert. 

Give some of these recipes a try for gameday, and you’ll never go back to greasy, unhealthy snack options again! With tons of recipes on Mission’s website, you can keep an exciting rotation of flavors while providing low-calorie and low-carb snack options!


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