Football season is in full force, and that calls for parties and platefuls of good food. Your favorite team playing on the field is the perfect excuse for you to create a few winning dishes in the kitchen. Whether you’re planning a watch party, tailgate, or just want an excuse to get your grub on, this list is a great place for you to start. One flavor that we can’t get enough of on game day is, without a doubt, buffalo. Bring on the buffalo this fall with this list of buffalo appetizers and dishes that will certainly score a touchdown in taste.

1. Buffalo Chickpea Nachos: We love nachos and we love buffalo, so bring the two together for snacking perfection. This unique twist on classic nachos will make you the all-star of your tailgate and will have the entire crowd coming back for more. The best part about this recipe? SO easy to make! (via Vegan Yack Attack)

2. Buffalo Sriracha Hummus: Whether you’re dipping chips or spreading it on a sandwich, hummus is a great way to add flavor to your food. This spicy hummus recipe is a great game-day (or any day) snacking. (via Fettle Vegan Recipes)

3. Slow Cooker Buffalo Lettuce Wraps: If you’re in need of low-cal and low-carb recipes for football season that are not low-flavor, look no further! Chicken Wraps get a major Buffalo makeover with this delicious recipe. Create this guilt-free game day dinner recipe this weekend! (via The Sweet Life)

4. Buffalo Chicken Corn Chowder: Soup is our go-to easy, make-ahead meal for fall. Spice up your soup game with this Buffalo Chowder recipe that is packed full of amazing ingredients. The creamy combination of corn, buffalo and chicken makes a hearty fall chowder that your family will love. (via Half Baked Harvest)

4. Buffalo Salmon Sliders: Food in one hand and a drink in the other is the best way to enjoy gameday festivities. These mini sandwich sliders are a flavor-packed and convenient dish for tailgating or entertaining. Give this gourmet buffalo recipe a try to add something a little different to your next tailgate spread. (via Half Baked Harvest)

6. Buffalo Mac and Cheese: You guys know by now how much we love macaroni and cheese around here, so we couldn’t pass up on this recipe. Add a bit of bite to your favorite comfort food by adding buffalo sauce. This easy-to-make dish is the perfect side item to share for sideline festivities. (via Amanda K. By the Bay)

7. Buffalo Cheddar Beer Bread Stuffing: You may think of stuffing as strictly a side for Thanksgiving, but we are here to tell you otherwise. This stuffed-with-flavor side item is filled with cheddar, bread and buffalo to create a delicious baked dish to make at your next family gathering. (via Half Baked Harvest)

8. Blue Cheese + Buffalo Meatballs: Buffalo paired with blue cheese is a winning combination. The spice of buffalo is perfectly complimented with the cool tang of blue cheese. This meatball makeover is an easy appetizer recipe to serve for any and every occasion. (via The Cookie Rookie)

9. Buffalo Turkey Grilled Flatbread: Who doesn’t love a good flatbread? Follow this easy recipe to make your own thin-crust flatbread topped with buffalo turkey and more for a satisfying recipe you can’t miss. (via Little Leopard Book)

10. Mini Buffalo Chicken Pies: One-bite appetizers are a fun way to feed a group for any event. These mini chicken pies are a fun way to combine the buffalo chicken taste you love in a bite-sized snack that all can enjoy. Set these little guys out for your next football party and watch them disappear! (via Betty Crocker)

11. Buffalo Chicken Wraps: We know it can be beyond difficult to find a skinny snack on game day. Make this wrap recipe filled with buffalo chicken for a spicy AND low-calorie lunch you’ll love. You don’t even have to save this dish for game-day festivities — make it any day for a light lunch! (via Simple Green Moms)

12. Buffalo Chicken Dip: Our infatuation with buffalo-filled recipes started with our first spicy love, buffalo chicken dip. In three easy steps using five simple ingredients you can create your own creamy and tangy dip that will quench the snack cravings of any crowd. This is a spicy staple for all your football food needs. (via Cherry on my Sundae)

13. Buffalo Chicken Salad: If you’re a buffalo lover looking for something on the lighter side, Buffalo Chicken salad is the way to go. This recipe packs all the flavor of other buffalo recipes while avoiding a bit of the guilt. (via The Skinny Fork)

14. Buffalo Cheese Sticks: When you’re looking to indulge in a cheesy and warm snack for fall, this is the perfect recipe for you. Give your standard cheese sticks a major upgrade by adding the spice of buffalo for a fun finger food recipe. (via Brown Sugar Mama)

15. Buffalo Chicken Tacos: Spice up your taco night with this delicious dish! We cannot get enough of the flavors of buffalo chicken, and adding them to our tacos is an oh-so-delicious idea. (via Oh So Delicioso)

16. Buffalo Cauliflower Wings: If buffalo wings are a must-have for your game day, but you’re looking for a healthy and gluten-free option, try out this recipe, which re-imagines your favorite flavors of wings into a vegetable side dish that is equally delicious. (via Umami Holiday)

17. Quinoa Crusted Buffalo Chicken Strips: Looking for a healthy-fied version of your favorite fast food chicken? Quinoa is a great alternative to traditional breadcrumbs and still gives you the crunchy texture you love, while the buffalo gives this finger food a bite you can’t resist. (via A Happy Food Dance)

18. Grilled Cheesy Buffalo Chicken: Everyone gets in those dinner ruts, making the same boring chicken meal over and over. Let us help you out of that rut with this spicy alternative. This stuffed chicken recipe is filled with cheese and buffalo sauce that will perfectly pair with all of your favorite side items. (via Peanut Butter and Peppers)

19. Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bowl: Quinoa is a culinary trend that we are totally sticking with. This recipe combines a few of our favorite ingredients into an easy-to-make and even easier-to-eat chicken bowl. This light and refreshing recipe is great for lunch, dinner, or tailgating! (via Lemon Tree Dwelling)

20. Buffalo Pizza Sticks: This recipe is like a trifecta of guilty-good tailgating foods: pizza, buffalo and cheese sticks. Seriously, what more could your tastebuds want? Give your guests the ultimate appetizer to snack on for your next game-day watch party with this recipe. (via Inspired Taste)

21. Buffalo Chicken Salad Cups: Your favorite lunch recipe for chicken salad sandwiches gets a mini makeover with this ultimate appetizer recipe. If you’re all about the presentation when it comes to your food spread, this is the ideal app for you. (via This Gal Cooks)

22. Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pasta: Monday night football calls for a game time-inspired dinner recipe. Our favorite buffalo flavors are mixed into a creamy chicken pasta to create a fun family dinner recipe. We won’t even judge you for ditching the kitchen table and chowing down in front of the television. (via Crockpot Gourmet)

23. Roasted Buffalo Shrimp: If you’re looking for an easy entertaining idea, look no further than this shrimp recipe. This twist on buffalo wings uses healthy shrimp for an easy-to-prepare dish. (via Martha Stewart)

24. Buffalo Fried Goat Cheese: We cannot get over this gourmet game day recipe! Creamy goat cheese is battered, dipped, and fried for a so-good snack that your guests wont be able to resist. Make this appetizer for bite-sized snacks for your tailgating crowd! (via A Bitter Sweet Wife)

25. Buffalo Chicken Trio: If you can’t pick just one buffalo dish to make for your entertaining needs, here is your one-stop shop for three delicious buffalo chicken recipes. We have added a spicy surprise to your favorite pizzas, taquitos and sliders for a unique appetizer trio! (via Brit +Co)

What is your favorite Buffalo recipe? Did we miss any?