You’ve always been told not to play with your food, right? Well, get excited because now’s your big break — play away and do it in COLOR. Whether you’re attending a youth game, partying at your favorite pro game or hosting a watch party to cheer on your favorite team, these colorful team-inspired eats are sure to wow the crowd. Think of the opportunities! From football party food to soccer snacks to baseball treats, we have a rainbow of ideas to help put some team spirit into your next game day.
If you’re stumped on how to spice up your everyday tailgate or build a better buffet, then look no further than these MVP food spreads that match your team’s colors. Trying to envision an array of blue food or purple food can be difficult, but don’t be afraid of some good old-fashioned food coloring and remember to use nature’s rainbow of fruits and vegetables to your advantage.
You can think beyond pairing your food menu, too. Colorful or sports-themed napkins, plates, straws and other accessories that match your team’s colors can really add a pop and take your party planning skills to the next level!
So, get ready to go bananas, because we’re spilling the beans on our favorite colorful team-inspired foods. Whether your team is black and gold, purple and yellow, or orange and blue, we’re here to inspire your palate and your palette. We’ve cherry-picked the best and most-vibrant foods, so you can take a break from a bland buffet and finally switch things up. (No offense to your Aunt Helen’s delicious, but very beige dip.)
FOR YOUR ALL-BLACK TEAM
FOR YOUR ALL-BLUE TEAM
FOR YOUR ALL-GREEN TEAM
FOR YOUR ALL-PURPLE TEAM
FOR YOUR ALL-RED TEAM
FOR YOUR ALL-ORANGE TEAM
FOR YOUR ALL-YELLOW TEAM
If your team is multi-dimensional, your spread should be too. Get creative and combine colors to show your pride for everything your team represents. Here are some ideas to make your tailgate even tastier.