Fall Football Food Favorites!

Fall Football Food Favorites!
Courtesy of VitalMeals

Pepperoni Crisps

Take pepperoni slices (preferably nitrate-free)—spread them in a single layer on a microwave dish. Cook in microwave for one minute or longer (depending on wattage) until crisp. Enjoy as a snack along with cheese cubes. They also taste great served with a dip!

 Guilt Free Buffalo Wings

6 servings
11 net carbs per ½ lb. wings

3 lbs.             chicken wings, split at the joints with tips removed
4                    stalks celery (cut into thirds)
4                    carrots (cut in ½)
2                    bay leaves
1-cup             chicken broth
1-cup             hot sauce
2 Tbsp           paprika
2 Tbsp           unsalted butter

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees and spray baking sheet with olive oil.
  2. Put chicken wings in a deep skillet, add 3 pieces of celery, 3 pieces of carrot, bay leaves, chicken broth, hot sauce, paprika, butter, and ½ cup water and bring to simmer over medium heat.
  3. Simmer until chicken is almost cooked through (18 -20 minutes.)
  4. Transfer wings to baking sheet and arrange in a single layer. Bake until thoroughly cooked and crispy.
  5. Reserve the sauce in the skillet. Heat over medium-low heat until slightly thickened (about 15 minutes.)
  6. Discard celery, carrot, and bay leaves.
  7. Reserve ¼ sauce for serving. Leave the rest in the skillet and add the wings back in and toss with remaining sauce.
  8. Serve with reserved sauce and blue cheese dressing.
  9. Cut the remaining carrots and celery into sticks and serve on the side!

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