Hey dudes and dudettes!
I can’t believe it’s finals time already! We’ve had an awesome semester with Food Day, volunteering at Community Servings and feeding Occupy, watching documentaries, having Prof. Bosso speak with us, potlucks galore, sweet newsletters, intense discussion and obviously eating lots of good food!
I want to wish you all good luck on finals! Break a (chicken) leg on those papers and tests. Go home and eat your favorite treats, make holiday dinner and be with your friends and family.
Before you go, here is a list of 75 Healthy Snacks to Reach for During Finals!
1. Popcorn- Keep it natural and lose the move theatre butter
2. Kale Chips- A seasonally appropriate choice
3. Veggies- Baby carrots, sugar snap peas, bell peppers
4. Pita Chips- Make them on your own or pick some up at Wallastons
5. Salted Cucumber Slices- For the crunch you crave
6. Ants on a Log- An ode to childhood
7. Whole Wheat Pretzels- Get the pick crunchy kind to naw on while you study
8. Almonds- Great source of protein and fiber
9. Cashews- Unsalted is a healthier option
10. Whole Grain Crackers- Load up on fiber
11. Trail Mix- Make your own and get the perfect combination
12. Sunflower Seeds- Mindlessly chew away on this healthy snack
13. Peanuts- Protein helps you feel full so you won’t be distract by belly growling
14. Fruit Chips- Potatoes can hit the road
15. Veggie Chips- These are packed with nutrients for a healthy brain
16. Pickles- Don’t fill up too much on these, pickles are loaded with sodium
17. Salsa- Now the most popular condiment!
18. Hummus- Made with chickpeas, this is perfect with those pita chips
19. Guacamole- Don’t fret, avocados have the good kind of fat
20. Bean Dip- Can’t go wrong with this musical fruit- well… legume really
21. Spinach Dip- Keep this low-cal to fill up on nutrient rich spinach
22. Mustard- For those whole wheat pretzels of course
23. Greek Yogurt- Try freezing it or using it as a dip
24. Fruit Salsa- Who said salsa had to be savory?
25. Cheese- Go for those string cheeses, they’re more fun
26. Broccoli- Helps with memory function
27. Cantaloupe- Skip the fruit snacks
28. Olives- Need something salty? Eat these instead of the chips
29. Tomato Slices & Olive Oil- Add some fresh mozzarella, you got yourself dinner
30. Grapefruit- Eating it will give you a break from studying
31. Edamame- Shake a bit of salt over these for more flavor
32. Cottage Cheese & Pineapple- Perfect for protein
33. Kiwi- Slice in half and just eat with a spoon!
34. Melon Balls- Watermelon, cantaloupe and honeydew
35. Fruit Salad- Mix your favorite fruits to satisfy that sweet tooth
36. Granola Bar- So many varities, it’s sure to please
37. Dark Chocolate- So many antioxidants
38. Dried Apricots- Dried fruit gives the allusion of fruit gummies
39. Strawberries- Hmmm…maybe dipped in dark chocolate?
40. Orange Slices- Don’t catch cold, get that Vitamin C
41. Raisins- Can’t stop poppin’ them
42. Blueberries- Considered a super food
43. Pomegranates- Nature’s candy
44. Fruit Leather- Fruit Roll Ups got nothing on these
45. Water- Stay hydrated without the calories
46. Cranberry Juice- Skip the cocktail, make sure it’s all natural
47. Orange Juice- Ward off illness with a big glass
48. Soy Milk- A great alternative to milk
49. Tea- Green and black varieties are good for your health
50. Coffee- It’s okay in moderation, so be careful!
51. Fat Free Yogurt- A great alternative to ice cream
52. Fruit Smoothie- Don’t fill up on a heavy breakfast, try this instead
53. Frozen Grapes- Easy snack to throw in a baggy for Club Snell
54. Fruit Popsicles- Make sure they’re all natural
55. Parfait- Better than an ice cream sundae
56. Frozen Banana- Dip in honey and maybe some nuts too
57. Applesauce- Stick to unsweetened
58. Rice Cakes- Dress these up with all natural nut butter
59. Graham Crackers- Better than eating cookies
60. Bran Muffin- This will keep you full while studying
61. Apples- Slice ‘em up and through on some almond butter
62. Fruit Cup- Stay away from unnatural options packed in syrup
63. Banana Bread- Got leftover Outtakes bananas? You know what to do
64. Carrot Bars- Great source of vitamins and fiber
65. Cereal Bar- Made with whole grain cereals for a healthy, convenient treat
66. Sugar Free Jello- Not very healthy, but better than cookies or cakes
67. English Muffin Pizzas- Throw on veggies to back in more nutrients
68. Tuna- Those whole-grain crackers are looking a little bare…
69. Hard Boiled Eggs- A little salt, some pepper and a whole lot of protein
70. Side Salad- Who said salad can’t be a snack?
71. Oatmeal- This will fill you up for a while- don’t forget to toss in some fruit!
72. Lettuce Wraps- Wrap up other veggies, brown rice or low-fat meats
73. Baked Potato- Top with olive oil and veggies
74. Veggie Pocket- Load up on your favs in a pita pocket
75. Corn on the Cob- Throw on some lime and cumin and pretend its summer