FOOD & DRINK
01/17/2014 09:11 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

11 Foods That Don't Belong Anywhere Near A Super Bowl Party (PHOTOS)

Sorry, we thought we heard you say "quinoa salad."

Alright football/food fans, the Super Bowl is hurtling toward us once again, and you may be wondering what to serve at or bring to your Super Bowl party of choice. We used to think that Super Bowl Sunday was a day that had no rules -- an all-out food free-for-all. It's a day to celebrate excess, dip chicken wings into dip, make sandwiches out of pizza, order subs longer than your body and wash it all down with beer. But it turns out there are a few things not to bring/serve.

To keep you from humiliating yourselves, you'll find our list of the worst Super Bowl foods imaginable below. What's the worst thing you've ever seen at a Super Bowl party? Let us know in the comments!

  • 1 Kale Chips
    Chips are a requirement. Kale is exactly the opposite.
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    Chips are a requirement. Kale is exactly the opposite.
  • 2 Lettuce (That Isn't In A Dip Or On A Burger)
    This day is not a day for salads.
    Alison Miksch via Getty Images
    This day is not a day for salads.
  • 3 Canapés
    Tiny, fancy foods are for other parties. This party is for big, messy, overblown foods. Smoked salmon toasts need not apply.
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    Tiny, fancy foods are for other parties. This party is for big, messy, overblown foods. Smoked salmon toasts need not apply.
  • 4 Anything With "Skinny" In The Name
    Skinnygirl
  • 5 A Fancy Cheese Plate
    Pepper-jack, cheddar or swiss in cubes. THAT IS ALL.
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    Pepper-jack, cheddar or swiss in cubes. THAT IS ALL.
  • 6 Non-Alcoholic Beer
    As a matter of fact, don't ever bring this stuff to a party. It is absolutely fine to not want to drink beer or alcohol at al
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    As a matter of fact, don't ever bring this stuff to a party. It is absolutely fine to not want to drink beer or alcohol at all. But don't drink the fake stuff. That's not good for anyone.
  • 7 Cocktails With More Than Two Ingredients
    You already know that we're cocktail people, but a Super Bowl party is an occasion for beer. Whiskey. Rum and Coke, if you mu
    Annabelle Breakey via Getty Images
    You already know that we're cocktail people, but a Super Bowl party is an occasion for beer. Whiskey. Rum and Coke, if you must. Gin and tonic if it's absolutely necessary. Mojitos? GET OUT OF HERE.
  • 8 Fake Meat
    Look, be a vegetarian, but this is the one day you can't make the rest of us eat this stuff.
    MorningStar Farms
    Look, be a vegetarian, but this is the one day you can't make the rest of us eat this stuff.
  • 9 Adorable Cupcakes
    Cupcakes decorated with footballs are passable, but not encouraged.
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    Cupcakes decorated with footballs are passable, but not encouraged.
  • 10 Quinoa
    <strong>NO.</strong>
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    NO.
  • 11 Mimosas
    Have we not made it clear that this is a beer day? In fact, <strong>no wine</strong>. There, we said it.
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    Have we not made it clear that this is a beer day? In fact, no wine. There, we said it.

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