The Best Healthy College Snacks
This post is all about the best simple and healthy snacks for college students that you can make in your dorm room!
It can be hard to eat healthy in college (trust me, I’ve been there) but it’s incredibly important. Countless studies have shown that eating healthy helps you focus more, make better grades, and overall feel happier.
So here are the best healthy and delicious college snack ideas you can make!
A lot of these are snacks that you can have on hand in your dorm room or snacks that only take less than five minutes or less to make!
1. Yogurt Parfait
This yogurt parfait with strawberries and granola is a super healthy and refreshing snack that could not be easier to make. You can make it ahead for your breakfast or snack in just a few minutes.
Popcorn is a go-to college snack that you should always keep on hand in your dorm room. If you don’t have a microwave in your room, it’s guaranteed there will be on in your shared hall kitchen.
3. Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Apple Bites
These chocolate peanut butter granola apple bites are super simple to prepare. They are great brain food for study sessions and will give you a boost of energy!
They’re super healthy too but taste like a dessert!
4. Trail Mix
Trail mix is full of all kinds of good ingredients that will keep you feeling full and energized all day. This is also a basic snack you can buy and keep on hand in your dorm room at all times for whenever you’re hungry.
5. Salted Cashew Energy Bites
If you’re craving something sweet and salty, these salted cashew energy bites will hit the spot! They are an easy no-bake treat you can prepare in less than 15 minutes in a dorm kitchen, and they look super delicious!
I am obsessed with Larabars and have them for breakfast or a snack all the time. They are so healthy and delicious and made with only a few ingredients.
My personal favorite is the Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip bar. I could seriously eat any of these every day of my life though!
7. Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Almonds
How amazing do these dark chocolate sea salt almonds look?
This is another great snack idea if you’re craving something salty and sweet at the same time. Plus almonds have a ton of health benefits!
8. Almond Butter Banana Rice Cakes
This is a really easy college snack ideas that you can make in your dorm room. All you need are rice cakes (I prefer the lightly flavored ones), almond butter or peanut butter, and a banana. So simple and tasty!
9. Frozen Yogurt Berry Bites
These frozen yogurt berry bites require a bit of prep work because you have to freeze them, but they’re so incredibly easy to make and super yummy!
This is the perfect sweet snack that’s still really healthy.
10. Fruit Leather
The perfect snack to munch on while you’re studying, fruit leather is a go-to healthy college snack to keep in your dorm room.
11. Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites
If you’re craving something sweet but want to keep it healthy, try making these easy frozen chocolate peanut butter banana bites.
I hope you enjoy these healthy snacks for college students!
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