Snacks and Meals for Any Night of Football

Fall is in the air. You can almost smell it, save the stuffy nose – but you can feel it too! The crisp thin air, the crunch of the leaves, that smokey smell on the wind. But inside the home there’s a difference too. The air is warmer and closer, there’s the smell of baking, and of course the sound of football and excitement. 

Sometimes a game or two on a Sunday afternoon can be fun, but when guests get involved it can be difficult to keep everybody fed and happy. Entertainment isn’t the issue here, the eyes are glued to the play-by-play action, but what about snacks? Here at Mrs. Wages® we have no shortage of good ideas. Here are three ideas for snacks no matter the day of the week. 

Taco Tuesday on a Monday

It’s crunch time. Monday night football is just around the corner and you are hosting the game. What do you do? Taco Tuesday – on a Monday. 

Grab your favorite tortillas, your favorite meat, and all the fixings. Now grab some Mrs. Wages® Instant Taco mixes, like the Roasted Bell Pepper & Garlic, or the Fire Roasted Tomato & Toasted Onion and get to work! You can even use smaller tortillas to try out different flavor combinations. The best part? The perfectly seasoned meat can be ready in under 10 minutes.

Not feeling the rush this evening? We have you covered.  Mrs. Wages® Taco Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe is an excellent dish to kick off any football game and is so simple! Oven roasted in under 30 minutes, these savory treats can be topped with sour cream and pico de gallo. 

Build Your Own Pizza Thursday 

For Thursday night, keep it simple. Grab some Mrs. Wages® Instant Pizza Sauce Mixes, personal sized pizza crusts, part skim mozzarella, and some of your family’s favorite toppings. Just set everything out on the counter and let everybody go to work on assembling their own mini pizza! These smaller pizzas are usually ready to go in just 10 minutes!

Looking for a snack rather than a meal? Our aptly named Football Pizza Bites are perfect for the occasion. With a short ingredient list and a speedy cook time, these treats are simply delicious for any game. 

Dips and Salsa Sunday 

Sunday is the ultimate day of relaxation. Breathe a sigh of relief, put your feet up, and enjoy some easy snacks and a good game. 

What’s easier than a delicious dip tray? Here at Mrs. Wages® we have a fantastic assortment of instant mixes for you to try, like our All Natural Guacamole Seasoning Mix!  Or maybe you’re feeling cheesy? Try our Pepper Jack Queso Cheese Dip Mix. Need something for dipping veggies? Our various ranch dressing and dip mixes are just the thing for you! Finally, the perfect capstone to this dip tray, a good salsa. Try one of our many salsa mixes.

Looking to step up your game? Here are some of the best appetizers! The Cheesy Beer Dip is a pub inspired snack perfect to partner with some pretzel bites. Or try the  Creamy Pickle Salsa Dip which satisfies any craving. Finally, try out the Chipotle Salsa Bean Dip – with cheese, beans and sour cream, what more do you need in a perfect snack?


So there you have it, some easy and delicious ideas to try at your next football gathering. If you’ve tried all of these ideas but want more, check out our recipe page. Thanks for stopping by.