Healthy Study Snacks

 Snack Ideas

§ Plain or fruited low-fat yogurt

§ Part-skim cheese sticks

§ Fresh fruits (bananas, grapes, cherries, apples, oranges, clementines, pears, etc.)

§ Fresh vegetables and low-fat dips (try baby carrots, broccoli florets, or cucumber slices)

§ Dry-roasted nuts and seeds (peanuts, almonds, sunflower, etc.)

§ Trail mix

§ Raisins, craisins and other dried fruit

§ Hot oatmeal, cream of wheat or other hot cereals

§ Cold cereal with skim milk

§ Whole-grain toast with peanut butter

§ Toasted English muffins or whole grain bagels with peanut butter or cream cheese

§ Lightly-salted popcorn (go easy on the butter)

§ Low-fat granola bars

§ Fruit cups in juice pack

§ Baked chips with salsa

§ Wheat thins with hummus

§ Flavored rice cakes

§ Chex mix or other cereal snack mix

§ Flavored mineral water or sugar-free soft drink

§ V-8 juice or tomato juice

§ Hot cocoa (regular or sugar-free)

§ Herbal tea (decaffeinated won’t make you jittery or interfere with sleep)

§ Peanut butter and banana sandwiches on whole wheat bread

 

Make Snack time relaxing by:

§ Taking a 10 to 15 minute study break to enjoy your snack.

§ Eat somewhere where you don’t study.

§ Brush your teeth when you are finished eating.

§ Add a warm liquid such as caffeine-free tea or fat-free hot chocolate to your snack if you tend to overeat at this time.

§ Go for a quick walk before or after your snack break.

 

Nutrition Facts: Healthy Study Snacks