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Healthy Football Snacks for Every Fan

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Sep 12, 2018 9:53:00 AM

Healthy Eating, Game Day Style

Let’s be honest: Football food doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being the healthiest food on the planet. It’s easy to see why…football fandom creates the perfect environment for overly-rich treats.

Football food doesn’t have to be heavy. The football season is long! If you eat like a Medieval King every game weekend you’re going to have an uphill battle to fight once New Year’s resolutions roll around. We always like to strike a balance between deliciously festive and pragmatically healthy when it comes time to feed our friends and families.

Here are a few healthy football snacks every fan can get behind.


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Topics: Recipe Ideas, Healthy Meals, Football Snacks

Why Sheet Pans Are Your Best Friend for Easy, Healthy Dinners

Posted by Papa Cantella's on May 16, 2018 9:02:00 AM


“Sheet pan dinners” are all the rage. Whose social media feeds haven’t been chock-full of delicious-looking pan dinners over the last few months?

Why are sheet pans your best friend when it comes to making easy, healthy dinners for your family (or yourself!)? The Papa Cantella’s family has made literally thousands of dinners on sheet pans over the years – back before it was even “a thing!” – and we’ve got the scoop.

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Topics: Healthy Meals

2 Light and Healthy Sausage Casserole Recipes to Try

Posted by Papa Cantella's on May 2, 2018 9:01:00 AM


Sausage doesn’t have to be heavy! Sausage casseroles are family favorites here at Papa Cantella’s…they’re make-ahead, they feed a crowd, and they’re endlessly forgiving. What are some of our favorite sausage casserole recipes that are light enough to eat often?

Here are two we can’t live without.

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Topics: Breakfast, Recipe Ideas, Sausage, Healthy Meals

3 Flavoring Secrets for Healthier Meals

Posted by Papa Cantella's on Apr 9, 2018 9:07:00 AM



Everyone’s trying to eat healthier these days. It’s hard to eat right, work out, and still juggle work and family and everything else life throws at us every day!

That being said, healthier meals are always worth striving for. Being healthy isn’t just about what you eat, it’s a lifestyle change, and we’ve got a few tips for adding flavor to food that might otherwise feel a bit uninspired. Healthy eating doesn’t have to be bland!

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Topics: Sausage Meat, Healthy Meals