Have a slimmer Super Bowl
It’s almost time for the Super Bowl which, along with cheering your go-to team, usually means loading up on calorie-filled snacks. But whether you host or attend a game-day party, it’s easier than you think to avoid overindulging. We’re sharing some simple tips for giving your Super Bowl a healthy makeover.
Expert slim-down tips
We asked Biggest Loser chef and best-selling author Devin Alexander to share her best tips on slimming down your Super Bowl party. She has tons of tips and secrets for making unbelievably decadent foods healthy.
Calorie count: Super Bowl edition
Alexander gave us the scoop on just how many calories are hiding in some of your favorite Super Bowl (and everyday) snacks and meals.
Slimmed-down recipe ideas
Worried you’ll have to trade your favorite Super Bowl treats for carrot sticks (sans dip) and rice cakes? Don’t be. Alexander shares two quick, tasty recipes for healthier versions of traditionally calorie-laden snacks.
Boneless honey barbecue "wings"
From I Can't Believe It's Not Fattening
From The Most Decadent Diet Ever
How to have a slimmer Super Bowl
If you want to avoid going overboard while cheering for your favorite team, there are a few key things to remember. First of all, pay attention to what you’re putting in your mouth. “People just never seem to realize how many calories are in even tiny appetizers,” says Alexander. Those bite-size treats can add up in terms of calories, so be mindful of how many you eat. It’s also important not to show up to a party hungry. She advises starting the day with a healthy, filling breakfast of lean protein and whole grains.
The second important rule of a slimmed-down Super Bowl is to sip wisely. “Drinking too much leads to eating too much because your inhibitions are lessened, so be mindful of overdrinking,” says Alexander.
Bonus: Make some of these blueberry margaritas for guests from Alexander’s The Biggest Loser Dessert Cookbook.
Super Bowl diet dos and don’ts
Stay on track and avoid going overboard on Super Bowl eats with Alexander’s dos and don’ts for a slimmer Super Bowl
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