With football season in full-swing, California Almonds encourages fan everywhere to snack smart. What better way to enjoy your favorite game with almonds, the
 Ultimate Bro Snack!
 
We’ve teamed up with retired NFL players Jeff Saturday and Rich Gannon to help you snack more nutritiously during game time.
 
As an NFL analyst and fantasy football fan, Rich Gannon knows a thing or two about smart snacking on game day:
 
“It’s important to keep up your energy in the cutthroat world of fantasy football, and opting for nutritious snacks like almonds helps keep you on your toes,” says Gannon. “However you snack on game day, it’s all about spending time with friends… and coming out on top in your fantasy football league!”
 
Rich took snacking to the next level this year with our Ultimate Bro Snack Sweepstakes, where five lucky entrants won a chat with the retired NFL player about their fantasy roster. One Grand Prize winner took home an Ultimate Bro Snack Party Pack, filled with all the necessities for a great game day party.
 
If you are looking for some snack inspiration, ESPN’s Jeff Saturday has you covered. The recently retired player has made a commitment to living healthy, losing weight and shaping up by  dedicating time to nutritious eating and exercise. A crucial part of his new routine includes daily snacking between meals, including almonds.
 
“Almonds are a great snack for my post-NFL lifestyle because they’re crunchy and satisfying, which is what I need to keep from getting hungry between meals. Also, if you are looking for a little spice in your life, almonds are the perfect vehicle for any number of seasonings. Check out some of my favorite recipes below!” 
 
 
 
“The ultimate game day party is filled with good beer, good food and good company. Treat your guests to Beer & Bacon-Glazed Almonds for a great combination of sweet, salty and BACON. Who doesn't love bacon?”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
“How about a snack with a little kick? I love these Wasabi Almonds. Make a double batch for a bigger party for more to go around!”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
“If you are looking for something sweeter, try these Cinnamon Glazed Almonds. They are more nutritious than most desserts, are easy to whip up in a pinch and offer a nice balance to the salty and spicy almonds above.”
 
 
 
 
 

 
About Rich Gannon
Rich Gannon is a retired NFL player and current analyst on “The NFL on CBS.” He is also the co-host of SiriusXM Blitz and CBS’ “NFL Monday QB”. During his 18-year career in the NFL, Gannon played for the Vikings, Redskins, Chiefs and Raiders. He is a four-time Pro Bowl NFL quarterback who was named NFL MVP in 2002. Follow Rich on Twitter here. 
 
About Jeff Saturday
Jeff Saturday is a retired NFL player and current analyst on ESPN’s “NFL Live” and “SportsCenter.” Saturday’s NFL career spanned 13 years with the Indianapolis Colts (1999-2011) with one year on the Green Bay Packers (2012). He is a Super Bowl champion and six-time Pro Bowl center. Follow Jeff on Twitter here.

 

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