17 Power Snacks For Studying

As I am finishing up my finals, I can tell you that the time pressure to get everything on time is a lot and there isn’t exactly a lot of time for cooking and preparing health snacks. However, unhealthy snacks while studying is very contra-productive and makes you tired and less concentrated. Try these simply,easy snacks for better studying! Let’s all get some A’s!!!

1.

Banana Dog Bites

Here’s a reason to get excited about a classic-old combo: bananas — a darling energy-boosting carbohydrate — wrapped in wheat tortillas and peanut butter.

2.

Mason Jar Hummus and Veggies

Mason jar fanatic or not, you can’t deny that this method syncs with gravity: It’s a mess-free way to transport your high-protein hummus and veggies in one container.

3.

Apple Sandwiches with Almond Butter and Granola

You’re already carrying a backpack full of heavy books — the last thing you need is a load of bulky snacks. These sandwiches, already compact and ready to go, solve the problem.

4.

Frozen Yogurt-Covered Blueberries

Like bite-size frozen Go-Gurt with real fruit! Just coat fresh blueberries with yogurt and freeze.

5.

Roasted Chickpeas

Roast them in the oven for 45–60 minutes — just enough time to get through a chapter of notes — then select your seasoning, eat, and charge up for the next chapter.

6.

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Good chocolate? Boosts energy levels. Tricking yourself into eating healthy chocolate pudding? Boosts endorphins levels.

7.

Multigrain Flatbread Cracker Snacks

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Lightly spread goat cheese on a flatbread cracker and top with almonds, dates, and a drizzle of honey. Or sprinkle feta cheese over tomato slices. Or…you have seven more options.

8.

Blueberry Yogurt Parfait with Granola

The timeless healthy snack. Let frozen blueberries thaw in yogurt. Then top with crunchy granola.

9.

Peanut Butter Honey Yogurt Dip with Apples

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twopeasandtheirpod.com Apples and Greek yogurt fortified with peanut butter is a power couple snack. AND you should use the apple slicer you bought but are always too lazy to pull out — because right now you need a reason to procrastinate.

10.

Avocado Toast

One of those simple recipes with an output greater than the input. Smash some avocados on whole grain bread, drizzle with olive oil, and season.

11.

Steamed Broccoli with Miso Peanut Butter Sauce

A NEW SIMPLE WAY TO EAT BROCCOLI? Yes. Steam and eat with a five-ingredient dip: miso, peanut butter, rice vinegar, mirin, and sesame oil. Make the sauce in bulk ahead of time and keep in the fridge. That way you get several snack/study seshes out of it and you don’t have to eat boring broccoli just because you’re under pressure.

12.

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are loaded with zinc and boost memory. Might give you a slight advantage if you’re cramming for a test, but no promises.

13.

Spicy Sriracha Popcorn

WARINING: This is addictive. Just melt butter and stir in sriracha. Then drizzle over popcorn and toss. You’ll be set for every munchies moment coming your way till school’s out.

14.

Chia Yogurt Power Bowl

If you haven’t met chia seeds yet, meet the superfood extraordinaire. In good company with bananas, berries, and nuts, this yogurt instantly powers you up.

15.

Cheese Cucumber Sandwiches

Curb your carb intake by eating cheese with crunchy cucumbers instead of crackers. This way you also don’t have to worry about (clumsy you) dusting off crumbs from your lap, desk, books — you get the picture.

16.

Healthy Five-Ingredient Granola Bar

Oats + almonds + dates + peanut butter + honey = a compact healthy way to get your nuts, fiber, and sugar boost.

17.

Nutella Energy Bites

Gain energy via oats, shredded coconut, honey-roasted hazelnuts, ground flaxseeds, and chia seeds. Gain happiness via Nutella.

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~ by Colorful Soul on 05/22/2014.

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