Your Weekend Guide to Hosting Sunday’s NFL Kickoff

Football fans rejoice! The NFL is back in action this Sunday for the season opener. The season starts with an intense showdown between rivals the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins. Kickoff is this Sunday at 1 pm, which gives you plenty of time to prepare for the second most important part of Football Sunday–the food!

If you’re in Miami and attending the actual game, then be prepared for some majorly upgraded stadium food. Sun Life Stadium has added a number of new dining options with menu items including sushi, kale and quinoa salad, build your own pasta bowls. Plus, expect upgrades on classic stadium food like BBQ pulled pork nachos, deep fried mac n’ cheese balls and BurgerFi’s cheeseburgers.

Sun Life Stadium Food

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If you’re watching from home, don’t fret, we’ve got you covered with healthy and delicious options to serve and enjoy. If you’re planning a blow out party reminiscent of the SuperBowl, then these ambitious recipes are for you. We rounded up our favorite Celebrity Chef recipes to serve just for this occasion including Scott Conant’s Hot Dogs, Anne Burrell’s Pulled Pork Sliders and Bobby Flay’s 16-Spice Fried Chicken Wings.

Celebrity Chef SuperBowl Recipes

If you’re looking for lighter fare try our favorite snacks to munch on that will be sure to satisfy football fans and foodies alike. Our favorites include the classic crowd-pleasing Guacamole, Spicy Baked Chickpeas and Veggie Chili Nachos.

About the Author: Aisling Rice


Aisling Rice graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Media, Arts and Communication. Aisling has a passion for graphic and information design as well as everything food related.