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Here are three homemade meal options for Game Day

Sometimes pizza just isn’t enough on Game Day. Here are three easy, delectable recipes to make before watching a game.


Macaroni and Cheese (3 servings)

Prep Time: 15 minutes

1 teaspoon of salt
3 cups of pasta shells
¾ cup of Alfredo sauce
1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons of olive oil
a tiny sprinkle of garlic powder

1. Fill a medium-sized pot about ¾ full with water. Add salt, cover, and let boil.

2. Add pasta in the pot and cook on medium heat for the time specified on the box, stirring occasionally. Complete steps 3 and 4 while pasta is cooking.

3. Pour the Alfredo sauce, cheese, olive oil, and garlic powder in another medium-sized pot.

4. Set heat to medium and let ingredients melt together for about five minutes. Stir occasionally.

5. Drain pasta and pour into the pot with the melted ingredients.

6. Stir everything together and enjoy.

Banana Dessert Wrap (2 servings)

Prep Time: 10 minutes

1 oz. of milk chocolate
1 banana
2 tablespoons of peanut butter
1 teaspoon of cinnamon sugar
1 tortilla

1. Melt the chocolate in the microwave for about a minute, then stir.

2. Heat the tortilla in the microwave for twenty seconds, then lay it on a cutting board or plate.

3. Spread the peanut butter over the tortilla, then spread the melted chocolate over the peanut butter.

4. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar over the ingredients, then use a knife to spread it into the chocolate and peanut butter.

5. Cut banana into thin slices, then spread over tortilla.

6. Roll tortilla until ingredients are wrapped.

7. Cut tortilla in half.

8. Enjoy!

Simple Hummus (5-10 servings, depending on how much you want)

Prep Time: 5-10 minutes

1 can of garbanzo beans
Lemon juice from half a lemon (use sparingly)
1 clove of garlic
2 tablespoons of olive oil

1. Drain most of the liquid out of the can of garbanzo beans.

2. Pour the beans into a blender or food processor along with the garlic, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.

3. Blend ingredients for 1 to 2 minutes. If using a blender, you may have to turn the blender off and stir the ingredients together a few times.

4. Add the rest of the olive oil and blend for another 2 minutes or until ingredients are smooth.

5. Add more lemon juice and garlic to taste and enjoy.

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Anna Lieberman

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