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Eating Healthy In College: Part 2

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In Eating Healthy in College: Part 1, I discussed some techniques to eating healthy with limited time, space, and money. I showed you some ideas of foods to stock your pantry, fridge and freezer with. Now, I will offer some meal ideas using the foods from that first post.

 

MEAL IDEAS

Breakfast options:

WW bagel, avo, tomato, canadian bacon, fried egg

Berry Smoothie and toast

Hot Rice Cereal

Hearty Whole Wheat Pancakes

  • Breakfast Burritos– Make the whole recipe and store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge to be warmed for breakfast through out the week.

Breakfast Burritos

  • Toasted Whole Wheat English Muffins topped with red bell pepper eggs and/or mashed avocados with a tomato slab.

Breakfast English Muffins

  • Cold cereal with nuts and fruit

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Lunch options:

Tuna Mix with Veggies and Crackers

  • Baked potato with broccoli, cheese, Greek Yogurt, green onions

Baked potato

  • Hearty Quinoa Salad– You can make this salad out of your brown jasmine rice instead of the quinoa if needed.

Quinoa Salad

Snacks:

  • Greek yogurt mixed with honey, fruit, and nuts

yogurt fruit nuts

hummus and veggie snack

  • Ants on a Log- Celery filled with peanut butter and topped with raisins.

ants on a log

  • Cottage cheese with grapes or cherry tomatoes

snack cottage cheese and tomatoes

  • Cliff or Luna Bar
  • Apples and/or carrots with peanut butter

Dinners:

  • Stir fry with cashews over brown jasmine rice

stir fry with cashews and jasmine rice

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Chili Cheese potato

Tuna mix lettce wrap

  • Chicken Caesar Salad (or any other bagged mix) with garlic cheese bread
  • Grilled or baked chicken with steamed veggie mix

 

Happy Studying!!