Who is playing in the Super Bowl in a couple weeks? The Seahawks and Broncos? That's cool, but let's get down to the real reason I love football: the food. Dips are an essential element of game day, the true heros of the sport, really. So whether you're craving something super decadent, kinda healthy, or even sweet – these 12 dips got you covered.

If you're in the mood for something a little decadent...

1. Beer and Cheddar Dip
2. Loaded Baked Potato Dip
3. Cheesy Baked Black-Eyed Pea Dip
4. Spinach and Artichoke Dip
5. Creamy Crawfish Dip

If you're in the mood for something kinda healthy...

6. Roasted Jalapeño & Lime Hummus
Fava Bean Dip with Roasted Garlic and Yogurt
Creamy Beet & Tahini Dip
Zucchini, Mint and Yogurt Spread
Sweet & Smoky Eggplant Spread

If you're in the mood for something sweet...

11. Candy Crunch Dip
12. Cookie Dough Dip