One day, Dawn Aubrey, associate director of housing for dining services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, overheard members of her core team bragging about the hours they had logged that weekend. They were clearly mimicking her behavior—hardly a weekend went by that Aubrey wasn’t tethered to her phone or volunteering.
“I need to make sure I’m a better example,” she recalls thinking. While she enjoys that hectic life, Aubrey didn’t want her team under the same pressure. So she sought balance through a few key strategies.
Football games and baseball playoffs are in full swing, even if stadium seats have to remain empty. But spectators are still tuned in to televised or livestreamed games—and need food to fuel their sports passion. For fans tired of chips and dip, here are five chef-inspired game-day snacks that should hit the spot.