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17 Power Snacks For Studying

Snack smart and study hard. That exam will be a piece of cake.

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1. Banana Dog Bites

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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. Recipe here.

2. Mason Jar Hummus and Veggies

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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. Hummus recipe here.

3. Apple Sandwiches with Almond Butter and Granola

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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. Recipe here.

5. Roasted Chickpeas

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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. Recipes here.

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. Recipes here.

9. Peanut Butter Honey Yogurt Dip with Apples

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. Recipe here.

11. Steamed Broccoli with Miso Peanut Butter Sauce

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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. Recipe here.

13. Spicy Sriracha Popcorn

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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. Recipe here.

14. Chia Yogurt Power Bowl

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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. Recipe here.

15. Cheese Cucumber Sandwiches

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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. Full details here.