20 Easy and Healthy Recipes for Your March Madness Party

By Janelle @ Run With No Regrets | nutrition

Mar 06

Are you a college basketball fan?  Have you ever gone to a March Madness party?

I love college basketball and March Madness!  I love filling out a bracket and beating out my coworkers and friends…it never gets old!  I graduated from Villanova grad school so I LOVE that I was able to watch them win the Championship last year and destroy the competition!  I’m still holding hope that my undergrad alma mater, Penn, while miraculously win the Ivy League tournament and enter the NCAA tournament for the first time in 10 years!

In honor of the season, I thought it would be fun to share some healthy recipes that you can enjoy at your next March Madness party!  There are a LOT of basketball games that will be playing over the next few weeks, so check out this wide collection of 20 snacks, appetizers, and main dishes from some wonderful healthy living and food bloggers!

I’m linking up with Ilka and Angela for Sunday Fitness and Food and  Annmarie, Farrah and Esther for Foodie Friday!

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20 Healthy Snacks and Appetizers for Your March Madness Party

If I haven’t convinced you enough already, I’m a big fan of March Madness!  Now that I own a home, I really hope that we can serve as a place for entertainment!  I’ve been working on stepping up my game in the cooking department for months, so this is the perfect opportunity for meto try some delicious, healthy recipes to enjoy with my family and friends.  Any of these appetizers, side dishes, or main courses would be a sure hit while watching one of the dozens of games that will be playing over the next few weeks!  Check out the recipes below for some inspiration….Selection Sunday will be here before you know it!

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Vegan Appetizers:

You don’t have to be vegan to enjoy these dishes that are packed with flavor! 

Vegan Cauliflower Nachos from Fueled By Carrots

Spicy Tofu Hot Wings with Vegan Ranch Dip from Coach Debbie Runs

Crackers and Trail Mixes:

Sometimes it’s nice just to grab some crackers for a simple snack!  Check out these creative recipes!  

Smokehouse Almond Crackers from the Fit Cookie

Crock Pot Honey Nut & Dark Chocolate Chex Mix from Running in a Skirt

Cranberry, Bacon, & Date Cracker Stacks from Healthy Helper

Dips & Hummus:

I love a good dip, don’t you?  Here are some awesome healthy dip and hummus recipes! 

Spiced Beer Hummus from Sprint 2 the Table

Healthy Greek Yogurt Guacamole from Running in a Skirt

Easy Taco Dip from Just Simply Samantha

Green Lentil Hummus from Mango About Town

3 Ingredient Minty Pea Dip from Nutritioulicious

Creamy Vegan Pesto with Roasted Red Peppers from Healthy Helper

Snacks & Sides:

There’s something for everyone in this selection of delicious, healthy side dishes and snacks!

Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower & Healthy Ranch Dip from Marathons and Motivation

Homemade Pizza Logs from Sweet and Strong Blog

Cauliflower Hummus Bites from Food Pleasure and Health

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Chips from Running in a Skirt

Mini Caprese Cornbread Muffins from Xtina Luvs Pink

Esquites – Mexican Street Corn Salad from Nutritioulicious

Main Dishes:

If you’re looking for a main dish to serve for Selection Sunday, I’ve got you covered with these amazing recipes! 

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Meatballs from Sweet and Strong Blog

3 Ingredient BBQ Turkey Meatballs from Chicago Jogger

Thai Peanut Chicken Satay from Nutritioulicious

What is your favorite type of snack for game day?  Have you ever made a bracket for March Madness?

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