Make NFL Sunday a (relatively) healthy gathering with an appetizer loaded with protein.
Instead of hot wings and fried cheese sticks for this Sunday’s football action, opt for something a little more healthy and unique. This easy to prepare, protein-packed snacking option is a guaranteed, game-time winner.
- 4 cups tortilla chips
- 1 lb extra-lean ground beef, cooked and drained
- 1 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 cup picante sauce
- 2 Tbsp. chopped jalapeño peppers
- 1 cup shredded fat-free Mexican-blend cheese
- 2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro
WHEN TO EAT IT: When empty carbs and dietary fat are of little concern, such as when you’re in a mass-building phase.