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7 Healthy Snack Ideas for College Students

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It’s back to school season and it’s time to start thinking about back to school shopping for books, supplies and food to pack in your lunch.

Are you a college student on a budget that wants to eat healthier? 

There are a lot of healthy snacks you can make or buy to bring to school; here are just a few good ones to keep in mind.

 1. Avocado toast

This one is pretty popular already. I have seen it all over the place. It is so quick and easy! Take a slice of your favorite bread and put it in the toaster for a minute or two. Then, grab one avocado and mash it in a bowl, you can add salt and pepper to taste. Once it is mashed, spread it on the toast and voila, healthy and delicious! For more easy toast recipes: www.greatist.com/eat/healthy-toast-recipes 

 2. Kale Chips

Kale has become a popular ingredient in a lot of meals. Kale is has a lot of nutrients and is the perfect added topping for any meal. Kale chips are a great snack that you can buy at any grocery store. There is a variety of flavors like BBQ, cheese and ranch so you can switch it up.

 3. Mixed Fruits

This is more of an obvious one. If you think of eating healthy, most people automatically think of loading up on fruits and veggies. It’s not a bad idea! There is an assortment of great fruits that are filled with vitamins and minerals.

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