With poblano peppers and smoked cheese, this corn chowder will warm up guests by the bowlful while offering a dose of fiber, protein and vitamins. Ready for the slow cooker, it's also easy to start the night before or early in the morning and will be perfectly piping hot come game time. Get the recipe.
From 50 Simple Soups for the Slow Cooker by Lynn Alley. Buy the book!
If you are a vegetarian (or if you're not!) and looking for an alternative to beef burgers, consider these yummy, simple and easy-to-make-ahead-of-time beet burgers. Made with cheddar cheese, eggs and brown rice, these burgers are hearty but healthy. Get the recipe.
From Farmstead Chef by John Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist. Buy the book!
This supereasy recipe requires only five ingredients. Marinating the chicken in buttermilk helps tenderize it and crusting it with toasted pecans and panko gives it a light, nutty flavor. For a Superbowl party, I might cut the chicken into strips and serve it on bamboo skewers. Get the recipe.
From 5 Ingredient Fix by Claire Robinson. Buy the book!