Top 10 Super Foods for Super Bowl Sunday

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Cate O'Malley is a writer, food blogger and mother of two. She's written for Cooking Light, the Disney-owned Web site Amazing Moms and blogs including The Well-Fed Network and her personal site, Sweetnicks.

(Disney is the parent company of ABC News.)

O'Malley has a passion for healthy, family-friendly food that is both flavorful and wowing. This recipe will definitely "wow" you.

Her recipe (courtesy of the "Rachael Ray Show") for buffalo chicken dip is the "perfect party food."

Expect to consume roughly 500 calories if you use about 12 tablespoons (3/4 cup) of the dip, this doesn't include the dipper of choice (bread, veggies, chips, etc.).

After enjoying your dip, put on the running shoes and head out for a 50-minute jog.

Potato Skins

Potato Skins

Sarah Short, creator and author of the food blog Short Stop shares her potato skin recipe.

According to Short, the approximate nutritional value for her recipe would be 525 calories, 21 grams of fat per serving (two potato skins with sour cream per serving).

If you're taking a ski trip, plan on hitting the slopes for 90 minutes to work off the potato skins. They look worth it.

Frito Candy

Frito Candy

Anna Ginsberg of Cookie Madness said it won't be a Super Bowl party without a "wacky" dessert.

This is a recipe that will please all your tastebuds. Frito Candy combines salty and sweet for a savory snack.

The reaction to her recipe was "astonishing," she said.

One fan on her Web site added, "I made this last night and it is insanely good!"

Each bite will put you at approximately 200-300 calories.

Wakeford and Barton say if you eat 300 calories, this is the equivalent to strenuous and continuous circuit and weight training for 30 minutes.

Beer

Keg of Beer

It wouldn't be a Super Bowl party without beer. If you're going to have a keg, keep in mind that the equivalent of two and a half cans, just 30 ounces, will put you at about 369 calories.

Climbing on the StairMaster for 34 minutes will help you negate these extra calories.

Lakatos Shames says doing a workout routine in the morning will help you get your metabolism going this Sunday.

"Start the day off right by exercising and burning off some extra calories. If you jog for a half hour you can burn off about 300 calories, practically two beers. If you walk for a half hour, you can burn about 175 calories, which is equal to a hot dog without the bun and three chips with salsa. If you can walk for a full hour, you can burn off a hamburger with the bun and a light beer," she told ABCNews.com.

May adds that it's important to remember that Sunday is not just about the food (or the beer).

"Keep in mind that food is only one part of the event. Don't allow it to overshadow the fun, friends, family, football and of course, the commercials."

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