14 Snacks Sure To Score On Game Day

A game day get-together isn’t complete without some delicious snacks to go along with the action. But who has time to spend hours in the kitchen when there are teams to root for? Don’t crack open those chips and dips just yet. Try one of these easy and tasty snacks instead.

1. Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

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Far healthier than classic French fries, these Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries are simple yet so flavorful. Pop some slices in the air fryer and serve with a dipping sauce for a crispy treat that takes less than 20 minutes to make.

2. Air Fryer Pasta Chips

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Air fryer pasta chips are a super easy and deliciously healthy snack. They make great finger food that people can just scoop onto their plate with a small cup of marinara.

3. Chili Nachos

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Chili Nachos are perfect for game night or when you’re in the mood to chow down. The salty chips pair perfectly with the zesty chili. It’s so good that you’ll want to make this recipe even when game night is over.

4. Air Fried Chicken Wings

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Like tacos, Air Fried Chicken Wings scream game night. This item shouldn’t be missing on your game day/night menu, and since it’s cooked in an air fryer, you can indulge without the guilt. No one wouldn’t know it’s the healthier version.

5. Chicken Sliders

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Make these Chicken Sliders easily using an Instant Pot. It’s so easy to prepare because the pressure cooker does most of the work, and you simply have to assemble it when done. It’s the perfect recipe for tailgating.

6. Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Soft Tacos

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No casual gathering is complete without tacos. These Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Soft Tacos are going to make your tailgating parties far more delicious.

7. BBQ Chicken Pizza

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If you’d rather have your BBQ chicken on a pizza, this recipe is for you. This BBQ Chicken Pizza is perfect for game night because it’s so easy to share with family and friends.

8. Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip

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This Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip is going to be a new game night favorite. Serve it with corn chips, baked potatoes, crackers, veggie sticks, or inside a quesadilla.

9. Homemade Guacamole

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Just like spinach dip, guacamole is a classic. No gathering is ever complete without it, so make sure you have a standby recipe. Homemade Guacamole is easy to make, requires a few ingredients, and is healthy.

10. Chicken Taquitos

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Dig into these Chicken Taquitos on your next game night. They are easy to make and taste so good you’ll want to make them again and again.

11. Pork Ribs with Homemade BBQ Sauce

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Enjoy a mouthwatering game night treat with this Pork Ribs with Homemade BBQ Sauce recipe. Fire up the grill and enjoy ribs with meat that practically falls off the bone. It’s smothered in sauce, and it’s to die for.

12. Pizzadilla

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Can’t make up your mind between a pizza or quesadillas? Make this Pizzadilla instead. It’s a simple but totally delicious recipe. It’s perfect for busy weeknights or when you need a quick meal on the table for game night.

13. Spicy Roasted Almonds

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Nuts make the perfect game-day snack because they’re easy to make, delicious, and healthy. Case in point: these Spicy Roasted Almonds. They’re the perfect grab-and-go snack but also make a great addition to your game-day food lineup.

14. Potato Wedges

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Skip the unhealthy fast food French fry. Make these Potato Wedges instead. It’s the ultimate game night recipe, and it will be gone in seconds the moment it hits the table.

The Daily Snack Tray

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Home with the kids? This snack tray idea is a great way to get them to snack on healthy foods all day and quit bugging you for snacks. Works for adults, too!

After-School Snacks That Won’t Ruin Dinner

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Sick of the kids ruining dinner with everything they eat after they get home from school? Here are some ideas for healthier snacks they’ll enjoy that won’t ruin dinner.

Need Some Healthy Movie Snacks?

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The food shack at the movie theater can leave you with a tummy ache when the movie is done. Here are some snacks you can sneak in or enjoy at home for a happier belly.

40 Clean Eating Road Trip Snacks

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Hitting the road this summer? Take along some healthy snacks that will keep you from overspending and ending up with a stomach ache because we all know that the food you buy on the road is rarely, if ever, the healthiest option.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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