If you live in North Carolina you probably have heard of March Madness.
Typically at sporting events or game watching parties there are a ton of appetizers and dishes. So many choices it can be hard to navigate so we have given a few of our best tips and tricks as well as some healthy recipes.
Tips and Tricks
-Have a healthy mindset. Portion control is the key.
-Stay away from the food areas when not eating.
-Pick your top food favorites and enjoy adequate portions. Look at the foods there and pick what will satisfy your appetite and cravings. --------Remember a little goes a long way.
-If drinking, limit alcohol. One drink for women and two for men. Also try to drink at least 1 cup of water for each alcoholic drink.
-Drink more water. Try to sip water while eating and make sure to stay hydrated.
Have fun! The focus is not on the food it's on the games and socializing and maybe a little on the food :-)
White bean dip (or substitute black beans or chick peas)
1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tbsp crushed garlic
Salt and pepper, to taste