PWS Tip of the Week: Superbowl Sunday snack ideas

Superbowl Sunday is here, and we have a few ideas for fun and low-calorie snacks for the big game! Make fun sliders by replacing the buns with thick slices of tomato and either bean, veggie, or turkey burgers. Want stuffed potato skins but the calories are just too high? Simply replace the potato skin with half of a red or green pepper, stuff with smashed cauliflower and a little bit of shredded cheese, and you have a fun and low-calorie snack. Use the rest of the cauliflower for cauli buffalo bites — great texture and taste — a really good game day appetizer. Other fun snacks are veggie and feta kabobs, celery with low-fat sour cream and a little onion powder (this gives the crunch and taste of chips and dip). There is no reason game day can’t be fun with off-the-menu snacks that are also low in calories. We hope it’s a great game with fun food and good friends – regardless of which team you are rooting for!


Patrice Carroll, LICSW, is world-renowned for her Prader-Willi syndrome expertise. As Director of PWS Services at Latham Centers, she works with Latham students and residents and their families, as well as experts in the field, teaching and learning PWS best practices. Patrice also serves on the IPWSO (International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation) Caregivers Board, and she co-chairs the PWSA | USA Professional Providers Advisory Board. If you have PWS-related questions, we invite you to email

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