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Super Bowl Fun With Your Family

Super Bowl is a great time for families and kids to bond. We have a few easy recipes and games so that the kids can be part of the Super Bowl fun!

Super Bowl Hot Potato Use a brown balloon to represent a football. Gather kids in a circle. Start playing music while the kids try to keep the “ball” off of the ground with gentle taps.

Football Hide and Seek
Hide small football erasers, stickers, pencils and coloring books around the party area and then send the kids to search for them…It’s just like an Easter egg hunt!

Decorate cookies
Use a football cookie cutter to make sugar cookie cut outs. Then provide frosting and sprinkles for decorating. You can use Popsicle sticks will make frosting the cookies easier for the kids.

Here are some delicious recipes:

Healthier BBQ Chicken Tenders

Makes about 24

  • 1 cup prepared barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken tenders
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups coarse dry breadcrumbs, preferably whole-wheat
  • Olive oil or canola oil cooking spray

Combine barbecue sauce, mustard and honey in a large bowl. Set aside 1/2 cup of the sauce in a small bowl. Cut any large chicken tenders in half lengthwise, then add all the tenders to the large bowl with the remaining sauce; stir to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 450°F. Coat a large rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.

Combine flour, salt and pepper in a shallow dish. Lightly beat eggs in another shallow dish. Place breadcrumbs in a third shallow dish. Coat each tender in flour, shaking off any excess. Dip in egg and let any excess drip off. Then roll in the breadcrumbs, shaking off any excess. Place the tenders on the prepared baking sheet. Generously coat both sides of each tender with cooking spray

Bake for 10 minutes. Turn each tender over and continue baking until the outside is crisp and the tenders are cooked through, about 10 minutes more. Serve with the reserved sauce for dipping.

Ranch Dip and Crunchy Veggies

  • 1/2 cup nonfat buttermilk,
  • 1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill, or 2 teaspoons dried
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups vegetables, such as baby carrots, sliced red bell peppers, snap peas, broccoli and cauliflower florets, cucumber spears, grape tomatoes

Whisk buttermilk, mayonnaise, dill, lemon juice, mustard, honey, garlic powder and salt in a bowl until combined. Serve the dip with vegetables of your choice.

What activities does your family enjoy on Super Bowl Sunday?

Posted January 28, 2011

by MichelleH


27 Responses

  1. Fawn Loves Fluff says:

    Those recipes sound delicious!

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  4. Stephanie M says:

    Those tenders sound delicious!

  5. nan says:

    my son would love the superbowl hot potato game

  6. Allison McGrady says:

    Those BBQ chicken tenders sound yummy!

  7. Amy Brewer says:

    I am going to try the chicken tenders recipe..Sounds so good and not to complicated…

  8. susanlanai says:

    The hot potato game sounds like fun. We always enjoy the game and of course making some great food too!

  9. Shawna OBrien says:

    I’m definitely going to make the Healthier BBQ Chicken Tenders. My almost 8 year old son loves chicken tenders, but he has been working out and eating healthier because he wants to play football on a team this year.

  10. Jennifer h says:

    Fabulous, thanx for the recipes!

  11. Amber D. says:

    Yum! I will have to try these!

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  14. melanie c says:

    This recipe sounds yummy.

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  16. Lisa L says:

    I’ll be making the Healthier BBQ Chicken Tenders for my son. Sounds yummy!

  17. MichelleH says:

    Hope everyone has fun trying the recipes & games for a family fun Superbowl party.

  18. MichelleH says:

    That’s great Shawna! Hope he likes them!

  19. Olivia Smith says:

    Love this post! Thanks.

  20. MichelleH says:

    Glad you like it Olivia!

  21. Erika says:

    That looks delicious! I will have to bookmark this and try it!

  22. abbi says:

    Sounds yummy. My girls and I spiked our hair up and painted Bears on our forheads…yeah, it didn’t work but they had fun anyway

  23. MichelleH says:

    We are with you on wishing it was a Bears Super Bowl!

  24. MichelleH says:

    Thanks Erika. Let us know if you like it!

  25. Laura says:

    Thanks for the yummy recipes!

  26. MichelleH says:

    You are welcome Laura! Enjoy!

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