Healthy Football Halftime Snacks

1. Trail mix
a. Nuts, dried fruit, granola
2. Peanut butter crackers
3. Peanut butter filled pretzels
4. Peanut butter and jelly/honey sandwich on wheat bread
5. Peanut butter balls
a. 1 cup oats, 1⁄2 cup peanut butter, 1⁄2 cup non-fat dry milk powder, 1⁄4 cup honey mixed together & rolled into golf ball size balls
6. Energy/protein bar without a coating
a. Clif Bar, Clif MoJo Bar, Lara Bar, Balance Bare, Power Bar Harvest, Luna Bar
7. Trail mix style granola bar
8. Individual bag of nuts & banana
9. Individual bag of nuts & granola bar
10. Individual bag of nuts & pretzels
11. Individual bag of nuts & goldfish
12. Beef/turkey jerky & banana
13. Beef/turkey jerky & granola bar
14. Beef/turkey jerky & pretzels
15. Beef/turkey jerky & goldfish
16. Chopped fresh fruit

amy-goodson-quarterback-ranchAmy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered dietitian for Ben Hogan Sports Medicine and serves as the sports dietitian for the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, FC Soccer Dallas, Jim McClean Golf School, Texas Christian University Athletics, and University of Texas at Arlington Athletics. In addition, she is an adjunct professor and dietetic intern preceptor for Texas Woman’s University, Texas Christian University and the University of Texas at Arlington and is a state media representative for the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. . She received her Bachelor of Science degree in speech communications from Texas Christian University and Masters in Exercise and Sports Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University.