Like most New Englanders, I am a huge sports fan and blessed to have lived through arguably one of the greatest decades in sports.  Especially if you are from Boston or as we like to call it “Title Town”.  Starting with the Patriots in 2002 and ending with the Bruins in 2011, we have captured rings in all four of the major sports.  Seven to be exact, but who’s counting?

Last week I was lucky enough to score a ticket to witness history being made as the Bruins raised their first championship banner in 39 years!  I felt like Charlie scoring the golden ticket to the factory since I was one of only a select few be present for the banner ceremony, especially since I passed on tickets to game 6 vs. Vancouver to take Lindsay to a concert for her birthday.  A choice I do not regret since she is way more awesome than any game.  Just sayin’.

I lost my voice before the game even started and my first client on Friday was at 6:00a.m. but it was well worth it.  The Bruins fought for it last season and it is well a well deserved honer.

Cam Neely gave a speech. Cam Frickin' Neely!

I could talk about how awesome Boston sports are for days but talk is cheap.  The numbers speak for themselves.  Before I plant myself on the couch in front of my 27″ tube screen TV to watch the Patriots game I wanted to share one of my favorite football snacks.  And if you know anything about me there is some kind of meat and veggies involved.

Power Guac

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 can tuna
  • 1/2 diced tomato
  • diced garlic to taste (or substitute like powder)
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • pinch salt n’ peppa
  • cilantro (optional)

Baked Pita Chips

  • 1 package whole wheat n’ flax pita bread
  • EVOO

If you are in a hurry and/or preoccupied with other football games this recipe is for you.  I am going to make this really simple for you to prepare.  Put all that guac business in a bowl and mix the shit out of it.  Done and done.

For the pita chips (which save you $ and about 20 calories/serving from store bought chips) all you do is cut into chip-like pieces, lightly brush with the olive oil and bake for about 15 min.  I tend to cook everything at about 400° so that should work just fine for these as well unless anyone knows otherwise.

If you are dieting to lose some body fat then skip the pita and I recommend opting for some vegetables like carrots or celery sticks.  It might feel a little less manly on gameday but lets face it, your beer belly is either.

Stay lean during fooball season. NO excuses.

Whelp, that’s all folks.  Time to go enjoy some couch time with Lindsay and Koa and watch me some Patriots.  Go  P.  A.  T.  S.!!!!!

Written by Steve