9 Tailgate Foods That Won't Blow Your Diet

Put down the bratwurst! These better-for-you snacks won’t tack on extra points to your waistline

September 15, 2011
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From heavy beers to cheese-drenched nachos and giant brats, game day often revolves around a smorgasbord of fatty foods. That's what football season is all about, isn't it? Go ahead, have your fun, but tailgating doesn't need to be a total dietary fumble. Here, Amy Regina, RD, offers suggestions for foods that will win over the crowd without packing on pounds.

Want to throw an A-list NFL celebration at home, without breaking your budget? Here's how.

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