3 EASY LOW-CARB TAILGATE FOODS (QUICK AND TASTY)
The summer has unofficially come to an end, and the fall is creeping around the corner. I have to admit, I am pretty excited for chilly nights, pumpkin everything and football.
Yes, we love football in this house and always cheer for our New England team. While I might not be as knowledgeable as my husband when it comes to the game, I know all things football snacks.
One of my biggest fears and thoughts this year when starting the low-carb diet was- What will I do about snacks for tailgating?
Ok, so gone are the carbs, but in are the cheeses and yummy snacks like these Sausage & Cheese Bites, Cheese-Stuffed Mushrooms, and Salami & Cheese rollups.
I guess you could say I saved game days and all things homegating & tailgating!
Now, I just need them Sunday football games and I will be ready for guests!
I have my house stocked with cold drinks, snacks, and plenty of paper products like Angel Soft® Toilet Paper and Sparkle® Paper Towels.
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If you have ever hosted tailgating company, you know that sometimes people tend to spill things, make messes, and use like a roll of toilet paper per bathroom trip. Maybe it is just me, but I feel like sometimes hosting company can be super, duper messy.
They spill drinks, food, and use like 5 paper towels to dry their hands. Thankfully, this year I am going to be a smart host, and always make sure I am stocked up on paper goods. My Mom is notorious for needing TONs of paper towels so I am ready for her shenanigans now!
To keep things festive, I typically always decorate my table with football napkins, little balls, pom, poms, and plenty of paper plates.
You have to keep the tailgating or homegating celebration cute!
Love these cups and the football confetti-how adorbs!
Forget napkins, I just keep a roll of Sparkle® Paper Towels on the table top!
Alright, so now onto the good stuff-the low-carb Friendly Tailgate Foods! YUM!
These Salami & Cream Cheese Rollups are super simple! Mix 1 tsp of horseradish with 4 ounces of cream cheese, and mix thoroughly. Line the center of salami slices with the mixture and roll up. Easy peasy! Use a toothpick to keep the rollup, rolled!
Another easy fave is these Sausage & Cheese bites. These are so easy! Just purchase your favorite pre-cooked sausage, and bake it in the oven at 350 for 6 minutes with some cheddar cheese. They are the perfect football finger food!
The yummiest low-carb football appetizer are these Low-Carb Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms--hello deliciousness.
These are a holiday favorite and just so happen to be mega low-carb!
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I added some cute football-themed picks to make these super fun! These are so tender, and creamy tasting! The garlic and cheeses are pure perfection together!
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Plus, keep that bathroom stocked for those notorious toilet paper “over users”.
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3 Easy Low-Carb Tailgate Foods (Quick and Tasty)
Three delicious Low-Carb tailgate party foods that are cheap & fast to make for your next tailgating celebration.
- Course Appetizer
- Cuisine American
- Prep Time 10 minutes
- Cook Time 20 minutes
- Servings mushrooms
- 2 packages white mushrooms wash, pat dry, and remove stems (reserve stems)
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
- 2 cloves garlic
- black pepper, celery salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, onion power, garlic powderto taste
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
1.Wash and clean your mushrooms well in cool water, gently pop out the stems, and set them aside. Heat a skillet with olive oil Mince your 2 cloves of garlic, and reserved mushroom stems. Sautee your garlic, and mushrooms until the juices are mainly evaporated. Remove your pan from heat, and let you veggies cool. Once your veggies are cool add you cream cheese directly to your pan (so you don't have to dirty another bowl, and so you can absorb all the extra flavoring) mix well. Add your spices, and shredded cheese. I found molding the mixture with my hands worked best!! Line your mushrooms on a non-greased baking sheet, add a little mixture to each. Bake for 20 minutes in a 350 degree heated oven. Enjoy!
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