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21 Healthy Power Snacks All College Students Should Know

Put down the Red Bull.

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their go-to healthy power snacks for studying. Here are their favorites!

1. Avocado toast with an egg and Sriracha.

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"All of the of fiber, protein, and healthy fats to keep me going!" —jordid

2. Plain Greek yogurt with fruit and honey.

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Figs are a great combo, but you can also try berries, orange slices, or any other fruit, really!


3. A healthier trail mix.

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Recipe here.


4. Veggies and hummus with pistachios.

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"I could always go for some pistachios." —aisforalana

5. Apple sandwiches with oats, peanut butter, and raisins.

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Recipe here.


6. Dried cranberries, almonds, and pumpkin seeds.

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7. Oven-roasted chickpeas.

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8. Cucumber and cream cheese bites. / Via

"Multigrain crackers topped with a little bit of cream cheese, salt and pepper, and either grape tomatoes, cucumber slices, or avocado." —maeganc4aa4e48b1

9. Frozen grapes.

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10. Ants on a log.

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It's a snack that combines peanut butter and celery sticks as the "log" sprinkled with raisins on top as the "ants." You can also substitute raisins for dried cranberries, cacao nibs, or dark chocolate chips.


11. Almond butter + a banana + something crunchy.

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Recipe here.


12. Toast with cottage cheese, pineapple, and cashews.

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13. Egg-white breakfast cups.

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"You can obviously have them for breakfast, but if you make them in a mini muffin tray and store them, they're perfect for a protein-filled snack on the go." —Andrew Ziegler, Facebook

Recipe here.

14. Peanut butter yogurt dip.

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"It makes a really good dip for fruits or pretzels." —sarahf463b1b87e

15. A small portion of lemon pepper salmon and brown rice.

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You can meal-prep it and use it throughout finals week.


16. Frozen blueberry yogurt bites.

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"Blueberries are great for memory and the protein of the yogurt will keep you full." —Anna Kopsky, Facebook

Recipe here.

17. Smoked salmon cucumber rounds.

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Recipe here.

18. Cranberry tuna salad on apple slices.

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—Kristin Harris, Facebook

Recipe here.

19. Popcorn with different seasonings.

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You can try this lemony kale popcorn with the recipe here.


20. String cheese with fruit and raw almonds.

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"They have a lot of protein, and when I’m reading notes for a long time, peeling the cheese gives me something to fidget with."—louise211

21. And of course, some hot tea.

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"Matcha green tea for that caffeine boost!" —kaieb

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