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Fun Ideas for Game Day Entertaining

Whether you’re throwing a party for the big game or hosting friends for the spring basketball tournament, here’s a roundup of quick and hearty apps and crowd-pleasing bites for fans of all ages.

As football and basketball season take over, it’s time for tailgate parties and passable bites in front of the flat-screen. It’s also awards season, so you might be hosting friends for a movie or music all-star night. While you’re cheering on your favorite teams and entertainers this winter, try this all-star lineup of easy, make-ahead ideas that are perfect for sharing.  
Broccoli Cheddar Quinoa Bites
With almost no prep time, add some protein and get a cheer from the crowd with these cheesy quinoa bites, made with our best selling Broccoli Cheddar Soup.

Tangy Mango Poppyseed Salsa
Pass the chips with this surprising and delicious fruit salsa, with a spicy kick of chili and jalepeño. Made in minutes with our popular Poppyseed Dressing.

Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese
Nothing says crowd-pleaser like Mac & Cheese. Turn up the heat with this fun and flavorful twist, blended with chicken, blue cheese crumbles, scallions, ranch dressing, and a dash of hot sauce.

Chicken Enchilada Spoon Bread Bites
With just two ingredients, cornbread mix and our Low Fat Chicken Tortilla Soup, these tasty bites take just minutes in the oven—so you won’t miss a play.

If you really want to keep it simple, save time and score points with our ready-to-serve Turkey Chili, or serve up your favorite dip in our Sourdough Bread Bowl. 

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