Unboxed: 20 healthier game day eats for the win

It’s that time of year again, and whether they're vested in the big game or merely along for the appetizers (and the ads), consumers will love these game-day, go-to eats for a healthier way to enjoy the other reason everyone loves watching sports: the food.

Adrienne Smith, Content Director

October 27, 2020

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U.S. consumers don’t have to follow sports to appreciate the welcome feeling of normalcy offered by a little Sunday afternoon football on TV. Just the fact that these kind of events are still going on in this crazy world right now is enough to comfort consumers amid these uncertain times.

What else can make them feel like the world is still on track? Yes, that’s right: appetizers. Americans love their chips and dips, their finger foods, their tailgate-worthy game day treats. But while people still want their proverbial (and literal) pigs in blankets, growing concerns about health and wellness can mean giving those guilt-inducing unhealthy game day snacks a hard pass. Instead, consumers are choosing better-for-you options for the big win.

Check out the 20 foods and beverages featured in this gallery for a full game day menu of dips and sauces, munchies, finger foods, hot appetizers, drinks and even something sweet for celebrating a big victory. 

About the Author(s)

Adrienne Smith

Content Director, New Hope Network

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