Who’s ready for some football?
Now that we’re well into the season, invite some friends over for a little Sunday Funday to watch your favorite team. From lime-flavored chicken wings and steak bites to bacon-wrapped Brussels sprouts and buffalo chicken poppers, snack on some of your favorite football foods, without all the guilt. Impress your guests with these eight Paleo-friendly football recipes.
Lime Chicken Wings
Today we bring you yet another recipe to add some taste and variety to your chicken. This recipe is an adaptation of a recipe by Michelle over at Nom Nom Paleo. If it isn’t grilling season in your part of the world, see Michelle’s recipe for an oven roasting method.
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PeriPeri Chicken Kabobs
Periperi is an African spice that is popularly used for seasoning meat – in this case chicken. It is hot but not overpowering. It brings a lot of delicious seasoning to an otherwise simple meal. Serve the chicken alongside grilled vegetable kabobs for a well-rounded dinner that’s bursting with flavor.
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Coconut Chicken Strips With Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
This recipe is perfect for little fingers that want to help out in the kitchen! Put an assembly line together and have the young ones be responsible for dipping the chicken strips and placing them on the parchment paper prior to baking.
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Mini Steak Bites
These little steak bites are a super versatile way to add a punch to “leftovers night” or to serve as fancy finger foods while entertaining. You’ll be blown away by the flavor in this simple meal, so hat tip to Ree Drummond – The Pioneer Woman – for the inspiration for this recipe.
Note: This recipe is primal not paleo. To make it paleo, use coconut oil instead of grass-fed butter or ghee.
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Sweet Potato Bites With Spicy Cilantro Aioli
Perfect for light nibbles at a house party, these are delicious hot or cold! The fact that they are fun and finger-licking good will capture the attention of the kiddos and might just get them excited about chowing down on more veggies!
Note: This recipe serves two people as a side dish and four people as an appetizer.
Buffalo Chicken Poppers
Great as a pretty appetizer when hosting guests, or perfect to pack for a cold lunch, these chicken poppers can easily be made when you’re traveling. Simply stop at a grocery for the ingredients and mix them up in your hotel room.
Note: This recipe is primal, not Paleo. To make it Paleo, use coconut oil instead of grass-fed butter.
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