On New Year’s Eve the Michigan State Spartans take on the Alabama Crimson Tide for an epic Cotton Bowl. Football tailgate parties across Northern Michigan will be screaming, “Go Green!” and “Go White!” all evening long. And in honor of those fans, we’ve compiled a list of recipes that display Spartan pride with green and white ingredients.

“Go Green!” Soup

Bright green and full of Northern Michigan produce, the only reason friends will be seeing green is if you don’t share a bowl.

Creamy Avocado & White Bean Wrap

Discover the spicy side of life with Oryana’s recipe (courtesy of eatingwell.com).

“Go White!” Bean Dip

Cannellini beans + garlic + lemon juice + olive oil + parsley + food processor = “Go White!” Party Dip

Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers

Jalapeño peppers stuffed with Italian sausage and cream cheese are a perfect appetizer, particularly for tailgate parties, where guests can compete for high heat tolerance bragging rights.

Roasted Chicken, Cilantro and Corn Pizza

With white and green toppings on every bite, team spirit is all over this pizza pie.

Find more recipes on MyNorth.com.

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