It's getting to be that time again. The smell of football is in the air. It's Superbowl Sunday! Do you want to host a Superbowl party but don't know what food to serve? Well your in luck according to Boston University nutritionist Joan Salge Blake, a spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, provides some of her favorite recipes -- yes, they're nutritious as well as tasty -- for game-day snacks.
'Beer Boiled Shrimp
Empty two bottles of your favorite beer in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Add 1 tablespoon of Old Bay Seasoning. (Note: Old Bay Seasoning now has a variety that contains 1/3 less sodium.) Cook 1 pound of raw large shrimp until they curl and turn pink, about 2 ½ to 3 minutes. Drain and cool. Refrigerate to chill. Serve with tomato-based cocktail sauce.' http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/health/blog/dailydose/2011/01/tk_simple_tasty.html You can serve as many as you decide depending on the size of your crowd.
Roasted Veggie Kabobs
Place 10 ounces of cleaned baby portobello mushrooms, and 2 red and green peppers, quartered and seeded, in a roasting pan. Sprinkle with 3 tablespoon of a honey balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing. Roast at 450 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from oven. Cut each pepper quarter in half. Alternate a red pepper, a mushroom, and a green pepper on a 6-inch wooden kabob strip. Serve immediately.
If your guests are allergic or just don't care for seafood or Veggies. There will most likely be chips, buffalo wings, pizza and other beverages.