Skip To Content
    Updated on Oct 15, 2019. Posted on Aug 12, 2017

    17 Quick Snack Ideas For Late-Night Studying

    Find your new go-to brain food.

    Andrew Richard / BuzzFeed

    1. Frozen Blueberry and Yogurt Kebabs

    beafunmum.com

    Easy to make, fun to eat. The skewers mean the yogurt won't get your hands messy, so you can eat and read at the same time (but you could totally make these without the skewers — just coat blueberries in yogurt, and freeze). Get the recipe here.

    2. Hummus and Veggies in a Mason Jar

    nuggetmarket.com

    Portable, protein-packed, and delicious all at once. Get the recipe here.

    3. Apple Slices With Almonds and Pecans

    rachelschultz.com

    This "recipe" is endlessly adaptable to whatever you like best — not a fan of peanut butter? Use any nut butter or even apple butter instead. Want it to be slightly healthier? Skip the chocolate and load it up with nuts and chia seeds. Get the recipe here.

    4. Cucumber and Cream Cheese on Whole Wheat Pitas

    kitchengidget.com

    A little creamy, a little crunch! Get the recipe here.

    5. Chipotle Lime Edamame and Sunflower Seeds

    dizzybusyandhungry.com

    Protein, ~flavor~, and an easy-to-eat finger food — win. Get the recipe here.

    6. Six Flavors of Roasted Chickpeas

    thisgrandmaisfun.com

    Roasting a can of chickpeas is cheap and easy, and they come out crispy and delicious. Get the base recipe + spice blends for all these flavors here.

    7. 4-Ingredient Chocolate Avocado Pudding

    wickedspatula.com

    Tastes like a treat, won't make you feel sluggish when you finish it. Get the recipe here.

    8. 2-Ingredient Greek Yogurt Veggie Dips

    familyfreshmeals.com

    It's simple: You take a carton of Greek yogurt, mix in your favorite salad seasoning packet, and BAM, snack. Get the recipe here.

    9. No-Bake Granola Bars With Almonds and Dates

    minimalistbaker.com

    Make a batch on the weekend, and let them fuel you when it's time to get down to your work. Get the recipe here.

    10. Hummus and Avocado Toast on Multigrain Bread

    whereyougetyourprotein.com

    Just one slice of this will be enough to get you through the next few hours with no hunger pangs. Get the recipe here.

    11. Peanut Butter and Chia Seed "Overnight" Oats

    minimalistbaker.com

    I've made this recipe before and swear by it — it's the best overnight oats recipe out there. Get it here.

    12. Simple Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

    rachelcooks.com

    You can do whatever flavor combo floats your boat, but there are eight different ideas in this recipe.

    13. Healthyish Trail Mix with Dark Chocolate

    thehealthymaven.com

    Add whatever proportion of nuts and seeds strikes your fancy, but this recipe is a good place to start.

    14. Buffalo Ranch Popcorn

    serenabakessimplyfromscratch.com

    You can substitute half of a ranch seasoning packet to make this a little faster. (If you make the ranch blend yourself, you will know exactly what's in your snack; it depends on whether it feels worth it to you.) Get the recipe here.

    15. Simple Yogurt and Granola Parfaits with Fresh Fruit

    fitfoodiefinds.com

    Customize these with your favorite fruits, or even swap Cheerios or another cereal for the granola. Get the recipe here.

    16. Frozen Banana Bites with Almond Butter

    nobiggie.net

    Yes they're a bit of a treat because of the ~chocolate~ (the recipe calls for a gluten-, soy-, and dairy-free variety), but you get good energy-boosting carbs from the banana and almond butter. Get the recipe here.

    17. Turkey, Cheese, and Veggie Snack Wraps

    delightfulemade.com

    Just about any cheese works — from goat cheese to ricotta to cream cheese. Get the recipe here.