* The Eagles take on the Pats this Sunday in Super Bowl 52
* A Super Bowl party doesn’t have to be a repeat of holiday binging
* Throwing a healthy Super Bowl party is easier than you think
The biggest televised sporting event in the U.S. goes down this Sunday between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles at Super Bowl 52. As is customary for such an event, there will thousands of parties to accompany the game and plenty of commercial watching. With these festivities comes even more overindulging on food on booze, reminiscent of the holiday season we just got over. This year, try throwing a healthier Super Bowl party with the helpful tips we’ve outlined below. It’s a lot easier than you might think.
1. Nestle Pure Life Purified Water
For every beer or adult beverage you consume, you really should chase it with some water. Not only will it help curb the desire to snack on unhealthy foods, more importantly, it’ll decrease the likelihood of a hangover come Monday morning by, you know, keeping you hydrated.
With advertisers releasing Super Bowl spots days before the actual game, you may want to consider some alternative activities for those commercial breaks. Rather than eating or drinking, how about a game of badminton, or in this case, a game of Goodminton? It’s basically badminton, but with ping pong style paddles and feathered shuttlecocks.
3. Graze: Inspiration for Small Plates and Meandering Meals
Snacking is part of the Super Bowl watching experience and with the help of Suzanne Lenzer it can be a healthier one too. Lenzer’s Graze: Inspiration for Small Plates and Meandering Meals is filled with recipes for a range of small plates that can be pulled together quickly and easily and served as a meal, not just individual snacks.
4. Party Vegan: Fabulous, Fun Food for Every Occasion
You thought we’d ignored your vegan guests? Or that we’d suggest a boring vegetable platter? Not a chance. Robin Robertson’s Party Vegan: Fabulous, Fun Food for Every Occasion has over 140 delectable recipes that everyone will love, even if they’re not vegan.
5. Gibson 3-Tiered Dessert And Snack Server
The bigger the platter, the bigger the serving size, right? Perhaps. If you downsize the size of the serving bowls themselves, your party guests may be inclined to take a little less. You can even use Gibson’s 3-tiered snack server every day and not just for parties.