Game Changing Snacks with Blue Diamond Almonds!

The big game is almost here! Naturally, being a Massachusetts girl, I’ll be rooting for New England 🙂 Whether you are going to a party, hosting your own, or just plopping down on your couch for the game, you need game time snacks! In my opinion, the best part of the game is the food, so I came up with two great snack ideas that are super easy to whip up. I made one salty and one sweet (to satisfy all types of snackers) and both are quick to throw together in a hurry. Also neither require heating or baking, so you can keep your focus on the game and not worry about burning anything! They are the perfect crowd-pleasing snacks for any occasion. Enjoy – let’s go Pats!

Team 1: Sweet Smokehouse Party Mix

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Team 2: Asian Almond and Garlic Hummus

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Sweet Smokehouse Party Mix

  • Servings: 12 (1/2 cup servings)
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Ingredients:

  • 1 (8 oz.) bag Turtle Chex Mix
  • 2 tbsp coconut chips (I get them at Trader Joe’s)
  • 1 1/2 oz. (about 42) Blue Diamond Smokehouse Almonds
  • 1 (1.69 oz.) pouch M&Ms
  • 3 tbsp peanut butter chips
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries or raisins

Directions:

1.) Chop up almonds into halves. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and serve! Could also be put into decorative bags to hand out before the game 🙂

Nutrition Info (Per 1/2 cup serving, from My Fitness Pal):

Calories 160
Fat 7 g (3 g saturated)
Fiber 1 g
Carbs 22 g
Sugars 12 g
Protein 3 g

Asian Almond and Garlic Hummus

  • Servings: 32 (2 tbsp servings)
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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water (or less if you want the hummus to be thicker)
  • 9 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cans (15.5 oz. each) chick peas/Garbanzo beans
  • 1/2 cup Blue Diamond Wasabi & Soy Sauce almonds
  • 2 tbsp shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 tsp minced garlic (about 5 cloves)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika

Directions:

1.) Add all ingredients to a food processor and blend until creamy. Store in the fridge for about an hour before serving to thicken the hummus. Serve with pita chips, crackers, or veggies for dipping!

Nutrition Info (Per 2 tbsp serving, from My Fitness Pal):

Calories 92
Fat 7 g (1 g saturated)
Fiber 2 g
Carbs 6 g
Sodium 144 mg
Protein 3 g

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds. For more Game Changing Snacks, visit Blue Diamond Almonds on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

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2 thoughts on “Game Changing Snacks with Blue Diamond Almonds!

  1. Laurie Lombardini says:

    The snack mix is delicious – one of those where you take one bite and can’t stop eating. We all loved it.

    One we will make again.
    Keep sending the recipes. Love em!!

  2. james says:

    The sweet smokehouse party mix was great. I was given a sample to eat at home and finished it before I got home. Couldn’t stop eating it!!!

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