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Whole Life Challenge Compliant Super Bowl Snacks

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Watching the Super Bowl is only part of what makes the day great in America. Super Bowl snacks and the commercials are two additional reasons to participate in the day America watches the NFL like no other.

But when participating in a Whole Life Challenge, “snacking” takes on a different meaning. Now, we’re talking about healthy snacking (and, yes, there is such a thing).

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I personally love to eat small meals, so you could say snacking is my favorite mode of eating. It’s definitely an area of expertise (but I like to call my dishes “tapas” to make myself feel grown up).

So, from a snacking professional, here are a few of my favorite ideas to take your Super Bowl snacks to the next level when it comes to healthy and delicious finger foods.

P.S. The WLC Approved Game Day Recipes eBook contains even more amazing (yet healthy) snacks and treats.

Bacon Wrapped Drumsticks and Herb Sprinkled Wings

Category Appetizer, Paleo
Compliance Level Kickstart, Lifestyle, Performance
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6
Author V "Paleo Boss Lady" Capaldi


  • 1 lb sugar- and nitrate-free bacon
  • 1 lb organic chicken wings and drumsticks
  • Pink Himalayan salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • Chopped fresh or dried dill
  • Chopped fresh or dried thyme


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Grab a cookie sheet or preferred tray.
  3. Salt and pepper all chicken.
  4. Take the drumsticks and wrap each with one piece of bacon. Place on baking tray, leaving a spot for a wing to go in between.
  5. Place wings on tray in between bacon-wrapped drumsticks and sprinkle the wings with dill and thyme.
  6. Place all in oven for 45 minutes, then turn on broiler for another 5. Be sure to keep a close eye during broiling so you don’t burn. You just want everything to get to a nice crisp.
  7. Serve with napkins and enjoy.

Fried Shishito Peppers

Category Appetizer, Paleo, Side Dish, Vegetarian
Compliance Level Kickstart, Lifestyle, Performance
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author V "Paleo Boss Lady" Capaldi


  • 1/2 lb Shishito peppers
  • Coconut oil
  • Pink Himalayan salt


  1. Heat cast iron or desired pan to medium high.
  2. Add 3 tablespoons of oil and heat.
  3. Place peppers in oil and fry for about 10 minutes. The pan should be hot enough the peppers start cooking immediately. Turn about half way through, and cook until each side is slightly charred
  4. Sprinkle with salt and enjoy.

Date and Almond Butter Sandwiches with Cinnamon

Category Appetizer, Dessert, Paleo, Vegetarian
Compliance Level Kickstart, Lifestyle, Performance
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 24
Author V "Paleo Boss Lady" Capaldi


  • 24 pitted dates
  • Almond butter
  • Cinnamon


  1. Slice dates in half.
  2. Spread almond butter on the bottom half of each date.
  3. Sprinkle the almond butter with cinnamon
  4. Replace the top of the date, creating a tiny sandwich.

PaleoBOSS Lady (PBL) has a Master of Art in Psychology with a focus on community. She considers herself a miracle since self-healing from secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2012. Through conscious living PBL has overcome the odds and kicks MS to the curb everyday. PBL is 100% Italian, from Philadelphia, and born under the sign of Taurus - earning her the title of BOSS.

PaleoBOSS Lady proudly sits on the Board of Directors of The Wahls Foundation supporting the efforts of Dr. Terry Wahls who has had successful clinical trials healing autoimmune disorders using food based Paleo principles. In addition PBL co-wrote the training program for The Wahls Coaching Program with Dr. Terry Wahls and is a member of The Wahls Team creating worldwide change in healthcare.