Delicious & Yummy Super Bowl Recipes!!

photo credit: www.farmfoodieandfitness.comThe big day is only 2 days away!! Even though my team is in their off-season and my favorite guy (RGIII) is recovering from a knee injury sustained during their Ravens show down, but I’ll still be rooting for the guys in purple. As we all plan for the parties, get togethers, and the day of constant gorging, instead of the same ol football food why not change it up and try something different this year?

Here’s my menu for Super Bowl Sunday! Jicama and mango salsa, Turkey Sliders with homemade arugula and walnut pesto, and my spin on a New Orleans tradition. Want to come to my party? 😉

Jicama and Mango Salsa:

  • 1 jicama
  • 1 mango
  • 1 C of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 handful of cilantro
  • 1 tbsp of lime-juiced
  • 1 tsp of Himalayan salt

Chop or cube the jicama, mango, and tomatoes and place them in a bowl. Roughly chop the cilantro, add a pinch of Himalayan salt. Pour lime juice on top and toss. Eat with your favorite chips or use on top of chicken or pork.

Turkey Sliders with Arugula/Walnut Pesto

  • 1 package of lean ground turkey
  • 1 Tbsp of Herbs de Provence
  • 1 small carrot-chopped
  • 1/4 small white onion- chopped
  • pinch of sea salt
  • pinch of fresh ground black pepper
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • dash of olive oil
  • whole wheat slider rolls

MIx ingredients into a bowl, then add turkey and mix well. Form small 2 oz patties and cook over medium heat until fully cooked.

Arugula/Walnut Pesto Mayo photo crdit: www.myrecipes.com

  • 2 handfuls organic arugula
  • 1/4 C walnuts
  • 1/4 C of olive oil mayo
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • pinch of sea salt

Add all ingredients except mayo into a food processor and blend until smooth. Add pesto to mayo and mix well.

Spread mayo on to whole wheat slider rolls, add fresh arugula, stack burger on bottom.

New Orleans Beignets

  • 1/4 C warm water (about 100 degree F)
  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 3 C all-purpose wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp Himalayan sea salt
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar in the Raw + an extra Tbsp for the topping
  • 1 Tbsp Cacao Powder
  • 5 Tbsp cold butter, cut into small chunks
  • 1 egg-pasture raised
  • 3/4 cup organic plain yogurt
  • coconut cooking spray

Combine the yeast, warm water and a pinch of the sugar in a small bowl and set aside for five minutes. The water will start to look foamy and bubble a little bit. That’s normal.

Meanwhile, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar in a large bowl. Using your fingers, cut in the butter and work mixture together until it resembles coarse sand.

Mix together the egg and the yogurt. Add to yeast and then add to dry ingredients. Stir together to form a soft dough and then continue to knead (or use your Kitchen Aid) until dough becomes smooth and elastic. If using your hands, make sure you are working on a lightly floured surface. .

Spray a bowl with coconut oil spray and drop in your dough ball. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest for 15 minutes. Then, roll out dough into a large rectangle or square on a floured surface. Cut square into five long strips and then cut those strips into squares. Place squares on a lined baking sheet, spray with cooking spray and cover with plastic wrap. Let rise for 45 minutes.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bake beignets for 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden. Dust with mixture of sugar in the raw and cacao powder. Eat warm. (Directions and original recipe from http://www.eatliverun.com)

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Kelly Roberts is a Healthy Living Advocate. She is the owner and CEO of Beach Pilates and Wellness and Farm Foodie Fitness. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and received her training from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. Fueled by passion, she founded her holistic health practice, Farm Foodie Fitness. She educates and teaches her clients and the community the life changing benefits of nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. Her practice consists of corporate and private clients from all across the country. Kelly is also the owner of Pilates on the Beach in Ocean City, Maryland and Bethany Beach, Delaware. She offers classes out on the beach for locals and visitors from May to September. She is a Certified Pilates instructor by world renowned Body Arts and Science International. BASI Pilates ®. For the past ten years, she has specialized in Pre and Post-Natal, athletes, rehabilitation, and clients with chronic illness. Kelly also offers private one-on-one sessions, as well as semi-private sessions. Kelly first discovered Pilates twelve years ago after a serious car accident left her with debilitating back and neck pain. She incorporates the Pilates method into her teaching and daily practice to maintain movement, a healthy lifestyle, and to live pain free. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Salisbury University with a concentration in Mass Media. Her passion for nutrition and food lead her to Alissa Cohen, where she studied to become a Certified Raw Chef. She enjoys incorporating raw foods into her diet and sharing her knowledge with her clients, friends, and family. She offers private and group cooking classes, food demos, and has also been a private chef to a number of families. Also a Certified Master Gardener, she understands the importance of fresh, local foods, and knowing where your food comes from. Kelly offers gardening knowledge, advice, and hands on training through community gardens. She also teaches elementary children the benefits of nutrition and how growing your own food through edible school yards. Kelly is also a published author; her fiction novel, "The Road to Chianti" and her summer and winter cookbooks, "Farm Foodie Fitness Homegrown.” She has been featured in Mind Body Green, Charleston Home Magazine, and many other publications. Kelly recently released her first fitness DVD "Beach Pilates and Wellness, Pilates Mat Workout." She also has a successful health, nutrition, fitness, and organic gardening blog. Make sure to check it out! www.farmfoodieandfitness.com. When Kelly is not running businesses she's chasing her two little ones. Contact Kelly to book seminars, demonstrations, book signings, or speaking engagements.

6 thoughts on “Delicious & Yummy Super Bowl Recipes!!

    • Thanks!! Well I’m technically in Ravens territory. My area is split Redskins and Ravens since the stadiums are literally 30 minutes apart. My boys are out so I’m pulling for Baltimore. I like the underdogs usually too. Becareful with those Beignets… I made about 30 and I only got 2 out of the bunch before my hubby and little ones got a hold of them! Make sure you have a secret stash!! 🙂

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